BMF Announces the Promotion of 11 Associates

AKRON, OH – September 17, 2019 – Bober Markey Fedorovich (BMF) a top 20 regional CPA and advisory firm, is pleased to announce the promotions of 11 associates within Northeast Ohio.

Jessica L. Tepus, CPA, MTax, to Senior Manager, Tax Services. Tepus focuses on income tax, estate and succession planning needs of business owners, high-net-worth individuals and their families. She works closely with clients to understand their primary objectives and develop tax planning and savings strategies that accomplish and maximize these goals.

Joseph W. Blaha, CPA, to Manager, Assurance and Advisory. Blaha serves clients in diverse industries, including manufacturing/distribution, retail, and employee benefit plan audits, and has been involved with various special projects including acquisitions and internal control analysis. He serves as treasurer of the Northeast Ohio Region of the Sports Car Club of America.

Tyler A. Chaplin, CPA, MTax, to Manager, Tax Services. Chaplin serves a variety of multi-state companies in taxation including C-corporation, S-corporations, and partnerships, with a focus on manufacturing and construction companies. He also specializes in individual tax compliance and planning, and he leads the training for new tax staff and interns.

Tina Puri, CPA, to Manager, Assurance and Advisory. Puri focuses on manufacturing clients and employee benefit plan audits. Previously working at a Big 4 firm, Puri brings extensive experience with technical accounting research and internal controls compliance.


In addition to our management team, the following individuals are also receiving promotions:

  • Christopher Avant – promoted to Senior Accountant, Assurance & Advisory
  • Kevin Jackson, CCNA – promoted to Network Administrator, IT Department
  • Tiffany A. Kubitza, MSA – promoted to Senior Accountant, Assurance & Advisory
  • Jessica Martinelli – promoted to Senior Accountant, Assurance & Advisory
  • Kevin Patrick – promoted to Senior Accountant, Assurance & Advisory
  • Correne Pauli – promoted to Executive Assistant, Administrative Services

Congratulations to our associates on their well-deserved recognition!


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