Deanna B. Katko, CPA
Deanna has over 25 years of experience in the development of individual and corporate tax strategies; preparation of individual, corporate and partnership income tax returns and the implementation of QuickBooks accounting software.
Deanna began her public accounting career in the Lexington, KY office of PriceWaterhouseCoopers, PLLC and has also worked at Blue & Co, PLLC, Darling and Reynolds, PSC and Kinkead & Stilz, PLLC.
Deanna believes the key to a successful accounting and tax practice is building and maintaining on-going relationships with her clients, throughout the year.
Deanna is a Certified Public Accountant; a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Kentucky.
Nicholas S. Katko, CPA, CGMA
Nick Katko is one of the early pioneers of Lean Accounting. As a Chief Financial Officer in the 1990’s Nick implemented a complete Lean Accounting System in conjunction with his company’s lean transformation. Nick has leveraged this experience along with his strong accounting background to assist companies resolve the real-world issues they face when implementing lean accounting. He facilitated Lean Accounting implementations with a wide range of companies, from multi-national companies such as Boeing, Parker-Hannifin, Novartis and Nestlé to privately held family businesses. Nick’s industry experience includes applying lean accounting in manufacturing, engineering, food processing, process manufacturing, publishing, education and health care.
Nick is co-author of The Lean Business Management System; Lean Accounting Principles & Practices Toolkit (2007). Nick’s latest book, The Lean CFO: Architect of the Lean Management System was published in September 2013.
Nick is a Certified Public Accountant; a Chartered Global Management Accountant; a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and an MBA in Finance, both from the University of Kentucky.