Steve Darrow, CPA

Steve Darrow, CPA
Member
sdarrow@dbccpa.com

A valued member of the De Boer, Baumann & Company, PLC team, Steve joined the firm in 2007 and became a Member in 2021. In his role, he works with clients in various industries and has extensive experience in the manufacturing and restaurant industries. In addition to his primary responsibilities, Steve serves as chair of the firm’s Manufacturing Niche Committee. He also sits on the Tax Committee and is a member of the SALT Team.

One of Steve’s favorite quotes is “If you always do what you always did, you’ll always get what you always got – think change!” He loves learning, and with taxes and tax reform, there are constant opportunities to learn, grow, and help others. His approachability and focus on detail are just apart of what makes him a great accountant. Steve believes that client relationships are key. Working hard and his willingness to go the extra mile are central to his work ethic. Steve says, “I always try to provide the exact same service that I would expect if I were the client.”

Raised in Holland, Michigan, Steve still lives in his hometown with his wife Maria. Together they have one daughter, who was born on Valentine’s Day. One of his greatest joys is spending time with his family. Outside the office, Steve sits on the board of directors for Ottagan Addictions Recovery (OAR),where he serves as their treasurer. He also enjoys soccer, ultimate frisbee, and running.

DESIGNATIONS
  • Certified Public Accountant
MEMBERSHIPS
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA)
    • Member of West Michigan Accounting & Auditing Symposium
  • Holland Charter Township
    • Member of the Planning Commission
  • Reach for Recovery
    • Treasurer
EDUCATION
  • Grand Valley State University
    • Masters of Science in Accountancy (2007)
  • Davenport University
    • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance (2005 & 2006)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
  • Management Consulting Services
  • Tax Planning and Advising for Family Owned and Managed Businesses
  • Partnerships and Corporations
  • State and Local Income Tax
INDUSTRY SPECIALTIES
  • Restaurants
  • Manufacturing & Distribution