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3 Ohioans among most influential accounting pros

Written on Sep 13, 2018

By Molly Ryan Kowaleski, PR & Engagement Manager


Once again, Ohio was well represented on Accounting Today’s list of Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting. Accounting Today has released this list annually for about two decades and Ohio CPAs are often recognized as some of the industry’s most influential.

Rita Keller, president of Keller Advisors, and Gale Crosley, CPA, CGMA, president of Crosley+Co. both made the list for the 13th time since 2005.

Keller is not only a member the Ohio Society of CPAs, but also the AICPA and the CPA Firm Management Association ; she is a contributing author to the AICPA MAP Handbook and writes daily on her blog, “Solutions for CPA Firm Leaders.”

GaleCrosleyCrosley is licensed in Ohio and Georgia and a member of both societies (Ohio and Georgia), as well as the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Accountancy.

Kim Fantaci, who also was on the list in 2016 and 2017, is the president of the CPA Firm Management Association and member of the AMC Institute, the AICPA PCPS, the National Society of Accountants to Cooperatives, CPA Network Ohio and an officer of the Kettering Fairmont Athletic Boosters.


You can check out the full list here and follow Rita, Gale and Kim on Twitter to stay up to date with Ohio’s most influential accounting professionals!

Pictured above are, from top, Keller, Crosley and Fantaci.