Client Accounting Services

Here at Hobe & Lucas, we know how much your business means to you. Our Client Accounting Services assist you with your back office work so you can stay out front, moving your business forward.

Here at Hobe & Lucas, we know how much your business means to you. Our Client Accounting Services assist you with your back office work so you can stay out front, moving your business forward.

WHY CLIENT ACCOUNTING SERVICES?

Not only does our accounting service give you the time to focus on your business, it also provides a great opportunity to reduce fraud by enhancing your segregation of duties. Our Accounting Services plan is catered to you and your needs

Our Client Accounting Team

Our Client Accounting Services assist you with your back office work so you can stay out front, moving your business forward.

DAVID M. HOBE, CPA

Dave and high school classmate Jerry Lucas founded Hobe & Lucas in 1978 when he realized his skill set was in public accounting. Since then, he has devoted himself to the firm and its clients. While servicing a broad range of entities, he has specialized in the health care and manufacturing industries. Dave started his first business in grade school with a retail fruit stand on Route 82 in Strongsville, Ohio, which is where he grew up. He learned early in his life about providing outstanding customer service. He was the number one caddy at Columbia Hills Country Club by the time he graduated from St. Ignatius High School. He interrupted his college career for military service, later working as a cost accountant for a steel mill and as an office auditor for the Internal Revenue Service. Wanting to experience public accounting, he spent four years at Arthur Andersen and Co.

Angela Sansavera

Angela joined the Hobe & Lucas team in January 2018. She enjoys working with a variety of clients, assisting with their tax and accounting needs. Outside the office, Angela enjoys spending time with her children and volunteering in their various activities.

Kassie Armstrong

Works with a variety of clients in several areas including but not limited to construction, non-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.

Tricia Vega, CPA

Tricia joined Hobe & Lucas in December 2020. She has over 15 years of experience in public accounting working with regional/national firms. Tricia works with individual and business clients in a variety of industries and provides technical expertise in the areas of accounting, tax planning and tax compliance. Her background also includes experience in auditing and in the preparation of reviews and compilations.

David Baldoza

Dave joined Hobe & Lucas in 2019 and brings over twenty-five years of experience to his small-business, non-profit, and individual clients. He advises his clients on issues that are important to them, from start-up to exit strategies, bookkeeping to owner tax and estate planning. Dave leverages technology and Hobe & Lucas’s extensive resources to serve clients nationwide

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.

Thomas Kusak

Tom has been engaged in the practice of public accounting since 1980. He joined Hobe & Lucas in January 2019 when they acquired his firm, Flask, Kusak & Company. Tom provides accounting, tax preparation and planning services to business and individual taxpayers in a wide variety of industries.

Thad Popchak

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

Sharyn Smith

I joined Hobe in June of 2022. Administrative work is my passion as I have many years of administrative assisting and customer service experience. I am a married mom of two.

Barry Garvin, CPA

Barry has over 40 years of experience in management advisory services, tax and accounting. He had a successful accounting practice supporting small to mid-market companies before joining Hobe & Lucas in January of 2021.

Barry began with Hobe and Lucas in 2021 when he merged his practice into Hobe and Lucas. He specializes in working with closely held family businesses in all aspects of their business including tax and estate planning, financial and general business consulting, and all areas of compliance. He started working in accounting field when he was in high school working as a part time bookkeeper for a CPA firm. Then continued working at the firm through college. After graduation began working full time at a public accounting firm and eventually became a partner. Barry’s number one priority is client service.

Outside of the office, Barry volunteers and sits on several boards of not-for -profit organizations including The Cleveland Jewish Federation Commission on Cemetery Preservation and The Magnolia Clubhouse. He enjoys being with family, golf, reading and studying religion and history.

Nicole Machnicki

Nicole brings over twenty years of business experience, dedication, and commitment to Hobe & Lucas clients. Her technical expertise focuses on all aspects of Client Accounting Services, including bookkeeping, payroll processing and payroll tax reporting.

Logan Hundley

Logan joined Hobe & Lucas in January of 2018. He works with a range of clients, providing tax, attest, and accounting services.

Jack Rybak

As a young accounting professional, I joined the Hobe & Lucas Team in January 2022. My attention focuses mostly at tax preparation on Business and/or Individual tax returns. I enjoy working with our clients and am excited to continue learning all facets of public accounting.

John Foster

Joined Hobe & Lucas in 1997. He has experience in tax services, auditing, and client accounting services. He has many years of experience in both corporate and individual tax issues.

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.

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Client Accounting Needs?

Not only does our accounting service give you the time to focus on your business, it also provides a great opportunity to reduce fraud by enhancing your segregation of duties.

Hobe & Lucas Certified Public Accountants, Inc. is a full-service accounting and business consulting firm dedicated to providing clients with exceptional value.

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4807 Rockside Rd Suite 510

Independence, OH 44131