BMF Akron Office Closure Beginning May 1

Beginning May 1, our Akron Office will be closed to the public for renovations but will remain available to assist you. Contact your BMF Advisor or call 330.762.9785 to speak with someone who can help. We anticipate renovations taking several weeks, so stay tuned for updates!

Innovative Thinking, Strategic Planning, Streamlined Operations

Managing operational effectiveness creates significant value for a business. Having a comprehensive strategy positions your executive team to recognize and respond to opportunities and achieve your strategic goals.

Our team specializes in implementing processes to increase self-sufficiency and accountability for maintaining effective internal controls and operations. So whether you’re facing growth and expansion, economic challenges, litigation, restructuring or other critical transitions in your business, we can provide the objective, independent answers you need to help you plan, prioritize and execute your business initiatives efficiently.

Whether you need to assess and control risk, improve business processes or strengthen corporate governance, we will work with you to develop practical solutions that enhance and protect your control systems.

We work closely with clients, auditors and outside interests to develop objective valuation opinions    Valuation Services

How we can help you

We stay focused on helping organizations function more efficiently, make better decisions and continually improve. We dedicate resources and efforts to assist clients automate processes, optimize operations and minimize risks through smarter use of best practices, technology and human capital.

  • Strategic planning
  • Revenue enhancement
  • Exit plans
  • Benchmarking and performance measurement
  • Financial projections
  • Cash flow projections
  • Profitability studies
  • Cost reduction studies
  • Information flow studies
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It is not only the experience, expertise and resources you require to fulfill your advisory needs but the people, their philosophies and their values – in other words, the intangibles. Some of these characteristics fundamental to our philosophy include:

  • Trusted advisors – our independence enables us to provide frank counsel on the matters affecting your organization.
  • Proactive service – our clients trust us to anticipate and suggest, not just respond.
  • Relationship investment – we are committed to understanding your organization’s environment, the industry and your specific needs.


Practice Leaders

James E. Merklin


Eric D. German




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