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Our People

At Rudler, our firm's expertise comes from our collective depth of knowledge--knowledge we use to meet your long-term business needs today and assist in determining your personal financial standing tomorrow.

It is for that reason that we find so much strength in our people. Each of our professionals is a specialist in their area of practice and adept at planning and preparing for each step of your tax preparation, financial analysis or consulting with your business management team. We pride ourselves on our solid history, passionate commitment to ongoing education and staying on the leading edge of technology. We're proactive in working with our clients, staying ahead to alert you to any changes that affect you. Rudler knows your business, your industry and your goals, and we put that knowledge to work for you with expert, unbiased advice in every phase of your business.

Our Leadership Team

Jeff Epplen, CFP
Shareholder

Audrey Goetz, CPA, CVA
Shareholder

Chris Guidugli, CPA
Shareholder

Greg Lamping, CPA
Shareholder

Tami Lawson, CPA,
Chief Operating Officer/
Shareholder

David Neuhaus, CPA
Shareholder

Melanie Smart, CPA
Shareholder

Alex Weidner, CPA, CFE
President/
Shareholder

John Wood, CPA, CVA
Shareholder

Our Professional Team

Shelby Adams
Client Accounting Specialist

Austin Alwell
Senior Client Accounting Specialist

Mark Benson, CPA, CVA
Tax Manager

Erica Brown
Client Accounting Manager

Karen Daugherty, CPA, CGMA
Tax Manager

Gina Dabrowski
Client Accounting Specialist

Heather Davis, CPA
Tax Senior Manager

Lisa Dooley, CPA
Assurance Manager

Gina Earle, CPA
Client Accounting Specialist

Max Epplen, CPA
Staff Accountant

Eric Ficke, CPA
Director of CAS Department

Janna Fitzwater, CPA
Assurance Senior Manager

Jane Frances, CPA
Tax Senior Manager

Jim Gyimah
Senior Accountant

Missy Heist
Client Accounting Manager

Mike Jeffers, CPA
Assurance Senior Manager

Evan Kandra, CPA
Senior Accountant

Brooke Kramer, CPA
Tax Manager

Alexis Ludtke, CPA
Tax Manager

Teresa Mann
Client Accounting Specialist

Erin Mauch
Senior Client Accounting Specialist

Josh Myers
Staff Accountant

Nick Myers
Senior Accountant

Gail Ohr
Client Accounting Manager

Helly Patel
Client Accounting Manager

Ritu Patel
Senior Accountant

Jon Peul
Staff Accountant

Heather Pillard
Senior Client Accounting Specialist

Jenna Polston
Senior Accountant

Steven Puleo, CPA
Tax Senior Manager

James Ray, CPA
Tax Manager

Lisa Schaible
Client Accounting Manager

Madison Sheets
Staff Accountant

Drew Sullivan
Assurance Manager

Becca Thorman, CPA, CVA
Senior Accountant

Matt Topmiller, CPA
Tax Manager

Gail Williams
Staff Accountant/ Administration

Our Support Team

Kendra Anderson,
Talent & Engagement
Coordinator

Laura Blair
Marketing Coordinator

Carrie Claypool
Accounts Receivable & Billing Specialist

Jackie Noll
Director of Human Resources

Kathy Pool, CPA
Firm Administrator

Lisa Robinson
Reception & Processor

Sarah Sanders
Director of Information Technology

Jennifer Smith
Administrative Assistant