Baum, Robin L., CPA


  Beachwood, Ohio, USA
 +1 216 831 0733, ext 141
 +1 216 765 7118
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Managing Partner

Robin L. Baum is the Managing Partner of Zinner & Co. She has more than 28 years of experience in public accounting.

Robin joined Zinner & Co. in July 1990, after working with another local accounting firm for 10 years. She became the firm’s third Managing Partner and the first female in this role in the firm’s history on January 1, 2003. Based upon statistics published in 2012, Robin remains one of the only female Managing Partners in top twenty-five largest accounting firms in the Northeastern Ohio market.

She has concentrated her work with a variety of multi-generational, family-owned businesses and has extensive knowledge of the various aspects of financial reporting, income and estate tax planning and preparation. She has been involved in financial analysis for start-up businesses and advises on issues regarding business profitability and succession planning.

Robin has experience in many different industries including healthcare, manufacturing and distribution, real estate as well as extensive work with many professional service organizations. She also works with high net worth individuals and their family members in the income and estate planning arena.

Robin is a versatile public speaker presenting widely on topics related to business consulting, succession planning, individual income tax, and trust and estate tax issues. A native Clevelander, Robin received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Accounting from John Carroll University.

Memberships
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
The Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants

Awards
John Carroll University - 2012 Alumni Medal, the highest honor awarded annually by the Alumni Association of her alma mater
and representing the class of 1987, she was one of four alumni recognized for accomplishments in their profession, exemplary
family and personal lives, contributions to their community and dedication to John Carroll University.

Civic and Not-for-profit Organizations
Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital Foundation - President
John Carroll University - Boler School of Business, Dean’s Advisory Circle
Jesuit Retreat House - past member, board of directors
John Carroll University, President’s Council, planned giving committee
Catholic Charities - Corporate committee, annual appeal
Crain’s Cleveland Business as one of the “Top 40 Under 40” in 2003
Catholic Diocese of Cleveland Foundation - associate Board, member
Smart Business’s Perspectives ’12 Women Who Excel series - panelist
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center - board of directors
5805 Euclid, LLC. - board of directors