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 for the past 13 years.

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 25 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, the Rotary Club of Perrysburg, and Business Networking International Perrysburg Chapter. Ron enjoys golf, working out, spending time with his family and being actively involved with his local church.

Sue BranghamSuzanne Brangham

Practice Manager & QuickBooks Pro Advisor

Sue has over 20 years working in the business world. She has over 18 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.

Rachel Michalak

Tax Manager

Rachel has more than 15 years of public accounting and tax practice experience in the greater Toledo area plus 2 years of private industry experience. Rachel’s specific areas of expertise are in individual and business tax preparation for various entities, tax planning, fixed asset management and compilation account reporting.  She is trained in several accounting systems including Peachtree and QuickBooks.

Rachel has a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from the University of Phoenix and is a candidate to sit for the CPA exam. She lives in Toledo.  In her spare time, Rachel enjoys spending her time with her family and friends.
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Christina at Brangham & AssociatesChristina Kanagaratnam

Tax Preparer and Staff Accountant

Christina has over 16 years working in the business world, including working in the credit reporting field in the area of data integrity and over 11 years experience working in public accounting.  She started in public accounting providing practice management support.  Christina began working for Brangham & Associates in 2005 as our receptionist and is now our lead individual tax preparer.  She works closely with our individual tax clients on the preparation of their returns.  Christina also provides accounting services to several of our business clients.  She is currently studying to take the Enrolled Agent exam which will allow her to directly represent clients before the Internal Revenue Service.

Christina has a Bachelors Degree in Business Education from the University of Toledo.  She lives in Perrysburg with her husband and two children.  She is an active member in her church as the hospitality coordinator and has served in the children’s ministry.  In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, experimenting in the kitchen with ethnic cuisines and sitting by a campfire.

Arlena McDaniel

Administrator and Communications Coordinator

Arlena has over 15 years of Administrative experience in various professional fields.  As our Administrator she schedules appointments, coordinates communications with our clients as well as assisting firm clients with a variety of questions and requests.  In addition to these duties, Arlena works closely with our tax and accounting staff to compile, verify and request information from clients. 

In the years prior to joining our team, Arlena worked in various financial and tax related environments providing customer service and staff support to financial managers and stock traders  as well as private school offices.  As a student she worked as a co-op with Internal Revenue Service in various positions.  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 travel and experience new things.


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.