Client Testimonials

Assurance & Tax Services

“I am highly satisfied with Barnes Dennig.  They are professional and do a great job. Our audit process is always smooth and I don't worry about my taxes being filed on time and appropriately because I know they are on top of our needs.”

– Barnes Dennig Client, 2021

“Barnes Dennig meets or exceeds our expectations in preparing financial statements and offering good advice for year-end tax strategies.”

– Barnes Dennig Client, 2021

"The audit team has always gone above and beyond."

– Kristyn H., Senior Accountant

"Joe and team have been very helpful and responsive to any questions or concerns I may have."

– Lori C., Office Administrator

“Barnes Dennig provides excellent customer service and support.  This group is very knowledgeable and always stands ready to assist. Audits can certainly be intimidating, but Barnes Dennig makes the experience a positive one by providing opinions and suggestions to offer improvement to the situation rather than to tear down the processes and procedures.”

– Jennifer P., Director of Finance

"We have an excellent long-term relationship with this firm and the people who work there have always provided timely, relevant, and reliable information, support, and counsel."

– Rich E., President & CEO

"Jim has been my accountant and friend for more than 35 years. He always buys me a cold one when I am in town."

– Robert H., Long-time client

"Barnes Dennig is very proactive, accurate, and timely in all that they do."

– Dominion Liquid Technologies

"Investigating and gathering information for the Research and Experimentation Tax Credit was a big, intense project, but Barnes Dennig helped guide the process and communicated the details throughout.  They kept us from getting lost in the weeds."

– Easy Way Products

"There’s a level of continuity that we probably wouldn’t get from a larger firm. And then there’s the ability to have contact with the firm as often as you’d like, that responsiveness that you wouldn’t get from a larger firm."

– T.J. Dyer Company

"Barnes Dennig asks the good, solid practice-related questions that the other firms just don’t have a clue about."

– TP Mechanical Contractors

"Barnes Dennig has done a thorough analysis of our business and supplies us with helpful benchmarks that are specific to our industry. Their auditors have been both respectful and thorough, and we appreciate their suggestions for improving our business model."

– Diversified Ophthalmics, Inc.

"They have been consistently easy to work with, and have done a great job keeping us abreast of tax changes. Their help in our recent merger with another industry partner was especially appreciated."

– Diversified Ophthalmics, Inc.

Business Consulting & Advisory

“I’m grateful for Harold’s ‘above and beyond’ effort to calculate my company’s value. I appreciate his advice and suggestions to improve my company, and ultimately, my retirement prospects!"

– Steve K., President & CEO

“The Barnes Dennig team has been incredibly accessible, knowledgeable, and helpful to us. They are a refreshing change from previous experiences with audit firms that only provided the required audit. Our Barnes Dennig team is a genuine resource.”

– Lynda G., Director of Finance

"Barnes Dennig stays on top of industry standards and best practices. They have a keen ability to look ahead and I trust them as extended financial stewards of our organization.”

– Jen A., Business Operations Director

“I appreciate their responsiveness and understanding of the company's operations and parameters.”

– Valeree C., Director of Finance & Administration

“I get prompt, professional assistance whenever I reach out for help.”

– Tom S., CFO

“Great partner. They know our business and know where to ask questions. They are available during the year for questions that come up as well and are always timely in responses. Their work is critical to our business's success and we could not do it without them!”

– Barnes Dennig Client, 2021

“We were very pleased with the services we received from Mr. Kremer.  He performed an independent valuation for us.  He was professional, knowledgeable, and accurate.”

– Barnes Dennig Client, 2021

“Barnes Dennig is very responsive and listens to the goals of the business.”

– Barnes Dennig Client, 2021

Business Valuation

Construction

“They do a great job.”

– Alvin R., President & CEO

“If we wanted to compare the auditors we’ve worked with over the past few years, Barnes Dennig asks the good, solid construction-practice-related questions that the other firms just didn’t have a clue about. They ask us things that somebody who didn’t know our industry wouldn’t think to ask, but probably should."

– Mark M., Controller

"The knowledgeable and customer-driven staff at Barnes Dennig go the extra mile to take care of any questions or issues that may arise. They are top-notch!"

– Jennifer P., Director of Finance

"With Barnes Dennig, we don’t have to worry that they understand our business. That hasn’t been an issue at all and it saves a lot of time."

– Danis Building Construction Company

COVID-19 Advisory

“I love communication: Matt exceeded all my expectations in this process. The PPP loan process he used was seamless, easy, and efficient.”

– Bernard M., Barnes Dennig Client

“Always quick on email response but also reached out in the midst of COVID to see how our business was doing and provided details on the PPP loan.”

– Barnes Dennig Client, 2020

“It was challenging to decipher all the government benefits in relation to COVID-19. Our Barnes Dennig representatives took time to meet with us on several occasions to explain the options and provide their deep analysis, so we could make the best decisions for our organization.”

– Jen A., Business Operations Director

“Thank you for your hard work researching the new laws and how they will impact businesses. I appreciate the information’s clarity and the guidance offered. It is nice to have a reliable source of timely information when so much confusion, uncertainty, and changes are occurring.”

– Barnes Dennig Client, 2020

– Barnes Dennig Client, 2020

International

“We are thankful for Barnes Dennig’s assistance on matters where we really need guidance.”

– John M., Director of Global Business Development

“With everyone I have worked with at Barnes Dennig, it's clear there is a culture of excellence.”

– Barnes Dennig Client, 2021

“Barnes Dennig is a valuable business partner in many aspects of our business. With complex international transactions, relationships, and rules, they provide valuable insight and expertise in helping us to navigate these international situations.  I feel Barnes Dennig brings great experience and advice to our business, especially given the small staff of our privately held company.”

– Barnes Dennig Client, 2021

Manufacturing

"I have worked with the same team for 3+ years now and have never had an issue.  They understand our business, provide great insight, and do a thorough job on auditing."

– Mary T., Barnes Dennig Client

"Consistently excellent services."

– Leslie M., Controller

"I have been with Barnes Dennig and Chip Dennig for something like 17 years, and my worst year with them far exceeds my best year in the prior 20 years with what were then Big Eight Accounting Firms."

– Michael D., Client

"The directors, managers, and staff I work with at Barnes Dennig take a real interest in our business and continually look for ways to provide first-class service."

– Gary S., Senior Vice President

"I find the auditors I work with to be qualified, responsive and high in Emotional Intelligence. I love working with them."

– American Micro

"We value the feedback we receive from Barnes Dennig because it helps us manage our business better."

– Easy Way Products

"Barnes Dennig has served our accounting needs for more than 25 years, and they have been highly responsive to our needs, as the company has grown."

– Diversified Ophthalmics, Inc.

Not-For-Profit

"Our 2019 403b plan year audit was our first with Barnes Dennig and was completed 100% remotely due to COVID. It was seamless and one of the smoothest engagements, even taking into consideration some challenges encountered with the plan itself. 2020 has been equally smooth. We appreciate how proactive, resourceful, and dedicated the whole Barnes Dennig team is, especially since we are a very small Finance & Accounting team ourselves. Suralink is the best online firm portal that we've used. I appreciate how well organized it is and easy to use."

– Kristyn H., Senior Accountant

“I have been working with Barnes Dennig for several years now and am very pleased with how patient they have been teaching me how to run a non-profit successfully. They spent the time and cared enough to get to know my business needs, and then helped me, a non-finance person, get comfortable with internal controls and processes to build a sound financial infrastructure. My non-profit is strong, and Barnes Dennig helped me get there.”

– Jenny O., Executive Director

“I have a great relationship with the audit partner and audit manager on the team.  I know that my calls will be answered in a timely manner.  The firm offers proactive advice on how to better the organization.  I value the expertise that Barnes Dennig has in the not-for-profit sector.”

– Barnes Dennig Client, 2021

"We have worked with Barnes Dennig for over 20 years. We have always received consistent performance; I really appreciate their understanding of our organization and forward-thinking about any upcoming challenges we might encounter."

– Mary M., President & Executive Director

"The goal of an audit is twofold; to make you stronger, and keep you on the right path. Barnes Dennig holds us to that."

– Bob M., CFO

“Patrick really spent time talking through issues and helping weigh pros and cons, ramifications and consequences, and thoroughly reviewing how our individual business operates.“

– David H., Barnes Dennig Client

"It’s one of those relationships where you want to give them all the business you can. It has been such a great experience. I’ve never gone to them with a question that they didn’t get back to me right away with a good answer or a resource."

– Healthy Moms & Babes

"Barnes Dennig exceeds our expectations by providing us with business management analytics, benchmarking, and providing additional value in the form of seminars and commentary on the changing laws and regulations that we operate under."

– Cincinnati Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired

SOC Reporting

“Robert Ramsay and Cheryl Ganim consistently inspire trust and confidence. They support our team and we feel like they are always working in our best interest. It's a pleasure to work with them!”

– Steven K., President

“We have worked with Robert Ramsay and Bryan Gayhart at Barnes Dennig for several years now and are very happy with their service! I highly recommend their firm to any company in need of SOC services.”  

– Ron H., Partner

“The personnel I have worked with at Barnes Dennig are knowledgeable, understanding, and always helpful.”  

– Margaret H., Barnes Dennig Client

“Great service!”  

– David F., President

Tax

“I've been very pleased with the services provided and high-touch service we've received.”

– Robin M., CFO

"You have long-term employees and we have been able to build a trusted relationship.  Many companies switch out the employees or have high turnover, so year after year, you feel as if you are starting over.”

– Barnes Dennig Client, 2021

“I have excellent relationships and get outstanding service from extremely competent people.”

– Barnes Dennig Client, 2021

“Outstanding, highly professional people at Barnes Dennig: always very helpful, offering excellent and fresh insights, recommendations, and critical observations in a collegial, integrated fashion.”

– Barnes Dennig Client, 2021

“Communication is good and staff is personable and knowledgeable.”

– Barnes Dennig Client, 2021

“I have a relationship with Chad Martin that has been years in the making.  He understands my business and personal tax needs and listens when I ask questions.  He has earned my respect.  He also provides very complete advice and counsel on issues relating to tax matters and financial planning.  He is a ‘Trusted Advisor’ – something really in my experience can't be taught or assumed - it's a client-to-advisor relationship.”

– John P., Client

“Bob Lewis is very responsive to our tax and business needs.  He is very knowledgeable and always prompt, friendly and helpful.”

– Barnes Dennig Client, 2021

Tax Consulting

“Great firm.  Scott and Hannah take great care of us.”

– Kurt T., President

"A trusted partner."

– Greg P., President

“We have been working with the firm for the last 5 years and cannot be happier with the service, support, and advice being provided to us. The team has always been proactive in their approach to assist us in different matters - from tax returns and R&D credits to incentive plans for our employees and review of the financial statements. Ellen Juram, Lauren Huster, Cheryl Ganim, and Chad Martin have always been not only great professionals but also the easiest and nicest people to work with.”  

– Barnes Dennig Client, 2021

“One of the great things about working with BD is the year-to-year seamlessness of the annual tax return preparation project, which closely comports with a diversity of talented, conscientious, and amiable BD staff with which I have been privileged to work. "

– Michael D., Client

“I’ve enjoyed working with representatives from Barnes Dennig – professional and knowledgeable.”

– Amy D., President

"Our company has had a long and productive relationship with Barnes Dennig Accounting and Tax professionals and have always been given excellent service and great advice."

– Barnes Dennig Client, 2020

Transportation & Logistics

"Barnes Dennig delivers on quality work and great customer service – happy to have them as a partner."

– Kevin R., Finance Director

"We have used Barnes Dennig firm for at least 15 - 20 years and depend on them to be accurate and helpful when we need help.”

– Richard G., Chairman

"Everyone I’ve spoken to at Barnes Dennig has always been friendly and helpful, even for random issues and questions that we have had.  Everyone has been willing to help with not only any regular work that was scheduled but also for any extra topics where we have needed some professional accounting explanations.  Everyone has worked hard on getting the work done thoroughly and on meeting deadlines.”

– Barnes Dennig Client, 2021

“Excellent response time, service, and continuity of staff.”

– Barnes Dennig Client, 2020

Wealth Management

"I receive excellent service."

– Pam D., Barnes Dennig Client

“I’m so happy with Barnes Dennig wealth management. My advisor is very accessible and keeps me informed. I feel my assets are being managed properly. Very satisfied!”

– Barnes Dennig Wealth Management Client, 2021

“I am very happy with the years we have worked together and the continuing excellent service.”

– Lyle F., Barnes Dennig Client

“I continue to be impressed with the professionalism, courtesy, and knowledge of everyone I meet and work with at the firm.”

– Richard E., President, GM, & CEO

“Barnes Dennig has always been there to answer questions and provide ideas and feedback on everything from business or personal family financial planning, taxes, and estate work. Joe and Scott are great to work with and I really appreciate their feedback and guidance.” – Chris T., CEO & Founder

– Chris T., CEO & Founder

Wholesale & Distribution

"Have used Barnes Dennig for years!  They are awesome."

– Lisa W., Business Manager

"Investigating and gathering information for the Research and Experimentation Tax Credit was a big, intense project, but Barnes Dennig helped guide the process and communicated the details throughout. They kept us from getting lost in the weeds."

– Easy Way Products

"Barnes Dennig brings advice that we may not have thought about…Also, the seminars presented by distribution experts like Michael Marks bring tremendous value, allowing us to educate and train our leadership team."

– Bryan Equipment Sales

"They are dedicated professionals who have exceptional expertise in wholesale distribution."

– Bryan Equipment Sales