About Us

About Us

Karen Ortenzio Byers CPA, Inc. first opened its doors for business in Northfield, Ohio in 1989. With a mission to provide quality service in a timely manner at an affordable price, the business has grown to include Karen Byers CPA, and Cathy Zabawski EA. Having worked for other local CPA firms prior to starting her own business, Karen is a seasoned financial planner and tax advisor. Cathy has been working for the company for more than 20 years and is a master bookkeeper and scheduler. Services provided include preparation of corporate, partnership, individual and fiduciary returns, compiled financial statements, estate planning and administration, monthly and quarterly bookkeeping services, and quarterly and annual payroll tax returns.

founder & ceo

Karen Ortenzio Byers, CPA

Karen has spoken throughout the northern Ohio area on a variety of topics. She addresses business owners and executives on a wide range of financial subjects, including interpreting their investments, financial data interpretation, tax issues, employment concerns, accounting programs and software. Karen also offers presentations to colleges, business people and organizations on issues involved in starting a business.

Black Sheep Productions, Inc., a separate business, was started in June of 1996, to provide small business owners with the tools needed to successfully navigate through the mainstream of their business management. The company is a distributor that offers printing and forms as well as small business software at affordable prices. In addition to these business items the company also offers made in America cooking tools and items from RADA, Lodge and Nordic Ware.