New CPAs

Congratulations, newly certified CPAs

The following individuals have been recently approved by the Kentucky State Board of Accountancy to receive their CPA certificates and will be recognized during our virtual Spring Awards Banquet on May 14, 2021.


  • Caitlin M. Ahern, CPA, Louisville
  • Jennifer K. Aros, CPA, Louisville
  • Robin Atnip, CPA, Frankfort
  • Kenneth P. Barber Jr., CPA, Munfordville
  • Taylor W. Bennett, CPA, Scottsville
  • Christine A. Bieniosek, CPA., Taylor Mill
  • Brook H. Billings, CPA, Lexington
  • Thomas O. Bowns, CPA, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Nathan Brittain, CPA, Newport
  • Allyson R. Brutscher, CPA, Louisville
  • Zhide Justin Cao, CPA, Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Francis R. Cavaliere, CPA, Lexington
  • Shan Chen, CPA, Concord, Calif.
  • James C. Childress, CPA, Lexington
  • Jacob John D. Coffey, CPA, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Haley Coons, CPA, Owensboro
  • Allison E. Cooper, CPA, Louisville
  • Helen V. Cooper, CPA, Louisville
  • Mahlon Dennis, CPA, Lexington
  • Erin Donohew, CPA, Lexington
  • Victoria L. Downing, CPA, Louisville
  • Lauren R. Duncan, CPA, Bowling Green
  • Eric T. Egan, CPA, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Holly N. Estes, CPA, Eubank
  • Brian C. Fister, CPA, Lexington
  • Emily L. Floyd, CPA, Dallas, Texas
  • Richard T. Flynn, CPA, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Maribeth K. Greer, CPA, Alexandria
  • Abigail A. Grimes, CPA, Louisville
  • Juliet M. Griswold, CPA, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Qiujia Guo, CPA, Smyrna, Tenn.
  • John M. Gutermuth, CPA, Louisville
  • Grant A. Hammons, CPA, Louisville
  • William S. Hampton, CPA, Nicholasville
  • Brent I. Handy, CPA, Lexington
  • David S. Harrison, CPA, Erlanger
  • Catherine H. Hermes, CPA, Louisville
  • David M. Hesse, CPA, Louisville
  • Joseph D. Hilliard, CPA, Bowling Green
  • Brooklin Hinz, CPA, Olathe, Kan.
  • Bailey L. Horsley, CPA, Leitchfield


  • Warren K. Irons, CPA, Bowling Green
  • Austin J. Kennedy, CPA, Chesterfield, Mo.
  • Sarah E. Kerrick, CPA, Louisville
  • William C. King, CPA, Louisville
  • Amar Korac, CPA, Louisville
  • Makensie B. LeQuire, CPA, Phoenix, Ariz.
  • Hong Li, CPA, Lexington
  • Houston P. Lichtefeld, CPA, Prospect
  • Junhao Lin, CPA, Shenzhen GuangDong, China
  • Jennifer C. Lucas, CPA, Louisville
  • Matthew Mamoth, CPA, Hopinsville
  • Mary L. Maze, CPA, Lexington
  • Anthony J. McCormick, CPA, Indianapolis, Ind.
  • Pooja M. Menon, CPA, Beaverton, Ore.
  • Tyler G. Merrill, CPA, Burlington, Vt.
  • Austin J. Miller, CPA, Newport
  • Lauren A. Mills, CPA, Ekron
  • Jeffrey Mullaney, CPA, Lexington
  • Christa A. Myers, CPA, Edgewood
  • Savana J. Ortiz, CPA, Paducah
  • Sophie Owens, CPA, Dallas, Texas
  • Emily E. Parsley, CPA, Nashville, Tenn.
  • Bryan L. Pautsch, CPA, Union
  • Ryan Payne, CPA, Louisville
  • Rachael K. Puckett, CPA, Louisville


  • Elizabeth Ramsay, CPA, Louisville
  • Darlene M. Rich, CPA, Louisville
  • Gabriel Richardson, CPA, Louisville
  • Connor M. Ritchey, CPA, Boulder, Colo.
  • Charles J. Rogers Jr., CPA, Jeffersonville, Ind.
  • Daniel K. Rogers, CPA, Lexington
  • Austin T. Schroeder, CPA, Glasgow
  • Bryan J. Setz, CPA, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Kristen Siegfried, CPA, Louisville
  • Samuel Souers, CPA, Lexington
  • Clayton T. Sowell, CPA, Bowling Green
  • Sean J. Sutton, CPA, Newport
  • Ayesha Tanweer, CPA, Louisville
  • Rebecca Thorman, CPA, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Thomas E. Thorn, CPA, Midway, Utah
  • Webb P. VanMeter, CPA, Lexington
  • Taylor P. Walker, CPA, Hopkinsville
  • Jiageng Wang, CPA, Shenzhen GuangDong, China
  • Julie Warders, CPA, Louisville
  • William J. Wertz, CPA, Louisville
  • Stephanie P. White, CPA, Crestwood
  • Anthony S. Wickline, CPA, Lexington
  • Andrew K. Wilson, CPA, Brentwood, Tenn.
  • Ke'Aira Wooden-Brown, CPA, Louisville
  • Yuanyuan Zheng, CPA, Brooklyn, N.Y.

New opportunity to congratulate newly certified CPAs

Congrats GradCongratulate an individual new CPA and/or all newly certified CPAs on their accomplishment by purchasing an ad in The Kentucky CPA Journal and/or submit a video message for the virtual Spring Awards Banquet. 

The ad in Issue 2 of The Kentucky CPA Journal is 3.5 x 2.25 inches. You may submit your own designed ad or KyCPA will put the ad together for you. Click here to view KyCPA design options. 

You may submit your own 10-15 second video or KyCPA will set up a Zoom call with you to record your message and put together a video for you. This video will be part of the virtual Spring Awards Banquet on May 14.


  • $200 The Kentucky CPA Journal ad
  • $200 Spring Awards Banquet video message 
  • $300 The Kentucky CPA Journal ad and a Spring Awards Banquet video message 

Click here to reserve and submit your ad and/or video message, to view the list of newly certified CPAs. Submit your ad and/or information for your ad and/or schedule to record or submit a video message by March 26, 2021

If you have any questions contact Angie White at