In 1993 Brangham & Associates, Inc. was established by Ronald Brangham, CPA, with his partner in business, and in life, Suzanne Brangham, the firm’s Practice Manager. The firm is located in Maumee, Ohio.
We believe in the value of relationships. We view every client relationship like a partnership, and truly believe that our success is a result of your success. We are committed to providing close, personal attention to our clients. We take pride in giving you the assurance that the personal assistance you receive comes from years of advanced training, technical experience and financial acumen.
Ronald Brangham, CPA
Founder and President
Ron has over 30 years experience providing sound advice and tax services to business owners and individuals. He is committed to providing the highest quality accounting and tax services, business consulting, and QuickBooks training and consulting. With Ron’s extensive knowledge of business and personal taxation, he can minimize your tax liabilities.
Ron has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Toledo. He is a member of both the American Institute and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants and Business Networking International Perrysburg Chapter. Ron enjoys golf, working out and spending time with his family.
Practice Manager & QuickBooks Pro Advisor
Sue has over 28 years working in the business world. She has over 20 years of experience providing accounting and QuickBooks training and support to our business and individual clients. Sue is our in house expert for sales tax and payroll taxes. Sue has been intricately involved with the accounting, payroll, human resources, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and tax return preparation. She assists over 100 clients per year with QuickBooks monthly and yearly review, training and support. She works closely with clients helping them understand the QuickBooks program and how to utilize the features to empower them to have a greater understanding of their business’ financial picture.
Sue has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Toledo. She is a QuickBooks Certified Professional Advisor. Sue enjoys golf, exercise, remodeling projects, traveling, and spending time with her family.
Christina Kanagaratnam, EA
Christina has been with Brangham & Associates since 2005 and has over 16 years experience working in the tax and accounting field. Christina is an Enrolled Agent with the Internal Revenue Service. In addition to preparing and signing returns, she is able to directly represent our clients before the IRS with past and current tax matters including tax audits and collections. As Tax Manager, Christina will be overseeing the tax workflow of our office to ensure that our clients are being handled with the highest level of care.
Christina is a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents. She also holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Education from the University Toledo. Christina says she really has the heart of a teacher and enjoys finding a way to help clients have a clearer picture of accounting and tax rules and regulations they find themselves dealing with. She lives in Perrysburg with her husband and two children. She is an active member in her church as the Hospitality Coordinator. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also loves to camp, fish and relax by a roaring fire.
Arlena is a Staff Accountant and Tax Preparer and works closely with our clients to complete their business accounting records and tax return preparation. Arlena has been with our firm since 2012. She is currently studying for the Enrolled Agent Exam, which she will sit for later this year
Arlena has worked in various financial and tax related environments. As a student she worked as a co-op with Internal Revenue Service and trading on the stock exchange. Outside the office you will usually find Arlena attending one of her children’s sporting activities or school events. In her spare time, Arlena loves to spend time with her family and friends. She also loves to travel, play board games and seek new experiences.
Jessica is a Staff Account, Tax Preparer and Payroll Manager. Jessica has an Associates degree in Accounting with over 10 years of experience in the field. Jessica works closely with our clients to provide them with all their general accounting needs, including payroll, sale tax and tax preparation services. She is skilled in the use of Quickbooks software, and employs this knowledge to assist businesses in better understanding the bookkeeping options best suited for their business.
Jessica enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She is a proud mother of three, in her time off they are her top priority. Baseball, soccer games and karate classes fill her calendar. She also loves cookouts, camping and traveling.
Brenda is a University of Toledo Alum with an Associates Degree in Business Office Technologies and has well over ten years experience as an Administrative Professional. Brenda is your first point of contact at our office whether you call or stop by in person. In addition to greeting you, scheduling appointments, routing your phone calls, and making sure your important documents get to the correct professional, she also serves as our client communications coordinator. You may receive communications from Brenda throughout the year as she assists our tax and accounting staff or relays important client reminders, alerts and other announcements.
Brenda is a proud Mom of two adult children. She is a Toledo Walleye hockey fan and enjoys spending time with family and friends attending local festivals and other community events.
Our continual investment of time and resources in professional continuing education, state-of-the-art computer technology and extensive business relationships is indicative of our commitment to excellence. Brangham & Associates is here to make your business and home less taxing.