Meet Our Firm

Firm Profile

We place an emphasis on quality of service. As a condition of our membership in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, we participate in a rigorous quality control program, which includes peer reviews of our accounting practice. This review ensures our compliance with the highest of professional standards and our commitment to holding the best continuing professional education standards as required by federal and state agencies.

What makes us unique is the personal attention, commitment and energy we bring to each client relationship to ensure that the client's planning and execution are designed specifically to meet his or her accounting and financial needs and goals.

Meet Our Staff!

Sandra Bapple

Certified Public Accountant

Sandy is a 1985 graduate of Calumet College. She is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Indiana CPA Society. Her area of expertise is setting up accounting systems, QuickBooks setups as well as working with numerous Not for Profit organizations. She has been a QuickBooks ProAdvisor since 2002.

Sandy enjoys spending time with her husband, sons, and puppies.

Matt Bapple

Certified Public Accountant

Matt is a 1977 graduate of Indiana University. He is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Indiana CPA Society. His area of expertise is Taxation.

When not at work, Matt spends his free time with his wife and sons.

Luke Bapple

Certified Public Accountant

Luke has a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from I.U. Kelley School of Business. Recently a CPA, Luke has been working with Bapple & Bapple since June 2009. He is focused on emerging technologies as well as bookkeeping, payrolls, tax preparation, and is a QuickBooks ProAdvisor since 2009.

Luke enjoys reading, movies, and spending time with his wife and family

Jake Bapple

Director of Marketing

Jake has a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and Operations from the I.U. Kelley School of Business as well as a Bachelor’s in Germanic Studies from the I.U. College of Arts and Science. His focus is on maintaining the company’s web presence, creating advertising and promotional material, and working on special projects.

Jake enjoys music, spending time with his friends, reading, and running.

Nate Bapple

Human Resources Coordinator

Nate has earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Management from I.U. School of Public and Environmental Affairs as well as Minors in Human Resources and German. He is focusing on human resources, payroll research, special projects, and company payrolls.

Nate enjoys spending time with his friends, watching movies, listening to music, and hanging with his pets.

Jamie Leininger

Accountant

Jamie has been with the firm since May of 2012. She graduated from Davenport University in 2010, with an accounting degree and then received her MBA from Purdue University North Central in 2012. Jamie prepares payrolls, bank reconciliations, general ledgers, and payroll tax returns. Jamie is a Pro Advisor for QuickBooks 2012.

Jamie's time away from work is spent gardening and enjoying time with her husband and two daughters.

Rachael Perry

Certified Public Accountant

Rachael graduated from Indiana State University in 2001 with a degree in Accounting. She became a CPA in 2003 and joined the firm in September 2007. She has extensive knowledge in individual and corporate income tax.

Rachael's time away from the office is spent caring for her children and watching them play many different sports.

Stephanie Solich

Receptionist

Stephanie has been with the firm since the spring of 2008. Stephanie's goal is to make sure you know that we are both professional and friendly. When visiting the office of Bapple & Bapple, Inc. you will always have friendly and prompt service.

Stephanie's time out of the office is spent caring for her two children and enjoying time with friends and family

Emily Vargo

Accountant

Emily joined the firm in 2015. She graduated from Purdue University Calumet in 2012 with a degree in Accounting and Finance. She prepares payrolls, bank reconciliations, general ledgers, and payroll tax returns.

Emily enjoys going for walks, spending time with friends and family, and watching movies.

Sue Yekich

Special Projects

Sue has been with the firm since 1995. Starting as a receptionist, Sue has worn many hats in the office and is now in charge of special projects, focused on organizing information from clients as well as setting up and fact finding information needed to prepare estate tax returns. She is always happy to answer your questions if she can or guide you to another person to help if it is not her expertise.

Her time away from work is spent with her family, her husband, three daughters, son-in-laws and of course the grandchildren and chocolate lab.