Consultation and Planning

Consultation and Planning

We use strategy as a road map for your business – working closely with you to define, monitor, and achieve your goals.

Overview

It’s an innovative approach designed to expand and enhance your existing corporate team by adding our talents and expanding your capabilities with structure, solutions and advice.

Benefits

See, we’re more than accountants—we act as guides to get you where you want to be. Matching resources, services and insight to your personality and company culture, Corrigan Krause can help you understand how numbers come together. And how those figures are used to expand your current operations, acquire new business or increase efficiency. There’s profit around every corner; we stand ready to help you forge ahead on your path to success.

client testimonials - Consultation and Planning

With Corrigan Krause, I get more than accountants. I get advisors. They offer personal attention to more than just the numbers and they care about me and my business as much as they do their own.

Steve Krakomperger

CEO

Cascade Management Services, Inc. dba Apples Grocery Stores

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Thomas Harrison

Director

Tom Harrison is the managing director of Corrigan Krause and has a leadership hand in most goings-on at the office. Because of this, his mind rarely shuts off. That’s a good thing for everyone at CK, as they’re able to pick his brain about consulting, practice development, succession planning, mergers and acquisitions, employee benefit fields, tax planning, and more. Tom’s more than 30 years of experience in these areas make him an invaluable asset to Corrigan Krause and to his clients.

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Thomas Krause

Director

Tom Krause is one of the founding directors of the firm and lends his over 25 years of expertise primarily to business consulting and tax planning. His clients appreciate Tom’s ability to clearly communicate with them. He has a knack for looking at a business problem in a new way and suggesting solutions to even the most complicated problems. He also has extensive understanding of the needs in various niches, such as healthcare and manufacturing.

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Albert Harsar

Director

Director of Assurance Services and the Emerging Business Group, Al has a knack for understanding the personal side of his clients and what they expect from their relationship with him and the firm. Getting to know his clients and what makes them both happy and successful is one of the ways that Al is able to offer them expertly-tailored tax and financial solutions. After spending almost thirty years in the industry, he has also developed an important specialization in Not-for-Profit Organizations.

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David Long

Director

Director Dave Long was brought into Corrigan Krause as a member of the Assurance Services Department in 1995 by Jack, a fellow University of Dayton alumnus. Dave currently serves as a Director and specializes in business valuations for purposes including mergers and acquisitions, estate and gift tax planning, litigation, and more. He also oversees the internship program and is involved with the hiring of new talent.

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Henry Gingerich

Director

Hank is a Senior Manager in the Tax Department and offers over twenty years of experience to his clients. He has a very creative mind, and he prides himself on his ability to save clients’ tax dollars by looking at a situation in a new light. This kind of unconventional thinking is what makes him an invaluable asset to the Tax Department, especially when it comes to entity structures and mergers and acquisitions.

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Lynda Doland

Director

When Lynda Doland started at CK in 2000, she was the only member of the Tax Department and as a director she has built the department from the ground up. Lynda’s clients know they can depend on her for tasks even outside of the realm of normal accountancy responsibilities, like organizing meetings with attorneys, financial planners, and bankers to solve problems.

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Mary Stinn

Director

Before Molly Stinn joined Corrigan Krause 20 years ago, she had already “retired” from public accounting to be home with her two young daughters, though she maintained her CPA license. After being introduced to CK’s team of directors by a mutual friend, she came in one Saturday during tax season to lend a hand and has since been offering her expertise in a range of areas as Director, head of the Assurance Services Department, and member of the Business Development Group.

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Dennis Dlugosz

Director

Dennis specializes in the construction and manufacturing industries and has been able to provide a wide range of services for his clients. He joined Corrigan Krause in 2005 after gaining experience in the corporate accounting world and deciding he wanted to work with clients one-on-one, and has since worked his way up to a director.

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Lisa Satonick

Human Resources Manager

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Salvatore Caroniti

Chief Operating Officer

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John Corrigan, Jr.

Principal

Jack Corrigan started the firm in 1989, and after 25 years he has either launched or participated in almost every group and department of Corrigan Krause. Jack is a graduate of the University of Dayton and has always worked in public accounting. In his over 30 years of experience, he has focused on closely-held businesses and individuals.

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Strategic Planning

Managing the day-to-day activity of a business is demanding, but business owners and managers must set aside time to plan for what's next.

Overview

Corrigan Krause assists business leaders in this important process. Our strategic planning solutions deliver valuable insight at every stage of your business development including growth planning, strategies to overcome challenges, risk management, and establishing systems and checks for accountability and measurement.

Benefits

We take a hands-on approach to customizing a plan for your company. This means you get an honest assessment of the competitive landscape and your specific advantages and weaknesses combined with benchmarking that’s appropriate for your industry. Then we work with you to use that information to improve your performance, overall profitability, and operating efficiency, taking your business from just running to running optimally.

Solutions We Provide

  • Leadership Cultivation
  • SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) Analysis
  • Management Meeting and Retreat Facilitation
  • Benchmarking
  • Business Structuring

client testimonials - Strategic Planning

I have complete faith in the strategic planning advice I receive from Corrigan Krause. They aren’t just 'numbers people', they bring ideas to us.

Michael J. Prokop

President

Rhenium Alloys, Inc. and Hydro Tube Enterprises, Inc.

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John Corrigan, Jr.

Principal

Jack Corrigan started the firm in 1989, and after 25 years he has either launched or participated in almost every group and department of Corrigan Krause. Jack is a graduate of the University of Dayton and has always worked in public accounting. In his over 30 years of experience, he has focused on closely-held businesses and individuals.

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Thomas Harrison

Director

Tom Harrison is the managing director of Corrigan Krause and has a leadership hand in most goings-on at the office. Because of this, his mind rarely shuts off. That’s a good thing for everyone at CK, as they’re able to pick his brain about consulting, practice development, succession planning, mergers and acquisitions, employee benefit fields, tax planning, and more. Tom’s more than 30 years of experience in these areas make him an invaluable asset to Corrigan Krause and to his clients.

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Thomas Krause

Director

Tom Krause is one of the founding directors of the firm and lends his over 25 years of expertise primarily to business consulting and tax planning. His clients appreciate Tom’s ability to clearly communicate with them. He has a knack for looking at a business problem in a new way and suggesting solutions to even the most complicated problems. He also has extensive understanding of the needs in various niches, such as healthcare and manufacturing.

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Albert Harsar

Director

Director of Assurance Services and the Emerging Business Group, Al has a knack for understanding the personal side of his clients and what they expect from their relationship with him and the firm. Getting to know his clients and what makes them both happy and successful is one of the ways that Al is able to offer them expertly-tailored tax and financial solutions. After spending almost thirty years in the industry, he has also developed an important specialization in Not-for-Profit Organizations.

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David Long

Director

Director Dave Long was brought into Corrigan Krause as a member of the Assurance Services Department in 1995 by Jack, a fellow University of Dayton alumnus. Dave currently serves as a Director and specializes in business valuations for purposes including mergers and acquisitions, estate and gift tax planning, litigation, and more. He also oversees the internship program and is involved with the hiring of new talent.

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Mary Stinn

Director

Before Molly Stinn joined Corrigan Krause 20 years ago, she had already “retired” from public accounting to be home with her two young daughters, though she maintained her CPA license. After being introduced to CK’s team of directors by a mutual friend, she came in one Saturday during tax season to lend a hand and has since been offering her expertise in a range of areas as Director, head of the Assurance Services Department, and member of the Business Development Group.

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Lynda Doland

Director

When Lynda Doland started at CK in 2000, she was the only member of the Tax Department and as a director she has built the department from the ground up. Lynda’s clients know they can depend on her for tasks even outside of the realm of normal accountancy responsibilities, like organizing meetings with attorneys, financial planners, and bankers to solve problems.

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Dennis Dlugosz

Director

Dennis specializes in the construction and manufacturing industries and has been able to provide a wide range of services for his clients. He joined Corrigan Krause in 2005 after gaining experience in the corporate accounting world and deciding he wanted to work with clients one-on-one, and has since worked his way up to a director.

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Henry Gingerich

Director

Hank is a Senior Manager in the Tax Department and offers over twenty years of experience to his clients. He has a very creative mind, and he prides himself on his ability to save clients’ tax dollars by looking at a situation in a new light. This kind of unconventional thinking is what makes him an invaluable asset to the Tax Department, especially when it comes to entity structures and mergers and acquisitions.

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Debt Structuring

Debt is an essential part of doing business. We provide funding options to make sure you have cash flow, so you can achieve your goals.

Overview

You’re growing and want to be certain your financial structure is evolving with you. Corrigan Krause helps you plan for financing, succession and transitions—your future. We evaluate funding options to make sure you have good cash flow, so you can achieve your goals.

Benefits

Our team will put you in the best position to negotiate terms and conditions with the proper institutions. By improving your liquidity and strengthening your short- and long-term asset positions, we monitor the structure of your debt so that you can go from worrying about business as usual to focusing on growth for the future.

Situations Where We Conduct Debt Structuring

  • Debt Negotiations
  • Financial Contract Negotiations
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Bankruptcy
  • International Sales

client testimonials - Debt Structuring

I experienced several CPAs before I found the right fit with Corrigan Krause. They get what it’s like for a small business owner. They are entrepreneurs too. I think that because they work with diverse types of small businesses, they bring a depth of knowledge to their consulting and that has been an asset to my growth.

Nancy S. Charney

President

N. S. Charney & Associates

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Dennis Dlugosz

Director

Dennis specializes in the construction and manufacturing industries and has been able to provide a wide range of services for his clients. He joined Corrigan Krause in 2005 after gaining experience in the corporate accounting world and deciding he wanted to work with clients one-on-one, and has since worked his way up to a director.

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Thomas Harrison

Director

Tom Harrison is the managing director of Corrigan Krause and has a leadership hand in most goings-on at the office. Because of this, his mind rarely shuts off. That’s a good thing for everyone at CK, as they’re able to pick his brain about consulting, practice development, succession planning, mergers and acquisitions, employee benefit fields, tax planning, and more. Tom’s more than 30 years of experience in these areas make him an invaluable asset to Corrigan Krause and to his clients.

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Thomas Krause

Director

Tom Krause is one of the founding directors of the firm and lends his over 25 years of expertise primarily to business consulting and tax planning. His clients appreciate Tom’s ability to clearly communicate with them. He has a knack for looking at a business problem in a new way and suggesting solutions to even the most complicated problems. He also has extensive understanding of the needs in various niches, such as healthcare and manufacturing.

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David Long

Director

Director Dave Long was brought into Corrigan Krause as a member of the Assurance Services Department in 1995 by Jack, a fellow University of Dayton alumnus. Dave currently serves as a Director and specializes in business valuations for purposes including mergers and acquisitions, estate and gift tax planning, litigation, and more. He also oversees the internship program and is involved with the hiring of new talent.

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Mary Stinn

Director

Before Molly Stinn joined Corrigan Krause 20 years ago, she had already “retired” from public accounting to be home with her two young daughters, though she maintained her CPA license. After being introduced to CK’s team of directors by a mutual friend, she came in one Saturday during tax season to lend a hand and has since been offering her expertise in a range of areas as Director, head of the Assurance Services Department, and member of the Business Development Group.

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Business Succession Planning

We coordinate a smooth, sound transition of your current position or company.

Overview

Having a comprehensive succession plan in place is a key attribute of a successful business owner. Our expert team is ready to work with you to coordinate a smooth, sound transition of your current position or company.

Benefits

A continuity plan secures your economic future—your plans, the financial needs of your family, the reduction of taxes—and will protect your assets and estate in the event of death or disability. Corrigan Krause has a reliable background in developing effective strategies of transition, and we are qualified to address complex issues.

Clarifying roles and responsibilities will avoid strain on your business, and ensure that your employees and families are protected… even after you are no longer in charge. For the long-term confidence of your investors, lenders, customers and employees, we can help you simplify the bigger picture of your retirement for all the stakeholders involved.

Solutions We Provide

  • Family Coaching
  • Legal and Tax Aspects
  • Operational Structuring and Assessment
  • Objective Third Party
  • Estate Planning
  • Buy-Sell Agreements

client testimonials - Business Succession Planning

I experienced several CPAs before I found the right fit with Corrigan Krause. They get what it’s like for a small business owner. They are entrepreneurs too. I think that because they work with diverse types of small businesses, they bring a depth of knowledge to their consulting and that has been an asset to my growth.

Nancy S. Charney

President

N. S. Charney & Associates

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Thomas Harrison

Director

Tom Harrison is the managing director of Corrigan Krause and has a leadership hand in most goings-on at the office. Because of this, his mind rarely shuts off. That’s a good thing for everyone at CK, as they’re able to pick his brain about consulting, practice development, succession planning, mergers and acquisitions, employee benefit fields, tax planning, and more. Tom’s more than 30 years of experience in these areas make him an invaluable asset to Corrigan Krause and to his clients.

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David Long

Director

Director Dave Long was brought into Corrigan Krause as a member of the Assurance Services Department in 1995 by Jack, a fellow University of Dayton alumnus. Dave currently serves as a Director and specializes in business valuations for purposes including mergers and acquisitions, estate and gift tax planning, litigation, and more. He also oversees the internship program and is involved with the hiring of new talent.

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Thomas Krause

Director

Tom Krause is one of the founding directors of the firm and lends his over 25 years of expertise primarily to business consulting and tax planning. His clients appreciate Tom’s ability to clearly communicate with them. He has a knack for looking at a business problem in a new way and suggesting solutions to even the most complicated problems. He also has extensive understanding of the needs in various niches, such as healthcare and manufacturing.

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Eric Dorenkott

Director

Eric, a Director in the Tax Department, wears many hats at Corrigan Krause. Aside from being the department’s main corporate reviewer, he is in the Business Development Group and a founding member of the Fun Committee. When he’s not sharing business development strategies or helping to plan the next company outing, he assists his varied clients with tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, and more.

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Henry Gingerich

Director

Hank is a Senior Manager in the Tax Department and offers over twenty years of experience to his clients. He has a very creative mind, and he prides himself on his ability to save clients’ tax dollars by looking at a situation in a new light. This kind of unconventional thinking is what makes him an invaluable asset to the Tax Department, especially when it comes to entity structures and mergers and acquisitions.

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Derek Solomon

Senior Manager

Derek provides a special perspective to consulting and tax services at Corrigan Krause, with a versatile range of experience from the accounting and consulting, real estate, and finance industries. His education of an economics degree from Allegheny College, followed by the accounting sequence at John Carroll University and a master’s degree in economics from Cleveland State, allow him a unique ability to analyze a client’s business, acquisition, or planning issues from multiple angles.

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Business Valuations

Understanding the value of your business throughout its life cycle is key to achieving your goals. There are several factors to consider.

Overview

Corrigan Krause will help you realize your bargaining power and the financial worth of an asset, transaction, or your entire company.

Benefits

Companies seek valuations for several reasons: merger and acquisition activities, estate and gift planning, or litigation, to name a few. We assess and suggest opportunities for your next plan of action, so that you are in the best position to negotiate.

Providing an independent and objective valuation or price analysis will establish a company’s value at key business milestones. Our team of experts will help identify opportunities and risks—and enhance your understanding of both tangible and intangible assets. The valuation helps you prepare to plan for—and make—crucial decisions.

Situations When We Conduct Business Valuations

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Estate and Gift Planning
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Succession Planning
  • Litigation Support
  • Divorce Proceedings
  • Corporate Financing and Recapitalization
  • Business Interruption

client testimonials - Business Valuations

I experienced several CPAs before I found the right fit with Corrigan Krause. They get what it’s like for a small business owner. They are entrepreneurs too. I think that because they work with diverse types of small businesses, they bring a depth of knowledge to their consulting and that has been an asset to my growth.

Nancy S. Charney

President

N. S. Charney & Associates

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David Long

Director

Director Dave Long was brought into Corrigan Krause as a member of the Assurance Services Department in 1995 by Jack, a fellow University of Dayton alumnus. Dave currently serves as a Director and specializes in business valuations for purposes including mergers and acquisitions, estate and gift tax planning, litigation, and more. He also oversees the internship program and is involved with the hiring of new talent.

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Derek Solomon

Senior Manager

Derek provides a special perspective to consulting and tax services at Corrigan Krause, with a versatile range of experience from the accounting and consulting, real estate, and finance industries. His education of an economics degree from Allegheny College, followed by the accounting sequence at John Carroll University and a master’s degree in economics from Cleveland State, allow him a unique ability to analyze a client’s business, acquisition, or planning issues from multiple angles.

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Mergers and Acquisitions

We make it easier by assessing tax issues, corporate compatibilities, and financial impact.

Overview

Finding an opportunity that’s the right fit for your business can be heavy work. We make it easier by assessing tax issues, corporate compatibilities and financial impact. We take pride that our outside opinion will help develop a solution that benefits all of the parties involved in your proposed transaction.

Benefits

Mergers and Acquisitions have several potential benefits: enhancing cost efficiency, increasing market share and generally, achieving greater value. But the failure to conduct an assessment before buying, selling or merging can lead to bad deals.

Corrigan Krause provides comprehensive consultancy services—working with both buyer and seller—ensuring you make the right decision for your company. Our team helps you realize maximum financial benefits. Designed with the most accurate information in mind, we improve your odds for success prior to a deal. And avoid surprises or disputes afterward.

Mergers and Acquisitions Services We Provide

  • Due Diligence Analysis
  • Restructuring
  • Asset or Stock Sale/Purchase Guidance
  • Business Assessments
  • Financial Projections
  • Integration Planning

client testimonials - Mergers and Acquisitions

I experienced several CPAs before I found the right fit with Corrigan Krause. They get what it’s like for a small business owner. They are entrepreneurs too. I think that because they work with diverse types of small businesses, they bring a depth of knowledge to their consulting and that has been an asset to my growth.

Nancy S. Charney

President

N. S. Charney & Associates

specialty spotlight - Mergers and Acquisitions

Thomas Harrison

Director

Tom Harrison is the managing director of Corrigan Krause and has a leadership hand in most goings-on at the office. Because of this, his mind rarely shuts off. That’s a good thing for everyone at CK, as they’re able to pick his brain about consulting, practice development, succession planning, mergers and acquisitions, employee benefit fields, tax planning, and more. Tom’s more than 30 years of experience in these areas make him an invaluable asset to Corrigan Krause and to his clients.

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David Long

Director

Director Dave Long was brought into Corrigan Krause as a member of the Assurance Services Department in 1995 by Jack, a fellow University of Dayton alumnus. Dave currently serves as a Director and specializes in business valuations for purposes including mergers and acquisitions, estate and gift tax planning, litigation, and more. He also oversees the internship program and is involved with the hiring of new talent.

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Eric Dorenkott

Director

Eric, a Director in the Tax Department, wears many hats at Corrigan Krause. Aside from being the department’s main corporate reviewer, he is in the Business Development Group and a founding member of the Fun Committee. When he’s not sharing business development strategies or helping to plan the next company outing, he assists his varied clients with tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, and more.

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Thomas Krause

Director

Tom Krause is one of the founding directors of the firm and lends his over 25 years of expertise primarily to business consulting and tax planning. His clients appreciate Tom’s ability to clearly communicate with them. He has a knack for looking at a business problem in a new way and suggesting solutions to even the most complicated problems. He also has extensive understanding of the needs in various niches, such as healthcare and manufacturing.

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Derek Solomon

Senior Manager

Derek provides a special perspective to consulting and tax services at Corrigan Krause, with a versatile range of experience from the accounting and consulting, real estate, and finance industries. His education of an economics degree from Allegheny College, followed by the accounting sequence at John Carroll University and a master’s degree in economics from Cleveland State, allow him a unique ability to analyze a client’s business, acquisition, or planning issues from multiple angles.

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Estate and Gift Planning

Regardless of net worth, we all need an estate management plan.

Overview

Regardless of net worth, we all need an estate management plan. And Corrigan Krause works with you to manage this process—collaborating with attorneys and drawing on our expertise with taxes, life insurance, property ownership and trusts.

Benefits

We monitor your newly executed plan on a timely and regular basis to ensure that it reflects both the changes in your personal situation, as well as adjustments in tax law. We work on behalf of the estate to minimize taxes, resolve administrative problems and assist with prompt distributions of finances and property and contributions to your beneficiaries.

The goal is to direct assets or gifts to your choice of people and institutions in the most efficient manner. Regardless of the amount a person owns or is worth, detailed and compassionate estate planning gives family and loved ones one less thing to worry about.

Solutions We Provide for Estate and Gift Planning

  • Planning trusts and college or education gifts
  • Review of overall net assets to determine tax consequences
  • Determining life insurance needs
  • Developing gift plans for family philanthropy
  • Determining the value of an estate
  • Personal financial statements

client testimonials - Estate and Gift Planning

I experienced several CPAs before I found the right fit with Corrigan Krause. They get what it’s like for a small business owner. They are entrepreneurs too. I think that because they work with diverse types of small businesses, they bring a depth of knowledge to their consulting and that has been an asset to my growth.

Nancy S. Charney

President

N. S. Charney & Associates

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Lynda Doland

Director

When Lynda Doland started at CK in 2000, she was the only member of the Tax Department and as a director she has built the department from the ground up. Lynda’s clients know they can depend on her for tasks even outside of the realm of normal accountancy responsibilities, like organizing meetings with attorneys, financial planners, and bankers to solve problems.

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Henry Gingerich

Director

Hank is a Senior Manager in the Tax Department and offers over twenty years of experience to his clients. He has a very creative mind, and he prides himself on his ability to save clients’ tax dollars by looking at a situation in a new light. This kind of unconventional thinking is what makes him an invaluable asset to the Tax Department, especially when it comes to entity structures and mergers and acquisitions.

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Christine Eichmuller

Manager

Chris has been a member of the Corrigan Krause team for over ten years, having started her career as an intern and moving through the ranks ever since. As a Supervisor in the Tax Department, she focuses on S-corporations, estates, trusts, and individual returns and provides support to the Directors by researching tax issues. Her expertise in multi-state tax returns as well as acting as the head supervisor of the intern program makes her a well-rounded asset to the tax department.

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Thomas Krause

Director

Tom Krause is one of the founding directors of the firm and lends his over 25 years of expertise primarily to business consulting and tax planning. His clients appreciate Tom’s ability to clearly communicate with them. He has a knack for looking at a business problem in a new way and suggesting solutions to even the most complicated problems. He also has extensive understanding of the needs in various niches, such as healthcare and manufacturing.

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