Our Leadership

Our leadership team brings an average of 25 years experience gained at a dynamic multi-national accounting firm. But they’ve also done more, and have held executive industry roles in Sales, Operations, Business Development, Finance and Strategic Planning at both global public organizations and private corporations.

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Mark W. Karchner, CPAMark W. Karchner, CPA
Mark is the managing partner of Davenport, Hanf & Company, LLC with over 28 years of business experience. His 18 years at Ernst & Young, LLP, included significant audit experience and assisting clients in over 100 domestic and cross border M&A and restructuring transactions. Mark has held senior financial and operational leadership positions with manufacturing, construction and financial service companies including responsibility for strategic initiatives, operational improvements, information systems, human resources, business transactions, banking and capital management. Mark has a Bachelor of Business Administration with a specialization in Accounting from the University of Toledo.

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Michael L. Hanf, CPAMichael L. Hanf, CPA
Mike has more than 16 years diversified accounting and audit experience, including ten with Ernst & Young, LLP. Mike’s experience includes working with domestic and international multi-location organizations in both the public and private sector. He also has extensive experience with Employee Benefit Plan Audits. Mike holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a specialization in Accounting from the University of Toledo.

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Lyndi Sheets, CPALyndi Sheets, CPA
Lyndi brings over 10 years of accounting, and audit experience to DHC. She focuses on meeting client needs through effective and efficient design and execution of audit approaches. Lyndi has extensive experience with privately held companies, not-for-profits, and entities within the construction and manufacturing industries. Her work in industry has given her insight and understanding of the client side of accounting which she utilizes in her role serving as the lead partner on assurance engagements. Lyndi graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and History from the University of Findlay.

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Kate Matz, CPA, CGMAKate Matz, CPA, CGMA
Kate brings over 15 years of accounting and advisory experience to DHC. She leads the firm’s Advisory Services practice, assisting clients in detailed M&A transactional matters, client accounting services, and debt financing related matters. She offers a wealth of advisory knowledge to recommend the best course of action for clients. Prior to joining DHC, Kate started her career at Ernst & Young, LLP, as an auditor. Kate graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and a Master of Science in Accountancy from the University of Toledo.

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