Meet our Team
Robin L. Ridge, CPA
Robin specializes in tax, accounting and auditing services and serves a variety of for profit and non-profit entities. Along with providing these services, she supplements her audit reports with suggestions for strengthening management procedures and improving operating results. She makes a continued effort to make the boards of these organizations understand the financial statements and their importance as a “tool” to the functioning of the entity.
Robin graduated Cum Laude from the University of Findlay in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. She received her CPA designation in 1991. She has been employed at Ridge & Company CPA since 1989, and became a partner on January 1, 2001. She previously had three years experience with Ernst & Young in Cleveland, Ohio.
Robin is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Her commitment to the community is reflected in her involvement with a variety of local organizations including Saint Michaels Church, Treasurer of Findlay Noon Rotary, Past Chair of The University of Findlay Estate and Planned Giving Council and current Chair of The University of Findlay Colleagues Advisory Board, and she is a graduate of the Hancock Leadership program.
Robin is the wife of Christopher, an elementary teacher at Powell Elementary in North Baltimore, and is also the mother of two girls, Morgan and Bailey. In her free time she enjoys reading, golfing, gardening and cooking.
Heather P. Laumeyer, EA
Heather specializes in a variety of tax and accounting services including individuals, partnerships, corporations, and non-profit agencies.
Heather graduated Cum Laude from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia in 1995 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. In 1998, she received her Enrolled Agent designation and additionally passed the Series 7 Securities Exam. She has been employed by Ridge & Company CPA since January, 2011. She previously had eight years of experience at accounting firms in Georgia and North Carolina.
As an Enrolled Agent, she is qualified to represent clients before the IRS and completes 72 hours of continuing education every three years.
Heather moved to Findlay from North Carolina in 2009 with her husband Joseph, who works for Marathon Oil. They were married in December, 1994, and have two sons and a daughter. In her free time she enjoys reading, gardening, cooking, and watching her children on their trapshooting team.
Heather M. Loughman
Heather specializes in auditing services, and helps with a variety of tax services and in other areas as needed.
Heather graduated Cum Laude from Tiffin University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. She then went on to obtain her Masters of Accountancy in Taxation at Bowling Green State University, graduating in 2001. Heather joined Ridge & Company CPA in September, 2004. Prior to that, she worked at a local firm in Toledo for 2 ½ years as a staff auditor.
Heather is an associate member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants and she has been an active board member for Cancer Patient Services since the fall of 2009.
Heather is married to Jeff, who is employed with the Findlay Publishing Company. They have two young children, Jaryn and Kira.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children, family, and friends. She enjoys family trips and introducing her children to new activities.
Ronda L. Ritter
Ronda is a 1991 graduate of The University of Findlay with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance. She joined Ridge & Company CPA in January, 2011, as a part-time tax preparer. Her job responsibilities include individual tax preparation and any other accounting services where her skill can be utilized.
She is very involved in her community by being a 4-H advisor, varsity volleyball coach and substitute teacher during non-tax season.
Ronda is the wife of Bruce, and mother of three children, Courtney, Megan and Eric. In her free time she enjoys singing, reading, scrapbooking and watching her children’s extracurricular events.
Marilee took business courses in high school to pursue a business career. After graduation, while working in a local business office, the company’s public accountant noticed her interest and ability and offered her the opportunity to work in his office.
Marilee has continued with this career for over 35 years and has gained training in bookkeeping skills and taxation. She has always found public accounting to be enjoyable work. Her duties include monthly financial statement write-up work, payroll taxes and income tax returns.
Away from the office Marilee enjoys reading, traveling and volunteering for A.C.S. Relay for Life.
Jessica R. Zacharias
Jessica has been employed at Ridge & Company CPA since July, 2004. Her primary duty is secretary to the staff, although her duties vary throughout the year. Her voice is usually one of the first you will hear when calling the office.
Jessica graduated with an Associate Degree in Office Administration Technology from Owens Community College in 2004.
Jessica is an active member of her church and enjoys singing on her church Praise Team. In her free time she enjoys scrapbooking and crafting. In October, 2010, she married Andrew and together they enjoy going to flea markets and craft shows, playing cards and spending time with family and friends.