Recent CPA Exam Passers

Congratulations, second and third quarter 2021 CPA exam passers!

The following individuals have recently completed all four sections of the Uniform CPA Examination in Kentucky and will be recognized during our Fall Awards Banquet on Oct. 29, 2021 at the Louisville Marriott Downtown. If you know someone on this list, please congratulate them for their accomplishment!

Click here to view a list of Kentucky's newest CPAs.


  • Damon P. Andres, Sellersburg, Ind.
  • Robert R. Augspurger, CPA, Alexandria
  • William M. Blackford, V, Louisville
  • Landon Brown, CPA, Nicholasville
  • Jacob T. Brueggeman, Ft. Wright
  • Carla Burgdorf, CPA, Hebron
  • Melissa A. Caldwell, Louisville
  • James B. Camp, II, CPA, Bowling Green
  • Seonghoon Chun, Duluth, Ga.
  • Candace N. Clark, CPA, Louisville
  • Benjamin G. Dantic, CPA, Richmond
  • Courtney M. Ellington, CPA, Louisville
  • Chandra K. Englehart, CPA, Buncombe, Ill.
  • Caswell R. Fuller, Mt. Sterling
  • A'Rielle K. Gatlin Phillips, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Nathan T. Gauger, Louisville
  • Hannah L. Gray, CPA, London
  • Mikayla Groonwald, Richmond


  • Michael T. Higgins, Louisville
  • Katherine M. Hill, Prospect
  • Karolyn G. Holloway, Versailles
  • Whitley G. Horning, CPA, Chelsea, Mass.
  • Amanda Isham, Elizabethtown
  • Cassidy Janes, CPA, Mount Washington
  • Ella K. Johnson, Indianapolis, Ind.
  • David Karem, Louisville
  • Hanna P. Knotts, CPA, Murray
  • John A. Lewis, CPA, Louisville
  • Blaise A. McCormick, CPA, Louisville
  • Royce C. McGee, Erlanger
  • Lauryn M. McNair, Lexington
  • Rachel A. McWorter, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Kenneth M. New, CPA, Lexington
  • Zachary T. Nielander, CPA, Ft. Wright


  • Robert D. Pattengale, CPA, Park City
  • Dylan M. Payne, Louisville
  • Carlos Pelayo, CPA, Lexington
  • Hope K. Randolph, Hebron
  • Lauren M. Roy, CPA, Taylorsville
  • Madison A. Ryan, Waunakee, Wis.
  • Andrea Schurr, CPA, Lexington
  • Anthony J. Sharpe, CPA, Lexington
  • Emily A. Smith, CPA, Louisville
  • Ethan M. Smith, CPA, Batavia, Ohio
  • Gabriel M. South, CPA, Alvaton
  • Brett A. Steier, Louisville
  • April A. Taylor, Cross Lanes, W. Va.
  • Alice M. Walker, Greenville
  • Jessica Wathen, CPA, Corydon
  • Patrick D. Worland, Winchester
  • Wenqin Zhuang, Chapel Hill, N.C.
  • Lu Zuo, CPA, Mason, Ohio