The Kentucky CPA Journal

Members in Motion

Issue 3
July 27, 2023


Best in Finance
Congratulations to all our members of this year's Best in Finance and all other honorees.

KyCPA member winners include:

  • Hobbs Cheek, CFO, Class Act Federal Credit UnionHobbsCheek
  • Tonya McSorley, CFO, Louisville OrchestraTonyaMcSorley
  • Bob Patterson, President & Founder, Patterson & Company PLLC (Past KyCPA Board Chair)BobPatterson
  • Eric Post, CFO, Seven Counties Services IncEricPost
  • Jackie Roberts, CFO, Kizan TechnologiesJackieRoberts

Best Places to Work in Kentucky

Congratulations to KyCPA's 100% Champions that also made the list of 2023 Best Places to Work in Kentucky.

  • Blue & Co., LLC
  • Dean Dorton
  • Strothman and Company
  • Venminder, Inc.

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KyCPA 2022-2023 Outstanding Committee Chair

  • Cheri Baize, contributed her knowledge and leadership to the Women’s Initiative Task Force. She helped raise $1500 for the KyCPA Educational Foundation for scholarships specifically for female college students.                                    Cheri
  • Emily Donavan, the Accounting Career Opportunities Committee Chair, took leadership responsibilities beyond her regular duties as chair. Despite staffing transitions at KyCPA, she maintained a sense of continuity for this committee and is a helpful resource for staff. Donavan has a passion for students and the next generation of CPAs. This passion shows in everything she does for KyCPA.                                                   Emily
  • G. Alan Long, Chair of the KyCPA-PAC, Board of Trustees, has been a KyCPA member for 42 years, with dozens of leadership roles that have moved the Society forward during his tenure. Long has been critical to the Society’s policy wins during the last two years of legislative reforms. AlanLong
  • Vicki Romanko, the Members in Industry Committee Chair, brings several strong leadership assets to the committee, which plans two annual conferences. She kept the committee organized and on track through her dedication and hard work. Vicki

To submit a recognition of an award, promotion or other KyCPA member news email with a subject line that states it is a submission for "Members in motion."