Duane Denn, Jr.

CPA, Quickbooks ProAdvisor®
Amherst, OH
Resident of Lorain, OH
Rea Team Member Since 2017
  • Duane spends his day taking care of client issues as they arise; accounting work, preparing tax returns, preparing financial statements and so much more. He is responsible for clients in a variety of industries, manufacturing, professional services, construction and non profit.

Topics or areas of expertise that Duane can talk about (even in his sleep):

  • Individual tax preparation & planning
  • Corporate tax preparation & planning
  • Auditing
  • Government Accounting
  • Nonprofits

How he’s helped clients meet their business needs:

  • Duane helped convert a nonprofit client to a private foundation for tax purposes.
  • Helping a client with a Quickbooks issue of posting revenue correctly.
  • Helping a client setup a trust return for a deceased parent.

How we know he knows what he’s doing:

  • He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Cleveland State University
  • Duane has more than 25 years of experience in the accounting industry.
  • He has also worked for Ciulla, Smith & Dale, LLP; Samuel Kellogg & Co.,Inc; The Astrup Company; Frank, Seringer & Chaney, Inc.; Walthall, LLP.

Furthering his professional development, Duane is involved with:

  • Lorain Rotary (secretary)
  • Lorain County Chamber of Commerce

When he’s not in the office, you can find him:

  • Working out at the gym
  • Watching sports
  • Working around the house

Inside The Mind Of …

  • What does “A Brighter Way” means to you? Helping our clients grow so we can grow as a firm.
  • What’s your favorite aspect of your job? I like working in the different areas of accounting and interacting with clients.
  • What do you consider is your “brightest” quality? Maintaining integrity in all that I do.
  • What line of The Rea Way describes you the best? Choosing to be positive every day

Just for fun:

  • What did 10-year-old you want to be when you grew up? A professional football player
  • What is one trait you possess that you inherited from your mother or father? Determination from my mother
  • What is the best restaurant you’ve ever eaten at? Timber Lodge in Medina, Ohio
I am a professional that works very hard and keeps knowledgeable in the areas of accounting to service clients in our firm.