About Our Company

Every company starts with the owner's vision. The energy, enthusiasm, and excitement of that seed idea is what inspires you to persevere in the face of inevitable obstacles and challenges.

Baumann-Partners is committed to providing extensive accounting support so the reality of everyday tasks required of a business don't dim that creative spark.

Meet our team...


B.S. Professional Accounting
Southern Illinois University



Memberships & Groups

  • Professional Crowdfunding Association

  • KPMG Alumni

  • CFO Network

  • Contractor with PricewaterhouseCoopers

  • QuickBooks Technical

  • Xero Certified Advisor-Partner Program

  • ServiceM8 Certified Support Partner

  • BMA Lean Accounting Group

  • Society of Cost Accountants

  • CPA Trendlines

  • Accounting and Finance Professionals

  • Transcendental Meditation Program

  •  U.S. Marine Corps-Veteran

John Baumann


Senior Accounting Project Manager

As founding partner, John is well versed in every aspect of business large and small. He started his career at KPMG and has since worked with Fortune 100 companies and small startups, including his own businesses.

John is very familiar with everyday financial management. His hands-on experience makes him uniquely qualified to create a practical action plan for your company's growth and sustainability.

He is an enthusiastic, thoughtful and timely collaborator and will work to develop simple, potent systems for your company's greatest success.

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M.B.A in Sustainable Business

Presidio Graduate School

Benjamin Katz

Accounting Systems Project Manager

Benjamin is a seasoned consultant with over 15 years of experience guiding businesses through every aspect of development.


His focus has been on small to medium sized businesses utilizing his core strengths in accounting and sustainability to inform organizational development and build operational systems based on triple bottom line accounting practices.

TBL is "...an accounting framework with three parts: social, environmental (or ecological) and financial. Some organizations have adopted the TBL framework to evaluate their performance in a broader perspective to create greater business value."

Slaper, Timothy F, and Hall, Tanya J.(2011). "The Triple Bottom Line:What Is It and How Does It Work?" Indiana Business Review Spring 2011,Vol.86, No.1

John and his experienced team look forward to working with you!