Shultz Huber & Associates Admits Four Shareholders

Rob Bourn

Rob Bourn

Archbold, Ohio-based Shultz Huber & Associates announced four new shareholders. Rob Bourn, Kim Ray, Stacey Baer and Steve Samples have all been promoted from principal to shareholder. All four will continue to serve clients while increasing their leadership roles with the firm.

Bourn, who is in the Defiance, Ohio office, joined the firm in 2007 and is experienced in financial accounting, as well as federal, state and local income tax areas. He works with clients in a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing, professional services, real estate and construction.

Kim Ray

Kim Ray

Ray, in the St. Marys, Ohio office, joined Siefring and Associates in 2004, which was acquired by Shultz Huber & Associates in 2015. Ray prepares business and individual tax returns and financial statements; offers consulting services for businesses and individuals; and conducts estate and tax planning. She specializes in agriculture, manufacturing, construction and service industries.

Stacey Baer

Stacey Baer

Baer, in the Van Wert, Ohio office, joined the firm in 1998. She assists large and small businesses in a variety of industries with individual and business accounting and tax preparation, financial reporting, payroll assistance, and software consulting, evaluation and implementation as well as sales, mergers and acquisitions.

Samples, in the Van Wert office, joined the firm in 1995. He provides accounting and tax services to businesses in a variety of industries, including telecommunications, agriculture and franchise operations. Samples also heads the firm’s forensic accounting services.

Steve Samples

Steve Samples

“Over the past three years, our firm has experienced growth, not only in the number of clients we serve, but also in our team, service offerings and service footprint,” says Barb Kohnen, president of Shultz Huber & Associates. “Rob, Kim, Stacey and Steve have been instrumental in helping navigate that growth, and we are excited for them to take a larger leadership role as we plan for the firm’s future.”

Shultz Huber & Associates, Inc. is a full-service accounting, tax and business consulting CPA firm specializing in assisting businesses and their owners plan for their future and achieve their goals in an ever-changing financial and regulatory environment.