Our Community

street-in-lakewoodWe’ve made Lakewood our home, personally and professionally, for more than 30 years. Community service is in our DNA. We’re committed to help Lakewood develop and thrive for many years to come.

Cindy and Will Costello are both involved in several organizations, carrying on a tradition of community service established by Cindy’s father, Tim Laskey. Cindy and Will share their knowledge and expertise to help improve organizations, among which are the following:

Lakewood Community Services Center

In 2011, Cindy took over all the accounting functions of Lakewood Community Services Center. In addition to the day-to-day bookkeeping, she is responsible for monthly financial statements, monthly reporting to the City of Lakewood relating to government grant money, analysis and tracking of restricted funds, preparation of the annual budget, and attending monthly board meetings.

Lakewood Early Childhood PTA

Cindy Costello is treasurer of the Lakewood Early Childhood PTA.

Lakewood Public Library

Will Costello was named deputy fiscal officer in 2014 under Tim Laskey, who had served as Treasurer of the Lakewood Public Library since 1991. Will became the fiscal officer in 2015.

Lakewood Rangers Education Foundation – 1994 to the Present

Lakewood Rangers Education Foundation has been a client of ours for more than 20 years. This organization has total assets over $1.5 million and includes 26 separate endowment funds. Our community service responsibilities include preparation of monthly financial statements, preparation of annual Form 990 and meeting with the board of directors on an as-needed basis to review current financial performance. Additional duties include assisting in establishing annual budget and financial policies, and the preparation of payroll tax filings.

Lakewood Chamber of Commerce

Laskey Costello has been supporting the local business community through membership in the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce since 1999.

Lakewood Alive

Lakewood Alive was founded as a joint effort between the City of Lakewood and the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce. Its purpose is to foster economic growth in the City of Lakewood. Will Costello has volunteered with Lakewood Alive since 2013. He joined the board in 2015, the same year he served as co-chair of the Lakewood Wine and Craft Beer Festival. Will now serves as the treasurer of the organization.

Northern Ohio Dyslexia Association

This fine organization has been a client of ours since 2002. Our responsibilities include preparation of payroll tax filings, preparation of annual financial statements and preparation of annual Form 990.

Lakewood Historical Society

Will Costello became a board member of the Lakewood Historical Society in 2014 and served in that capacity for three years. He now sits on the finance committee.

The Lakewood Foundation

Cindy Laskey joined the board of The Lakewood Foundation in January 2014 and now serves as the Foundation’s treasurer.

Lakewood Child Care Center

We assist the Lakewood Child Care Center by preparing its annual Form 990 for the IRS.

Rocky River Public Library

Will Costello has been named the fiscal officer of the Rocky River Public Library, effective Jan. 1, 2018.