We create and carefully preserve trusted relationships by providing our clients with tax-smart financial planning, tax, accounting, and assurance services.


We are an independent wealth management and CPA firm.


When you place your trust in us, we don’t take it lightly. We care about who you are, your success and helping you fulfill your dreams.

Tax and financial advisory services.

The Two Go Hand In Hand… 



We are CPA’s.

For over 50 years, we’ve been immersed in tax, accounting and assurance services for our diverse clientele. Today, we’re a leading firm in our area working with our business and individual clients to help solve complex problems and explore innovative solutions. 

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Comprehensive financial planning

Creason-Edwards & Cimarolli envisioned and created a reality where our clients receive trusted, comprehensive financial planning services. You have dreams and goals and our wealth management advisors can help make your dreams a reality. 

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Professionals who truly care

At Creason-Edwards & Cimarolli you work with professionals who truly care. You’ll feel it when you walk into our offices, when you call our phone lines, and even when we send you an email. We’re a family and you’re an important member.

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Our Team

Deborah Edwards | Certified Public Accountant CPA | CCE Advisors
CPA + Financial Advisor + Personal Financial Specialist

I have been a Certified Public Accountant for 40 years which has given me an excellent foundation for financial planning...

David Cimarolli | Certified Public Accountant CPA | CCE Advisors
CPA + Financial Advisor

I joined Creason-Edwards & Cimarolli as a partner in 1994 and I have 40 years experience as a Certified Public...

Tax Manager + Financial Advisor

I am the primary financial advisor at Creason-Edwards & Cimarolli. I joined the firm in 2008 after owning my own...

Accountant + Enrolled Agent

I started my career in accounting before I even graduated high school. I was placed in a small accounting firm to help...

Wealth Management Assistant

Every day in my position as Wealth Management Assistant, I have the pleasure of interacting with clients to take care of...


Working at CEC, I learn something new every day. It’s a fantastic environment to be in, whether you’re a client or you...

CPA + Senior Tax Professional

I am thrilled to be a part of the Creason-Edwards & Cimarolli team as a Senior Tax Professional! With a background of...

Administrative Assistant

I’ve been with Creason-Edwards & Cimarolli as an Administrative Assistant since 2022. Graduating from SIU Carbondale...

Creason-Edwards & Cimarolli is an independent wealth management and CPA advisory firm that provides comprehensive financial, tax, accounting, and assurance services to individuals and businesses.


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