Our accounting and auditing professionals are talented and have a wealth of experience working with for-profit companies (public and privately held), non-profit organizations and governmental entities.

Our Expert Team For You

Our accounting and auditing professionals are talented and have a wealth of experience working with for-profit companies (public and privately held), non-profit organizations and governmental entities. Whether you need an audit, review, compilation or some type of assurance reporting, we can meet your requirements. The right auditing and accounting services, the right size company.


Hobe and Lucas is registered with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), allowing us to deliver the broad range of services typically associated with larger firms, but with the value and personal touch of a small company.

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Our Experts in Auditing

Meet our talented team members who specialize in this field with a wealth of experience and knowledge, in for-profit, non-profit and govermental entities.

Melissa Love, CPA

Melissa began her career with Hobe & Lucas in 2005.  She prides herself in providing quality tax preparation, accounting and consulting services to closely-held businesses and their owners.  She serves individual and business clients in the medical, professional services, manufacturing, construction, and financial service industries.

Aimee Mauro, CPA

Aimee joined Hobe & Lucas in October 2021. She brings 10 years of accounting and auditing experience, with a focus on financial service companies, broker-dealers, construction contractors and employee benefit plans. Outside the office, Aimee enjoys exploring the Cleveland area with her family.

Ali Chiffon

She works with a broad range of clients providing audits, reviews, compilations, attest, and compliance work. Ali is also active on several professional committees within Hobe & Lucas.

Graham Blackburn

Graham joined Hobe & Lucas in January 2010. He has worked on a variety of projects and served clients in multiple industries.

James Chase, CPA, MT

I have over 25 years of accounting knowledge and experience specializing in audits and tax services of small to medium sized businesses.

Jorge Suarez

Jorge handles accounting, tax and other services for clients of varying size and complexity, mostly in the manufacturing, construction and retail industries. He is the in-charge accountant on several audits reviews and compilations. Jorge also assists in new personnel training, mostly as it relates to tax preparation. He is part of the tax department and in that role he assists with the tax review process. He has been in public accounting since 1996.

Kassie Armstrong

Works with a variety of clients in several areas including but not limited to construction, not-for-profits, and professional services. Provides a wide array of tax services to individuals, businesses, trusts, and tax exempt entities.

Maha Kaddah

Maha joined Hobe & Lucas in 2000. She provides professional services in the areas of accounting, financial statements, attest services, payroll compliance, and tax return preparation to a variety of closely held businesses. Her clients include health care professionals, legal firms, funeral homes, and retail operations.

Mun Yu

Works with broad range of clients providing tax, attest, and accounting services for individuals and businesses.

Shana Nold

Shana began her accounting career over 20 years ago as an auditor at Deloitte & Touche in Cleveland. She enjoyed a few years in a financial planning and analysis role at a high growth home furnishings company, before returning to public accounting in 2012. She is now experienced in auditing, attestation, and accounting in multiple industries, with a focus on companies in the financial services industry as well as employee benefit plan audits.

Thad Popchak

Thad has been working with an extensive range of clients since 1998, providing tax, attest and accounting services.

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4807 Rockside Rd Suite 510

Independence, OH 44131