.Keith is a general practice Partner and has been at Hall, Kistler since June 2002. Before that, he was with a local accounting firm for 13 years. He is skilled in providing auditing, tax and accounting services for closely held and publicly held companies, as well as business valuation and litigation consulting services.
He has experience with oil and gas, manufacturing, mining and landfill operations, construction, wholesale and retail, service industries and the healthcare industry. He also has experience in management advisory services including acquisitions and sales of businesses, business valuations and assists controllers for various accounting software packages.
Keith has been designated a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) by the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts. The CVA designation is the premier accreditation for CPAs who provide business valuation and litigation consulting services.
Keith earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from The University of Akron. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA), the Council of Petroleum Accountants Societies – Appalachia and is on the Audit Committee of the Ohio Oil and Gas Association.
Stark County’s young professional's group, YStark!, recognized Keith as one of Stark County’s Twenty Under 40! This award acknowledges Stark County’s young leaders who are committed to making a difference in our community. He is a member of the 22nd Class of Leadership Stark County and is a past board member of the organization. He is treasurer of the Little Leopards Football Association and an active member of his church, where he volunteers on several boards including the finance committee and is past chairman. Keith has also served as a member of the Professional Division for the Cultural Center for the Arts Campaign and the Aultcare Enrollee Advisory Committee.