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J. Matthew Yuskewich, CPA

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Matt has an undergraduate degree in Economics from Ohio Dominican College (1974) and a Masters in Business Administration degree from Xavier University (1977). Matt is a member of the American Institute of CPA’s currently serving on the IRS Practice and Procedures Committee and The Ohio Society of CPA’s previously serving on the AICPA’s State Taxation and IRS Forms Committee, the OSCPA’s Taxation, Governmental Affairs, and Political Endorsements Committee’s. Matt served as Chair of the Board 2009-2010 and currently serves on the Ohio Society’s PAC Committee, and as Treasurer of the Ohio House Republican Campaign Committee. Matt was appointed to the Ohio Business Gateway Commission by Governor Taft and also currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Tax Appeals for the City of Upper Arlington.

Matt founded the Winterset CPA Group, Inc. in 1988 after working with other local CPA firms from 1981. Prior to entering public accounting Matt was a teacher, an Internal Auditor and a Business Strategy Consultant.

James A. Smith, CPA

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Jim graduated from Franklin University in December of 1992 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

Jim has worked for several other local CPA firms before joining Winterset CPA Group with a focus on individual and corporate tax and preparation of financial statements for closely held companies. Jim also has experience as an Accounts Receivable Manager for 5 years with a large sized company headquartered in Central Ohio. Also, he has served as an Assistant Director of Operations for a call center with focus on the healthcare industry. Jim’s responsibilities at Winterset include assisting clients with the preparation of individual and business tax returns, Compilation, Review and Audit of financial statements and serving as an advisor on business related matters.

Jim resides in Hilliard with his wife, Jennifer and their child, Tyler.

Susan E. Jones

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Susan graduated from Columbus State with a degree in Business Management with an emphasis in administrative office procedures. Susan maintains Series 6 and Series 63 securities registrations and is a Registered Representative for Cetera Financial Specialists, LLC. For investment related questions please email Susan at [email protected]

Winterset CPA Group has employed Susan since 1990. She previously worked for Matt Yuskewich at a CPA firm in Worthington as the Office Manager. Susan maintains many client responsibilities which include assisting in monthly accounting and payroll tasks.

Susan is responsible for the firm’s political campaign compliance services which include managing receipts, disbursements and reporting functions on both a State and Federal level.

Susan lives in Worthington with her three children, Katie, Michael and Matthew. She is an active volunteer in their schools and church.

Veronica Havran-Vena

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Veronica graduated from The Ohio State University in May of 2016 with a bachelor of science degrees in Accounting and sustainable business. While at Ohio state she completed three internships with companies in the Columbus area.

Veronica began working for Winterset CPA Group in september of 2016. she is resopnisble for assiting clients with the preparation of individual and corporate tax returns, the compilation of financial statements and payroll taxes.

Veronica currently lives in New Albany. In her free time she enjoys being outdoors, practicing yoga and spending time with family.