Our Clients' Testimonials


“I am pleased to recommend the professionals and services of Smith Barta & Company. Tim Barta, Doreen Smith and their staff are a very competent and courteous group of professionals who are dedicated to serving the needs of their clients on a daily basis. I have known Tim, Doreen, and Cheryl Stefaniak for a number of years and have always found them to be of the highest integrity and helpful in every way. Over the years, Smith Barta has not only provided professional accounting services, including regular financial statement reviews and tax services, but also internal auditing and a wide range of business advisory services that have helped our businesses grow. One of the most important and valuable relationships any business or organization can have is with its CPA firm. There are countless times and situations when we all need and rely upon the experienced and expert advice of our CPA. If you and or your organization are not completely satisfied with your present CPA firm, may I recommend you call Tim Barta or Doreen Smith at Smith Barta & Company and discover what a pleasant and rewarding experience working with them as management ‘partners’ in your organization can be.”

J. Daniel Matthews, President
R. J. Matthews Company 


“The Dover-Phila Federal Credit Union has used the accounting firm of Smith Barta & Company since its inception. As a federal credit union, our Supervisory Committee is required to complete a yearly audit of our credit union. Because of our size and complexity, this audit is performed by Smith Barta. My Board of Directors, Supervisory Committee, staff, and Federal Examiners are very pleased with the audit work performed by Smith Barta. Tim Barta and his staff have a considerable knowledge of federal credit unions and their unique operations which make the performance of the audit go very effortlessly and efficiently. I look forward to keep engaging {Smith Barta & Company} for our future audits.”

David L. Andreatta, President
Dover-Phila Federal Credit Union


“Someone once told me, ‘Get a good attorney and a good accountant.’ I did a really good job choosing the accountant! Whenever we have a problem, I call Don {Keith}, and he always has the right answer.”

Vickie Fehler, Owner
M.E.C.A. (Medical Evaluations and Cost Containment Assistance, Inc.)


“From the very beginning, Tim Barta has always done a very good job for Philway Products. Over the years, he has provided solid guidance with regard to financing issues, selection of an accounting manager, choosing a bank, and tax-related issues. We’ve built up a great working relationship with Smith Barta & Company and feel we have always been charged fairly and appropriately. Our accounting manager enjoys working with Tim Barta because he provides such great knowledge. I am confident that Tim will continue to guide us well; and at this moment, I can say that as long as I’m the CEO of this corporation, we are going to deal with Tim Barta of Smith Barta & Company.”

Mahendra Patel, President/CEO
Philway Products

“Tim {Barta} is a knowledgeable reference contact for the legalities of a non-profit organization and makes sure we are above reproach with our accounting procedures.”

Roger Kitzmiller, Administrator
First Christian Church

“The switch has worked out well for us. We are very comfortable with Nic {Reynolds} and have a good relationship with Smith Barta.”

David First, Controller
Santmyer Oil Co.

“We rely on Doreen Smith as much as any Massillon AAA employee.”

Jeff Bushman, President
Massillon AAA

“We are an original client of the firm and are very pleased with the work and service provided. Smith Barta & Company was very quick to respond to a request by the United Way Board of Directors to receive financial statements in advance of Board meetings. Smith Barta now sends our statements electronically, saving us time and dollars.”

Gary Feagles, Executive Director
Jean Tondola-Smith, Administrative Assistant
United Way of Western Stark County