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Staff Directory

Below is a listing our of staff.

Buzz Felix

CPA (Partner)
P: Ext. 100
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Buzz earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Clarion University.  One of the original principals of Felix and Gloekler, P.C., he has a professional concentration in the areas of auditing non-profit and government clients, small business planning, and corporate and individual tax preparation. 

Buzz is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Government Audit Quality Center, and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.  He is also a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants where he is active in both local and state committees and was formerly Erie Chapter president.

 Buzz has served as a director and treasurer of several non-profit and church related organizations in the area. You can also see Buzz Felix on LinkedIN.

 

Jim Gloekler

CPA, CFF (Partner)
P: Ext. 101
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Jim earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Gannon University in Erie, Pennsylvania. After completing his study, Jim decided to go right into the field of accounting. One of the original principals of Felix and Gloekler, P.C., he has a professional concentration in auditing non-profit and government clients, tax planning, small business planning, and individual and corporate tax preparation. 

Jim is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Government Finance Officers Association, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and Association of Certified Forensics and Financial Reporting. 

 James Gloekler is from Millcreek Township in Erie County, PA and has an active role in the community. He has also volunteered for many years on the Finance Committee of his church. You can also see James Gloekler on LinkedIN.

 

Natalie Heberlein

CPA, CFE (Partner)
P: Ext. 103
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Natalie earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from West Virginia University.  She started as a staff accountant for the firm in 1991 and was promoted to principal in 2009.  Natalie is also the firm’s quality control partner.  Her professional concentration is in the auditing of non-profit and government clients, as well as employee benefit plans; small business planning, and corporate and individual tax preparation.

Natalie is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Employee Benefit Audit Quality Center, and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.  Natalie has been a certified Quickbooks advisor since 2002.

 

Stephen J. Falk III

CPA (Manager)
P: Ext. 114
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Steve earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Penn State Behrend.  Steve started with the firm as an intern in January 2005 and became a full time staff accountant in April 2007.  Steve became a certified public accountant in 2011.

Steve is involved in the audits of our non-profit and government clients, as well as the tax preparation for our corporate and individual clients.  He also assists in setting up bookkeeping for small businesses.  Steve is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

 

Dave Lastowski

CPA (Tax Specialist)
P: 814-838-6095 • F: 814-838-6218
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Dave earned his bachelor’s degree from Gannon College in 1973.  He began his career in accounting and tax with the Internal Revenue Service. After seven years with the IRS he joined a local CPA firm as a staff member and became a shareholder in the firm in1986.  He left the firm in 1991 and started his own practice providing accounting and tax services to individual, small business, and not for profit clients.

Dave has been an active member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  He has served as president of the Erie Chapter and on many chapter committees.  At the state level, he was elected vice president of the PICPA in 2005, served five years on council and two years on the state society’s executive committee.  Most recently, Dave served on the state’s communication committee.

 

Chris Ryan

CPA (Senior )
P: Ext. 104
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Chris earned his bachelor’s degrees in Accounting and Psychology from Penn State Main.  He started with the firm as an intern in May 2011 and became a full time staff accountant in October 2013. In April 2014, Chris became a certified public accountant and was promoted to Senior Accountant at the beginning of 2015.

Chris manages several non-profit, government, private company, and employee benefit plan audits.  In addition to performing Yellowbook, Single Audit, GAAS, and ERISA audits, he assists with review and compilation engagements. Chris also prepares individual and business tax returns for our clients and is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

 

Dan Mackowski

(Senior )
P: Ext. 111
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Dan earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Edinboro University.  Dan started with the firm in January 2011 as a full time staff accountant and was promoted to Senior in January 2014.

Dan is involved in the audits of our non-profit and government clients, as well as the tax preparation for our corporate and individual clients. 

 

Adam Gloekler

(Staff Accountant)
P: 116
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Adam earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Penn State Behrend in December 2015.  Adam started with the firm as an intern in 2012 and bacame a full time staff accountant in January 2016.

Adam is involved in the audits of our non-profit, government, and employee benefit plan clients, as well as the tax preparation and bookkeeping for our corporate and individual clients.

Adam had served 10 years in the Armed Forces including 2 tours of duty in Iraq.

 

Amy Evans

(Staff Accountant)
P: 814-838-6095 • F: 814-838-6218
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Vince Mayer

(Staff Accountant)
P: 814-838-6095 • F: 814-838-6218
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Nathan Marzka

(Staff Accountant)
P: 814-838-6095 • F: 814-838-6218
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Zack Boyd

(Staff Accountant)
P: 814-838-6095 • F: 814-838-6218
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Mary Kate Breese

(Staff Accountant)
P: 814-838-6095 • F: 814-838-6218
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Lindsey Ambrosetti

(Accounting Assistant)
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Katie Dufala

(Accounting Assistant)
P: Ext. 109
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Carol Knoll

(Clerical)
P: Ext. 107
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DuAnn Irwin

(Clerical)
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