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About Us

About Our Firm

Schaefer & Associates CPAs opened in 1995 and today services over 500 business and individual clients.  Our growth over the years has come primarily through referrals from our existing clients and our relationships with other service professionals.

Our staff includes CPAs and other accounting and support professionals.  Our low staff turnover rate allows our clients to benefit from on-going consistent and efficient delivery of professional services.

We use the latest technology to streamline the services we offer.  Our professionals also work with business clients on location to assist them in running their businesses efficiently and profitably.

We would be happy to meet with you to discuss how Schaefer & Associates can meet your business or personal service needs.

Our Team

JOSEPH P. SCHAEFER CPA

Mr. Schaefer has been in public practice over 34 years in both local and international accounting firms. Prior to opening his own practice in 1995, he was tax partner for a local CPA firm in central Ohio, and earlier in his career worked in the tax divisions of Arthur Andersen & Co. and Deloitte Haskins & Sells.

He is a 1980 graduate of Franklin University (cum laude) and became a CPA in 1981. He is a member of the Ohio Society of CPAs and American Institute of CPAs.

Mr. Schaefer's background has been primarily working with closely-held business and individual tax clients. He oversees the Firm's accounting and tax practice, and consults with clients throughout the year in the areas of tax planning and financial reporting.

He has been actively involved in his community and is a current member in the Olentangy/Southern Delaware County Rotary Club where he has served both as Treasurer and President. He has also volunteered on various committees in the Olentangy Local School District and helped form the Olentangy Youth Athletic Association in 1990. His efforts were formally recognized by the Olentangy Local Schools Board of Education when he received public service awards in 1991 and 1997.

He and his wife Paula live in Lewis Center, Ohio and have two sons, Stephen and Neil.

DEBORAH A. KOHMAN, CPA

NANCY E. SKEELS, CPA

BARBARA D. ADAMS

BETH A. WATERHOUSE

KELLY A. COVILLE

CHRISTY BURNS

JANE M. O'SHAUGHNESSY, CPA