Don graduated from Miami University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Don began his career in the international accounting department at NCR’s World Headquarters. Don joined Thorn Lewis + Duncan in 1990 and became a shareholder in January 2002 and managing shareholder in 2019; he now serves on the Executive Committee at Barnes Dennig.
Don provides a wide variety of accounting, tax, and business consulting services to closely-held companies. His primary focus is serving the construction, automobile dealership, manufacturing, and wholesale/distribution industries.
Don is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.
He is a former member of the Board of Trustees, where he served as Treasurer and finance committee chair for the local Ronald McDonald House and currently serves on the finance/audit committee. Don is a former member of the Board and Treasurer for the Bellbrook Music Boosters.
Don completed the two-year Leadership Development Program through Allinial Global, which is designed to identify individuals with leadership abilities and train them on how to use their talents.