Susan Kornatowski

Cleveland, OH
Resident of North Royalton, OH
Rea Team Member Since 2017
  • Susan performs audits of private companies, not-for-profit organizations, and employee benefit plans. She also reviews and analyzes financial statements and provides business consulting services.

Topics or areas of expertise that Susan can talk about (even in her sleep):

  • Audit methodology and procedures
  • Review engagement and analytics
  • Financial statement disclosures
  • Private Foundations
  • Independence

How we know she knows what she’s doing:

  • She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Case Western Reserve University and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Cleveland State University
  • She is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • She joined Rea as part of the 2017 Walthall merger
  • 2018 Rea Way Award
  • Rea NextGen (class of 2019 graduate)

Furthering her professional development, Susan is involved with:

  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Ohio Society of CPAs
  • Holy Name High School (finance committee member)
  • Soroptimist International of Cleveland (member)

When she’s not in the office, you can find her:

  • Cheering on the Indians
  • Attending baseball games around the country – She has seen 28 MLB parks and counting.
  • Spending time with her family and pets
  • Experimenting with digital photography

Inside The Mind Of

What does “A Brighter Way” mean to you? Providing value-added services to clients and being the beacon that guides them to solutions for their financial needs

What’s your favorite aspect of your job? Building relationships with clients

Why do you choose to work at Rea? Office in the suburbs – avoid the rush hour commute to/from downtown

What is your most memorable moment at Rea? My first ever business trip to Arkansas for an audit and retreat 2018.

Just For Fun:

  • What did 10-year-old you want to be when you grew up? A teacher or a television repair person
  • What was your first job? Law clerk for a domestic relations law firm
  • What is the best restaurant you’ve ever eaten at? My all-time favorite restaurant is Zehnder’s in Frankenmuth, Michigan
I strive to be a hard-working, trustworthy, and efficient professional who clients can rely upon for their financial needs