2019 - 2020 Central Chapter Leadership

Brawley_Gina_CLPresident – Gina N. Brawley, CPA

Gina is the the chief financial officer for Crown American Associates. She received her bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Pittsburgh. In addition to her PICPA involvement, she is a member of the University of Pittsburgh Johnstown accounting alumni board. In her spare time, Gina enjoys running, hiking, and spending time with family.




2019-2020 – Chapter Officers

President-Elect – Dwayne M. Ross, CPA

Dwayne is a manager at Reilly Creppage & Co. Inc. He received his bachelor's degree in accounting from the Pennsylvania State University, and has a master's degree in taxation from Robert Morris University. He also has a forensic accounting competency certificate. In addition to his PICPA involvement, he is a part of the Leadership Blair County Class of 2016-2017. His hobbies include ice hockey, travel, and classic cars.

Secretary – Amanda R. Oechler, CPA

Amanda is a CPA and owner of ARO & Company in Lock Haven, Pa., specializing in nonprofit accounting and management. She has both a bachelor's degree in accounting and a bachelor's degree in business administration from Lock Haven University. In addition to her CPA license, Amanda holds an NFP certificate from the AICPA. Along with her role in the PICPA, she is the finance chair of the Infant Development Program and a board member with Downtown Lock Haven, Clinton County Revolving Loan Board, and the Leadership Clinton County Advisory Board. Amanda lives in Lock Haven with her boyfriend Eddie and their children. In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors and spending time family and friends.

Treasurer –TK Dean, CPA

TK is a partner with Okonak, Dean & Lechner PC, specializing in audit and assurance. He earned his bachelor's degree in business economics and accounting from Randolph Macon College and an MBA from Virginia Commonwealth University. TK is a member of the AICPA and co-chair of the small business partners committee of the Blair County Chamber of Commerce. He is also a trustee for the Keller Church and Cemetery Association. He lives in Hollidaysburg with his wife, Sarah, and their two children, Addison and Tyler. In his spare time he enjoys running, fishing, and sports collectibles.

 

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