Specialists | Accounting

Meet our SpringBoard Accounting Specialists:

Jake Burke
Burke and Schindler, PLL

Bio coming soon

Nick Dardugno
Burke and Schindler, PLL

Nick Dardugno is a Tax Manager at Burke & Schindler, P.L.L. in Cincinnati, OH.  Nick assists small businesses and individuals with their accounting and tax needs.  Nick previously worked for medium tier CPA firms as well as a multi-billion dollar conglomerate in Chicago. He is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago and DePaul University and recently relocated to the Cincinnati area.

Dick Fairbanks
Buschle + Fairbanks, Inc.

Dick Fairbanks graduated from Miami University at the beginning of the bad music era w/ a BS in accounting.  His first job out of college was making operating loans to farmers in Springfield, Ohio.  When he moved to Cincinnati in the mid-80’s, he switched to the accounting profession and got his CPA.  Dick has been with the same firm for over 20 years.  Since his name is now part of the company name, he is a small business owner.  Buschle + Fairbanks’ services range from tax preparation to financial statement preparation to financial and estate planning to consulting, and a lot in-between.  They have clients with sales measured in $10,000s, and clients with sales measured in $1,000,000s.  A large portion of Dick’s time is spent consulting with and advising clients as they make long range and day to day business decisions.

Sarah Kubala
Cassady Schiller & Associates, Inc.

Sarah-textSarah came to Cassady Schiller in 2012 after having spent 2 years with a local firm and 5 years with an international “Big 4” accounting firm.  She is a Certified Public Accountant with over 7 years of experience in public accounting, primarily in the area of taxation. Over the years Sarah has worked with a wide range of businesses, from Fortune 500 companies to new venture startups.

Sarah provides tax consulting and compliance services to clients in a broad range of industries, including entertainment & media, manufacturing & distribution, real estate, healthcare, professional services and not-for-profits.  She also assists with accounting and auditing engagements.  Sarah enjoys working closely with entrepreneurs to help their businesses succeed.

Mark Macke
Burke and Schindler, PLL

Mark Macke is a Tax Manager at Burke & Schindler, P.L.L. in Cincinnati, OH serving small to mid-size clients.  Mark also serves as a consultant to his clients helping them grow their businesses and develop competitive advantage.  Mark is a born and bred Cincinnatian and knows that a vibrant and growing downtown business community is essential to our city’s success.

Stephen Mann
Ossege, Combs and Mann, Ltd.

Stephen Mann has been a partner at Ossege, Combs, & Mann, Ltd.  since January 2008.  Stephen is knowledgeable in tax and auditing for a broad range of businesses including manufacturing, distribution, construction, professional services dealerships and nonprofits.  Stephen is also certified in business valuations, utilizing this expertise in connection with succession planning, estate planning and litigation support.

Stephen is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the Kentucky Society of CPAs, the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce an d Allied Construction Industries, where he is also on the Education Committee. He is a graduate of Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky.

Todd ReedTodd Reed
Bottom Line Services

Todd W. Reed, CPA/PFS, CFP® is responsible for overall financial services at Bottom Line Services. Prior to joining Bottom Line Services in 1999, Todd worked at an international accounting and consulting firm serving clients primarily in the manufacturing and insurance industries.

Since joining Bottom Line Services, Todd has developed a nationally recognized expertise in financial planning. He has served the National CFP Board through an ad hoc committee reviewing material for the CFP exam and also through a select committee to establish a topic list and knowledge content for future and existing CFP professionals. Todd is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and is active in many professional and charitable organizations.

Tom Shannon
Burke and Schindler, PLL

Tom Shannon is a Senior Accountant CPA at Burke & Schindler, P.L.L.  Tom’s favorite part of his job is working closely with entrepreneurs to help them strategically develop and grow their businesses.  A native Cincinnatian, Tom enjoys seeing and taking part in the revitalization of the downtown and Over The Rhine communities.

Dave Storer
Cassady Schiller & Associates, Inc.

davestorerDave has over 12 years of combined public accounting and industry experience with “Big 4” accounting firms and public corporations. Prior to joining Cassady Schiller, Dave served as a senior controller at General Electric and CFO at Executive Jet Management. Dave spent the first seven years of his career at Ernst & Young, serving a diverse mix of both public and private clients. A Greater Cincinnati native, Dave graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and the University of Notre Dame with a Master of Science in Accountancy. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Dave focuses on traditional accounting and auditing engagements and serves as a resource for the consulting services practice. He leverages his unique perspective, gained from world class organizations, to help growth oriented companies achieve financial peace of mind. His areas of specialty include service providers, technology, construction and manufacturing industries along with employee benefit plans.


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