About Us

Ducks In A Row, Inc. was founded in Cincinnati in 1994 by Patricia Reynolds, a leading woman entrepreneur and financial consultant with more than 20 years of experience in small business accounting, financial planning, and strategic business planning. In January of 2019, Ducks in a Row merged with Barnes Dennig, to offer a wider span of services and deeper pool of expertise. Barnes Dennig is the second largest locally-based CPA firm in the city and a top 200 firm in the country.

We have helped numerous businesses strategize and analyze their business finances with accounting systems and integration. In addition, Ducks In A Row is led by a QuickBooks Professional Advisor. We have a particular expertise in the overall understanding of how small- to medium-sized businesses work — allowing us to help business owners quickly and clearly understand and act on their financial data.

Ducks In A Row is a member of Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber of Commerce, Clermont County Chamber, Milford Miami Township Chamber, Madeira Chamber and a number of Business Development Networking groups.  The founder is especially involved with those committed to helping female entrepreneurs (such as Ellevate, Aviatra Accelerators, Women’s Entrepreneur, and the Women’s Speakers Association).

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Anne Marie Phelps, CPA – President

Anne Marie has nearly two decades of experience in accounting including both audit and tax.  She started her career at Barnes Dennig & Co. working in client service.  She brings a wealth of accounting knowledge as well as QuickBooks experience.  Anne Marie loves ensuring that her clients are satisfied and happy.  She graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelors of Business Administration with a focus in Accounting.  When Anne Marie is not working, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, especially her husband and three children.  You can contact her at aphelps@ducksinarow.com.


Kathleen Haney 2019

Kathleen Haney

Kathleen loves developing relationships with the clients here at Ducks in a Row and supporting their business growth and success. With 20 years of bookkeeping experience, she has extensive knowledge of QuickBooks and is a Certified QuickBooks Advanced ProAdvisor in both Online and Desktop software. Kathleen holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Miami University and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Xavier University. When Kathleen is not working, she enjoys shopping, reading, and spending time with her kids and her Cavalier Spaniel, Penny. Feel free to reach out: Kathleen@ducksinarow.com.


Jennifer Rothwell 2019

Jennifer Rothwell

Jennifer enjoys the detailed work of financial statement preparation and assisting clients in making smart financial business decisions. She brings 15+ years of bookkeeping experience in real estate, the arts, professional services, restaurants, landscaping/construction, promotional products, and non-profit organizations. Jennifer is a member of American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers and Life Success Seminars. Her education includes accounting courses at the University of Cincinnati. When she is not working, she enjoys dancing, gymnastics, and coaching dance students. Contact her at Jennifer@ducksinarow.com.


Diane Gabbard 2019

Diane Gabbard

Diane comes to Ducks with over 30 years of experience. From owning her own businesses to supporting small and medium sized businesses over the years. Diane loves spending time with her granddaughter! You can contact her at Diane@ducksinarow.com.

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Marci Hendershot 2019

Marci Hendershot

Marci brings to Ducks a wealth of knowledge and accounting experience. Her experience spans 20 plus years in Bookkeeping and Accounting world, from small business, tax firms and big corporations. She is a specialist with QuickBooks desktop and even has tax prep experience! Marci went to the Ohio State University! GO BUCKS! And loves spending time with family and friends. Some of her favorite things to do is, hiking and walking. You can contact her at Marci@ducksinarow.com.


Liz Ziegler

Liz brings 10 years of bookkeeping experience to Ducks in a Row, including managing the books of her own business. She loves helping clients stay financially organized enough to make sound business decisions. Liz holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance & Management from Tulane University and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Xavier University. Outside of work, Liz is mom to three young kids and enjoys running, reading and trying new restaurants with her husband. Feel free to reach out: liz@ducksinarow.com.


Kim Wehmeier

Kim is an experienced professional with over 25 years of experience in Accounting and Human Resources with a focus on small businesses and start-ups.  She is dedicated to helping her Ducks’ clients succeed in business and supporting them however she can. When Kim isn’t hard at work, she loves travelling to new places, playing a round of golf or hanging out in OTR with friends and family.   You can reach Kim at kim@ducksinarow.com


Tricia Reynolds 2019

Tricia Reynolds – Founder

Patricia “Tricia” Reynolds is Founder of Ducks In A Row (a Reynolds Business Solutions company). Passionate about helping her small-business clients grow their business with balance, she has become a leading catalyst in Greater Cincinnati for helping others achieve business success while maintaining a healthy personal life. You can contact her at Tricia@ducksinarow.com.

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Jenny Moorman

Jenny Moorman joined the Ducks In a Row team in January 2020. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University. She is a Certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor, with experience in Quickbooks Online and Quickbooks Desktop. Her accounting experience spans 13 years, and covers everything from entering bills to being a Financial Controller. Previously, Jenny owned her own business as a Professional Genealogist.

She has a long history of volunteering, and currently serves on the board of a local non-profit, the Hamilton County Genealogical Society. When she is not working or volunteering, Jenny likes to spend time with her family and friends, taking hikes, and traveling. You can contact her at jenny@ducksinarow.com.


Patty Imhoff

Patty Imhoff joined the Ducks in a Row team in February 2020 and provides daily accounting, bank reconciliations, monthly reviews, financial statements, and budget and payroll services to clients. She specifically enjoys interacting with our various clients and making a difference in their lives, as well as accomplishing the monthly task—whatever it may be.

Patty is a Certified QuickBooks® Online ProAdvisor and attended Northern Kentucky University, where she focused on accounting courses. She gained further experience in the industry throughout her thirty-year career, and when she’s not working, likes to shop, read, watch the Bengals, and enjoys spending time with her family. You can contact her at patty@ducksinarow.com.


Patty Hogan

Patty Hogan is the Client Account Associate here at Ducks in a Row, a position she has held since October 2020. She thoroughly enjoys learning the in’s and out’s of all financial and communication products and keeping up-to-date on the latest innovations of the industry. She is most passionate about satisfying clients and helping them reach success.

Patty’s main duties include all things client support, such as updating and maintaining financial databases and subsequent management reports. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Miami University. Fun fact about Patty: She is over six feet tall! She is a big fan of games, and the film To Kill a Mockingbird. She frequently volunteers at her local school, transports rescued dogs, and has two Havanese dogs of her own.