Our Professional Team

JoAnn May CPA/PFS MBA CFP®

     JoAnn joined Pesavento & Pesavento, Ltd. in 2002 after working several years in the public and private sectors. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Financial Planner. JoAnn graduated from Loyola University and received her Masters degree from DePaul University with a concentration in Finance. Her professional affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Illinois CPA Society, the Financial Planning Association, and she is an Elite Advisor with the Ed Slott Advisor Group. JoAnn has been married to Pete for 25 years and has two children Ty and Julia. Ty is a sophomore studying at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio focusing on Finance with a minor in Mandarin. He is currently studying at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. Julia is a freshman at The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. She is focusing her studies in the sciences and is a member of their contemporary dance company. JoAnn enjoys traveling with her family, kayaking, mountain biking and hiking with her dog Luca.

Mark S. Pesavento CPA/PFS MST CFP®

      In 1976, Mark, along with his wife Elaine, founded Pesavento & Pesavento Ltd. Mark is a Certified Public Accountant, has a Masters degree in Taxation, and is a Certified Financial Planner and a Personal Financial Planner. He concentrates his expertise in tax planning and consulting, business acquisitions and sales, estate planning and asset management. Mark graduated from the Loyola University and received his Masters degree from Depaul University with a concentration in Taxation. His professional affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Illinois CPA Society, and the Academy of Dental CPAs.