Duane Yoder joined the firm in 1997 as a college intern. He was hired full-time upon graduation, and purchased the firm from Jerry Mattison in 2008. As owner, Duane is responsible for managing firm operations, consulting with clients, preparing tax returns, and reviewing accounting and tax work. He specializes in advising small business clients and in tax projection and planning for corporate and individual taxes.
Born and raised in northern Indiana, Duane moved to Columbus in 1995. Prior to joining the firm, Duane worked full-time for 10 years after high school before pursuing a college degree. He served seven years as Senior Bill of Materials Writer at Jayco, Inc., and three years as Manager of a retail grocery business. Duane went on to earn a Bachelor of Accounting from DeVry University, graduating with summa cum laude honors. He became a CPA in 1999, and is a member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Outside of the office, Duane enjoys reading, sports, and spending time with his family.
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Small business owners in many communities offer downtown trick or treat events. Take advantage of this opportunity to build your business reputation. Involvement in local events goes a long way with both existing and prospective customers—indicating a vested interest in your community. Find creative ways to make your business stand out this trick-or-treat season. We hope the following suggestions will spark fun promotional ideas:
October marks Women’s Small Business Month, and we are happy and proud to recognize women in business both locally and around the world. Successful business women of the past and present continue to forge new paths for female entrepreneurs. We celebrate all those who are breaking the glass ceiling and serving as role models and mentors to women everywhere.
For many business owners, September tends to bring a bit of a slowdown. The chaos of getting kids prepared for going back to school has passed, and a focus on saving money tends to kick in as people prepare for the coming holiday spend. Combined, this can often translate into a lull for business owners.