Deborah L. Kelb, CPA, PC

About Us


Firm – The firm was established in 1996 to provide assistance to small businesses regarding finances, management, record keeping, tax planning and preparation.  Because so much that affects small business is tax related, the practice focuses on tax assistance to businesses and individuals.

The firm represents approximately fifty corporations and partnerships and prepares around 200 individual returns including a number of sole proprietors in many different industries.

The firm is licensed in the State of Indiana and has regular peer reviews as required.  All peer reviews have been accepted by the Indiana CPA Society. 

Meet our staff:


Debbie Kelb started the business in 1996.  Debbie is a graduate of Purdue University and has over thirty years experience in accounting, much of it practicing as a CPA in public accounting, serving small businesses and individuals.  She worked for an insurance company out of college, and then went into public accounting with a small firm in Indianapolis.  She left that firm to work as a controller for a local company, and after a change in ownership, left to start her own public accounting firm.

Karen Burch has been part of the practice since 2009. She provides support services, primarily during tax season. A consultant since 1974, she founded Resource Development Company in 1981 and closed the company in 2010. She has a bachelor’s degree from Ohio University and a master’s and doctorate from Indiana University. She has worked with businesses, public and educational agencies, and professional and trade associations, developing and conducting customized training programs and managing a variety of client projects. Beginning in 1992, the main focus of her business services was association management. She is currently a volunteer literacy tutor with Indy Reads and a volunteer with the Wellington Theatre Arts Group. Her hobbies are reading, travelling, and various crafts

Amy George is a graduate of Ball State University and has worked for the firm since September of 1999.  Amy inputs individual returns, Quickbooks data, and keeps the office functioning smoothly.

 Jan Smoker is a graduate of the University of Indianapolis where she majored in business administration.  She has worked in banking, in the accounting department of a local corporation and has been in public accounting since 1986.  She has experience with bookkeeping and individual and small business tax returns including returns for non-profit organizations.



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