About Us.

Swallen, Lawhun & Co. offers business consulting and numerous other services which enables us to bring our clients a full-service package.

Our History.

Swallen, Lawhun & Co. is a small firm with big capabilities. In business since 1953, the friendly and knowledgeable staff have been helping businesses of all sizes with their tax and accounting needs. From start-ups to companies with multi-million dollar revenues, Swallen, Lawhun & Co. has been a trusted advisor in the tax and accounting arena.

Meet Our Team.

We understand the challenges Ohio businesses face. When you work with Swallen, Lawhun & Co., you get the expertise and knowledge of a larger firm with the personalized service you would expect from a local business advisor.

Other Personnel:

Kristie Henry

Administrative Assistant


I joined Swallen, Lawhun & Co. October 1, 1996, as receptionist. I perform various duties for the firm including e-filing and processing all tax returns. Preparation of payroll and quarterly payroll taxes, sales tax, commercial activity tax, and severance tax. I handle the due date monitoring system for the firm. I input and process all financial statements prepared by the firm along with various other duties required of my position. I reside in Navarre, Ohio. I am married with five children and four grandchildren.

Service expertise - Always happy and love to deal with the public.

Education - Stark State - Accounting

Email - klear@swallenlawhun.com

Paula Bellamy

Office Manager


Started working for Swallen, Lawhun & Co. on August 3, 1981 in our Massillon office as a receptionist. When the offices merged I moved to the Canton office and have been here since then. In September, 1989 I started working on the administrative side and became the office manager. I am married and have two children and five grandchildren.

Industry – I am responsible for the data processing input and maintaining the records for Bricklayers Local #6 Pension and Health & Welfare Funds in Canton.

Education – graduated from GlenOak High School

Email – pbellamy@swallenlawhun.com