Our Team of Professionals

Cynthia M. (Cindy) (Laskey) Costello, CPA

Cindy earned an accounting degree in 2005 at the University of Dayton. She completed her MBA degree from Cleveland State University in 2006 and became a Certified Public Accountant in 2008. Cindy has been with the firm since 2005 and was named a partner in 2012. She serves as a board member of the Lakewood Foundation.

William R. (Will) Costello Jr., CPA

Will is a 2004 graduate of The Ohio State University. Will is an avid fan of all things OSU and the Cleveland Cavaliers. He received his MBA from Cleveland State University in 2006 and became a Certified Public Accountant in 2013. Will serves as the fiscal officer of the Lakewood Public Library and is a board member of Lakewood Alive and the Lakewood Historical Society.

Cindy and Will are married and live in Lakewood with their two sons and a Boxer named Murphy.

Mary Brennan

Mary has been with Laskey Costello for over 15 years. She earned her accounting degree from Cleveland State University in 1984. She and her husband Danny have three sons and live in Lakewood.

Katie Costello-Bryant

Katie has been with Laskey Costello since 2013. She is currently completing her bachelor’s degree at the University of Toledo. Katie and her husband live in West Park with their five children.

Emily Bunker

Emily is a recent graduate from The University of Akron with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. She joined Laskey Costello as a Payroll Specialist in October 2017. She and her husband, Ryan, live in Medina.

Melissa Collins (Klesta)

Melissa has been with Laskey Costello since 2015. She earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from Cleveland State University in 2007 and 2011 respectively. Melissa lives in Lakewood with her husband and two children.

Anne Culi

Anne Culi is a graduate of Bowling Green State University and joined Laskey Costello as Office Manager in July 2015. She is active in animal rescue and has trained her two deaf dogs using sign language. She and her husband, David, live in West Park with their infant son and pets.

Laura Doyle

Laura has been with Laskey Costello for over 20 years. Laura lives in Lakewood with her husband. They have two adult daughters, both graduates of Lakewood High School.

Trish Gilgallon, EA

Trish was a seasonal employee of Laskey Costello for two years before joining the firm full-time in January 2018. She became an enrolled agent in 2017. Trish lives in Cleveland Heights, but hopes to move to the West side soon.

Laurie McClosky, CPA

Laurie earned her MBA with a concentration in Accounting in 1995. Prior to that she earned her BBA in Finance and Operations Management from Baylor University. Laurie is married and lives in Avon Lake. She became a Certified Public Accountant in 2003 and has been with Laskey Costello since 2012.

Debbi Novak

Debbi has been with Laskey Costello for over 15 years. She has over 40 years of experience in public accounting. Debbi and her husband live in Amherst. They have four children and seven grandchildren.

Kimberly Thomas, CPA

Kim is a 1990 graduate from Miami University and has been a CPA since 1992. She joined the staff in October 2014. Kim lives in Avon Lake with her husband and three children.

Jimmy Wild

Jimmy Wild completed his bachelor’s degree in 2016 at Lake Erie College. He majored in business administration and minored in marketing and history. Jimmy was a member of the college golf team. He joined the staff in December 2016. His mother is also part of the Laskey Costello team.

Kathy Wild

Kathy has been with Laskey Costello for 21 years. She earned her accounting degree in 1987 from John Carroll University and become a Certified Public Accountant in 1989. She is married with three children and lives in Sagamore Hills.

Timothy P. Laskey, CPA

We are, of course, indebted to Tim Laskey who founded the company in 1985. The firm changed its name to Laskey Costello in 2012. Tim has overseen the transition of the company to the next generation and is now retired. Tim and Patti enjoy much of the winter months in their home in Florida.