Experienced marketing executive to lead dynamic team of 12 professionals.
Cincinnati, OH – November 18, 2022
Clark Schaefer Hackett (CSH), a top 100 accounting and advisory firm, has appointed Kyle Shumate as its new chief marketing officer, leading the firm’s marketing team. Shumate previously worked for CSH as an Industry Marketing Manager, from 2014-2016.
“We are looking forward to Kyle’s leadership in aligning our great marketing team around the strategies of the firm and developing tactics to help us continue to grow,” said Kerry Roe, president of CSH. “He is a proven leader who takes a disciplined approach to executing effectively on marketing objectives and building effective teams.”
Shumate led the marketing team at a regional accounting firm from 2016-2022. He also held several marketing roles at law firm Dinsmore & Shohl LLP. He has a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Northern Kentucky University.
Outside of the office, Shumate serves on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cincinnati and chairs the NKY Chamber’s Business Impact Awards Committee. He was a recipient of the Cincinnati Business Courier’s Forty Under 40 award in 2019.
Shumate said: “It’s an incredible opportunity to rejoin a firm like Clark Schaefer Hackett that has such a strong reputation, values, and collaborative culture. I look forward to working with everyone across the firm to advance our marketing efforts and create a strategy that provides a remarkable experience for our people and clients.”
“Kyle brings a passion for building relationships, developing people and collaboration, and we know he will be a success in his role,” continued Roe. “We are excited for the future.”
CSH has invested heavily in its C-Suite team over the past couple of years. Also in 2022, CSH added Kellie Kantner and Sarah Mulvihill as COO and CFO, respectively. In 2021, CSH appointed Emily Smith as General Counsel, and Carl Allison as Chief Human Resources Officer. The business advisory firm, with over 550 employees, was listed once again in 2022 on the Top 100 Accounting Firms.
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