Jeremy Senften | Chief Operating Officer | New Philadelphia OH | Rea CPA

Jeremy Senften

Principal, Chief Operating Officer
New Philadelphia, OH
Resident of Canton, Ohio
Rea Team Member Since 2014
  • Jeremy is responsible for assisting in firm management and growth of the firm by concentrating on financial performance, performance metrics, identifying and pursuing internal and external growth opportunities and improving firm processes.

Topics or areas of expertise that Jeremy can talk about (even in his sleep):

  • Interpersonal communication
  • Project management
  • Teaching/leading group conversation
  • Writing
  • Analysis

How we know he knows what he's doing:

  • He's got a bachelor's degree in accounting from The University of Akron
  • He began his career with Rea & Associates in 2001 and rose to the ranks of senior manager in the firm's Medina and Mentor offices. In 2011, he left Rea and became controller at D&S Automotive and MC Mobility Systems, before returning as Director of Finance & Operations in 2014.
  • He has more than 15 years of experience in the accounting industry
  • Jeremy is also a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Furthering his professional development, Jeremy is involved with:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Ohio Society of CPAs
  • 2016 Rea's NextGen Leadership Program Graduate

When he's not in the office, you can find him:

  • Coaching kids sports
  • Playing golf
  • Working out

Inside The Mind Of...

  • What does "A Brighter Way" mean to you? We are a firm that does things better than our competition.
  • Why do you choose to work at Rea & Associates? The people
  • What's your favorite aspect of your job? There's something new every day
  • What "bright idea" do you find yourself sharing over and over? In the gap between the stimulus and the response lies the power of choice.

Just For Fun:

  • What did 10-year-old you want to be when you grew up? A professional basketball player
  • What profession would you choose if you didn't go into accounting? Golf course superintendent
  • What was your first job? Working on a farm
I strive to continually improve the environment around me. I enjoy the challenge of coordinating projects and groups of people.