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Clark Schaefer Hackett Announces New Shareholders and Firmwide Promotions for 2020

October 1, 2020


Clark Schaefer Hackett President Kerry Roe is incredibly proud to announce the promotions of four new Shareholders and 52 additional professionals, effective October 1, 2020.

“This year has been unprecedented in every way. Our people have adapted to new ways of working and helping clients, continually demonstrating a strong commitment to our mission of bettering the lives of our clients, people and communities—no matter the circumstances,” said Roe. “Please join me in congratulating them.”

CSH thanks our professionals and their families for their contributions to the firm this year.

New Shareholders

John Masheck, CPA, Clark Schaefer Hackett

John Masheck, CPA

Miami Valley
John Masheck is the Commercial Services Group Chair. Since he began his career, John has worked with a wide variety of companies from start-ups to million-dollar family-owned businesses. John comes from a family with a long line of business owners and enjoys bringing a strategic focus to his clients to assist them with growth and transition planning, whether it’s transitioning to the next generation or preparing for a sale transaction.

Jon Plunkett, CPA, Clark Schaefer Hackett

Jon Plunkett, CPA

Jon directs the firm’s Risk Management Services Group, leading the charge in assisting financial institutions in the development of sound policies, procedures and internal controls over routine processes. His extensive experience is a huge asset to the firm, as well as his ability to communicate changes and trends in both financial reporting and the regulatory environment.

Brendan Walsh, JD Clark Schaefer Hackett

Brendan Walsh, JD, MBA, CCSP

Brendan is one of Ohio’s only Certified Cost Segregation Professionals, serving as a tax consultant for businesses and their owners. With over 10 years of experience, Brendan has worked with companies ranging from start-ups to billion-dollar, publicly traded entities.

Jesse Young, CPA, Clark Schaefer Hackett

Jesse Young, CPA

Jesse provides audit and financial consulting services for a variety of affordable housing and not-for-profit organizations. Jesse has extensive experience with HUD, Rural Development and Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, guiding clients through financial and compliance complexities, so they can focus on the important work they are doing for the people and communities they serve.

New Senior Manager

Lydia Cornett, CPA

Lydia Cornett, CPA

With over 13 years of experience in public accounting, Lydia enjoys resolving tax issues for her clients and provides personalized tax planning and compliance services for small and medium-sized businesses and their owners.

New Managers

Christopher Bzinak, Cleveland

Elizabeth Chapman, East Lansing

Sean Cornett, Miami Valley

Brianna Damico, Miami Valley

Perry DiFranco, Columbus

Andrew Dunfee, Columbus

Amr Elaskary, Toledo

Austin Heminger, Cincinnati

Karen Johnson, Columbus

Rebekah LoVellette, Cincinnati

New Seniors

Malachi Benesh, Toledo

Andrew Brock, Toledo

Jake Brunner, Cincinnati

Mark Butler, Springfield

Evan Campbell, East Lansing

April Caulfield, Springfield

Kaleigh Dobie, Springfield

Jacob Edwards, Columbus

Kerri Finke, Cincinnati

Scott Johnson, Columbus

Caleb Macaluso, Springfield

Ben MacGown, East Lansing

Joseph McNamara, East Lansing

Kristen Meyer, Cincinnati

Daniel Morris, East Lansing

Aaron Price, Cincinnati

Joseph Smith, Cincinnati

Andrew Sullivan, Cincinnati

New Staff IIs

Trey Barnes, Miami Valley

Dean Beier, East Lansing

John Buckholt, Cincinnati

Faith Dempsey, Toledo

Samuel Elkanick, Columbus

Brooke Hampton, Cincinnati

Devon Herzig, Cincinnati

Royce McGee, Cincinnati

Brandon Neltner, Cincinnati

Matthew Seman, Cincinnati

Matt Sheehan, Columbus

Alexandra Socie, Columbus

Department Promotions

Kimberly Cornett, Payroll Support Staff II, Miami Valley

Keri Grubbs Hoff, Marketing Technology and Operations Manager, Miami Valley

Elizabeth Hahm, Marketing Communications Director, Cincinnati

Katherine Kloimwieder, Manager, Outsource Accounting Specialist, Springfield

Kathy Linnemann, Manager, Learning & Development, Cincinnati

Jared Marlin, Outsource Accounting Specialist II, Springfield

Audrey Martin, Manager, Outsource Accounting Specialist, Springfield

Jenni Patterson, Senior Outsource Accounting Specialist, Springfield

Lisa Perdue, Manager, Outsource Accounting Specialist, Springfield

Aaron Perkins, Manager, Payroll Services, Miami Valley

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