Frank Steele

Frank Steele is the firmwide Director of Talent Optimization. Working from Cincinnati, he manages all recruiting, hiring and associated human resources functions for Clark Schaefer Hackett. Frank’s background includes more than 25 years of talent management and recruiting experience in the public accounting, financial services, banking, and recruiting industries. He has managed and facilitated training […]

Cathy A. Smucker, CPA, NCP

Cathy Smucker specializes in taxation issues in the Affordable Housing industry, particularly with entities organized as partnerships and LLCs. Cathy assists clients with tax credit issues from 8609 preparation, throughout the compliance period, and planning exit strategies. Cathy enjoys helping her clients grow and succeed, and also shares her knowledge with her colleagues as a […]

Sharon W. Stone

Sharon Stone is CSH’s Director of Payroll Services and has over 30 years experience specializing in payroll services, compliance, and consulting. She offers comprehensive payroll services for employers, including processing of payroll checks, tax payments, payroll tax returns, and W-2 forms. Together with her highly skilled team of payroll associates, Sharon is able to tailor […]

Patrick M. Semancik, CPA, CFP

Patrick Semancik provides tax and consulting services to various privately-held businesses and their owners, with an emphasis on consulting and planning services. Pat provides estate and financial planning services to high net worth individuals and highly compensated individuals including physicians, entrepreneurs, attorneys, business owners and investors. Prior to joining CSH in 2001, Pat spent six […]

Margaret R. Alf, CPA

Margaret (Margie) Alf dedicates her practice to the highly technical specialization in employee benefit plan audits. She is a deeply knowledgeable subject resource for both clients and fellow firm associates. Margie takes an educational approach to her engagements to help clients strengthen their internal controls associated with employee benefit plans. She has a keen organizational […]

William K. Clayton

William Clayton has twenty years experience in healthcare management with responsibilities ranging from Systems Implementation Engineer to Chief Operation Officer. Throughout his career, he has specialized in implementing Management Accountability and Technology Improvement Programs with numerous organizations. Bill spent eight years managing a corporate healthcare holding company. In this position, he operated six of the […]

Ted V. Clemans

Theodore Clemans has 30 years experience serving healthcare organizations – with a specific focus in providing professional services such as healthcare turnarounds, contract negotiations and HR services.  Ted developed a set of “process improvement methodologies” which increase the cash flow of group practices and hospitals.  He founded two organizations – the Clemans Group, which grew […]

Shannon P. Doyle, CPA

Shannon Doyle serves as tax advisor for closely held and family owned businesses. He assists clients with federal, state, local and international tax issues including complex transactional tax matters. He also serves as the primary advisor to the stakeholders and owners of various closely held and family owned businesses, providing counsel on income and estate […]

Diane L. Merk, CPA

Diane Merk has over 30 years of public accounting and private industry experience serving as a tax advisor to predominantly closely-held and family-owned businesses and their owners. Much of her career has been devoted to state and local tax issues, with a specialization in multi-state sales and use tax issues and income tax compliance. She […]