Indianapolis, Ind. – The Indianapolis-based certified public accounting firm of Katz, Sapper & Miller LLP (KSM) is pleased to announce that Jamie Ellis has joined the firm as chief of operations and finance. In his new role, Ellis will oversee the finance, human resources, information technology, facilities and general administrative functions of the firm. His experience will help to sustain a strong infrastructure for the firm, further strengthening Katz, Sapper & Miller’s position as a leading provider of accounting, tax and consulting services.
Ellis previously served for eight years as chief financial officer and principal at SC&H Group LLC, a 275-person CPA and management consulting firm headquartered in Sparks, Md. His most recent role was as chief operating officer at Barley Snyder LLC, a Pennsylvania-based law firm.
“With more than 15 years of experience in professional services, Jamie brings a deep knowledge of operational management to Katz, Sapper & Miller. His accounting and operations background is a tremendous asset for our firm,” said David Resnick, managing partner of Katz, Sapper & Miller. “We are thrilled to have him on board.”
Ellis succeeds William (Bill) Leach, who will be retiring on June 30 after a 34-year career with the firm. “Bill’s dedication and service to the growth of our firm cannot be overstated,” said Resnick, adding, “Jamie will ensure the continued success of Katz, Sapper & Miller.”
Ellis received his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the Pennsylvania State University and later earned his Master of Business Administration degree from Loyola University Maryland. Ellis, who started his career as a public accounting auditor at Ernst & Young LLP, also served as corporate controller for a subsidiary of the national staffing firm Allegis Group.
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About Katz, Sapper & Miller
As one of the top 70 CPA firms in the nation, Katz, Sapper & Miller has earned a reputation as a leader in the areas of accounting, tax and consulting services. Founded in 1942, the firm has more than 250 employees and is located in Indianapolis and Fort Wayne, Indiana. Katz, Sapper & Miller was named one of the “Best of the Best” accounting firms in the nation by INSIDE Public Accounting magazine and has been recognized by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce as one of the “Best Places to Work in Indiana” for seven consecutive years. The firm is an independent member of Nexia International, a leading global organization of independent accounting and consulting firms. For more information, visit us at ksmcpa.com.