Jacob Kipi, Trevor Hester, Tonya Beachy, Joseph Giorgio Pass CPA Exam
November 25, 2019 – Rea & Associates, a regional accounting and business consulting firm, announces that Tonya Beachy, Trevor Hester, Jacob Kipi, Joseph Giorgio have successfully completed and passed all four parts of the CPA exam and are on their way to becoming Certified Public Accountants. Kipi and Hester are senior associates in the firm’s Dublin’s office, Beachy is an associate in the firm’s Wooster’s office, and Giorgio is a senior associate in the firm’s Medina office.
The CPA examination is administered by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) to ensure that only qualified individuals become CPAs. After candidates pass all four parts of the CPA exam, they must also pass a professional ethics exam before they can use the CPA designation. According to the AICPA, the CPA exam is one of the most difficult professional credential examinations and the average passing rate is one of the lowest in any professional qualification test.
Beachy earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from Ashland University. She started her career at Rea in 2017 as an intern. She resides in Sugarcreek, OH.
Hester earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting with a concentration in forensic accounting from Defiance College. He started his career at Rea in 2018. He resides in Dublin, OH.
Kipi earned his bachelor’s degree in finance from The Ohio State University, and started his career at Rea in 2018. He resides in Dublin, OH.
Giorgio earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Akron University. He started his career at Rea in 2016 as an intern. He resides in Copley, OH.
Rea & Associates, Inc. is a regional CPA and consulting firm with more than 300 bright professionals in offices throughout Ohio. Since 1938, Rea has provided a wide range of accounting services to businesses, individuals with means and those with dreams. Today, the firm is the go-to resource for thousands of businesses and individuals nationwide. Rea offers a brighter way to its clients in the construction, government, healthcare, manufacturing, oil & gas and not-for-profit industries – as well as family businesses – through innovative accounting, audit, tax and consulting services. For more information about Rea & Associates, please call 330.339.6651.
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