Keith Arner CPA, CVA

Managing Partner

Keith is the Managing Partner at Hall Kistler, bringing over 30 years of auditing, tax, and accounting expertise for both closely held and publicly held companies. He leads the firm’s Oil and Gas Niche and holds the Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) certification.

In the community, Keith has been recognized by Stark County’s young professional group, YStark!, and received the Stark County Twenty Under 40 award for his commitment to community service. He serves on the boards of TomTod Ideas and Little Leopards Youth Football and chairs the Audit Committee for the Ohio Oil and Gas Association.

On Saturdays in the fall you can find Keith and his wife at Nippert Stadium watching their daughter twirling for the Cincinnati Bearcats. His family also enjoys hiking together or restoring, racing and showing classic muscle cars.


  • University of Akron - Bachelor of Science in Accounting
The University of Akron

Professional Affiliations

  • Ohio Oil and Gas Association
  • Southern Ohio Oil and Gas Association
  • National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts
  • Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • BKR International

Community Involvement

  • Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Aultman Foundation Planned Giving Advisory Council
  • Alliance Area Chamber of Commerce
  • TomTodd Ideas
  • Little Leopards Youth Football


Certified Public Accountant Certified Valuation Analyst

Fun Facts

  • Love being out on the golf course with friends and family.
  • I enjoy restoring, racing and showing classic muscle cars with my family.
  • You will typically find me watching my kids participate at high schools football games on Friday nights.
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