Strothman and Company is pleased to announce that Sarah Waskey, CPA, has been named Chief Operating Officer.
As Chief Operating Officer, Sarah will be managing Strothman and Company’s business operations, as well as supporting the success of all Practice Growth Initiatives. She will also be responsible for the continued development, alignment, and implementation of the Firm’s Strategic Initiatives and ensuring operational excellence at all levels.
“Sarah is an experienced and trusted leader who consistently delivers results. As a CPA with significant business and community experience, she is uniquely qualified to drive strategic prioritization and accountability within Strothman,” said Ray Strothman, President and Chairman, Strothman and Company. “I have tremendous confidence in Sarah’s ability to build on Strothman’s strategic competitive advantages with leading practices that will extend Strothman’s market leadership.”
“Strothman and Company’s reputation of excellence, dedication to strategic growth and innovation, and commitment to developing and advancing women leaders are what drew me to the firm. They are always on the leading edge of innovation in the accounting industry and looking for ways to better serve our clients,” said Sarah Waskey. “Strothman is also well-known for creating a fun, collaborative, and growth-focused culture, and has won several Best Places to Work awards; they go out of their way to show appreciation to their staff. I am honored to be a part of the Strothman family and continue to build on that legacy.”
“Sarah’s experience in public accounting, in both technical and operational roles, combined with her leadership positions in community organizations, made her the perfect person for our COO role” said Bill Meyer, Managing Partner of the firm.
Sarah joins Strothman and Company with over two decades of experience working in Public Accounting. Previously, Sarah served as an Assurance Manager at another CPA firm. In this role, she supervised financial statement audits, reviews, and compilations for small businesses and nonprofit organizations.
Additionally, Sarah has been involved in a number of community organizations, including NAWBO Kentucky, where she is the immediate Past President. She also served as Vice President, Treasurer, and Secretary for the Chamber of Saint Matthews.
Sarah obtained her B.S. in Accounting at the University of Kentucky and has held her Certified Public Accountant license since 2003.