About Us

Brown, Crane & Associates, Ltd. has been in business since 1997. We strive to offer the most friendly and customer-service driven accounting practice in our area! We make it a point to go above and beyond the call of duty for our clients. We are proud of our business and of the great support staff we have working for us.


My name is Mathew Thomas (Tom) Crane. I am a Partner in Brown, Crane and Associates, Ltd., which was formed in 1997. I graduated from Monroeville High School in 1986 and Tiffin University in 1995, with a Bachelors degree. I also received my Enrolled Agent license in 2007. I currently live in Norwalk with my wife Jackie and my two children, Jessica and Zach. Jackie is an office manager for Wasiniak Construction. I am very active in my Church by serving as a board of directors and also on the Administration Council. I belong to several organizations including the National Association of Enrolled Agents, Ohio Society of Enrolled Agents, National Association of Tax Professionals and National Federation of Independent Business Owners. When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends and golfing.


My name is Tracy Brown and I am a partner in Brown, Crane & Associates Ltd. I actually started the business out of my home in 1995 when my oldest daughter was born. The business took off and grew to the point of adding a partner (Tom Crane) and employees and then moving out of my home and into Norwalk, Ohio. I am a 1988 graduate of Monroeville High School and EHOVE Career Center. I also took classes at Bowling Green State University, majoring in Accounting. I have worked in the accounting field for over 33 years. A couple of those years were working in an accounting setting while I was attending high school. I am a past president of the Huron County Chamber of Commerce (2009). I am currently sitting on the board of the Huron County Chamber of Commerce and the Norwalk Area United Fund. I live in rural Norwalk with my husband, Eric. We have 3 children … Lauran, Erin and Isaac. Eric is a financial advisor and specializes in estate planning, retirement saving and investing. Eric and I are also involved in our family farm operation. As if all of that work is not enough, we also have rental properties. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, working out, gardening and cooking.


Our support staff is awesome! We have over 100 years, collectively, specializing in the areas of accounting and bookkeeping, payroll preparation, budgeting, analyzing and reporting of financial information. Our clients are our #1 priority! We go above and beyond to help our clients and their businesses succeed. We are truly blessed with a wonderful group of people who look forward to working with you to meet all of your accounting, payroll and income tax needs.