Hall, Kistler & Company LLP (Canton) Announces Promotions and New Hire

Hall, Kistler & Company LLP is pleased to announce the promotions of Sarah Yost and Alex Ferrara to supervisors and the addition of staff accountant, Jordan Knapp.

Yost is one of our leaders in the bookkeeping department. She is certified in Xero and is a QuickBooks ProAdvisor. She is knowledgeable in RainMaker, TCS, and Applied Systems. Yost also practices in the areas of accounting, audit, and tax for clients in the Restaurant, Medical and Manufacturing industries and has experience in preparing 1040s as well as bankruptcy workouts.

Yost graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in accounting from Mount Union College and was hired on as a full-time staff accountant in 2005. She is a member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountant's and is on the board of Women's Initiative (WIN). Yost is a member of the College Club of Canton and the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce and is a 2008 graduate of Spotlight Stark County.

Ferrara practices in the area of individual and corporate taxation and audit, and is a member of the Non-Profit Niche. 

He received his Interdisciplinary Master of Business Administration from the University of Akron with a concentration in tax and accounting. While working at HK and studying for his MBA, Ferrara was the recipient of the OSCPA Foundation Scholarship for graduate studies. In addition, he holds a bachelor’s in business administration with a minor in accounting from the University of Mount Union.

Ferrara is a member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Knapp is a recent graduate of  Walsh University with a B.A. in Accounting. As a staff accountant, he will practice in general accounting.

Knapp is a member of the OSCPA and the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce.

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