Keith Arner CPA, CVA


Keith is a partner at Hall, Kistler, with more than 30 years of auditing, tax, and accounting expertise for closely held and publicly held companies. He leads the firm’s Oil and Gas Niche and is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA).

In the community, Keith has been recognized for his contributions by Stark County’s young professional’s group (YStark!). He was selected for Stark County’s Twenty Under 40, an award that acknowledges leaders who are committed to making a difference in the lives of others. Keith also spends time serving as the Chairman of the Audit Committee for the Ohio Oil and Gas Association.

On Friday nights, you can find Keith watching his kids at high school football games. His family also enjoys golfing 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

  • Alliance Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce


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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