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Courtney C. Lang

Courtney C. Lang

EA

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Mrs. Lang began her career with CPA Associates in 2010 as a staff accountant, and has since advanced to be become a Partner and Director of Accounting and Auditing in our Huntingdon office. Courtney specializes in auditing, small business consulting, and taxation for individuals, partnerships, corporations, estates, and trusts.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

Courtney is a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA).

EDUCATION

A graduate of The University of Houston-Victoria, Courtney received a Masters of Business Administration with an Accounting Concentration.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Courtney serves as the Treasurer and is a member of the Ways and Means Committee for Huntingdon County Business and Industry. She also serves as Treasurer for ReInvision Huntingdon. Courtney also enjoys being a member of Rotary International and is involved in the local Huntingdon Rotary Club where she serves as the chair of the Greeter/50-50 committee.

Wayne A. Hearn

Wayne A. Hearn

CPA/PFS

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

A CPA since 1977, Mr. Hearn is one of the founding partners of CPA Associates. Early in his professional career, Wayne worked as a Systems Analyst for the US Army and was awarded the Army Commendation Medal while serving in Southeast Asia. Later, Mr. Hearn was employed as a field agent for the Internal Revenue Service, Director of Finance for Home Nursing Agency, corporate secretary for a Pennsylvania software company, and a life insurance agent with Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance. He brought the experience and knowledge gained from working in these various positions with him when he founded CPA Associates in 1987.

Wayne serves as the firm’s managing and tax partner. His specialties include: business and individual taxation, small business consulting, corporate and business planning, estate and trust planning, succession planning, and wealth accumulation.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

Wayne is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA). Mr. Hearn has also earned designations as a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU). Both designations enhance Mr. Hearn’s knowledge of financial planning and insurance.

EDUCATION

Mr. Hearn received his Master of Business Administration Degree from Cleveland State University in Ohio.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Wayne serves on the Board of Directors for various community organizations including the Huntingdon Community Center, Huntingdon Chamber Community Foundation, Friends of Raystown Lake, and Huntingdon Park & Road Association. In his involvement with both Friends of Raystown Lake and Huntingdon Park & Road Association, Wayne holds the officer position of Treasurer. He is also involved in the local business community by serving as a Regional Board Member for Kish Bancorp.

Emily L. Byler

Emily L. Byler

CPA

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Emily is an accounting manager at CPA Associates with more than 5 years of experience working primarily with governmental and non-profit entities in Huntingdon County and the surrounding areas.  She specializes in audits, reviews, compilations, and agreed upon procedures engagements.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

Miss Byler is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA).

EDUCATION

Emily attended Juniata College (Huntingdon, PA) and graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

As an active member of her local church, Emily serves as the church Treasurer and volunteers with the children’s ministry.

Michael A. McClain

Michael A. McClain

CPA

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Mr. McClain is a senior manager and director of our office located in Altoona, PA.  Mike began his accounting career in 1984, and joined our team at CPA Associates in 2006.  Mike’s areas of specialization are in small business consulting, auditing, and taxation for corporations, partnerships, and individuals.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

Mike is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA).

EDUCATION

Mr. McClain is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University were he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Mike holds a second degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and is involved in martial arts in his community.

Harry M. Stroup

Harry M. Stroup

CPA, CGMA

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Harry was one of the founding partners of CPA Associates, and has played a role in the firm since its creation. During his early years with CPA Associates, Harry served as the audit partner. In 2008 he divested himself of his ownership interest in the firm in order to pursue additional accounting opportunities.  During this time, Harry served as the Director of Finance for a multi-county nonprofit agency and continued working part-time for CPA Associates. Harry returned to CPA Associates in a full-time capacity in 2012, and has since served as the firm’s accounting and auditing engagement partner.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

In addition to being a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA), Mr. Stroup previously was a visiting instructor at Juniata College where he taught auditing for 11 years.

EDUCATION

Harry graduated from The Pennsylvania State University’s Accounting Honors Program where he obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. He has also completed the AICPA’s Governmental Accounting and Auditing Certificate of Educational Achievement Program and was awarded a Certificate of Educational Achievement in Governmental and Nonprofit Accounting.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Harry has served as the Treasurer of Huntingdon County Habitat for Humanity for many years, and was at one time an active member of the program’s Building Committee. He is also the Treasurer and a founding board member of Huntingdon Landmarks, Inc., and has served numerous terms on the Church Vestry at the Saint John’s Episcopal Church.

Beau Diddley

Beau Diddley

Official Canine

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Primary Office – Huntingdon
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Amanda R. McClain

Amanda R. McClain

EA

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Amanda is a senior accountant and office manager of our Altoona office.  She specializes in payroll, QuickBooks training and assistance, and taxation for individuals, corporations, partnerships, estates, and trusts.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

Mrs. McClain is a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA) and the Pennsylvania Society of Enrolled Agents.

EDUCATION

A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Amanda has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting and Finance.

Karen L. Itinger

Karen L. Itinger

EA

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Karen is a senior accountant and office manager in our office located in Belleville, PA. She began her career with CPA Associates in 1998. Karen’s primary area of specialization is in small business setup and tax consulting for the English and Conservative communities. Karen is also experienced in QuickBooks training and assistance, IRS problem resolution, and taxation for individuals, partnerships, and businesses.

EDUCATION

Mrs. Itinger received an Associate’s Degree in Accounting and Business Administration from DuBois Business College.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Karen enjoys volunteering her time as a youth group leader at her local church.  For the last several years, she has also been a Huntingdon County 4-H leader for the Big Valley 4-H Club.

Deborah Riley

Deborah Riley

EA

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Mrs. Riley began her career with CPA Associates in 2015 as a payroll technician in the Huntingdon office. Deb specializes in payroll services and taxes and taxation for individuals, trusts and estates, and non-profit organizations.

EDUCATION

Earning high honors, Deb graduated from Juniata College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education. She received her IRS Enrolled Agent certification in 2017.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Deb is active with various youth programs including Huntingdon County 4-H and local scouting groups.

Amber L. Moore

Amber L. Moore

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Amber started her career in the Belleville office in 2016 as an Administrative Assistant. She has changed her role and is now an Accounting Assistant. Under this role, she specializes in payroll processing, payroll tax preparation, sales tax filings, individual income tax preparation and various other bookkeeping services for many local businesses. Amber is a hard-working staff member and is willing to help wherever her services are needed. She excels at making customers feel comfortable with their decision in allowing CPA Associates to assist with their accounting needs.

EDUCATION

Prior to starting her career at CPA Associates, Amber had a chance to gain experience in management and customer service.

ACTIVITIES

Outside of work, Amber enjoys reading and spending time with her family and friends.

Tina L. Greenly

Tina L. Greenly

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

In 2015, Tina began her career at the Belleville office of CPA Associates as the administrative assistant. Shortly after, she took on more responsibilities and her role quickly evolved into accounting assistant. Prior to joining the firm, Tina worked in banking for twelve years.

She specializes in individual tax return preparation, sales tax filing, payroll processing, billing, and other bookkeeping duties.

Kayleigh Dwyer

Kayleigh Dwyer

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Kayleigh is a payroll specialist at the Huntingdon office. She specializes is payroll, Quick Books training and assistance, and taxation for individuals.

EDUCATION

Associate of Science – Accounting
Pennsylvania Highlands Community College

Cynthia Gage

Cynthia Gage

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Cindy is a staff accountant at our Altoona office. She specializes in payroll, taxation for individuals, and bookkeeping.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

Ms Gage is a member of the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB).

EDUCATION

Cindy attended Mount Aloysius College (Cresson, PA) and graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting.

Brittany Sneath

Brittany Sneath

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Brittany initiated her career at CPA Associates in 2019, as an Accounting Assistant. She is located at the Belleville Office. In her role, she specializes in Payroll, Bookkeeping, and other Office Support. Prior to beginning her career at CPA Associates, Brittany worked as a Child Caregiver/Pre-K Teacher Assistant. Brittany has always had an interest in accounting and is excited to expand her knowledge base as she works to serve the Mifflin County Community with their accounting needs.

EDUCATION

Brittany is a 2013 graduate from Fannett Metal High School.

ACTIVITIES & MEMBERSHIPS

Brittany is currently a member of the Orbisonia/Rockhill Fire Department. She also holds a membership with the Duck Unlimited, a nonprofit organization that helps the wetland and waterfowl conservation; and a member the CMATVA, an ATV/UTV riding organization. Brittany likes to spend time with her family and friends, take scenic photographs, hunt, fish, and the outdoors.

Lori Cooper

Lori Cooper

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Lori is a senior accountant at our office located in Huntingdon, PA. She began her accounting career with CPA Associates in 2000. Lori specializes in audit engagements of governmental and non-profit entities.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Lori continues to meet the continuing education requirements contained in Government Auditing Standards through independent study and group study programs sponsored by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

EDUCATION

Lori is a graduate of Juniata College (Huntingdon, PA) where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting.

Cindy Robinson

Cindy Robinson

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Cindy started her career with CPA Associates in 2017 at the Huntingdon Office as the Administrative Assistant. With many years of experience, Cindy has brought a lot of great ideas to the firm and is an instrumental asset to CPA Associates. Working in close coordination with all the accounting staff, Cindy has proven to be indispensable in helping to keep the office flowing and organized.

EDUCATION

Cindy obtained her degree in Business Administration/Executive Administrator from South Hills Business School and has continued to improve her knowledge over the years using her experience.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Cindy enjoys being an active member in her church in Mount Union, where her family and her reside.

Stephanie Harmer

Stephanie Harmer

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Stephanie began her career with CPA Associates in 2018 as a Staff Accountant, specializing in audit engagements of governmental and non-profit entities. Prior to joining CPA Associates she worked for New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co., Inc. (NESL) for 7 years. During her time with NESL she worked as a Staff Accountant for the Construction Division, a Business Analyst for the IT department, and as the Internal Controls Coordinator.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Mrs. Harmer continues to meet the continuing education requirements in Government Auditing Standards through the independent study program sponsored by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

EDUCATION

Mrs. Harmer is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, Altoona Campus, receiving a Bachelor of Science in Business with an Accounting Concentration.

Kathryn Liveringhouse

Kathryn Liveringhouse

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Kathryn started her career at CPA Associates in 2019 as a Staff Accountant. Prior to this, she gained her experience from working as an Office Coordinator for many years. As a Staff Accountant, Kathryn assists in processing payroll, quarterly taxes, bookkeeping, tax preparation, QuickBooks training and assistance, and offers many years of experience in accounts receivable, accounts payable, and double entry accounting.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Kathryn is a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.

EDUCATION

Kathryn graduated Magna Cum Laude and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Purdue Global University. She is currently pursuing her EA (Enrolled Agent) Certification and her CPA.
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Kathryn enjoys spending time with her loved ones and friends.

Courtney Herman

Courtney Herman

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Courtney started her career with CPA Associates in 2019 as a staff accountant. In her role as a staff accountant, she specializes in payroll, taxation for individuals, and bookkeeping. She has had the pleasure of working with our Huntingdon and Belleville offices, which allowed her to work with a variety of different clients. Courtney has also assisted in performing accounting audits.

EDUCATION

Courtney graduated from Allegany College of Maryland with an Associate’s Degree in Accounting. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting through Penn State University and her IRS Enrolled Agent Certification.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Courtney is an active member at her church, Valley Point Church of the Brethren. She is the chairperson of the church’s nurture board and is also serves as the assistant treasurer.