James Sprague, CPA

James Sprague joined Maloney + Novotny LLC in 2017 as Principal and has more than 30 years of experience working in tax and consulting. Jim’s range of expertise includes succession planning, M&A forecasting, Partnership and LLC Taxation. Prior to joining Maloney + Novotny, Mr. Sprague was a Partner for many years with a regional accounting firm.

James Sprague provides a full range of tax and consulting services to a variety of clients in many industries, including manufacturers and distributors, oil & gas, construction, real estate and trucking/transportation. Jim’s impressive background of tax and consulting enables him to bring leading-edge strategies to his clients.

Jim is a graduate of Bowling Green State University. He is the Treasurer and Board Member of Elyria Country Club.

Contact Info


  • Succession planning
  • M&A, including forecasting and due diligence
  • Partnership and LLC taxation
  • Strategic planning
  • Bank financing and capitalization
  • Retirement plan design and implementation
  • Oil & Gas
  • Construction
  • Real Estate
  • Manufacturing
  • Transportation/Trucking

Bowling Green State University, 1982