About Us

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 has been located in Perrysburg since 1994.

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.

Ron Brangham, CPARonald Brangham, CPA 

Founder and President

Ron has over 29 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.  He is a Dave Ramsey Endorsed Local Provider for Tax Services. 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.

 

Sue BranghamSuzanne Brangham

Practice Manager & QuickBooks Pro Advisor

Sue has over 25 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 75 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 member of Business Networking International – Masters Chapter. She is currently pursuing Certification as a QuickBooks Certified Professional Advisor. Sue enjoys golf, exercise, remodeling projects, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Christina at Brangham & AssociatesChristina Kanagaratnam

Tax Manager

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 also holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Education from the University of 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 McDaniel

Tax Preparer and Staff Accountant

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.

 

Shannon Lichtenburg

Administrative Assistant

Shannon joins us with over 12 years of Administrative experience in various professional fields.  She will likely be your first contact when you call or visit our office.  She will assist you in scheduling an appointment and checking in your tax documents. Shannon can assist you with your basic tax questions or direct you to one of our other knowledgeable staff.

Shannon holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Toledo. She lives in Maumee with her fiancé and daughter. Outside the office you will find Shannon attending one of her daughters sporting or extracurricular activities. She also enjoys spending time with friends and family. In her spare time, Shannon loves to travel and attend live sporting events, enthusiastically supporting her favorite teams.

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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.