A Letter From Our Executive Committee

For the first time in over 25 years, our annual letter has both a new look and a new voice. We expect that 2021 will bring about a lot more “firsts” – and we think that’s a very good thing.

Protecting Profit & Producing Results

In-depth knowledge of the manufacturing and distribution industries is essential to understanding a company’s unique issues and improvement opportunities. We work with small and large manufacturers and wholesale distributors with special expertise in a range of products including plastics, packaging, castings and more.

Whether the task at hand is short-term cost control or long-term growth planning, our team of business advisors provides your company with front-line operational and financial experience. Recording your business activities and observing your progress, we can help you thrive in this ever-changing environment to protect profits and produce results.

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Named by Inside Public Accounting as a 2019 “All-Star” in Manufacturing Specialization.


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Discover the BMF Difference

  • Industry comprises nearly 40 percent of the firm’s clients
  • Current members/past chair of the Allinial Global Manufacturing/Distribution Committee
  • Staff with over 80 advanced professional degrees, including:
    • Certified Fraud Examiners
    • Masters of Taxation
    • Master of Accounting
    • Certified in Financial Forensics
    • Accredited in Business Valuation
    • Certified Valuation Analysts

audit & accounting

How We Can Help

  • Improving productivity by addressing fill rates, inadequate margins, or loss of market share
  • Finding lost profits
  • Assessing existing job costing, or activity-based costing systems
  • Identifying and solving inventory/production reporting errors
  • Assisting under-performing companies
  • R & D credit studies
  • Employee benefit plan audits
  • Improving existing distribution models and sales channels
  • Preparing or reviewing compensation plans and incentive programs
  • Benchmarking, trend, sales and product mix analysis
  • Improving supply chain management
  • Assistance in adoptions of new revenue recognition and leasing rules
  • Evaluating supplier performance
  • Preparing budgets and forecasts
  • Mock IRS or state tax audits
  • Multi-state tax planning
  • Lease vs. buy analysis

advisory services

Practice Leaders

Cindy S. Johnson

Partner and Executive Committee Member

John E. Jenkins


Akron Office


Cleveland Office




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