lima branch
711 Dean Ave., Lima, OH 45804
Tel: 419.222.2001
Fax: 419.222.1570
Bluffton Branch
113 N. Main St., OH 45817
Tel: 419.369.9001
Fax: 419.369.1570

About Our Firm


Robert E. Sielschott founded the accounting firm of R.E. Sielschott, CPA on December 7, 1982. Bob has been a publicly practicing CPA since September of 1982. He began offering services in litigation support and business valuation in 1986. Mr. Sielschott is also a Certified Valuation Analyst. He is a member of AICPA, OSCPA, NACVA, and IBA.

In February of 2001, the firm grew to eleven employees in a new office facility in Lima, and added Jared T. Walsh CPA, as a partner. Jared is also a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner (CFP®), and currently holds the Series7 - General Securities Representative and Series66 - Uniform Combined State Law licenses.

By July of 2006, the accounting firm of Gary E. Hawk, CPA merged with Sielschott & Walsh CPAs, Inc. Gary Hawk, with his longtime presence in Lima and Allen County, will continue to perform accounting services with Sielschott & Walsh.

In September of 2010, the firm grew to sixteen employees, and Tracey A. Regula CPA and Katherine E. Keifer CPA were added as partners.

In December of 2015, the accounting firm La Vallee & Co merged with Sielschott, Walsh, Keifer & Regula CPAs, Inc. Today, the firm offers services in accounting, business and personal tax, payroll services, litigation support, estate services, investments, financial / retirement planning, and non-profit support.

In October of 2018, Austin A. Sherer, CPA was added as a partner. Currently, SWKRS CPAs, Inc. employs 20 full-time staff.