Hall, Kistler & Company LLP (Canton) Announces Mid-Year Promotion and New Hire



Hall, Kistler (HK) is pleased to announce that Andrew (Andy) M. Griffin, CPA has been promoted from Supervisor to Manager. Andy practices mainly in the areas of accounting and audit and specializes in the oil and gas, manufacturing, and distribution and wholesale industries as well as not-for-profit organizations. He has a thorough understanding of issues affecting oil and gas companies and has authored various blog posts on topics affecting those companies. He has experience with SEC filers including 10-Ks and 10-Qs and working with Sarbanes-Oxley. In addition, Andy has experience auditing various types of qualified retirement plans and preparing corporate tax returns.  He serves on several internal firm committees, including the oil and gas committee and the audit and accounting committees.

Andy joined HK in 2004 after graduating from Malone College with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Administration. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Ohio Oil and Gas Association.  He is a Canton native and is a member of the Canton Preservation Society. Andy volunteers at various Pro Football Hall of Fame activities, the Hall of Fame Balloon Classic and is a member of the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Danielle M. Colby joins HK as of August 1, 2019, as a staff accountant and comes to us with prior experience at several accounting firms in Akron. She is a certified Quick Books ProAdvisor and will practice in the areas of bookkeeping and tax.

Danielle is a graduate of Malone University with a Bachelors of Arts in Accounting and Business Administration. She is a member of the OSCPA, Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce and volunteers with The Fuller Center for Housing, a nonprofit that helps build homes for low-income families.


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