Accountants + Business Advisors


For more than 70 years, Apple Growth Partners has been serving businesses in the Northeast Ohio region. We focus on assisting privately held businesses – and their families – achieve healthy growth. AGP offers a full range of attest, tax planning and compliance, business valuation, litigation consulting and transactional advisory services. Through our strategic partnerships, we also provide financial planning and asset management solutions.


  • Stan Apple, Principal - Tax

    Stan Apple

    Principal - Tax

  • Sheila Beck, Senior Manager – Audit & Assurance

    Sheila M. Beck

    Senior Manager – Audit & Assurance

  • Chris Benko, Principal - Audit & Assurance

    Christopher J. (Chris) Benko

    Principal - Audit & Assurance

  • Jason Bogniard

    Principal - Business Valuation

  • Jeff Brooks, Principal – Tax

    Jeff Brooks

    Principal – Tax

  • Susan Burnoski, Director/Senior Manager – Audit & Assurance

    Susan Burnoski

    Principal – Audit & Assurance

  • Dave Gaino, Principal - Tax

    Dave Gaino

    Principal - Tax

  • Jim Gornik, Principal – Tax

    Jim Gornik

    Principal – Tax

  • Mark Lapikas, Senior Manager - Tax

    Mark Lapikas

    Principal - Tax