About Jonathan

Jonathan Shoop is a partner in the region’s Assurance Services Group. His experience includes several years spent in public accounting, serving clients in the Greater Cleveland area, and working at a multinational manufacturer. Jonathan focuses on internal and external audit and attest services for clients in manufacturing and distribution industries. He is also very active with MAGNET (Manufacturing Advocacy & Growth Network) and Manufacturing Works (formerly WIRE-Net).

Prior to joining the firm, Jonathan worked as a manager of external financial reporting for a Cleveland-based manufacturing company. He began his career at an international accounting firm as a manager in its Audit practice. Jonathan was a lead manager of fieldwork teams on both PCAOB audits and private company audits, specializing in clients in manufacturing and distribution industries.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)
  • Founder of Advocate Advisors, which provides representative bill-pay services to the chemically dependent and those with mental illness in Lake and Cuyahoga Counties
  • Ravenwood Mental Health Center, former Board President
  • Kent State University, Accounting Advisory Council, Member
  • Manufacturing Works, Finance Committee Member
  • LEAN/Six Sigma Green Belt

Articles, Seminars & Presentations

Practice Focus

Performing Attest Services for Large Publicly Traded Companies as well as Large, Middle Market & Smaller Enterprises
Buy/Sell Due Diligence & Technical
Accounting Consultations
Performing Cost Studies/Margin Analyses on Client & Product Profitability

Industry Focus

LEAN/Six Sigma Green
Belt Certification


Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Cum Laude
Kent State University


LEAN/Six Sigma Green
Belt Certification