Smith Barta & Company joins Maloney + Novotny LLC

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Contact:  Diane Gallagher, Director of Marketing, Maloney + Novotny – 216/344-5240

CLEVELAND – January 4, 2018 — The partners and staff of the Canton, Ohio based public accounting firm Smith Barta & Company have joined Maloney + Novotny LLC (M+N) one of Northeast Ohio’s largest CPA and advisory firms.

Maloney + Novotny doubles its Canton, Ohio footprint by welcoming 11 new members to M+N that were formerly with Smith Barta & Company.  Doreen Smith, Tim Barta and David Schrade and all former Smith Barta employees join M+N and will continue to serve a vast array of clients which range from closely held entrepreneurial businesses and their owners, not-for-profit organizations, credit unions, manufacturers and construction companies.  Doreen, Tim and David are deeply involved in the community and are represented on numerous boards and advisory committees.

Smith Barta is a perfect match with Maloney + Novotny.  Both firms are committed to going above and beyond for clients and providing the best possible audit, tax, accounting and consulting services.

“By joining M+N we gain deep industry expertise with dedicated niche leaders and a mission and vision that we share and believe in,” says Doreen Smith, a founding partner with Smith Barta.  “The strength of our two firms will be very complementary and allow us to provide the best for our clients and additional opportunities for our employees,” Doreen adds.

Matt Maloney, Managing Shareholder of Maloney + Novotny added, “We are excited about Smith Barta personnel joining our firm and expanding our presence in Canton and the surrounding communities.  By combining the resources of two excellent accounting firms, we can better meet the needs of our clients as they grow and expand.  We continue to explore opportunities that will contribute to the success of our clients, employees and shareholders throughout Ohio.”

Maloney + Novotny has offices in Cleveland, Canton, Columbus, Delaware and Elyria and has over 140 service professionals.  To learn more about Maloney + Novotny, please visit