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Richard K. Warfield, CPA
Rich Leach
Vicki S. Soukup
Bob Liggett
Rachel Kyungsook St. John
Michelle Tomasulo
Dana Riggan
Susan Emery


Richard K. Warfield, CPA
Richard K. Warfield
Richard Warfield is the president and founder of Warfield & Company, CPAs Ltd. Prior to founding Warfield & Company, CPAs, Richard headed a local accounting firm in Hudson, Ohio. Rich has also been a tax partner at Saltz, Shamis and Goldfarb (SS&G) and a partner in the Mayfield Heights firm, Zucker & Warfield, Inc., where he developed a not-for-profit practice (NFP) serving both labor unions and 501(C)(3) (charitable organizations) entities.

Rich's over thirty-three years of professional public accounting experience also include experience with an international accounting firm with offices in New York and New Jersey, where he solidified his extensive tax knowledge serving large and closely-held companies. In addition, Rich has represented clients with audits by the Internal Revenue Service and the State of Ohio.

Mr. Warfield's clients are primarily closely held companies, NFP organizations and high net worth individuals. His many strengths include a strong knowledge of financial forecasting services. Yet the most valuable services Rich renders to his business clients is year -end tax planning and providing guidance for growing their businesses.

Richard holds a Bachelor's of Business Administration from Kent State University and is licensed to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in Ohio and New Jersey.

Mr. Warfield is a member of the following associations and organizations:
  • TecHudson, former Treasurer and board member
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Ohio Ballet, Former Treasurer and Vice President
  • Hudson Chamber of Commerce, Former President
  • Twinsburg Chamber of Commerce, Former member
  • Rotary Club of Hudson, Past President and current Board Member
  • Lake Forest Country Club, Former Treasurer/Finance Committee Chair
  • Hudson Rotary Foundation, Former Treasurer and current Board Member
  • Hudson Community Foundation, Former Board Member; Current Grant Committee chairman
  • Ohio Society Advance Tax Conference, Former committee member
  • Lifework Leadership, Former Board Member

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Rich Leach, Manager
Rich is a manager at Warfield & Company, CPAs Ltd. Rich has over twenty years of experience in public accounting where he has worked for local CPA firms in the Akron area. Rich also worked for a local food production and distribution company as the Vice President of Operations for 5 years. He possesses strong knowledge in the accounting, finance, acquisitions and tax area, enjoys working with closely held business owners and assisting the clients' business growth and providing financial advice.

Rich lives in Munroe Falls with his two sons. He received his BBA in accounting from Mercyhurst College in Erie, PA.

Rich enjoys spending time with his sons and playing various sports. He also enjoys coaching football, basketball and baseball.

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Vicki S. Soukup, Staff Accountant
Vicki has been a tax accountant, with DKC - Warfield & Company, since August 2008. Previous to Warfield & Company, she spent 21 with other local public accounting firms, including 8 years with a firm in Hudson. Vicki enjoys working with clients, particularly in the area of tax planning for closely held businesses and individuals. She earned both her BA and MBA from Washington University in St. Louis.

Vicki and her husband, Chris, reside in Hudson where they have raised their 3 grown sons. A former 8-year member of the Hudson Board of Education, Vicki Served as President for 2 years and Vice President for 3 years. Additionally, she has been very involved in the Hudson community and as an advocate for education on a state-wide basis. Vicki is an active alumnus of Washington University and interviews Cleveland area students applying for admission.

In her free time, Vicki enjoys gardening, reading and travel, especially frequent visits across country to see her sons. She is also the primary caretaker of elderly relatives and has become versed in many issues affecting the elderly, including taxes, Social Security and Medicare.

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Bob Liggett, Staff Accountant
Bob Liggett is a staff accountant at Warfield & Company, CPAs Ltd. While new to Warfield, Bob has over 20 years of experience in public accounting where he has worked for local CPA firms in the Akron area. He has also worked for a local manufacturing company as assistant controller and for KeyBank as a credit analyst in the dealer finance department. Bob possesses strong knowledge in the accounting, finance, and tax areas and truly enjoys working with closely held business owners and assisting clients with growing businesses.

Bob lives in Copley. He received his B.S. in accounting from the University of Akron and holds an active CPA license.

Bob is an avid outdoors enthusiast and is an active member of the Cuyahoga Valley Conservancy. During the summer and fall months, he works part-time for the Cleveland Metroparks at the Hinckley Lake Boathouse. Bob is also a trail runner and enjoys hiking.

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Rachel Kyungsook St. John, CPA, MBA

Rachel is a senior accountant with Warfield & Company, CPAs Ltd. Rachel has twenty-five years of experience in a combination of public accounting and various industries. She has worked in regional CPA firms and international corporations for the last five years. She also worked for fifteen years in national financial institutions as a senior accountant. She possesses strong knowledge in the accounting, finance, and tax area. She enjoys working with closely held business owners and assisting the clients’ business growth and providing financial advice.

Rachel is licensed to practice as a certified public accountant in Ohio and Virginia, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants. She is an active member of the Korean Church in Brecksville, and serves as a translator for the Korean American Society. Rachel received her BBA in Accounting and MBA from Cleveland State University.

Rachel loves to travel, explore new ideas, and care for elderly people. When she retires, she will write her travel stories, and sail around the world with her happily married husband, Michael.

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Michelle Tomasulo, Paraprofessional
Michelle Tomasulo is the office administrator and processor with several years of experience for DKC - Warfield & Company She started her career in the restaurant business, Michelle and her husband owned their own family restaurant for fifteen years. She managed all accounting records for business, including payroll, deposits, vendor relations, etc.

Michelle is continuing her education, she is experienced with each of these programs Quick books, Excel, Word, Creative Solutions, Practice Creative Solutions, Peach Tree, etc.

Away from the office, Michelle is the mother of four and enjoys spending time with her children. She enjoys long walks and bike riding. Her weekends are usually spent on the sideline of a soccer or football field.

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Dana Riggan, Office Administrator
Dana Riggan is the office administrator and processor for Warfield & Company, CPAs. She is our receptionist, helps with bookkeeping, is a superb resource for computer issues as well as one of our processors for tax returns.

Dana started her career as a secretary and has eighteen years of solid experience in computer network administration, IT training and support as well as administrative support in the real estate industry. She has attended the University of Akron and Lakeland Community College and is a certified Network Engineer and holds a Microsoft Master certification.

Away from the office, Dana and her husband Mark are fully immersed in the activities of their 8-year old daughter. They enjoy spending time with family.

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Susan Emery, Office Administrator Assistant
Susan Emery began working for DKC - Warfield & Company in January, 2009. She assists with the office administration and income tax processing. Previously she worked with another CPA firm in Hudson for 31 years as an office administrator, and did payroll and bookkeeping services for a number of companies using Creative Solutions and Ultra Tax.

She also assists her two sons with their accounting and bookkeeping work using Quick Books for both of their corporate companies.

Sue enjoys reading, travel, and spending time with her five grandchildren.

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