Rachael Appel

Rachael Appel, Senior, has a lengthy professional background in unclaimed property. She truly values her client-facing position with Clarus Partners, which affords her the opportunity to work one-on-one with her clients on their unclaimed property issues and needs. Rachel earned a BA in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, majoring in Accounting with a … Read more

Chad Bell

Chad Bell, Senior, was bit by the sales and use tax bug right out of college at his job with JP Morgan Chase and was instantly hooked. He attended West Liberty University where he earned a degree in Business Administration and specialized in Management. He comes to us with an excellent indirect tax and banking … Read more

Audrey Bensman

Audrey Bensman is a Staff team member with Clarus Partners. Audrey has an associate degree in Applied Business from Edison State Community College and is currently working towards obtaining a Business Management Certificate. She is planning to return to school in the upcoming Spring of 2024. When Audrey is not busy with her professional commitments, … Read more

Jacqueline Billing

Jacqueline Billing, Staff, has loved the challenges that the indirect tax space at Clarus Partners has provided her. She readily tackles the requirements of the sales and use tax compliance division and thrives in it. Jacqueline earned a BS and MS in Education from The Ohio State University. Her husband and daughter benefit from her … Read more

Hannah Brightbill

Hannah Brightbill, Staff, shares her great smile and sunny attitude as an asset to the Clarus Partners family where she loves working with great people and coming together as a team to accomplish a common goal. She loves seeing the project develop from its beginning to its end and takes great pride in her work. … Read more

Michael Burgees

Michael Burgees, Senior. With over 9 years of indirect tax experience, including five years as a state sales tax auditor for the Georgia Department of Revenue, Michael brings a wealth of knowledge to our team. He also has four years of indirect tax compliance and consulting experience split between the corporate and public accounting sectors. … Read more

Alex Delong

Alex Delong, Staff, has enjoyed his indirect tax career at Clarus Partners where he initially began as an intern. Alex now works on our consulting team. Alex earned a BA in Political Science in international relations from The Ohio State University with a minor in international studies as well as a paralegal studies post-baccalaureate certificate … Read more

Sarah French

Sarah French, Staff, shares two decades of focused accounting and finance work with Clarus Partners. She loves digging into numerical and logistical research and coming up with solutions. This experience is highlighted with her work on our AkuCert team. Sarah enjoys life at home with her family which includes her husband, daughter, and a very … Read more