Megan Applegate, CPA


Megan is a Michigan City High School graduate and Michigan City native.

After high school, Megan moved on to receive her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University. Next, she attended Indiana University where she received her Master of Science in Accounting while working at Applegate & Company.  Megan passed all parts of the Uniform CPA Exam.  After her master’s Megan became a Business and Financial Analyst for the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she managed a $26 million budget for the Division of Information Technology (DoIT). 

In January 2014, Megan rejoined Applegate & Company after her time at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  She is thrilled to be back in the community she was born and raised!  

Outside of Applegate & Company, Megan is a volunteer firefighter and Emergency Medical Responder for the Long Beach Fire Department.  Additionally, Megan is the Secretary and Finance Chair of the Long Beach Fire Department Governing Board.  She’s also a board member of the Michigan City Rotary Club, the Michigan City Chamber of Commerce, the Purdue North Central College of Business Advisory Board, and MC Chamber's Lakefront Career Network (a young professionals group). Megan also is a member of the  Indiana CPA Society, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, LaPorte County Family YMCA Annual Campaign, and the Northwest Indiana Leaders (NWIL) young professional organization.  Megan is heavily involved in the community and works hard to network and connect young professionals in Northwest Indiana.  

Megan's hobbies including spending time on Lake Michigan, traveling, gardening and spending time with family and friends.