Since 1975, Stiles, Carter & Associates, P.S.C. has been committed to providing unsurpassed expertise and exceptional service. It’s our tradition. To maintain that tradition and best serve our clients, we are dedicated to continually building a team of the most talented accountants, investing in professional continuing education, and using the best technology.
Originally founded by Ted Stiles and Ben Carter, the firm’s current shareholders are Chris Carter, Ann Fisher, Scott Kisselbaugh, Philip Logsdon, and Brian Woosley. Ours is the largest accounting firm in the area, with a staff of more than 45, including 20 Certified Public Accountants.
Stiles, Carter & Associates is a proud member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants.
SCA is also proud to have been chosen to be a member of Firm Foundation, a national accounting firm association designed by accounting professionals for progressive CPA firms. As part of Firm Foundation, we have access to the resources, experience, and professional knowledge base of a national organization while still providing the level of service and attention that only a locally owned, independent accounting firm can offer.
Theodore C. Stiles, CPA
Ted has over 40 years of experience as a Certified Public Accountant. He graduated from Bellarmine College with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Ted has financial accounting and auditing, taxation, and management consulting experience, and was formerly associated with the national accounting firm Deloitte & Touche. In addition to serving on several professional committees, he served three years as a director on the board of the Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants. Ted is past president of the Elizabethtown Chamber of Commerce. He is a past president and an active Rotarian. He is also a director emeritus member of the Central Kentucky Community Foundation. A Hardin County native, he resides in Elizabethtown with his wife.
Ben E. Carter, CPA
Ben has over 40 years of public accounting experience and is a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He is a member of the Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of CPAs. Ben’s experience includes tax, financial accounting, auditing and management consulting, and he has previously worked for the national accounting firm Deloitte & Touche. He has served as chairman of the Kentucky Society of CPAs insurance committee and was a former member of the Board of Directors at Hardin Memorial Hospital. He also has served as an officer and a committee member of his church, and has been involved with various civic organizations in the Elizabethtown/Hardin County area. Ben is a native of Tompkinsville, Ky., and has been a resident of Hardin County since 1974 with his wife.
Chris R. Carter, CPA
Employed by SCA over the past 18 years, Chris’ responsibilities include preparation of financial statements, tax returns, general business consulting and cost reports for skilled nursing facilities. He also is involved with audits and client consultation. Chris is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He is a member of First Christian Church and resides in Elizabethtown with his family.
Ann Fisher, CPA
Ann joined SCA during the summer of 2012, and has more than 14 years of public accounting experience. Ann is involved with tax planning, tax return preparation, financial statement preparation, and business consulting. Her areas of concentration include manufacturing, wholesale, distribution, professional service industries, real estate, and family wealth. She graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Management from Park University. Ann is a member of the AICPA and KYCPA, is involved with community activities, and volunteers at her church and with the Central Kentucky Community Foundation.
J. Scott Kisselbaugh, CPA
Scott joined SCA in 1994. His responsibilities include general business consulting, preparation of financial statements and tax returns, as well as QuickBooks consulting. Scott is a graduate of Troy State University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration. He is past president of the Hardin County AM Rotary Club and currently serves on the board of Elizabethtown Christian Academy. He is a native of Elizabethtown, where he resides with his family.
Philip Logsdon, CPA
Joining SCA in July 2005, Phillip is involved in auditing and tax preparation. He graduated from Murray State University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. A native of Grayson County, Phillip resides in Elizabethtown.
Brian S. Woosley, CPA
Employed by SCA since 1996, Brian serves as director of audits and quality
control and also is involved in preparing financial statements and tax returns. Brian is a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Professional Accountancy. He serves as an instructor at the University of Kentucky School of Financial Management Institute and conducts numerous training sessions for school districts. His specialty is governmental accounting and auditing with a focus on school districts and city and county governments. He resides in Elizabethtown with his family.
Carrie Grey, CPA, CVA
Carrie has been working with numerous businesses in various taxation, assurance and consulting capacities since 2005. She is involved with the firm’s tax and consulting services and is the only Certified Valuation Analyst in Hardin County. Her experience also includes audit and assurance services, working on engagements that require understanding and analysis of internal control structures of an organization as well as financial reporting requirements. Carrie graduated from the University of Louisville with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a minor in Finance.
Brenda Johnson, CPA
Brenda Johnson is one of the founding partners of Blandford & McCubbins, CPAs, which merged with SCA in 2017. Brenda has over 30 years of experience and provides a wide array of tax, accounting, and consulting services to her clients at our Bardstown office. She is a CPA and a graduate of the University of Louisville with a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce. Brenda is a native of Bardstown and resides there on her small farm.
Jason O. Strange, CPA
Jason has been in public accounting since 2002. His responsibilities include auditing and accounting, general business consulting, preparation of financial statements, and tax returns. After receiving his master’s degree in accounting from the University of Kentucky, he began his career with the U.S. Government Accountability Office (Washington, D.C.). He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Government Accountants, and the Kentucky Association of Government Accountants. Jason resides in Bardstown with his family, where they are members of St. Joseph Parish.