Our Team

Meet our Maumee Tax and Accounting Professionals

Our team at Padgett has served the Greater Toledo area by successfully providing our clients with a broad range of products and services since 1991!

If you are looking for a blend of personal service and expertise, you have come to the right place! We offer a broad range of accounting and tax services for business owners, executives and independent professionals. Our rates are affordable. We are experienced and we're friendly.

Please call us for a free initial consultation (419) 878-7300.

Tom Friedel, CPA | Owner

Tom Friedel has been the owner of Padgett Business Services since 2008 and is dedicated to helping his clients achieve their goals.  Tom, a graduate of the University of Akron and a CPA in the State of Ohio, prides himself on his unwavering dedication to his family, his individual values, and his ethical standards.  Tom brings to his clients years of intensive experience with Fortune 500 companies in the manufacturing, retail, and distribution sectors where he helped lead product lines and business segments to record sales and earnings growth through innovative and creative thinking, leadership, and financial analytics.

Since acquisition of this business, Tom has been able to identify significant cost savings opportunities for many of his clients that have enabled them to compete more competitively in their market place.  He's used his individual tax knowledge and leveraged Padgett's extensive support network to define strategies enabling several clients to recover literally tens of thousands of tax dollars.  Tom is a certified user of Xero™ software.

Tom is thankful for the opportunity to own and operate a business that enables him to help so many small business owners achieve their goals and looks forward to identifying new successes for his current and new clientele.

Amy Friedel, EA | Owner

Amy has been a partner of Padgett Business Services since 2013 and brings over 20 years of experience in Accounting to the Padgett team.  Amy holds a BBA in Accounting with a Management minor from The University of Toledo.  As a designated Enrolled Agent with the IRS, Amy is highly skilled in tax preparation and accounting services.  She has partnered with Tom Friedel to create an environment of constant growth and improvement.  She is also certified in Xero™.  

Amy enjoys playing piano, reading, and is teaching herself how to speak other languages.  She also likes to run and workout with Excel Fitness by Molly friends.

Amy's favorite part of Padgett is the clients. "No job I have ever had compares with the feeling of helping others like working with our Padgett clients."

Kristy Mullikin, EA | Accounting Manager

Kristy has worked for Padgett since 2008.  With an extensive background in Accounting, Kristy brings an array of knowledge to our team.  Kristy communicates with our clients on a regular basis; her keen sense of awareness and commitment to our clients has played a vital role in the success of our team!  Kristy loves reading, swimming, boating, and water-skiing, and you'll never catch her drinking anything but water.  She's healthy and smart!

Kristy is qualified as an EA as well as a certified QuickBooks Online Proadvisor and Xero™.

Shelly Croninger

Shelly Croninger, EA | Payroll Manager

Shelly joined Padgett in April 2015.  She has over 10 years of experience in the payroll field and is recently certified as a QuickBooks Online Proadvisor and Xero™.  She enjoys spending time with her family, cross-stitching and reading books.

Steven Osborn | Staff Accountant

Steven graduated from the University of Toledo with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance. He is recently certified in Xero™. His hobbies include playing soccer, spending time with family and friends, watching science fiction movies, and caring for his dogs.

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