Choosing the right CPA firm is critical to the success of any business. Along with accounting services, a CPA must understand your business and your financial needs and goals. At Mahle, Wack, Zaidain & Co., PLL, Certified Public Accountants, we strive to provide the highest quality of accounting services and financial advice to our clients. Our professional staff is experienced in a wide variety of industries, and dedicated to understanding the unique aspects of each client. We will spend time with you, asking questions and offering suggestions to help you improve your bottom line.
Joseph S. Zaidain, CPA/ABV, PFS, CVA (Partner)
Joe is a graduate of the University of Dayton with a Bachelors and Masters degree. He has over thirty years of experience in accounting. Joe’s specialties include personal and estate tax preparation and planning, business valuations, and general management consulting. Joe is a member of The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), The Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, and is accredited by the AICPA in Business Valuations (ABV), Forensics (CFF), and Personal Financial Planning (PFS). Joe also serves several church, school, and athletic organizations.
David K. Holzapfel, CPA (Partner)
David has been in public accounting for over twenty years. He is a graduate of Wright State University. David has a broad range of experience involving work with construction firms, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, non-profit organizations and service industry clients. He is a member of The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and The Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants. He has served on the executive board of a youth soccer organization and on the board of a local Little League organization.
Kelly R. Sauer, CPA (Partner)
Kelly joined Mahle, Wack, Zaidain & Co., PLL in September of 2005. She performs work in the areas of tax, accounting, payroll and auditing for a variety of industries including non-profits, retirement plans, restaurants, retail, and wholesale/distributors. She is a member of The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and The Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants. Kelly is a graduate of Wright State University and a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Kimberly J. Powell (Staff Accountant)
Kim joined the firm in February, 2000. She has acquired over thirty years banking and finance experience with an emphasis in personal finance. Kim determines the need for financial products and services for existing and potential clients. She is licensed by the State of Ohio Department of Insurance. She is a graduate of Sinclair Community College and Capital University.
Kimberly G. Robbins (Administrative Assistant, Notary Public, Bookkeeper)
Kim joined the firm in September of 2015 and has over 25 years of on-the-job bookkeeping experience. She has completed almost all of the required credits for her Associate Degree in Accounting at Sinclair Community College, and has been a Notary Public since 2007.
Kesha S. Harris (Senior Accountant)
Kesha joined Mahle, Wack, Zaidian in January of 2018. She graduated from Wright State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business focused in Accounting. After having a 9 year career in healthcare, working in various healthcare settings from nursing facilities to hospitals, she made a conscious decision to change her career path to business. Her professional work includes tax preparation, accounting, and auditing services for various industries. She is currently studying for her CPA license.
Grant Trudel (Staff Accountant)
Grant joined Mahle, Wack, Zaidian in October 2018. He is a graduate of Tiffin University with a Bachelor of Science in Business focused in Accounting and the University of Findlay for his MBA. He has professional work experience in tax preparation and planning services for sole proprietors, closely held entities, and individual returns, compilation and accounting services, and review and auditing services of for-profit and non-profit entities. He is actively working toward his CPA certification.
Colin E. Flaute (Staff Accountant)
Colin joined Mahle, Wack, Zaidian in January of 2021. He graduated from Wright State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Accounting. He is currently studying for his CPA license.