About us

WHO WE ARE

Hobe & Lucas Certified Public Accountants, Inc. is a full-service accounting and business consulting firm dedicated to providing clients with exceptional value. As one of the largest independent accounting firms in Northeast Ohio, we offer a broad portfolio of services and possess extensive expertise in a wide range of industries and specialty practices. We pride ourselves on delivering the personal attention, responsive communication and collaborative relationships our customers need to succeed. We listen. We learn. We lead you through the intricacies of your financial challenges and past potential pitfalls to keep you on a strong path forward. Full service. Full value. It’s the Hobe & Lucas way.

OUR MISSION

Founded in 1978, Hobe & Lucas is built on a foundation of value. Value in each of our client relationships built through more than four decades in business. Value that we provide in our consummate level of professional services. Value in ongoing education and an ever-increasing technical knowledge base. Value in the trust our clients place in us. We are working to be your ideal business partner today and tomorrow, helping you achieve your identified goals and preparing you for the challenges of the future.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Our professionals are engaged in a variety of activities to give back to the community. From personal pursuits to company endeavors, members have assisted the following organizations and events over the last few years, including Coats For Kids, United Way, Burning River Fest, Cleveland Food Bank, Yuletide Hunger Program, and Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry Men’s Shelter.

42 YRS IN BUSINESS
232 YRS OF EXPERIENCE (SHAREHOLDERS)
39 YRS OF EXPERIENCE (DIRECTORS)
6142 CLIENTS

OUR TIMELINE

For over 40 years, Hobe and Lucas CPAs has been helping families and businesses throughout Northeast Ohio. We've grown a lot since we first opened our doors in 1978.

1978

Dave Hobe and Jerry Lucas started Hobe & Lucas in October…

1979-1989

One of Hobe & Lucas’s first clients was Cleveland’s largest construction…

1990-1999

In 1990, H&L became one of the first tenants in the…

2000-2009

Jerry Bonning successfully led H&L through the “Y2K” scare. The Y2K…

2010-2017

In 2013, Dave Hobe retired as a shareholder and Lisa Matuszny…

2018 and Beyond

H&L turns forty years old and is named one of the…

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