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About Us

About Our Firm

For over 60 years, Himes, Slater & Hershberger, LLC has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Our expertise ranges from basic tax preparation and accounting services to financial statement preparation.

By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring qualified tax professionals, and our strong work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our Mission is to assist clients in achieving their financial goals whether that be starting a business, operating a successful venture or implementing a succession plan. There are many situations at the personal and business level that require evaluation and judgment. Seemingly minor decisions today may have major ramifications tomorrow. With this in mind, we realize the importance of open communication in reaching an understanding of a client's needs by listening, evaluating and planning followed by proactive service.

We have been a presence in the Wayne County, Ohio area as well as surrounding counties for more than sixty years, and greatly value the mutually beneficial relationships that have developed over the years. We believe commitment to integrity and service has contributed to building relationships of trust. We value the opportunity to serve our community.

Our Team

herb.himes@hshcpas.com 330-857-7251 x203

Herb Himes, CPA

-Principal

Herb joined HSH in 1973. He lives near Kidron, Ohio, with his wife Deb. They have three grown sons, Kevin, Tyler & Jared.

Herb received his bachelor's degrees in Accounting and Business from Bluffton University. He attended the University of Akron in the Master's program for Business and received an Organ major from Ashland University. He has been practicing as a Certified Public Accountant since 1977.

Herb specializes in individual, partnership, corporate and fiduciary taxation, compilations & reviews and consulting.

Herb is a member of the Ohio Society of CPAs. He enjoys volunteer work with local community nonprofit organizations such as MCC Connections, Ohio Mennonite Relief Sale and serves as a church musician at Salem Mennonite Church. In his leisure time, Herb enjoys biking, reading, working in the yard, and spending time with his family.

Certifications: CPA

john.slater@hshcpas.com 330-857-7251 x204

John Slater, CPA

-Principal

John joined HSH in 1976. He is a lifelong resident of Wayne County and lives near Apple Creek, Ohio, with his wife Jane. They have two grown children, Susan & Rob.

John is a graduate of Northwestern High School and received his bachelor's degree in Accounting and Mathematics from Bluffton University. He has been practicing as a Certified Public Accountant since 1981.

John specializes in individual, partnership, corporate and fiduciary taxation, compilations & reviews and consulting.

John is a member of the Ohio Society of CPAs. He is active in the Wooster United Methodist Church serving as Conference Delegate, Treasurer and member of the SPRC and Finance Committees. He enjoys Men's Bible Studies, gardening and is a die-hard Cleveland Indians fan.

Certifications: CPA

tim.hershberger@hshcpas.com 330-857-7251 x205

Tim Hershberger, CPA

-Principal

Tim joined HSH in 1989. He lives near Dalton, Ohio, with his wife Lynette. They have three grown children, Josh, Joel & Danae.

Tim received his associate's degree from Stark State College and his bachelor's degree from Malone University. He has been practicing as a Certified Public Accountant since 1986.

Tim specializes in individual, partnership, corporate and fiduciary taxation, compilations and consulting.

Tim is a member of the Ohio Society of CPAs. He is active in his church at Amherst Community Church in Massillon. Tim and his family lived and served in missions in Zambia, Africa for three years in the areas of financial and farming. Prior to his accounting career, Tim worked in residential construction primarily as a mason. He enjoys handyman projects, sports, hunting, fishing and mixing with people.

Certifications: CPA

anita.fisher@hshcpas.com 330-857-7251 x206

Anita Fisher, CPA

-Senior Accountant, QuickBooks ProAdviser

Anita joined HSH in 2003. She lives near Kidron, Ohio, with her husband Jeff. They have three children, Douglas, Natalie & Andrew.

Anita received her bachelor's degree in Accounting and Business Administration from Malone University. She has been practicing as a Certified Public Accountant since 2000. She has been a Certified QuickBooks ProAdviser since 2006.

Anita specializes in individual, partnership & corporate taxation, compilations, QuickBooks set up, training and support.

Anita is a member of the Ohio Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs. She is active in the Orrville Mennonite Church where she regularly plays in the worship band on Sunday mornings, works with the Youth Group, and is a consultant to the finance committee. She also enjoys volunteering at her children's school, attending their sporting functions, and gardening.

Certifications: CPA, Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

gladys.hostetler@hshcpas.com 330-857-7251 x202

Gladys Hostetler

-Client Service Specialist, Office Administrator

Gladys joined HSH in 1991. She lives near Kidron, Ohio with her husband Ervin. They have two grown sons, Trevor & Todd.

Gladys graduated from Central Christian High School. Prior to HSH, she had worked as a Teacher's Aid in a Special Education Class and as a bookkeeper for a local company.

Gladys handles the office administrative functions at HSH as well as assisting a wide variety of clients as a client service specialist.

Gladys enjoys trips to the Smoky Mountains, sewing, scrapbooking, walking and spending time with her family, especially her three granddaughters.

colleen.sprunger@hshcpas.com 330-857-7251 x212

Colleen Sprunger

-Client Service Specialist

Colleen joined HSH in 2010. She is a lifelong resident of Kidron, Ohio and lives with her husband Ryan.

Colleen was homeschooled and graduated in 2009 at the age of 16. Prior to HSH she worked for Lehmans Hardware.

Colleen assists clients as a client service specialist.

Colleen enjoys running and playing volleyball. She has also spent four months in Africa and some time in Asia doing mission work.

jill.mcclure@hshcpas.com 330-857-7251 x207

Jill McClure

-Client Service Specialist - Payroll

Jill joined HSH in 1998. She lives near Kidron and is a lifelong resident of Wayne County. She has four grown children.

Jill graduated from Northwestern High School and the Wayne County Schools Career Center. As well as having her own payroll and bookkeeping business for a period, Jill has spent time doing general office, payroll, and bookkeeping functions for other businesses prior to HSH.

Jill operates the payroll service offered by HSH.

Jill has served as a treasurer of several organizations as well as many years as a 4-H advisor. She loves spending time with her grandchildren and traveling.

johndavid.eades@hshcpas.com 330-857-7251 x210

John David Eades, CPA

-Senior Accountant

John David joined HSH in 2012. He is a lifelong resident of Wayne County and lives in Dalton with his wife Rebecca.

John David obtained his bachelor's degree in Accounting and Business Administration from Malone University.

John David's area of concentration is financial statement preparation.

John David is actively involved in music ministry at his home church of Calvary Chapel. He also enjoys staying fit and active through playing sports, primarily soccer.

Certifications: CPA

nan.robison@hshcpas.com 330-857-7251 x208

Nannette Robison

-Senior Accountant, QuickBooks ProAdviser

Nannette joined HSH in 2011. She lives in Canton, Ohio, with her husband Don. They have three grown sons, Andrew, Chris & Stephen.

Nannette graduated from Stark State College with an Associate degree in Accounting and continued her education at the University of Akron. She has worked in public and corporate accounting since 1979. She is also a certified QuickBooks ProAdviser.

Nannette specializes in corporate and partnership taxation, compilations & reviews, and QuickBooks set up, training and support.

Nannette is an Associate Member of the Ohio Society of CPAs and chapter coordinator of the Northeast Ohio Chapter of the PKD Foundation. She enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, and visiting national parks as well as volunteering at her church.

Certifications: Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

joshua.hershberger@hshcpas.com 330-857-7251 x209

Joshua Hershberger

-Staff Accountant

Joshua joined HSH in 2013. He lives in Dalton, Ohio, with his wife Emily.

Joshua graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance.

Joshua’s area of concentration is financial statement preparation and taxation.

Joshua enjoys athletics, backpacking, fishing and most outdoor activities. He is an active member of Amherst Community Church in Massillon. He also is a volunteer EMT-Advanced and firefighter with East Wayne Fire District.

tonya.miller@hshcpas.com 330-857-7251

Tonya Miller

-Receptionist

Tonya joined HSH in 2015. She graduated in 2005 from Failth Christian Academy. She worked at Kidron Town & Country prior to joining HSH.

Tonya enjoys playing volleyball, being outside, traveling and spending time with her family, especially her nieces and nephews. She has spent some time in Asia doing mission work.

Tonya lives with her family near Kidron.