Barnes Dennig, one of the largest advisory and accounting firms in the region, is proud to announce that Lisa Benzinger, CPA, has joined the firm as a Senior Manager on the Transaction Advisory Services Team. Lisa has 20 years of experience across a broad spectrum of roles including eight years at Barnes Dennig as a Senior Accountant. She also worked as a Senior Tax Accountant, CFO and public company internal auditor.

Lisa Benzinger, CPA

“Lisa’s background as a tax and audit professional combined with her CFO work makes her a perfect fit to help our clients grow through mergers & acquisitions, capital raises and other strategies,” said Dino Lucarelli, CPA, Director of the Transaction Advisory Services Team, “She has the right blend of experience, knowledge and creativity to help structure deals and find opportunities for clients,” he added.

“Over the past 10 years, I’ve held financial executive positions that have been challenging yet very rewarding,” said Lisa, “I’m excited to be part of Barnes Dennig’s Transaction Advisory Services Team based on our great attention to detail from beginning to end. Our clients can focus on running their businesses while confident we are finding the optimal buyer or seller and working to maximize their ROI,” she added.

In her new role, Lisa will prepare financial data to take companies to market, negotiate deal terms, create and analyze financial structures and source prospective buyers and sellers. She will also analyze companies for appropriateness and fit with client needs.

Lisa earned a Bachelor’s degree from Xavier University where she majored in Accounting. She also attended the Executive Leadership Development Program at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza School of Business.

About Barnes Dennig’s Transaction Advisory Team

The Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) Team understands the risk as well as the opportunity inherent in the mergers and acquisitions arena. The team guides middle market companies through the numerous intricate transactional decisions that are part of M&A deals.

The TAS team understands client objectives and the importance of due diligence. The team works with companies across the economic spectrum and is able to harness the expertise and knowledge that the team’s professionals have gained to provide clients with solid financial and transactional advice.

How Can we Help?

If you’re looking to buy or sell a business or if you don’t know how to get started, contact Lisa at (513) 241-8313 or She can talk with you about valuation, funding, deal structures and due diligence services.