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Marne W. Babich

Senior Manager – Tax Services

Marne has more than 20 years of experience in public accounting. She focuses on providing tax planning, compliance and research services for closely held businesses, as well as their owners and executives. Marne has served companies of various sizes, including those operating in multiple states and with foreign ownership. She has provided services for businesses in a wide range of industries including manufacturing, distribution, software and continuing care retirement communities. A graduate of Miami University, Marne earned her B.S. degree in accounting and her Masters of Taxation from the University of Akron. 

Before joining Grossman Yanak & Ford llp in 2021, Marne provided tax services at a regional public accounting firm in Cleveland, Ohio, and at a national public accounting firm in Pittsburgh. A CPA in Ohio and Pennsylvania, Marne is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). She was honored by the PICPA in 2022, being named as one of four “Women to Watch” in recognition of her leadership, mentorship, contributions to the accounting profession, and service to the community. 

Marne is also a member of the Peters Township Chamber of Commerce, the Washington County Manufacturers Association and the Pittsburgh chapter of the National Tooling & Machining Association (NTMA). She formerly served on the advisory board of the Allegheny YMCA. Marne is a 2020 graduate of Leadership Washington County (LWC), an intense program designed to help professionals strengthen their contact networks and actively engage in relevant issues. She is also a current LWC Board Member and serves on the Finance Committee. She resides in Washington County with her husband, Jim, and their son, James.