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About Our Firm

About Our Firm

Cleveland, Ohio CPA's

Originally formed in Cleveland, Ohio in 1946, our firm was known as Stromberg & Associates.  After a reorganization in 1952 the local CPA firm was renamed Baumgarten, Carpenter, Craig & Ziska.  Allen Wapnick joined the firm in 1957.  Brian Fialko and Lawrence Yunaska joined in 1983 and David Lerner became our firm's newest partner in 2005.  The CPA firm has been known as Baumgarten & Company LLP since 1998.

CPA's, Tax Preparers, Auditers and More  

Our team currently includes our four partners, a Firm Administrator, and three Accounting Team Members. Each team member has their own unique skills obtained through many hours of on-going educational training.  This allows us to meet our clientÂ’s' needs by having knowledgeable team members in every facet of the accounting and consulting areas.

Throughout our six decades in business, Baumgarten & Company has believed that our firm's foundation rests upon our relationships with our clients. We continue to view every client relationship as a partnership and we are committed to providing the highest level of professional and personal attention to each of them. We believe that our success is a result of our clients' success.  Our clients receive advice that comes from years of advanced training and continuing education, technical expertise and financial acumen, state-of-the-art computer technology and world-wide business relationships.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Baumgarten & Company is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for over 60 years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Baumgarten & Company receive competent and timely advice.

 

Financial partners with you,

Baumgarten & Company, LLP CPAs

Making your business more valuable.