Meet Our TeamThese are the faces dedicated to making WeberMessick a leader in knowledge and customer service.
Diana Barge joined WeberMessick’s accounting and tax department in June 2012 to support partners and CPA’s with preparation of individual and corporate client’s income tax returns, general accounting, compilation and tax planning, providing Quickbooks assistance, payroll tax preparation and assistance, write-up work, and day-to-day interaction. Previous to WeberMessick, Ms. Barge spent two years with Christopher J. Seling and Associates, Inc. after having worked as a self-employed accountant for accounting firms and various corporate clients. Ms. Barge holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Baltimore.
Certified Public Accountant Irene Castelino joined WeberMessick’s accounting and tax department in March 2009 to assist individual and corporate clients with income tax return preparation, as well as business accounting functions, compilations, reviews, and audits. Prior to joining WeberMessick, Mrs. Castelino spent four years with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Tampa, Florida, where she performed financial statement audits on regional and international public and closely held companies. Mrs. Castelino spent the next three years with Alexander Thompson Arnold, PA, in Jackson, Tennessee, performing financial statement audits of community financial institutions. Mrs. Castelino then shifted into the tax arena with Baltimore-based Reznick Group, focusing in the area of low-income housing tax credits. Mrs. Castelino holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from University of Florida and a Masters in Accounting from University of South Florida.
Michael Kimmel joined WeberMessick’s accounting and tax department in August of 2016 as a Staff Accountant. Mr. Kimmel has previously worked in management and customer relations positions in the automotive and banking industries. Currently, he is completing a Bachelor of Science in business management from DeVry University.
Justin Letke came aboard WeberMessick at the beginning of 2015 as Director of Operations. He has over 10 years of management experience, holding positions from store manager, to area trainer, to regional director. At any level, Justin believes in building a team of talented people, providing ongoing training and development and ensuring operational excellence. He is focused on improving systems and processes to help increase accuracy and efficiency, in turn enhancing productivity as well as strengthening the relationships with all WeberMessick clients. Bettering the firm’s infrastructure and operational compliance as we grow will allow for the continued quality product and client first mentality that we are known for at WeberMessick.
Certified Public Accountant David Manning joined WeberMessick’s accounting and tax department in January 2013 to assist individual and corporate clients with income tax return preparation, as well as business accounting functions, compilations, reviews, and audits. In 1981, he became a Certified Public Accountant and joined a national accounting firm where he performed financial statement audits on regional and international public and closely held companies. His experience in the private sector focused on higher education financing with the State of Maryland, non-profits and for profit closely held companies. He currently volunteers with several non-profit associations offering accounting and business management support. Mr. Manning holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from Northern Michigan University.
Arden Mason joined the team in June 2016 as our Business Development Coordinator after graduating from Towson University with a Bachelor of Science in business administration and marketing. She gained her experience in marketing and project management while interning with the corporate marketing department at Phillips Seafood and Restaurants. With years of experience in sales and networking, her focus for WeberMessick is ensuring both a cohesive and synergized team, and advocating an environment conducive to growth and productivity.
Bernadette brings several years of accounting and customer support to her role as Office Manager at WeberMessick. Starting out at a small accounting firm located in downtown Baltimore in 1988, she quickly gained responsibilities as a full-charge bookkeeper while managing several accounts receivable ledgers for large property management companies.
After the birth of her third child in 2002, she took a leave of absence from day to day accounting, but kept active as the bookkeeper for a family owned business. During the same time she also managed the accounts payable and accounts receivable for a small construction company and a veterinary business. Bernadette is happy to be with WeberMessick since the beginning of 2014.