Joseph V. (Joe) Arnone, CPA

Founder & President

Joe is a life-long Kansas City area resident. He received a BSBA with a major in Accounting from Rockhurst University and an Executive Master of Business Administration from Benedictine College. He has worked in both public and private accounting and has over thirty years of experience in both individual and corporate tax return preparation, planning and forecasting. Joe is a member of the Missouri Society of CPAs and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Barbara J. (Barbie) Breedlove, CPA

Certified Public Accountant

Barbie received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Kansas State University, majoring in Accounting. She remains true to her alma mater serving on the Kansas State University Foundation Board of Trustees. Barbie has over thirty-five years of experience helping individuals and small closely-held companies with their accounting, tax and planning needs. Barbie is a member of the Kansas Society of CPAs.

Donna J. Arnone


Donna received degrees in Accounting and Finance from Columbia College. She has twenty plus years experience in the insurance, banking, and trust industries and over 9 years experience in small business accounting and income tax preparation. Donna joined the firm in August, 2017 as a Staff Accountant.

Claire A. Najar

Office/Payroll Administrator

Claire is a graduate of St. Pius X High School and is a life-long Kansas City area resident. She joined Arnone & Co in 2010 and serves as a receptionist, office administrator and payroll specialist.

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