Katie Brown

Senior Tax Manager
Newark, OH
Zanesville, OH
Resident of Zanesville, OH
Rea Team Member Since 2016
  • Katie specializes in tax preparation and compliance for not-for-profit organizations. She also helps preparing tax returns and reviewing business/individual tax returns.

Topics or areas of expertise that Katie can talk about (even in her sleep):

  • Non-profits
  • Community foundations
  • Family owned/small businesses
  • The construction industry
  • Individual and business tax

How we know she knows what she's doing:

  • Katie earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Ohio University
  • Katie previously worked at Norman, Jones, Enlow & Co., Licking County Foundation and Adams Bros. Inc. prior to joining the Rea team.
  • She has more than 20 years of experience in the accounting industry.
  • Rea NextGen (class of 2018 graduate)

Furthering her professional development, Katie is involved with:

  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Ohio Society of CPAs
  • Child Care Resource Center/Head Start (president of the board)
  • Daybreak Rotary Club (member)
  • Zane State Advisory Committee (member)
  • North Terrace Church of Christ Mission Committee (member)

When she's not in the office, you can find her:

  • Spending time with her family.
  • Hiking, playing tennis, running, mission trips, traveling, biking, hanging with friends and volunteering,

Inside The Mind Of...

  • In a sentence, please share what "A Brighter Way" means to you? A brighter way means you are given insight and knowledge concerning your choices and opportunities, you can clearly see the path that is best for you and your organization.
  • Why do you choose to work at Rea? I love the people I work with and for. I get to stretch myself and I am given the resources to do so. I believe in this firm and I am looking forward to what's ahead.
  • What line of The Rea Way describes you the best? You are a Rea ambassador. Always. Maintain integrity in all you do.
  • What do you consider to be your "brightest" quality? My positive attitude.

Just For Fun:

  • What makes you get out of bed every day? My dog. I am not a morning person, but once I'm up, I'm ready to have an active and productive day.
  • What was your first job? Adornetto's Pizza as a waitress
  • What is your most prized possession? My Faith
At Rea, I love being able to work with both my clients and my co-workers to help solve problems and provide efficient solutions.