Ft Recovery Office

Office Hours (April-December)
Monday and Wednesday
8:30am – 4:30pm
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday – office closed.
Tax Season Hours (January-March)
Monday thru Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Saturday  8:30am – noon
Drop Box Available On
South (alley) Side Of Building
118 N Wayne Street, PO Box 662
Fort Recovery, OH 45846
Phone: 419-375-1003
Fax: 419-375-3333

CPA

Neal became a Certified Public Accountant in January 1972.  In August of that year, he moved back to Mercer County after working for a public accounting firm in Dayton.  In 1973 he acquired a local accounting firm and started Muhlenkamp & Associates.  He is a member of the Ohio Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs.  He has previously served as a board member for community organizations and a bank.

Neal graduated from St. Henry High School in 1964 and earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business from the University of Dayton in 1969.  He also served in the Air Force Reserves as a medic and X-Ray technician from l967-1972.

His accounting practice areas of expertise include Taxation, Business Entity Selection, Estate Planning, and Business Valuation.

Neal is also a part-time farmer. He is a member of the Folk Group at Holy Trinity Church and the Coldwater Athletic Boosters.  Neal is married to Joyce; they have four children, ten grandchildren, and two step-grandchildren.  He enjoys watching the grandchildren in their activities.

Contact Neal at:  Neal@Muhlcpa.com

CPA & Financial Advisor

Matt Muhlenkamp is a Certified Public Accountant, Financial Advisor, and part-time farmer.  He joined the firm in 1994 and became a partner in 1998.  Matt is a graduate of Coldwater High School; he graduated from Miami University with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. He is a member of the Ohio Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs.

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Matt specializes in the following areas:

  • Individual, Partnership, and Corporate Taxation
  • Farm Taxation & Planning
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Estate Planning

He presently serves as a board member of the Fort Recovery, Ohio, Community Foundation, Inc. and is the Esquire at the Mercer County Elks.  He is the former treasurer of Big Brothers Big Sisters.  Matt and his wife, Lyn, are the parents of three sons.  Matt enjoys watching the children play sports.

Contact Matt at:  Matt@Muhlcpa.com

CPA & Financial Advisor

Marlene Gagel is a Certified Public Accountant and a Financial Advisor. She joined the firm in 2015 and has over 25 years experience in public accounting and over 15 years experience in financial services. Marlene is a graduate of New Bremen High School and Wright State University.  She is a member of the Ohio Society of CPAs.

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Her areas of expertise include:

  • Tax planning and preparation
  • Buy-sell and transfer arrangements for industries including agriculture, retail, service, and construction
  • Assistance with software setup
  • Retirement plan design and implementation
  • Estate planning and asset protection

She has been involved in various community organizations including Kiwanis, Cub Scouts, Marion Local Flyer Athletic Boosters and St Rose Ladies Sodality and Parish Council. She and her husband, Brian, have six children and reside in Maria Stein.

Contact Marlene at:  Marlene@Muhlcpa.com

Enrolled Agent

Mary Wendel is an Enrolled Agent, which qualifies her to represent clients before the Internal Revenue Service in audits and tax related matters.   Mary is a graduate of St. Henry High School and has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Accounting from Wright State University. Mary has been with Muhlenkamp & Associates, LLC since 2000.

Mary specializes in accounting, tax planning and preparation, payroll, assistance with software setup, and preparing business valuations.

She and her husband, Joe, have four children and reside in St. Henry.  In the community, Mary is a member of the St. Henry Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary and is involved with her church and children’s activities. She enjoys gardening, crafts, reading and attending her children’s events.

Contact Mary at:  Mary@Muhlcpa.com

Enrolled Agent

Wendy Rauh is an Enrolled Agent, which qualifies her to represent clients before the Internal Revenue Service in audits and tax related matters. She joined the firm in 2005; she also manages our Ft Recovery office. Wendy is a graduate of Celina Senior High School and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Wright State University.

Wendy specializes in accounting, tax planning and preparation, assistance with software setup, and payroll.

She has been involved in various community organizations including the Mercer County Jr Fair Sale Committee and St Paul’s Ladies Sodality. In her free time, she enjoys reading, camping, and spending time with family and friends. Wendy resides in Ft Recovery with her husband, Craig.

Contact Wendy at:  Wendy@Muhlcpa.com

Staff Accountant

Sarah Lennartz is a Staff Accountant. She has been employed with Muhlenkamp & Associates LLC since 2012. Sarah is a graduate of Jay County High School and Ball State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Minor in Financial Planning.

Her areas of interest include accounting, payroll, assisting with tax return preparation, and office administration support.

She has been involved in various church and community activities. She and her husband, Greg, have one child and reside in rural Celina.

Contact Sarah at:  Sarah@Muhlcpa.com

Office Hours (April-December)
Monday thru Wednesday
8:30am – 4:30pm
Tax Season Hours (January-March)
Monday thru Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Saturday  8:30am – noon
Drop Box Available On
South (alley) Side Of Building
118 N Wayne Street, PO Box 662
Fort Recovery, OH 45846
Phone: 419-375-1003
Fax: 419-375-3333
Staff Accountant

Bev Westgerdes is a Staff Accountant and joined Muhlenkamp & Associates LLC in 1978. She graduated from St. Henry High School.

Her areas of interest are office administration, preparation of annual payroll tax returns, tax form 1099s, and processing and filing tax returns.

Bev resides in rural Jay County in the Trinity area with her husband, Greg. They are parents of six children and love spending time with their nine grandchildren.

Contact Bev at:  Bev@Muhlcpa.com