Les has been employed in the field of accounting for over 25 years, graduating from the University of Toledo with a BBA, majoring in accounting in 1984 and passed the CPA exam in the late 80’s. His specialty is working with small to mid-size business, and specifically with business planning, working with growth companies, and helping to improve profitability and cash flow of businesses in various industries.
Les currently owns an accounting firm, in Ohio, specializing in multi-state and federal tax and small to mid-size business issues, and has been self-employed for 12 years. In addition to traditional accounting functions, he consults with small business owners and performs as an “external- controller” for some of them.
Other accomplishments/positions are:
As Controller, CFO and International purchasing manager of Clarke Power Products, he helped facilitate the growth of the company from $5M annual sales to $20M, while increasing efficiency, streamlining administrative functions, managing cash flow and banking relationships and helping to increase profitability.
Les was also the Controller of New Waste Concepts during a time when it doubled in size and set up many systems and helped lay the infrastructure for their growth, and was a Divisional controller for OmniSource Corporation. Before this he worked for 5 years as a staff accountant for Max Dorfmeister and Company.
5225 Secor Rd.,
Toledo, Ohio 43623