Roy M. Lydic Jr.
CPA

CONTACT: rlydic@schneiderdowns.com

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Roy has more than 28 years of experience in public accounting. He possesses extensive experience with audit, review, compilation and tax engagements.

Roy is committed to providing the highest level of quality accounting and tax services to a broad array of closely held companies. His experience includes services ranging from innovative tax planning; to complex financial reporting; to operational consulting and internal control matters.

Roy has a wealth of experience in a variety of industries, with a special emphasis with nonprofit and governmental entities. He is a member of both the Nonprofit Industry Group and the Government Industry Group. Roy has extensive experience in interpreting and applying financial reporting standards and government-imposed accounting and auditing regulations. Roy also has extensive experience in analyzing and evaluating internal systems.

Education

B.S. - Accounting, The Ohio State University

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member—American Institutes of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Treasure—Rotary Club of Columbus
  • Board Member—Mental Health America

Do you have a hobby or personal passion?
I’m very interested in wildlife preservation.

What was the best advice you’ve ever received?
View mistakes as opportunities. Often, making a mistake -  then stopping at nothing to make it right – makes a better impression than doing it right the first time. 

What was your childhood dream?
I wanted to play for the Steelers.

If you could go back in time, what advice would you give your college self?
Don’t stress about things you can’t control. And, invest in Microsoft. 

People would be surprised to know that I…….
…am a Freemason. 

Do you have advice for young professionals?
When you get to work, check your ego at the door.