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Cleveland , OH
Larry Friedman is the director in charge of the Barnes Wendling CPAs tax department. For over 30 years, he has been specializing in S-corporation taxation, complex tax transactions, and corporate acquisitions and reorganizations. Larry Friedman also currently serves as a business advisor to many high net worth clients.
Jim Beucler has more than 15 years of public accounting experience. He is known as an expert in the banking industry who also has a combined tax knowledge. Jim Beucler specializes in advising individuals and small businesses in their financial and banking relationships.
Glenn Harper is an active member of The Ohio Society of CPAs and The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Foundation Development Board. He partnered with David Warner to form Warner & Harper in 1997. Glenn Harper earned his BSBA degree in Accounting from The Ohio State University.
Tina’s clients appreciate her thorough approach to providing them with information that often yields efficiencies to help improve their operations. They also appreciate her energy and dedication to staying ahead of their needs.
Laurie is the lead director of the non-profit group. She has over 20 years of experience providing accounting, auditing, and tax services to various non-profit organizations engaged in health and human service, education, healthcare, and other mission-based services. In addition to providing accounting, auditing, and tax services, Laurie also assists clients with consulting needs, including internal control studies, financial analyses, and due diligence procedures. With her extensive knowledge of various financial accounting and tax issues related to non-profit organizations, she also has acted as an interim CFO for a large non-profit organization.
Leslie’s previous experience includes over 25 years being a partner in a local CPA firm and other regional CPA firm experience. Her areas of expertise includes fraud investigation, audits of nonpublic companies, nonprofit organizations including agencies receiving federal funding (yellow book and OMB Circular A-133 audits), community development agencies, employee benefit plans and other nonprofit organizations. Her experience includes consulting on internal control and fraud prevention as well as software implementation and utilization for nonprofit organizations.
Robert Lewis graduated from the Washington University in Saint Louis in 1978 with a Masters degree in Business Administration. His primary focus is providing public accounting services to closely held companies in the manufacturing and distribution, health care, construction and professional services industries.
Emily Merkle specializes in performing compilations and reviews, employee benefit plan audits, and taxation. She is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants. Emily Merkle graduated from the Wright State University with a degree in Business Administration.
Brittany is a tax principal who focuses on business tax planning and compliance. In addition to multi-state experience, Brittany’s industry focuses include real estate and manufacturing. She helps clients fulfill the compliance requirements of the various taxing authorities while minimizing tax implications and providing valuable tax planning strategies, including multi-tiered partnerships and section 1031 like kind exchanges. Brittany works frequently with the Internal Revenue Service and the State of Ohio, resolving conflicts and assisting clients with audits.
Ryan B. Walker CPA, Inc. has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses for years. He specializes in basic tax management, accounting services, financial statements, and financial planning.