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A. Bradley Mares  |  Brian P. Ford  |  William D. Wysocki  |  Sara L. Spohr  |  Melissa A. Smitley  |  Martin A. Grausam


A. Bradley (Brad) Mares, CPA
Brad's work experience has ranged from working for one of the largest CPA firms in the world, to working with small businesses as an owner of Horizon CPA Services, Inc.

His work experience has allowed him to see business from many different angles; from the auditor's view point while providing audit services to large publicly traded companies; from the compliance side while serving as SEC Reporting Manager with a publicly traded company; and from the business owner's perspective while serving as Financial Reporting Manager with a tier one automotive supplier.

Brad chose to utilize his experience and expertise to start Horizon CPA Services, Inc. His focus and passion now is utilizing his knowledge to help individuals and business owners be successful and reach their goals by providing tax, accounting and consulting services.

Professional
  • Certified Public Accountant since 1993
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Indiana Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Various Boards
  • Series 6 Licensed
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Brian P. Ford, CPA
Brian has more than 10 years of experience in both private and public accounting. As an owner of Horizon CPA Services, Inc., his focus has been on helping business owners and individuals achieve their financial goals.

His responsibilities include tax planning and research, preparation and review of individual, corporate, and partnership tax returns, as well as handling Internal Revenue Service and Indiana Department of Revenue inquiries, audits, and negotiations.

Brian is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Indiana CPA Society. He graduated in 1997 from the University of Notre Dame with a B.B.A. degree in accounting. He is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Indiana and continues to receive at least 40 hours of continuing professional education each year.

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William D. Wysocki, CPA
Bill has been in the accounting profession since 1956. He retired as an audit partner from Arthur Young & Company (now Ernst & Young) in 1987. He then established his own firm and continued practicing until joining Horizon CPA Services, Inc.

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Sara L. Spohr, CPA
After graduating from Butler University, Sara worked with a regional public accounting firm where she gained experience in many areas of small business and individual accounting and taxation. These areas include audit, review and compilation of financial statements, as well as preparation of individual, corporate, partnership, and property tax returns. Sara is skilled in using QuickBooks and Creative Solutions Accounting, and she also is familiar with Peachtree Accounting.

With Horizon CPA Services, Sara continues to focus on the accounting and tax needs of small business and individual clients, and enjoys working closely with her clients to help them manage their tax and accounting concerns.

Professional
  • Certified Public Accountant since 2005
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Indiana Society of Certified Public Accountants
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Melissa A. Smitley, Staff Accountant/Payroll Processor
While working for a large CPA firm, Melissa earned her degree in accounting by attending classes in the evening. After graduating, Melissa performed the accounting services for an interior design firm, which helped her gain perspective on what it takes to own a small business. After relocating to Indianapolis, Indiana, Melissa opened an errands service and operated it for 2 years. Following her time as a business owner, Melissa began working for a regional CPA firm as their payroll processor.

With her many years of experience in the accounting industry, Melissa has developed an expertise in the payroll field. With Horizon CPA Services, she provides superior payroll and accounting services to her small business clients.

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Martin A. Grausam, CPA, CFE, CISA
Marty has extensive public accounting experience with international, large national, and local CPA firms. He also worked in private industry as an internal auditor for a furniture manufacturer and a national retailer, and as a subsidiary director of accounting operations for the same retailer.

His varied professional careers have provided him with a wealth of work experience in accounting and auditing, information technology, and fraud prevention and detection areas in a variety of industries from small family businesses to major international corporations.

With Horizon CPA Services, Marty's focus is on providing accounting and auditing, consulting, and tax services for companies and individuals taking active and proactive positions for his clients' business and personal financial success.

Professional
  • Certified Public Accountant since 1974
  • Certified Fraud Examiner since 2004
  • Certified Information System Auditor since 1978
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Indiana Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
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