Angie Smith, a University of Kentucky graduate with a B.S. in Accounting, has joined us in Lexington, where she is working with our Client Accounting and Payroll Services group. Angie’s accounting work experience includes stints with Deloitte & Touche, Procter & Gamble, and the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation.
John Bollinger, James Duffy, and Tiffany Wdowiarz have joined our Client Services team in Lexington. John earned a B.A. in Political Science from Georgetown College and then pursued post-graduate studies in accounting at the University of Kentucky. He has worked in management and financial positions in private enterprises. James begins his public accounting career with us after earning his B.S. in Accounting from U.K.; he previously earned a B.S. in History from UK. Tiffany completed post-graduate accounting courses at Eastern Kentucky University and UK. She previously earned a B.A. in Secondary Math Education from UK and a M.A. in Math Education from Georgetown College, and she worked as a high school and middle school math teacher.
Lola Causholli, Andrea Fowler, and Bob Rushing have joined our Tax Services group in Lexington. Lola joins us after working with the CPA firm Cherry, Bekaert & Holland in Vienna, VA. Lola earned a M.A. in Accounting from the University of Florida, after earning her undergraduate degree in Accounting from the University of Tirana in Albania, her native country. Andrea received her M.B.A. and B.S. in Accounting from Morehead State University. She successfully completed the CPA exam. (Andrea is our team member’s Danielle Adair’s sister.) Bob has an extensive background in public and private accounting, is a CPA, and is a UK graduate with a degree in Accounting.
Courtney Cripe and Brady Huenefeld have joined our Client Services group in Louisville. Courtney begins her public accounting career with us after earning a B.S. in Accounting from UK. Brady joins us after earning a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Louisville, followed by post-graduate accounting studies at UK and Northern Kentucky University.
Beth Ward, an Eastern Kentucky University graduate with a M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix, has joined our Lexington office as an Administrative Assistant.
We welcome Amanda Betts to our Tax Services group in Louisville. Amanda comes to DDAF after working as a tax professional at KPMG. Prior to her tenure with KPMG, Amanda held accounting and finance positions with corporate employers. Amanda earned a M.B.A. and M.S. in Accounting at the University of Louisville, after earning a B.S. in Accounting at Spalding University in Louisville.
Interns working with us during this tax filing season include:
- In the Lexington office:
Hilda Kipelio, Brittany Neaves, Paula Taylor, and Meredith Zwart from Eastern Kentucky
University. Hilda is working on her MBA, with a concentration in Accounting, at EKU, where she already earned a B.B.A. in Accounting. Brittany, Paula, and Meredith are undergraduate accounting students.
Preston Theiss, Shelby Wayman, and Amy Withers from the University of Kentucky. Preston is
a UK graduate with a B.S. in Accounting. Shelby and Amy are UK undergraduate accounting students.
- In the Louisville office:
Burke Beiting, Danielle Bledsoe, and Nick Reynolds, all undergraduate accounting students from the University of Louisville. Danielle is pursuing a double major, combining accounting and marketing.
Katie O’Brien, an Indiana University Southeast undergraduate accounting student.
We also welcome Lexington office assistants, Kristin Conway, a Transylvania University student, and Derek Shew, a University of Kentucky student.
Congratulations to Stephanie Huntsman, who has successfully completed the CPA exam, met the experience requirements, and become a licensed CPA in Kentucky.
Paula Hanson has been named Treasurer of the Board of KY Chamber of Commerce.
Crissy Fiscus is serving as Treasurer of the Board of Kentuckians for Better Transportation.
David Richard was named Treasurer of the Foundation for Affordable Housing in Lexington.
Kathy Jaeger is President-Elect of the Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Band Parents Association Board in Lexington.
Megan Kishman made a presentation to the real estate firm Wakefield Reutlinger in Louisville on the topic of expenses deductible by real estate professionals.
Elizabeth Woodward taught “Ethics Training” at the annual Ernst & Young Louisville Year End Technical Update at Bellarmine University.
Crissy Fiscus and Jason Miller made presentations to the Kentucky Public University Business Officers on the topics of “Governmental Accounting Standards Board Current Projects” and “Where is Your Latest SAS70?”