John Jenkins Named Newest Partner at BMF

We are pleased to welcome with pride and purpose our newest partner, John Jenkins!

Danielle J. Kimmell



3421 Ridgewood Road, Suite 300

Akron, OH 44333


About Danielle

Industry & Service Expertise


With nearly 20 years of public accounting experience, Danielle focuses on serving large, middle-market, privately held companies in a variety of industries including manufacturing and distribution. She also has significant experience in the area of employee benefit plans, as well as consulting on issues arising in middle-market business settings, including audit, compliance and tax issues.

Danielle was named partner in 2009.



Professional and Civic Memberships and Activities

Awards and Accolades

  • Walsh University, Women of Distinction, Distinguished Service Award, 2012
  • Northeast Ohio ATHENA Young Professional Award recipient, 2010
  • United Way of Summit County Young Philanthropist of the Year, 2009
  • Greater Akron Chamber’s “30 for the Future,” 2007

Internal Control Essentials for Retirement Plans

When was the last time you closely examined your retirement plan’s internal controls? If the answer is “not sure” or “a while ago,” then there is no time like the present to conduct a thorough assessment on your internal. Read More >>

Monitoring Service Provider Performance: The Role of Type II SOC 1 Reports

It’s not uncommon for sponsors of employee benefit plans to outsource key functions like accounting and recordkeeping to third-party service providers. But this doesn’t absolve plan sponsors the responsibility for monitoring these key functions adequately or the overall financial. Read More >>

Payroll Controls: Is Your Data Accurate and Secure?

Data accuracy is crucial when managing employee benefit and retirement plans. Errors and mistakes can lead to inaccurate deferral amounts, delayed enrollment dates and incorrect calculation of eligible compensation, to name just a few problems. Much of the data. Read More >>

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