KyCPA staff: Fun Fact contest

Match up a fun fact with the correct KyCPA staff member for a chance to win a $100 or $50 visa gift card. 

Click here to view fun facts and submit your entry by Thursday, August 18, 2022. One entry per KyCPA member (Must be a KyCPA member to participate). 

If there is only one KyCPA member with the most correct they win a $100 visa gift card. If there are several that are tied for first place, we will have a drawing for the gift card on Friday, August 19 on Facebook Live at noon eastern time.

All other entries will be placed in a drawing for a $50 gift card for participating in the contest on Friday, August 19 on Facebook Live at noon. 

The correct answers will be revealed on this page after the drawing on August 19.

*Start date of employment at KyCPA


Chief Executive Officer

Darlene Zibart

Darlene Zibart, CPA
*Dec. 2003

  • Leads staff in the execution of KyCPA and KyCPA Educational Foundation missions
  • Oversees execution of KyCPA Board of Directors directives
  • Serves as the primary staff liaison to the KyCPA and the KyCPA Educational Foundation executive committees
  • Leads the organization on national and state professional issues, legislative and regulatory activities and external relations


Government Affairs Director

Anthony Allen

P. Anthony Allen
*July 2021

  • Advocates for CPA profession before legislative and administrative bodies
  • Raises funds for KyCPA Political Action Committee
  • Oversees KyCPA Association Health Plan

Business Development

Business Development Manager

Angie White

Angela White
*May 2018

Contact for information regarding:

  • Advertising in The Kentucky CPA Journal
  • Exhibiting at KyCPA events
  • Sponsoring KyCPA events or programs

Communications, Marketing and Graphic Design

Communications, Marketing and Creative Director

Kimberly Lindsey

Kimberly Lindsey
*Oct. 2002 and Dec. 2000-Sept. 2001

  • Accountable for all aspects and oversight of internal and external communications, marketing, and design
  • Content and creative direction for the Society’s website, social media and printed materials
  • Editor of The Kentucky CPA Journal and author of various articles
  • Continually strengthening the CPA and KyCPA brand 

Marketing and Design Coordinator

Mandy Rodriguez

Mandy Rodriguez
*April 2022

  • Maintains social media sites
  • Develops graphics and produces printed and digital marketing and communication materials
  • Continually strengthening the CPA and KyCPA brand 

Continuing Professional Education

Education Director

Lisa Kemper

Lisa Kemper
*July 2011 

  • Directs all continuing education offerings
  • Manages vendor relations for education programs
  • Oversees budget for all education programs

Conference Manager

Kim Puckett

Kim Puckett
*Aug. 2016

  • Works with several planning committees to identify topics and speakers for our conferences
  • Creates conferences that appeal to our members and provide excellent speakers and content
  • Communicates with conference speakers on deadlines and other communications

Seminar Manager

Shari Stansbury

Shari Stansbury
*August 2019

  • Administers educational seminars held at Gratzer Education Center and other venues
  • Provides member support for professional development products and services
  • Liaison to seminar vendors and speakers
  • Assists the Education Director as needed


Staff accountant

Leslie Larkins

Leslie Larkins
*May 2006

  • Financial statements and General Ledger
  • A/P and A/R
  • Cash flow, budgeting
  • Contact for auditors, insurance, and bank


Membership Coordinator

Brittany McGill

Brittany McGill
*Jan. 2022

  • Helps implement membership recruitment and retention strategies
  • Organizes member outreach initiatives and events

*Start date of employment at KyCPA