Staff Profiles

Ken Hrica, Owner, CPA

Ken Hrica joined Century Accounting & Financial Services in 1991, after working for several years in public accounting with Ernst & Young. With almost 30 years at Century, Ken has recently taken over the firm and its management. The value he brings to his clients lies in his vast experience, working with hundreds of individuals, businesses and non-profit organizations. Ken’s hands on approach includes getting new clients’ records up to date, helping new clients properly set up their books, assisting in making decisions on business structures, and payroll advice, such as should you issue a 1099 vs. a W-2. He advises all clients, new and long term, in many other financial areas of their business including tax planning and tax preparation. He also helps clients deal with the IRS, from back taxes to installment agreements.

His CPA designation requires him to stay up to date on the ever-changing tax and accounting regulations by taking the mandated Continuing Education courses.

When Ken is not working with his clients, he enjoys golfing, boating, and being outdoors.


  • Loyola College, Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting

Professional Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant, 1991

Professional Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • Maryland Society of Accountants & Tax Professionals

Tracey Hrica, Owner, EA

Tracey Hrica joined the firm in 1995 as a bookkeeper. In 2012, she earned the designation of Enrolled Agent(EA), which enables her to prepare personal and business tax returns and represent clients before the IRS. To maintain the designation of EA, she must complete yearly continuing education in the areas of personal and business taxation. 

Working closely with her clients, Tracey’s primary areas of concentration are new client onboarding, client communication, research,  and QuickBooks support. As a QuickBooks ProAdvisor, she works closely with clients who rely on QuickBooks for the day to day running of their business. Tracey has expertise in both QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online.

Professional Designations

  • Enrolled Agent –2012
  • QuickBooks ProAdvisor – 2011

Professional Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • Maryland Society of Accountants and Tax Preparers
  • Intuit Certified ProAdvisor/Diamond Level.

Michelle Siegmund

Michelle Siegmund joined Century Accounting & Financial Services in 2012. Michelle has recently been promoted to office manager. In addition to her new responsibilities, her primary area of concentration is working with existing clients and their bookkeeping needs. She handles bookkeeping, financial statement and bank reconciliation preparation, as well as sales tax returns. Michelle also has extensive expertise in payroll, including monthly and quarterly returns, and any related audits. Michelle’s dedication to all of her clients is an asset to the firm and one of the reasons Century Accounting & Financial Services has a reputation for exemplary customer service.

Bachelor of Science, Mathematics Bachelor of Science, Accounting

Joe Dietz

Joe has been our invaluable Office Assistant since 2019. With a keen eye for detail and a natural ability to organize and prioritize tasks, Joe ensures that our office operations run smoothly and efficiently. He adeptly manages everything from handling phone calls and scheduling appointments to organizing files and ensuring that office supplies are always stocked. Joe’s interpersonal skills are second to none, making him the go-to person for staff and clients. His proactive nature and dedication to providing exceptional support make him an indispensable part of our team.