MCM Announces Three New Partners in 2021
Published January 11, 2021
MCM CPAs & Advisors is proud to announce that effective January 1, 2020, Ashley Barke, Sam LaFollette and Greg Wilson have been appointed as partners. Barke, LaFollette and Wilson will continue their leadership roles within their industry niches, while expanding their efforts in new business development and Firm initiatives.
Ashley Barke, CPA has been with MCM for 17 years and currently serves as Co-Leader of the Hospitality Services Team. As a tax partner, Mrs. Barke will continue to focus on supporting her clients in hotel operations and management, independent and franchise restaurants, and real estate. Mrs. Barke has experience working with a wide range of clients, including those with like-kind exchange transactions under IRC 1031.
Ashley earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Western Kentucky University and holds a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants (KYCPA). Ashley is actively involved in our regional community through her service as the treasurer and board member of Apron, Inc.
Sam LaFollette, CTP has more than 30 years of experience in banking and public accounting working with external and internal financial reporting and auditing for financial institutions. In Mr. LaFollette’s role as partner, he will continue his focus with the Financial Institutions Team with Henry Hawkins, delivering nontraditional services to the banking community throughout the region, including risk advisory services, merger and acquisition analyses and other strategic advisory services.
Sam holds a Bachelor of Science in finance from Kennedy Western University and attended graduate school at University of South Carolina, where he studied bank investments and financial management. Sam holds a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) certification, as well as a Certificate in Commercial Credit (CICC). Sam is a member of the Association for Finance Professionals (AFP).
Greg Wilson, CPA has been a member of MCM’s Assurance group since 1989. Mr. Wilson is the Co-Leader of the MCM Construction Team, where he serves general and subcontractor companies within the construction industry. Mr. Wilson has performed specific services within the industry including cost certifications, audits of construction estimates, assisted construction companies with process and controls implementation and other contract focused services for the past 30 years.
Greg attended University of Louisville and received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and holds a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification. Greg currently serves as President of Associated General Contractors of KY, an association he has supported for over 15 years. He is also a member of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Indiana/Kentucky, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants (KYCPA).