Barbara joined the team at McCrate, DeLaet & Company in 2004 as the staff accountant with 15 years of experience in tax preparation, payroll and monthly bookkeeping at a CPA firm. She received her Bachelor of Science in accounting from Miami University of Ohio in 1976 and earned the designation of enrolled agent in 2009. She is also a member of the Ohio Society of CPAs. Barbara specializes in taxation (individual, corporate, farm, payroll, and clergy), farm accounting, and compilations. She ensures that she takes care of her clients in the same way that she would like to be treated and considers herself as someone who is not only easy to talk to but is also a very good listener. Barbara lives in Troy with her husband, Steve, and she serves as the treasurer at her church. She has four adult children and two grandchildren, and she enjoys spending her time camping, canoeing, reading, gardening and being with her family.