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LEA Global Jan 6, 2022 1:32:00 PM 2 min read

Ziembo Named New Managing Director for Baden Gage & Schroeder

Fort Wayne, Ind. -  Baden Gage & Schroeder, one of Fort Wayne’s largest accounting firms, announced the election of Mike Ziembo, CPA, as their next firm leader. Ziembo will succeed Managing Director, Christine Hootman, effective Jan. 1, 2022.


Mike Ziembo joined Baden in 1995.  His practice focuses primarily on providing clients with audit, accounting, financial modeling, merger and acquisition, technology enhancement, pension audits and business advisory services.


As for the future, Ziembo expects to continue Baden’s long history of operating with integrity and client focus, always putting the clients’ needs first. “The firm has always been client centric. We’re always responsive to the client, we take care of them, we have good work ethic,” said Ziembo. “We’re always working to service our clients and that culture was instilled by the founders, and we hope that we never lose that because that's really what's made the firm successful.”


Ziembo is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Indiana CPA Society, and the Indiana Manufacturers Association.  He has been involved with Erin's House for Grieving Children and Big Brothers/Big Sisters for Northeast Indiana. Ziembo is a graduate of Indiana University School of Business, Bachelor of Science in Business.


“It has been a pleasure watching Mike grow and excel during his 27-year career with Baden. I know we’ve put the right leader in place to ensure BGS’s future success,” Hootman said.


  Mike Ziembo, CPA Managing Director


About Baden Gage & Schroeder, LLC

Baden Gage & Schroeder was established in 1980 and is one of the largest certified public accounting and business consulting firms based in Indiana. The firm, with headquarters in Fort Wayne, has 9 directors and over 50 employees serving businesses in the construction, manufacturing/distribution, health care, financial institution, and service/wholesale/retail industries.  Baden, Gage & Schroeder is a member of The Leading Edge Alliance, a network of major independently owned accounting and consulting firms. 


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