Owner Profile

Darlene L. Kittredge, C.P.A.

Area of Specialty: Financial Statements, Business Administration & Tax

Darlene is a graduate of Valparaiso University. After working for several years for a mid-size regional accounting firm, she started her firm in 1982. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Indiana CPA Society. Darlene has solid experience in all phases of accounting and tax services. She especially enjoys working with start-up and small to mid-size businesses. She also has extensive experience in personal, business and fiduciary tax preparation and advisory services. She is a member of the Chesterton/Duneland Chamber of Commerce and has served as a board member, treasurer, vice-president and president. Darlene currently, and in the past, has served on numerous boards and committees of civic and charitable organizations as well as the Indiana CPA Society.

Kari F. Zehner, C.P.A.

Area of Specialty: Small business accounting, QuickBooks

Kari has become a part owner in the firm of Kittredge & Zehner, P.C. on January 1, 2013. She has been working with Darlene and her staff since 2002. She enjoys the challenge of always learning something new, and getting to work alongside her mother and the rest of the staff. She is on the Ambassador Committee for the Chesterton Duneland Chamber of Commerce and Treasurer for Neighborlink, P.C. Kari is a graduate of Augustana College and continued her accounting courses at Purdue.