James Gagel


Assurance Senior Manager


James is an Assurance Manager in MCM’s Assurance Department with more than ten years of comprehensive experience in public accounting. He has significant experience with managing multi-national and local manufacturing, construction, healthcare, not-for-profit, professional services, and employee benefit plan audits. As a member of the revenue recognition and lease champions teams, James plays an active role in assisting clients in implementing new accounting standards.

James also has experience in researching accounting and auditing issues, assisting and advising clients with their accounting and business related concerns and  preparing financial statements in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America and other financial reporting frameworks.

Education and Certifications
  • Western Kentucky University– B.S. in Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Professional and Community Associations
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, KenuLeadership Frankfort, Kentucky Graduate of 2019cky Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Volunteer and Member, Good Shepherd Catholic Church
  • Former treasurer, Relay for Life – American Cancer Society
  • Former member, Beta Alpha Psi
  • Participated in the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA)
  • Volunteer, Westport Road Baptist Church
  • Leadership Frankfort, Kentucky Graduate of 2019
  • Finance committee chair, board member, executive committee member, treasurer, and active volunteer, Glean Kentucky, Inc.