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SEK&Co Announces Staff Promotions

January 18, 2018

Smith Elliott Kearns & Company, LLC is pleased to announce the following promotions, effective January 1, 2018.

Chambersburg, PA Office:

Kristin A. Taylor, CPA, promoted to Senior Associate: Kristin audits governmental entities, nonprofits, and financial institutions. She graduated cum laude from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and business administration.



Hagerstown, MD Office:

Lauren B. Ryder promoted to Senior Associate: Lauren provides firm wide estate/trust taxation and probate services to clients. She also works in individual and small business taxation. Lauren earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an accounting concentration from the University of Maryland University College and is currently working toward a masters of business administration from Frostburg State University.


About SEK&Co:
Smith Elliott Kearns & Company, LLC (SEK&Co) is a full-service certified public accounting and consulting firm with offices in Hagerstown, Maryland; and Camp Hill, Carlisle, Chambersburg, Hanover, and York, Pennsylvania. The firm was founded in 1963 and was recently named a “Top 200 Firm” by Inside Public Accounting. With 25 Members and a total staff of 150, SEK&Co services individuals as well as business clients in a variety of industries including construction, financial institutions, healthcare, local government, manufacturing, and nonprofit. The firm offers financial statement preparation, auditing and assurance services, small business accounting, tax and payroll services, QuickBooks® and Sage 50® training and consulting, tax return preparation and planning, estate planning and administration, business valuations, retirement plan design consulting, and third-party administration. For more information, visit

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