Partners & Staff

Partners

Joseph C. King, CPA

Joe began his career in 1975 with the accounting firm of Coopers & Lybrand (now Price Waterhouse Coopers) in Lexington. He later joined Potter & Company in 1981 and became a shareholder in Faulkner & King in 1984. Joe is in charge of the accounting and auditing function for the firm, and also serves numerous business and individual income tax clients. He has conducted over 450 peer reviews on auditing and accounting practices of other CPA firms. Joe is a past president of the Bluegrass Chapter of the Kentucky Society of CPA’s, and has served on the Board of Directors and Society’s Executive Committee of the Kentucky Society of CPA’s. He has been a member of several KYCPA committees, including serving as Chair of the Peer Review Committee. Joe and his wife, Lynn Ann reside in Mount Sterling and have two children and three grandchildren.

John M. Wenz, CPA

John began his accounting career in 1978 with Potter & Company and continued with Faulkner & King in 1984. In 1988, he was admitted into the firm as a shareholder. John has substantial experience in a variety of tax and financial statement areas, including construction, auto dealers, retail and wholesale, personal financial statements, and nonprofit organizations. He is active in civic organizations and has held various officer and director positions. John is a past President of the Bluegrass Chapter of the Kentucky Society of CPA’s and has served on the Society’s Peer Review Committee. John and his wife, Vicki reside in Mount Sterling and have two children and four grandchildren.

Kevin Romenesko, CPA

Kevin began his career in 1984 with Wipfli CPA group in Wisconsin after graduating from the University of Wisconsin. He first joined our firm in 1986 and was a shareholder from 1993-2008. Kevin worked in the private sector as a chief financial officer from 2008 to 2015. He returned to our firm as a shareholder in 2015. He has substantial experience in a variety of tax and financial statement areas, including manufacturing, retail and wholesale, governmental entities and nonprofit organizations. Kevin and his wife Sandy reside in Mount Sterling. They have three children and six grandchildren.

Karen S. Trent, CPA

Karen joined the firm in 2000 and became a shareholder in 2015. Karen currently serves on the Kentucky Society of CPA’s Professional Ethics Committee. Her experience includes tax planning, preparation and research for individuals, partnerships and other businesses, as well as audit services for financial institutions and construction contractors. Kathy and her husband Doug reside in Mount Sterling and have one daughter.

Eugene C. “Dusty” Weathers, III, CPA

Dusty joined the firm in 1992 and became a shareholder in 2015. His experience includes planning, preparation and research for individuals, partnerships and other businesses, as well as audit services for financial institutions, manufacturing, retail and wholesale entities and other general accounting services. Dusty and his wife, Shelley reside in Mount Sterling, they have two children.

Staff

Lesley Butcher

Lesley joined our firm in 2001. Lesley received her Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown College. She resides in Mt. Sterling with her husband, JR and children.

Kathy Harris

Kathy joined our firm in December, 2011 after several years working as the office manager for an automobile dealership. Kathy and her husband, Phil reside in Bath County, they have two children.

James “David” Hensley

David joined our firm in 1995. David has a Bachelor’s degree from Asbury College. David and his wife, Danielle reside in Mount Sterling with their family.

Cynthia M. Hunt

Cynthia joined our firm in 2015. Cynthia has two degrees from Morehead State University. She resides in Jeffersonville with her husband, Coyee.

Lana M. McCann, CPA

Lana received her certification in 2001 and joined our firm in 2005 after working as a controller in industry. Lana received her Bachelor’s degree from Morehead State University. Lana and her husband, Chuck reside in Mount Sterling with their family.

Sarah Rankin

Sarah joined our firm in 2008 after working with Dean, Dorton & Ford, PSC in Lexington. Sarah received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky. Sarah lives in Stanton with her husband, Nathan and family.

Sue Rison

Sue Joined the firm of Potter & Co. in November, 1980 as a receptionist. She stayed with the firm when it became Faulkner & King, PSC. Sue recently retired and now performs some part-time duties for the firm. Sue lives in Mt. Sterling with her husband Bart.

Erica Snowden, CPA

Erica joined our firm in 2008 after working with Crowe Horwath, LLP. She received her certification in 2009. Erica received her Bachelor’s degree from Transylvania University and a Master’s degree from the University of Kentucky. She resides in Mt. Sterling with her husband, Brandon and family.

Brenda Stull

Brenda joined our firm in 1989. Brenda received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky. Brenda and her husband, Alton, Jr. reside in Mt. Sterling with their family.

Jennifer L. Tackett, CPA

Jennifer joined our firm in 2005 and received certification in 2011. Jennifer received her MBA from Morehead State University. She resides in Morehead with her husband, Louis and family.