Rea & Associates promotes local CPA

NEW PHILADELPHIA – Employees across the Rea & Associates regional footprint continue to demonstrate an unwavering commitment to professional development, client service and career advancement. For their ongoing efforts to serve their clients, their offices and the firm as a whole, the regional accounting and business consulting firm Rea & Associates has promoted 30 people firm-wide. Listed are those employees working in the West Central Ohio Region.

To senior manager:

Michelle Thompson, CPA, Dublin office

To manager:

Cole Reynolds, CPA, Dublin office

To supervisor:

Derek Mohr, CPA, Dublin office

To senior associates:

Leah Hamp, Dublin office; Afrin Miraj, Dublin office; Lauren Smith, Dublin office; Emerson Patrick, Dublin office; Jacob Self, Dublin office; Alyssa Skinner, Dublin office; Duncan Copeland, senior analyst, Dublin office; Bobbie Brenneman, Lima office; Kazuma Ervin, Columbus office; Jack Miklos, senior analyst, Dublin office.

“Congratulations to our team members who were promoted to senior associate through senior manager positions by their leaders,” said Mark McKinley, CPA, CEO of Rea & Associates.

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