Our Staff

Results

We work with you on a personal level to determine the best solutions for your unique needs, then leverage our seasoned expertise to achieve the best possible results.

Relationships

We are your trusted partner in success. Our firm is large enough to offer a full range of professional services at a fair price, but small enough to give you the individual attention that you deserve.

Relief

Rest assured that when a need arises, our firm is ready and capable to handle everything for you so you can focus on what matters most to you.

Staff Profiles

Kenneth C. Godwin, CPA
kengodwin@thegodwinfirm.com
President

Kenneth Godwin, a Delaware Native, graduated from the University of Delaware with an Accounting degree in June of 1979 and also married his high school sweetheart, Elaine. that same day. He has two children, both CPA’s, and four grandchildren.

Ken went to work at Faw Casson, CPA’s following his graduation and eventually ended up at McBride Shopa. Here he combined eight years of CPA work to begin his next adventure. In 1987, Ken accepted the role as the CFO of the 1942 Hospitality Group (Klondike Kates, Kid Shelleens, Columbus Inn, Harry’s Savoy Grill, Hartefeld, The Granary, Mountain Branch Golf Course & Restaurant). In 2001, Ken had built trust and relationships with many clients, associates and friends that he decided to open his own firm, The Godwin Firm, PA.

Ken’s interests include traveling to historic places and reading anything about American History. He enjoys gardening and spending time with him family, especially his grandchildren.

Sarah Beyeler, CPA
sarah@thegodwinfirm.com
Senior Accountant

Sarah is a native Delawarean and a graduate of the University of Delaware where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Resources and a Master of Science in Accounting. She holds a Delaware CPA Certificate and a Delaware Permit to Practice. She is a member of the Delaware Society of CPAs and the Maryland Society of Accountants.Sarah worked for a large corporation in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and Salt Lake City. Her responsibilities included human resources, budgeting and financial statement analysis. She entered public accounting in 1995, working primarily in tax and small business accounting. She also gained experience in non-profit accounting and expatriate taxation while living three years in Canada.

Tom Godwin, CPA
tom@thegodwinfirm.com
Staff Accountant 

Tom joined the Firm in August of 2011.  He comes to us with a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of Delaware.  Tom’s principal focus is bookkeeping, tax preparation, and payroll services.

When Tom is not working, he spends time with his wife and daughters.  You can find him watching movies (especially Star Wars), reading something by Stephen King, or playing board games with friends.  Tom and his family share their home with a yellow lab and three cats.

Shirley Kuhn
shirley@thegodwinfirm.com
Profile coming soon!

Vivian Mahoney
vivian@thegodwinfirm.com
Administrative Assistant

Vivian is responsible for time and expense entry, payroll processing, setting up new incorporations and overall keeping the office together!

Vivian is an avid photographer and self-proclaimed “beach bum”.  She enjoys spending time with her husband, son and daughter, numerous grandchildren and Labrador Retrievers.