Bethany S. Smith
CPA, MSAcc, BS in Accounting
Bethany is the founder of Smith CPA and Associates, PLLC. She is a graduate of University of Kentucky with a master’s degree in Accounting (MSAcc). She is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Bethany began her career preparing tax returns while in college. She ventured into corporate accounting after graduation where she gained experience in internal audit, payroll and sales tax, financial statements, fixed assets, and general ledger accounting.
Personally, Bethany and her husband, Howard, own and operate a total of 5 businesses in real estate, automotive and diesel repair, and garage equipment distribution along side the CPA firm.
Professionally, her passion is to promote and encourage small business owners by providing them the financial data and knowledge to reach their full potential. Her passion extends to the yearly tax clients she assists through planning and preparing tax returns.
Amy Gillis-Toles, BS in Accounting
Amy joined our team in June 2020. She is a recent graduate of Kentucky State University with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting. She has 3 daughters ages 15, 17, and 21. As a Cincinnati Reds fan, she enjoys spending her free time going to baseball games. She also enjoys being outdoors hiking, running and working out.
Howard W. Smith
Howard is the founder of Smith Garage Equipment, Inc. a multi-million dollar distribution company of 15+ years. He has grown this business into Hunter Engineering Company’s #1 distributor in the United States with sales of $17M in 2018 and growing every year. Smith Garage Equipment covers close to 30 states with over 33 independent sales representatives.
Professionally, his expertise is in business development and sales strategy. He serves as a consultant with new business start-ups and those who want to expand their businesses.