Clark Schaefer Hackett shareholders recently elected Kerry Roe, CPA as the firm’s next president, beginning in July 2017. Roe, who has been with CSH for 22 years, has led the firm’s Government Services Group and also served as the firm’s Executive Vice President for 7 years. He began his career as an auditor with the Auditor of State of Ohio’s office. “I am humbled by my fellow shareholders’ confidence in choosing me as their next president,” said Roe. “I am excited to lead a talented team of nearly 400 individuals in bettering the lives of our clients, our people and our communities. We will continue to provide the trust, vision, guidance and outcomes needed by our clients as they face very diverse business challenges and opportunities.”
Carl Coburn, CPA has been the firm’s president since 2008, and will maintain that role through July 2017. Coburn will remain at CSH, serving clients and offering support to the officers, as well as continuing his involvement in the leadership of the AGN–North America Executive Committee (an affiliate of AGN International Ltd., a not-for-profit worldwide membership association of separate and independent accounting and advisory businesses).
“It has been a great privilege and honor to serve as president of Clark Schaefer Hackett,” said Coburn. “I am proud to continue to be part of the amazing things happening at our firm, and I’m certain we’ll continue our positive momentum under Kerry Roe’s capable leadership.”
Clark Schaefer Hackett also announced that Doug Michel, CPA/ABV has been newly elected as an Executive Vice President. In addition to Michel’s involvement in several practice areas over his 29 years with CSH, he has led the firm’s focus on recruitment, orientation and retention of staff.