Accountancy Board of Ohio Staff.
Links below are to email addresses of the Board staff. After each name is their title or description of their main duties in the Board office.
Requests for name changes must be made in writing (email is acceptable) and include an official document that reflects the name change (marriage license, divorce decree, etc.), plus the licensee's certificate/registration number (CPA.xxxxx, PA.xxxxx) and either the licensee's driver license number or the last 4 digits of the licensee's social security number.
Requests for mailing address/telephone/email address changes must be made in writing (email is acceptable) and include the licensee's certificate/registration number (CPA.xxxxx, PA.xxxxx) and driver license number/last 4 digits of social security number.
Tracey Fithen maintains the Board's website. Most of the answers to questions you may have should be available on our website. If you have comments or suggestions for improvement, please let us know.
Board staff telephone numbers
Main telephone number (614-466-4135)
- John E. Patterson, Executive Director (614-995-0192)
- Tracey F. Fithen, Assistant Executive Director (614-644-9037)
- Jesse J. Dixon, Investigations Officer (614-728-3004)
- Vacant, Information Secretary, Verifications, License status changes (614-466-4135)
- Kelly A. Kelly, Firm registration (614)-752-8249)
- Jenny Kochensparger, Board Investigator, CPE Verification (614-466-1660)
- Elisabeth A. Newell, Education Assistance Program (614-728-6764)
- Faith A. Ottavi, Board Investigator, CPE Verification (614-752-2468)
- Luann Rager, Revenue and deposits (614-728-8248)
- Karen A. Salyer, CPA certification and licensing (614-752-7472)