College of Business and Innovation

Accounting Advisory Council

Brent Mussery, Chair
    Health Care REIT

Catherine Sheets, Vice-Chair
     
Plante Moran

Matthew Britt
    Owens Corning 

Scott Earls
    UHY LLP

Robert Falk
    Weber • O’Brien, Ltd

Jack Hagmeyer
    William Vaughan Company

Teresa Homan
    Marathon Petroleum Company LP

Doug Homer
    Libbey Inc

Kevin Pirozek
   Signature Bank, N.A.

Curtis Recker
    
Davenport, Hanf and Company LLC

Christopher Schilling
   
Owens-Illinois, Inc.

Christine Slade
    Rehmann

Doug Sosko
    CliftonLarsonAllen

Laura Storch
    PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Crystal Threet
    Ernst & Young

Jaimiee Weaver
    Gilmore, Jasion & Mahler, Ltd

Angelique West
    La-Z-Boy Incorporated

Connie Zouhary

    Buckenmeyer & King CPAs
 Brent Mussery


Chair, Accounting Advisory Council


Brent C. Mussery
Vice President – Internal Audit
Health Care REIT


Brent Mussery serves as Vice President of Internal Audit.   He joined Health Care REIT in May 2011. Mr. Mussery’s primary focus is developing and leading the internal audit function to add value to the organization. Among his responsibilities are serving as an objective consultative resource, assessing internal controls and accounting systems, and overseeing compliance with policies and procedures.


Prior to joining the company, Mr. Mussery was a Regional Internal Audit Director at Owens-Illinois. He also worked for Ernst & Young, LLP and PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP.  Mr. Mussery received a B.S.B.A. from the University of Toledo. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, Chartered Global Management Accountant, and a Chartered Information Technology Professional.

Cathy Sheets Vice-Chair, Accounting Advisory Council


Catherine A. Sheets, CPA
Tax Partner
Plante Moran




Ms. Sheets has over 25 years of experience in corporate and individual taxation. She is a Partner in the Toledo office. She works with many closely held and private equity owned manufacturing and service clients and the business owners on complex tax matters. Ms. Sheets has significant experience with C Corporation deferred tax provision requirements.

Catherine Sheets has a Masters of Taxation and B.B.A from the University of Toledo.  Her honors and awards include 20 under 40 and U.S. Small Business Administration Women in Business Advocate.

 Matthew Britt

Matthew G. Britt
Director – Accounting
Owens Corning


Matthew Britt joined Owens Corning in May 2011 and serves as Director of Accounting for the Composites business segment.  He is primarily responsible for leading the accounting, controlling and reporting functions for operations based in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia.  Additionally, Mr. Britt currently serves as interim Assistant Corporate Controller and is responsible for leading the external financial reporting and internal controls functions.

Prior to joining Owens Corning, Mr. Britt spent 10 years with Therma-Tru Corporation, a division of Fortune Brands, and also worked for Ernst & Young.  At Therma-Tru, he held various financial roles of increased responsibility and served as Division Controller, Director of Commercial Finance and Director of Financial Planning and Analysis.   Mr. Britt earned his Masters of Business Administration from the Ohio State University and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Toledo.

Scott Earls

Scott Earls
Partner
UHY LLP


Scott Earls is a Tax Partner in the Farmington Hills, MI office of UHY LLP.  Scott advises numerous clients on a wide array of tax issues, including pass-thru entity taxation and planning, Research and Development tax credit planning, succession planning for family held and closely held businesses, state and local tax issues, and individual taxation.  Mr. Earls is also one of the leaders of UHY's Tax Accounting Methods group.

Scott has been with UHY since 2005 following almost twenty years at Ernst & Young LLP.  Scott has a BBA from UT with a major in accounting (1984) and MBA from the University of Toledo with a major in Finance (1986). He is currently a member of the AICPA, OSCPA, and MACPA.


 Bob Falk

Robert A. Falk, CPA
Principal, Business Consulting
Weber • O’Brien, Ltd


Bob Falk is a graduate of the University of Toledo.  Prior to joining Weber • O’Brien, Ltd., he was a partner at a large local CPA firm.  Bob specializes in general business consulting services with an emphasis in distributors, manufacturing, real estate and personal service industries. He has an extensive background in providing succession planning, estate planning and closely held business tax planning.

Bob is a member of the Advisory Board of Sky Bank, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.

 Jack Hagmeyer

Jack C. Hagmeyer, CPA, CVA
Partner, Valuation and Audit
William Vaughan Company


Jack Hagmeyer is a Partner with William Vaughan Company who has been with the firm for over 25 years. Jack specializes in providing accounting, auditing and business valuation services for a variety of privately owned companies representing a wide range of industries. Jack has valued businesses for gift and estate purposes, succession planning and various litigation matters. As an audit partner, he focuses on manufacturing and non-profit audits and leads the firm’s employee benefit plan audit practice.

Jack is a graduate of the University of Toledo. He is a member of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, the Toledo Estate Planning Council and the Society of Financial Service Professionals. He also serves his community with his participation in the Reynolds Corners Rotary and as Treasurer of the Board of the Ohio Council of Community Schools.

 Teresa Homan

Teresa R. Homan
Financial Reporting Manager
Marathon Petroleum Company LP


Teresa Homan serves as Financial Reporting Manager for Marathon Petroleum Corporation.  She has been with Marathon Petroleum for 12 years, joining the company in May 2002, and has been in her current position for over 2 years.  Ms. Homan’s current responsibilities include overseeing the company’s internal and external financial reporting functions, including preparing Marathon Petroleum’s Form 10-Q’s and 10-K’s to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on a quarterly basis.  Prior to her current position, Ms. Homan held several positions of increasing responsibility at Marathon Petroleum, including positions both within and outside of accounting.

Prior to joining Marathon Petroleum, Ms. Homan worked at Arthur Anderson LLP for 3 years.  Ms. Homan has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Toledo, with a major in accounting, and a Master of Business Administration from Bowling Green State University.  She is also a Certified Public Accountant.  Ms. Homan is a member of the Ohio Society of CPA’s and serves on the University of Toledo’s Accounting Advisory Board.

 

 

Kevin M. Pirozek, CPA (Inactive)
Commercial Loan Officer
Signature Bank, N.A.


Kevin Pirozek has been with Signature Bank since 2011 and his main responsibilities include business development and managing his existing portfolio of clients.  Prior to joining Signature, Kevin spent over a decade in public accounting where his main focuses were on tax, litigation support, and health care consulting.  Kevin passed the entire CPA exam before graduating cum laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Toledo.

Kevin’s current community involvement includes serving as President of the Board of Harbor, Northwest Ohio’s leading provider of mental health services.  In addition, he also serves on the Boards of Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity, the Miracle League of Northwest Ohio, and the University of Toledo Accounting Advisory Council.  Kevin is a 2006 graduate of Leadership Toledo and spent five years as Treasurer for a Toledo City Councilman’s campaign committee.

 Chris Schilling

Christopher T. Schilling
Director, Global Internal Audit
Owens-Illinois, Inc.


Chris Schilling is the Director of Global Internal Audit at Owens-Illinois, Inc. (“O-I”). In his role, Chris has oversight of the execution and performance of the regional audit teams to ensure the function is carrying out the responsibilities set forth in the Internal Audit Charter approved by the Audit Committee.  Chris joined O-I in 2008 and most recently held the position of Lean Six Sigma Black Belt where he led strategic projects identified by corporate senior leadership.  Prior to this role, Chris spent four years as the Director of Global Tax Planning.

Prior to joining O-I, Chris spent over twelve years with Ernst & Young LLP (“E&Y”). A significant portion of Chris’ time with E&Y involved providing international tax consulting services to Fortune 500 clients.  Chris has a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Toledo, with a major in accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant in Ohio. Chris also serves on the University of Toledo Accounting Advisory Council.

 Christine Slade

Christine M. Slade, CPA
Senior Audit Manager

Rehmann


Christine Slade is a Senior Audit Manager with Rehmann and is located in the Toledo office.  Christine has worked as an auditor in a wide variety of industries during her career, including manufacturing, distribution, not-for profit organizations, and employee benefit plans.  She has worked on both closely held businesses and on publically traded company audits, including the implementation and performance of Sarbanes Oxley compliance auditing.  Christine has served as a senior manager on audits, reviews, agreed upon procedures and special projects and focuses on closely-held companies and not-for profit engagements.

Christine joined Rehmann in 2013 in conjunction with our business combination with Spilman, Hills & Heidebrink, Ltd.  Prior to joining Spilman in 2007, she gained valuable experience in the audit department of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, Toledo.  Christine is a graduate of Miami University with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance.

 Doug Sosko

Doug Sosko, CPA
Tax Senior Manager
CliftonLarsonAllen


Doug Sosko has over 16 years of experience with manufacturing companies, not-for-profit entities and individual tax services.  He is a member of the AICPA and OSCPA and he currently is the treasurer for the Toledo Day Nursery, a committee member for Sal’s Pals, and a member of  the University of Toledo Advisory Council.  Doug is a licensed certified public accountant in Ohio.

His experience includes non-for-profit entities, including work with the unrelated business income tax, tax planning for high worth individuals, trust and estate taxes, assisting clients with tax planning services, including organizational structure, unrelated business taxable income issues and mergers and acquisitions.  His Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting, is from The University of Toledo.

 

 

Laura E. Storch
Senior Manager – Assurance
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP


Laura Storch serves as a Senior Manager within the Assurance practice at PwC.  She joined PwC in August 2003.  Ms. Storch’s current role is within the PwC National Office’s Auditing Services, Methods & Tools group, focusing on audit quality and enhancing and standardizing audit content.  Prior to this role, Ms. Storch served as the lead senior manager on Fortune 500 company audits within the Toledo area.  Ms. Storch received a B.S.B.A. and M.B.A. from the University of Dayton.

Ms. Storch is a Certified Public Accountant, a member of the AICPA, the Ohio Society of CPAs and a board member for Junior Achievement of Northwest Ohio.

 Jaimee Weaver

Jaimiee Weaver, CPA
Partner
Gilmore, Jasion & Mahler, Ltd


Jaimee Weaver is the lead tax partner in the Maumee office of Gilmore, Jasion & Mahler, Ltd. who has over 13 years of experience in public accounting. Jaimee began her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers providing tax services to a broad range of clients and joined Gilmore, Jasion & Mahler, Ltd. in 2003.

Jaimee provides tax planning and compliance services for individuals and all types of businesses in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, construction, healthcare, and professional services.  Jaimee graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration and a Master’s degree in Accounting. Jaimee is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

 Angelique West

Angelique West
Manager of Financial Reporting
La-Z-Boy Incorporated


Angelique West’s current position is Manager of Financial Reporting at La-Z-Boy Incorporated.  She has been employed with La-Z-Boy for three years.  Her primary responsibilities include preparation and review of external filings, XBRL, consolidations, forecast preparation including the consolidation of the annual operating plan, variance investigation, and journal entry and account reconciliation review.

Mrs. West is a Certified Public Accountant.  She previously held roles in both Corporate Accounting and Internal Audit at Owens-Illinois.  She received an M.S.A. from the University of Toledo.

Last Updated: 8/31/15