Brian Knapp

Brian started his working life in high school as a farm hand on a cattle farm, bailing straw and hay, and bottle-feeding baby calves before and after school. As a Business Advisory Manager, Brian uses his background in project management, data analytics and continuous improvement to help clients realize the true potential of their organizations….

Clint Kidson, CPA

Clint is an avid fly fisherman and enjoys getting away to remote places where he can appreciate nature and enjoy the peace and tranquility of rivers and streams. Clint also works out regularly to keep in shape and maintain a healthy physique. Clint is a Manager on our CFO Services group and leads client engagements…

Ashley Taylor

Ashley is an avid lover of good music and good drinks! As a Manager, Ashley helps her clients to strategically achieve the best accounting results in the most efficient way with a view to long-term growth. Ashley is married with four children. Education and Certifications: New River Community College, (2001) Bellevue University, (2012-2016) Life Before…

Matt Deptola

Matt wrote a weekly email newsletter for 3.5 years called The Collective that recapped the week’s most important political news stories using a nonpartisan approach. The newsletter had just under 1,000 subscribers and its tools for civic engagement were accessed by thousands of additional people. As a Senior Manager, Matt helps clients understand the growing…

Luke Sears

Luke was the 2011 World Thumb Wrestling Champion but has since retired Luke joined Brixey & Meyer’s Business Advisory team as a Senior Manager in Spring 2022. Prior to this he spent 7 years launching and establishing the US arm of BrewDog Brewing Company, one of the world’s largest craft breweries, as Director of US…

Larisa May

Her son was born on her birthday and her youngest daughter was born on her husband’s birthday. As a Business Advisory Manager, Larisa uses her background in Business Analysis and Project Management to help clients realize the true potential of their organizations. Larisa is married to Dean and they have three kids, two cats, a…

Heather Osborne, CMA

Heather is a serial hobbyist. She loves to try new things and dives in headfirst when she finds something interesting. She once went to nearly 20 concerts in one summer, has a private collection of “paint and sip” art all created in 2013 and 2014, and worked her way up to 70 plants in her…

Ben Camillo, CPA, CFE

Ben enjoys watching and playing sports, and spending time outdoors whether that be yard work, hiking, or anything in between. As manager, Ben helps clients ensure that their financial statements are accurate, organized and positioned as a tool for helping you achieve both short and long-term goals. Ben is married with a son and a…

Steve Ross

  Steve has over 20 years of experience in public accounting in both the financial reporting and taxation areas. His primary focus is income taxation of closely-held businesses and their ownership groups. His individual tax experience includes all areas of personal taxation, executive compensation, and the usage of trusts in personal tax planning. He has…

Andrew Detling, CPA

In his free time, Andy enjoys staying active through a good early morning workout, spending time outdoors, or playing golf. Andy is a Manager on our CFO Services team and provides interim financial staffing and outsourced accounting services requiring expertise in external reporting, accounting, and financial management. Andy is married to his wife Olivia and…

Jim Henderson, CPA, CFP

Jim loves to venture out West – whether it is laying fresh tracks from a helicopter, backpacking through the Rockies, salmon fishing in Alaska or enjoying the national parks from an RV – it is all good, clean fun. Jim is a Senior Manager on our CFO Services team and is responsible for leading client…

Becky Kolkmeier, CPA

Becky enjoys spending time outdoors with her boys. They recently discovered they really enjoy hiking and have been exploring local parks. Becky is a Tax Manager in the Cincinnati office. Her expertise includes federal, state, and local tax compliance and consulting. She is married with two sons, Mason and Nolan, and a puppy named Rex….

Lynn Stuart, CPA

Lynn is a third generation Daytonian. Lynn is a Manager on our CFO Services team. Lynn is married to her husband of 28 years, Shawn, and they have three children, Faith Michael and Ethan. Faith is a PharmD student at Ohio Northern. Michael is finishing his final year at Ohio Dominican in Columbus, and has…

Alex Hearn, CPA, CCIFP

Alex works to live and enjoys spending his time traveling the world and going to sporting events to root for the Bearcats, Bengals, Reds, and FCC! Alex is a Manager on the Audit & Assurance team and works closely with his clients to provide accurate and reliable financial statements.  He has a diverse background with…

Missy Dejene, CPA

  Missy is an experienced Senior Manager responsible for business and individual clients on our Tax Services team. She has worked with clients in many industries including wholesale, distributions, manufacturing, health care and professional services. Missy is married with two sons. Education and Certifications: Ohio Dominican University, B.S. in Accounting Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Life…

Renee Muraca, CPA

Renee has a passion for recycling; she has taken a tour of the local Rumpke Recycling center, has been known to trash pick (to her husband’s dismay) to save recyclables from going into the landfill, and enjoys educating others on the do’s and don’ts of the process. Renee is a Senior Manager on our Audit…

Carla Rider, CPA

Carla is a fan of theater and musicals. She has season passes for productions from the Broadway series to local productions in the Columbus area. As a Senior Manager on the CFO Services team, Carla ensures the clients interim and long-term accounting needs are met. She has extensive experience in month end close procedures, financial…

Cheri Ohmer

  Cheri is a Senior Manager on our Tax team. Cheri has 3 daughters and in her free time enjoys spending time on “the farm” and growing flowers. Education and Certifications: Florida Southern College, B.S. in Accounting Life Before Brixey & Meyer: Deloitte CH Huber Enterprises American Red Cross Ernst & Young Harlow & Ohmer…

Alan Greenwell, CPA

Alan doesn’t miss a 5am workout – He feels it is the only way to begin his energy packed day of meeting with my clients. As Shareholder, Alan assists clients by providing real-time solutions to their business and tax issues throughout the year. Alan has 3 children Shawn, Marissa and Kylie. Education and Certifications: Iona…

Gayle Rominger

Gayle served as Executive Vice President at YSI Inc, responsible for sales, marketing, strategy and business development. She was a member of the YSI Board of Directors for 6 years. During this time the company experienced above market growth rates and emerged as a leading global supplier of analytical instrumentation for water applications. The company…

Dawn Conway

Dawn is the CEO of Boost Engagement. She is responsible for overall corporate leadership and execution of all brands within the Boost Engagement portfolio. Boost Engagement, LLC is a WBENC-Certified Women’s Business Enterprise comprised of four dynamic and progressive business brands customers. Shumsky specializes in made-to-order promotional products and online fulfillment stores. Boost Rewards is…

Jessica Jordan, CPA

Jessica once did an 11 minute plank to win a contest (don’t ask her to do it again, but she does have witnesses). Jessica is a Manager on our CFO Services team and is responsible for leading client engagements in which Brixey & Meyer provides interim financial staffing and outsourced accounting services requiring expertise in…

Steve Black, MSE, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Steve is an active soccer fan… he loves coaching, attending, watching, and playing the game. As Brixey & Meyer’s Human Resource Senior Manager, Steve helps the organization attract, find, and develop top talent in order to support the company’s various practice lines. Steve also leads our HR Service Line and works with clients to help…

Matt Dickert, CPA

Matt spent his summers in High School and College working at Kings Island as a manager in the Picnic Grove. Matt started at Brixey & Meyer as a staff accountant and has since risen to Manager in the Tax Compliance group. He has extensive experience in federal, state, and local tax compliance, consulting, and planning….

Jillian Proud

Jill has been to Mike Tyson’s house in Las Vegas, sat at the pool with him, fed his white tigers, and ate lunch with him in his kitchen. Jill is married, has 3 children, and has a Sheepadoodle puppy. If Jill is not at the office or out servicing her clients, you can find her…

David McGillivary, CPA

  As a Senior Tax Manager, David brings a wide variety of industry and public accounting experience to the firm. This experience includes corporate tax provisions, tax planning and compliance for corporate and flow through entities, as well as managing both federal and state audits. David is married and their blended family includes one daughter,…

Lisa Cloyd

  Lisa is married, has 2 sons, and lives in Springboro. In her free time she enjoys running, golfing, skydiving, and most anything outdoors! Education and Certifications: Wright State University, BS in Accounting (2008) Life Before Brixey & Meyer: Crane 1 Services, Inc. Jenks, Surdyk & Cowdrey Co., L.P.A. How She Gives Back: Brixey &…

Stephen L. Hood, CPA

Steve was presented a Clermont Country 2018 Salute to Leaders Award, the Over-N-Over Lifetime Achievement Award. As a Principal, Steve serves as a trusted business advisor to business owners, CEOs, CFOs and boards of advisors, driving value and accountability in the following strategic areas: succession & ownership planning, strategic planning, owners agreement structures, compensation planning,…

Angela Wurtenberger, CPA

She loves to travel, go to concerts and spend quality time with family and friends. Angie is an experienced CPA practicing in our tax service line. She is responsible for managing the Cincinnati office as well as helping clients with tax compliance and consulting. She works with clients in many industries and has extensive experience…

Griffin Hurd, CPA

Griffin grew up in a very small farming town in Northwest Ohio where he had his mom as a teacher every year of high school, including his first accounting teacher!  As Shareholder, Griffin serves clients in both our Assurance and CFO Services practices, with a focus on clients in the Cincinnati market. Griffin helps clients…

Jonathan Trunk

Jon was the youngest manager ever at his former employer, entrusted to lead a team of professionals through the 2008-2009 financial crisis and subsequent rapid growth. Jon leads Brixey & Meyer’s Business Advisory Services practice line. He has proven success in technology strategy, operational excellence, process improvement and project management. He has led large, cross…

Tyler Carver, CPA

In high school, Tyler caught and released a 49.5 lb catfish and was on the front page of the local paper. He also was a State Envirothon finalist. In college, his biology background took a turn towards business where he found his calling in accounting. Tyler is a Shareholder on our CFO Services team and…

John Garrity, CPA, CFE

John is a Shareholder and leads our Audit & Assurance practice line. John prides himself on being a growth-minded leader who is focused on helping our team develop and grow their skills and expertise, while providing the highest level of service to our clients. John also works closely with our clients to ensure that their…

Kari Brooke, CPA

She loves coffee, hiking, and visiting Maine! Kari is a Senior Manager responsible for a variety of state and local incentives and tax consulting projects at Brixey & Meyer. She works with clients in many industries and specializes in knowledge of the healthcare industry. She has two children (twins) and one Morkie. She loves to…

David Brixey, CPA

David Brixey

David is an instrument rated pilot that flies a Glass Cockpit Bonanza A36 on a regular basis. David is also a rifle and pistol marksman and a competitive trap shooter that can be found riding a motorcycle or enjoying his boat when he is away from the office. David is one of our firm’s founding…

Scott Kenney, CPA

Scott is on a quest to visit all 50 states. He and his wife select one each year and plan a vacation there. As a CFO Services Senior Manager, Scott provides strategic finance leadership to companies on both an interim and on-going basis.  In addition to traditional finance services, Scott has a unique expertise in…

Douglas L. Meyer, CPA

Doug has visited almost every major league baseball park with his son… 2 remaining! Doug is one of our firm’s founding partners. He formed Brixey & Meyer with Dave with no clients, but with a dream to give clients a different way of working with their tax professionals. He began reaching out to gain clients…

Jeff Bruner, CMA

It took him 15 year to find his dream job (hint: it’s at Brixey & Meyer) Jeff is a Shareholder at the firm and runs Brixey & Meyer’s CFO Services team, which helps clients develop strategic visions for their organizations and then fill team or expertise gaps as they work on growing and improving. He…

Jonathan Steinke, CPA

He once shredded paper for 8 hours straight (he doesn’t do that any more) Jon started at Brixey & Meyer as an intern and has since risen to be a Shareholder in the Tax Compliance and Consulting Group. He has extensive experience in federal, state, and local tax compliance, consulting, and planning.  His expertise includes…

Kevin Weckesser, CPA, CVA

Kevin Weckesser CPA CVA Dayton OH

Kevin is a geographically confused sports fan – passionate about the Jayhawks, Irish, Celtics, Cowboys, Reds, Blue Jackets and of course his alma mater – Go Flyers! Kevin is President and a Shareholder of Brixey & Meyer. As President, Kevin oversees day to day operations of the firm by working closely with the service lines…

Jeff Kujawa, CPA

Jeff received a four-year scholarship to Miami University due to his outstanding work as a high school golf caddie! Jeff is the Shareholder of Tax Services, where he leads the Tax Consulting and Compliance group. His expertise includes accounting for income taxes, business planning and structuring, tax accounting methods, and state and local tax incentives. He…

Tom Petrovic, CPA

Tom is a 2013 40 Under 40 Winner! Tom is a Shareholder and Practice Line Leader of our Transaction Advisory Services team with over 20 years of both public accounting and private industry experience. He was previously the sourcing Controller for General Electric’s Aviation segment following nearly 10 years with Ernst & Young, LLP. Tom…