About

DeMarco & Associates, CPA's, LLC, founded by Leslie DeMarco with the vision and commitment to providing the highest level quality of accounting, tax and management consulting services for small to medium sized businesses in Northwest Ohio and its surrounding area. Leslie handpicked her accounting staff and associates based on their work ethic, experience and their unyielding commitment to focus on the needs of the clients. DeMarco & Associates, CPA's, LLC provide accounting services that are designed to assist our clients with achieving their financial goals.

Our goal is to continue to grow enabling us to improve service as a result of increased resources, broadened staff knowledge and experience, and the development of specialties designed to meet the needs of our clients. In return, we accept our responsibility to maintain the level of quality expected by our profession and clients and to participate in strengthening small businesses in our community. Business partners, partners with our staff, clients and community, working together to reach our maximum potential.

Our Team

Leslie DeMarco, CPA, CFE

Leslie's previous experience includes over 25 years being a partner in a local CPA firm and other regional CPA firm experience. Her areas of expertise includes fraud investigation, audits of nonpublic companies, nonprofit organizations including agencies receiving federal funding (yellow book and OMB Circular A-133 audits), community development agencies, employee benefit plans and other nonprofit organizations. Her experience includes consulting on internal control and fraud prevention as well as software implementation and utilization for nonprofit organizations.

Leslie is a graduate of Cleveland State University and has been a CPA since 1990 and recently received her CFE. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Leslie has also earned the designation Fellow of Academy of Exempt Organizations through the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Leslie resides in Sylvania with her husband Tom, her two sons Dominic and Nicholas and two dogs; a husky-mix Nika and chocolate lab Zeke. Leslie enjoys relaxing by walking with her dogs which you will see them on the Metropark Trails. Leslie's family participates in a lot of baseball - "the season that never ends".

Jerilyn Main, CPA

Jerilyn is an accounting and audit manager. Jerilyn's previous experience includes working at other local and regional Northwest Ohio CPA firms and also in the accounting department of a manufacturing company. Her areas of expertise includes audits of nonpublic companies, nonprofit organizations including agencies receiving federal funding (yellow book and OMB Circular A-133 audits), community development agencies, other nonprofit organizations and manufacturing and services industries.

Jerilyn earned her Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration with a specialization in Accounting from Bowling Green State University in 2005 and her Master of Accountancy from Bowling Green State University in 2006. She earned her certified public accountant license in 2011 and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants. Jerelyn also serves as treasurer of the YWCA of Toledo.

Jerilyn resides in Bowling Green with her husband Jonathan and two children Jillian and Jace. They are members of the Church of the Good Shepherd and enjoy spending time with family and friends.

Amanda Kantner, CPA

Amanda is the Director of Tax and Compliance, with over 18 years of public accounting experience providing tax and accounting services. She is an expert in business and personal taxation and in representing taxpayers before the IRS and state and local tax authorities. Amanda’s practice is limited exclusively to tax services, focusing on tax compliance, planning and consulting for multi-state closely held businesses, not-for-profit organizations, and individuals. Her clients have included manufacturing, professional services, charitable organizations, private foundations, and high net worth individuals.

Amanda graduated from Bowling Green State University in 1997 with her Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a specialization in accounting. She is a member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Amanda serves as Treasurer of the L. Hollingworth School for Talented and Gifted.

Amanda is a resident of Maumee along with her husband James and daughter Eris. She enjoys playing pub trivia, fantasy football, and is not-so-patiently awaiting the arrival of the next Game of Thrones book.

Terri Lee, CPA

Terri is currently a Director and Consultant for Ancillary Services. She has over 25 years of experience working at local CPA firms in the Perrysburg and Toledo area. She has expertise in assisting clients with their transactions using QuickBooks and Peachtree accounting software and financial statement preparation, particularly with non-profits. Terri is a graduate of the University of Toledo and has been a CPA since 1994.

Jen Malohn, CPA

Jennifer is a Director of Accounting and Auditing Services, with 20+ years of experience serving small and medium sized non-public companies, as well as non-profits and employee benefit plans. Her experience ranges from bookkeeping services to transaction accounting support and everything in between. She has worked for and with several CPA firms in Northwest Ohio, dealing directly with clients and their public accounting needs. Jen also has experience functioning in finance roles for manufacturing companies and non-profit organizations, which makes it easy for her to relate to our clients.

Jen graduated from the University of Toledo in 1994 with a Bachelors of Business Administration and a specialization in accounting. She is a member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Jen is a long time resident of Maumee along with her husband Matt and son, Noah. She enjoys being a first time mommy to her toddler son, adopted at birth, and spending time with family and friends. Jen and Noah spend a lot of time with Jen’s sister and her two boys who are just a little older than Noah, but they all love playing together.

Brittany Kipplen

Brittany is currently working as a staff accountant for the firm. She has experience with individual and business tax preparation, financial statement compilations and reviews. She also assists on audits of nonpublic companies, as well as audits and compliance testing of nonprofit organizations.

Brittany graduated with her Bachelors of Science with a specialization in Accounting and Finance from Lourdes College in May 2010. Brittany is currently completing courses in working towards her CPA certification. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Brittany, her husband Mike, and daughter Kenley live in West Toledo. She enjoys talking about working out, winning fantasy football leagues (it happened once), binge watching pretty much anything on NetFlix, and singing incredibly loud at concerts.

Deb Dudek

Deb’s background is in the medical field as a practice administrator, assistant administrator and various other functions for over 20 years. Deb has a wide variety of skills in business management including financial reporting, bookkeeping and has a specialization in Quick Books and Thomson Reuter’s Client Bookkeeping Solutions. Deb also has experience with the preparation of tax returns (business and individual), financial statements and overall practice administration.

Deb resides in Monclova with her husband Jeff and her two children Nick and Katelyn. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading and swimming.

Susan Beaver

Susan is the Administrative Assistant with the overall responsibilities of keeping everyone's calendar straight, communicating with clients and assisting the staff with their everyday needs. She also does the processing and handling of all our client's tax returns and financial statement's.

Susan has over 28 years experience working with CPA's and public accounting. She resides in Sylvania and enjoys Nascar, bike riding and spending time with family.