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Our Team

 

Our Team

Rebecca S. Zulager, CPA, Managing Director

Becky has over 30 years of professional experience. Becky began her tax career in 1994 at Ernst & Young, LLP in Fort Wayne. She continued her tax career at Haines, Isenbarger & Skiba, LLC as the Tax Director. To further her corporate experience in 2008, she was named the Tax Manager/Director of Symmetry Medical, Inc. a publicly traded international company, until August of 2013, when she launched her own firm, Zulager CPA. Becky provides strategic tax planning services to companies and individuals, specializing in closely held businesses. Her broad general business experience provides individuals and business clients the basis for planning, implementing and managing a broad spectrum of financial matters through the different life cycles. She also consults with local not-for-profit on all financial matters.

Becky is a member of the Fort Wayne Estate Planning Council, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Indiana CPA Society. She serves and has served on many local not-for-profit boards. Becky is a graduate of Memphis University.

Julia Babcock, Manager

Julie joined Zulager CPA in 2014. She has worked in the tax field since 2005, having spent the majority of her career at a larger local accounting firm where she worked with a variety of clients from individuals to small businesses to larger closely held corporations. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Indiana University Bloomington and a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Accounting from Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne. Julie’s practice with Zulager CPA concentrates on assisting individuals and closely held businesses with various aspects of tax planning and preparation. Julie resides in Bluffton with her husband and two sons. She is the treasurer of the First Presbyterian Church of Bluffton, has served as the co-chairperson of the 2014 United Way of Wells County annual campaign, is an officer with the Tri Kappa sorority, and volunteers with various organizations in Bluffton. She is also a member of the Indiana CPA Society.

Bethany Parker, CPA, Staff Accountant

Bethany is a CPA with over 15 years of accounting experience. After graduating with a Masters of Accountancy from Bowling Green State University, Bethany began her professional career at Ernst & Young, LLP in Toledo Ohio. After two years of information systems consulting at E&Y, Bethany moved to the audit staff at Haines, Isenbarger & Skiba, LLC, in Fort Wayne Indiana. She later served as the Controller for a local agricultural facility, then moved to the Corporate Finance department at Symmetry Medical, Inc. At Zulager CPA, Bethany’s primary focus is bookkeeping and audit-related services, and she assists with individual tax preparation. Bethany also volunteers as the treasurer for several non-profit organizations in her hometown of Payne, Ohio.