Wayne Elbert

Wayne Elbert


Wayne joined the firm’s Tax Group as a manager in 2013. His experience includes tax preparation, research, planning and audit response for individual and business clients. His business clients operate in a variety of industries including healthcare, wholesale distributors, real estate and manufacturing organizations. He participates in the firm’s education and training efforts and writes for the Strothman and Company tax blog.

Wayne realizes the value of up-to-date accounting information in managing the day-to-day operations and financial aspect of various business entities. As a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, Wayne is ready to partner with you in addressing this need.

Accounting experience prior to joining Strothman includes consultant & CPA with Healthcare Practice Consultants, LLC, controller for R. J. Thieneman Realty Group, LLC, and supervisor/staff CPA/accountant with Weinberg, O’Koon & Browning, PSC, and Potter & Company, LLP. Adding to his diversity of experience, Wayne spent 27+ years as an air traffic controller with the Federal Aviation Administration, the last 21 of which were at Standiford Field in Louisville, Kentucky.

Born in Louisville, Wayne grew up in Pensacola, Florida, and relocated to Louisville in 1983. He currently lives in Goshen, and spends his free time with his wife of 33 years. He enjoys working in the yard, around the house and on cars. He also looks forward to taking in his son’s football games and daughter’s piano recitals.

Designations and Licenses

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)


Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants (KYCPA)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)


B.S. in Accounting from University of West Florida

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