About Us

The history of Mark P. Murphy & Associates is built upon a tradition of service, technical expertise, and innovative thinking to meet the needs of a rapidly changing world. The experience and academic credentials of our partners and staff provide our clients with the expertise of larger firms, while our commitment to superior customer service offers a personal, one-on-one approach.

Our company specializes in accounting and tax preparation services for a wide variety of clients. We specialize in:

  • Tax return filing and tax planning for individuals
  • Bookkeeping and financial statements for small businesses
  • Corporate tax return filing

Annual participation in Continuing Professional Education courses offered by local chapters of national accounting and tax associations keeps our firm on the leading edge of ever-changing tax laws and accounting methods.

Computerized offices and internet access ensures clients accurate, efficient, state-of-the-art service at a competitive price.

We invite you to meet our staff.

Mark P. Murphy
Managing Partner

Mark has been working in the field of public accounting since 1983.  He has seven years of auditing and tax experience with Deloitte Touche.  In 1994, he opened his own firm.  Mark received his Master's degree in business administration from Ohio State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.  He is a member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  He is a member of the Tri-Village Rotary Club and the Upper Arlington Education Foundation.  Mark resides in Upper Arlington with his wife Noreen.  They enjoy spending time with their daughter Paige, son Tanner, daughter-in-law Rachelle and most especially their grandson Case. You can email Mark at mark@markmurphycpa.com

Sandy J. Caruthers
Tax Manager
Sandy joined the firm in November 2011. She has more than 30 years of auditing and tax experience, including 17 years with Crowe LLP.  Sandy received her Bachelor's degree in accounting from Bowling Green State University, her MBA from Franklin University and is a Certified Public Accountant.  She is a member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  Sandy resides in Hilliard with her husband Rob and has two grown daughters.  You can email Sandy at sandy@markmurphycpa.com
Lynne A. Clark
Tax Manager

Lynne A. Clark is a tax accountant for Mark P.  Murphy & Associates.  Lynne joined the firm in October, 2016 after owing her own firm for nine years.  She has over 30 years of experience in accounting and tax with various businesses. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Miami University and is a Certified Public Accountant.  She and her husband, Barney have four grown children and they reside in Hilliard with their dog, Annie. You can email Lynne at lynne@markmurphycpa.com

Dave Rodgers
Tax Manager

Dave joined the firm in October, 2021. Dave brings a different perspective to Mark P. Murphy & Associates, spending the first 15 years of his career as a golf professional, managing the ins and outs of the Marion Country Club Golf Course. His finance degree from Franklin University, coupled with his love of golf enabled him to oversee the success of the golf shop and course.  It is easy to see why Dave’s transition to Mark P. Murphy & Associates was smooth, as his main focus has been working with small business clients, helping with both tax and accounting services.  He has assisted clients in the area of Real Estate, Insurance, Medical Industry and the Food and Beverage Industries.    

As a hands-on manager in the accounting industry for the past 14 years, Dave prides himself in client relations, follow through, and creative problem solving.   His areas of expertise are in tax preparation, financial reporting and QuickBooks with extensive experience in managing and supervising tax, accounting and auditing services for his clients.  You can email Dave at dave@markmurphycpa.com


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