Darlene Knapp, CPA, is a member of Knapp and Associates, LLC. She has over 20 years of Public Accounting experience in the Tax Compliance, Planning and Closely Held business areas. Darlene graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Toledo, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, Business Networking International (BNI), Home Builders Association, Holland Springfield Chamber of Commerce and a graduate of the Certified Networker (CN) of Ohio Program.
Sarah Dery-Foy is a 2003 graduate of the University of Toledo, where she realized her true calling was to numbers and taxes. Sarah holds an Associate’s Degree in Accounting from UT and uses her skills and outstanding client focus to the betterment of all Knapp and associates clients.
Crystal Taylor, MBA joins Knapp & Associates with over 20 years of tax preparation experience. She enjoys gardening, cooking and of course, researching tax code! “I’m excited about joining Knapp & Associates this year. Darlene and the gang are great!"
Lisa Zieman, CPA, is an associate of Knapp & Associates, LLC. She brings eighteen years of Public Accounting experience and knowledge to our team. A graduate of the University of Toledo with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, Lisa focuses on work with Small Businesses and Individuals, she is committed to delivering services that meet each client’s unique requirements and goals. Her knowledge and expertise includes tax compliance, tax planning, business consulting and bookkeeping.
She resides in Perrysburg with her husband Todd and their two children, Oliver and Olivia.
Barb Huff was a general accountant for Owens Illinois for seven years. She was also employed by the village of Berkey as their clerk/treasurer for four years, council member for four years and was elected as mayor from 1999 through 2015. Barb has been the accountant, title clerk, and tax preparer for an independent used car dealership since 1982 and has additional experience in real estate and property management. Barb is dedicated to family, friends, and her work.
Chelsea Koralewski is a staff accountant at Knapp & Associates. She graduated cum laude from the University of Toledo in 2010 with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration/Accounting. Prior to joining the Knapp team, Chelsea has served as the accounting department for a local start-up, including government interaction via the FBO and iRAPT/WAWF interfaces. She also spent almost ten years in banking, specializing in operational excellence (accuracy, compliance, auditing, error resolution, and training). Chelsea is excited to bring her passion for numbers, accuracy, and error resolution to Knapp & Associates.
Diana Liaeff was born in Riverside, California but raised in Northwest Ohio. She graduated from Penta County Vocational and secured a a position as an Administrative Assistant in a fast paced , public school system for the next 30 years. She is happily married for over 30 years and has two sons she adores. She enjoys spending free time with family, friends, adnd a few area race tracks. She loves cats, bird watching and the solitude of the summer sun. She is a high energy people oriented person excited to meet & greet all the Knapp and Associates clients.