Christy Paddock, CPA, CGMA
Christy is an experienced and seasoned finance professional. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Indiana State University, is a licensed CPA and holds a CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant) designation. Christy works with several nonprofit organizations, is a member of the Indiana CPA Society and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and is currently a board member of the Indiana CPA Society Diversity Advisory Council and Educational Foundation Scholarship Committee.
Prior to founding Christy Paddock Advisors, LLC in 2016, Christy was the VP of Finance and Accounting for the largest IT consulting and Minority Business Enterprise company in Indiana, and held finance and leadership positions with several retailers headquartered in Indianapolis. She has extensive experience with mergers and acquisitions, projections/forecasting, financial statement analysis, leadership, process improvement, rapidly growing companies, and family, minority, and women-owned businesses.
Matt House, CPA
Matt is a certified public accountant and has decades of experience as a strategic financial leader and professional. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Ball State University and is a member of the Indiana CPA Society and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Matt is the 2023 recipient of Ball State University’s Paul W. Parkinson Department of Accounting Award of Excellence for lifetime achievement.
Prior to joining Christy Paddock Advisors, LLC in 2023, Matt led an accounting consulting practice for the largest public accounting firm specializing in privately-owned organizations. He has also led the accounting and finance functions for the largest family-owned agricultural seed company in the US. Matt also held finance and leadership positions with two manufacturers headquartered in Indianapolis. He has extensive experience with financial statement preparation and analysis, strategic financial communication, projections/forecasting, leadership, process improvement, and family-owned businesses.
Ryan McCrory, CPA
Ryan is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated from Indiana State University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. After college Ryan spent four years in the assurance group with The Watermark Group. After leaving public accounting, he has worked as an FP&A Manager, Controller, and Finance Manager for various local businesses.
During his career, Ryan has performed financial statement compilations, reviews, and audits for clients in the construction and manufacturing industries. He also completed due diligence reports and quality of earnings reports for acquisitions, led month-end close process, developed budgets and forecasts, managed and trained employees of all levels, and created internal KPI reporting. He is highly skilled in financial reporting and analysis and is excited for the opportunity to assist our clients in these areas.
Christine Pfeifler, CPA, MSA, MBA
Christine is an accounting professional with over 15 years of experience working in both corporate and public accounting. She is a licensed CPA and graduated from Tri-State University (Trine University) with a bachelor’s in accounting and an MBA. She also graduated from Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis with a Master of Science in Accounting. Her public accounting experience includes distribution, construction, non-profits, government, and employee benefit plan audits.
After public accounting, Christine gained extensive experience as a Controller for manufacturing and distribution companies. She has efficiently led month and year-end close processes and reconciliations, financial reporting and analysis, developed budget and forecasts, and streamlined various processes. She is also a believer in servant leadership and has guided employees of all levels to various steps in their careers.
Dr. Melanie Peddicord, CPA, CGMA
Melanie Peddicord is an experienced accounting professional and educator. She holds a BA, MBA, and DBA in Accounting from Anderson University, is an active licensed CPA, and holds a CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant) designation. Melanie is a member of the Indiana CPA Society (INCPAS), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Accounting Association, Christian Business Faculty Association (CBFA), and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. She is also currently a board member and treasurer for the Indianapolis branch of a national not-for-profit, a member of the INCPAS Ethics Committee, and the board chair of the CBFA. Additionally, Melanie has co-authored articles on gift card breakage revenue recognition and retail inventory accounting that have been published in peer-reviewed journals.
Melanie is Professor of Accounting and Director of Online Undergraduate and Graduate Business Programs at John Brown University. Previously she worked at Anderson University (AU) teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and also served as the assistant director of the AU DBA program. Prior to becoming an educator, she worked several years for Ernst & Young LLP in Indianapolis as an auditor followed by nearly fifteen years in various financial accounting and reporting oversight roles at The Finish Line, Inc. She has extensive experience with SEC reporting, financial statement analysis, retail accounting, managerial accounting, ethics, corporate social responsibility, and leadership. She is excited to bring her passion for accounting and serving others to the clients of Christy Paddock Advisors.
Jenni Morgan, CPA
Jennifer Morgan is an experienced accounting professional. She received her bachelors and master’s in accounting from Ball State University. She is an active licensed Certified Public Accountant. Her career has included over eight years in public accounting at Somerset CPAs, P.C. performing various assurance services and two years working as an accounting manager for a private financing company.
Over her 10 plus years of experience, she has performed financial audits, reviews and other attestation engagements for various profit and nonprofit entities as well as internal control and overhead analysis, budgeting and financial projections. She has also prepared month and year end reconciliations and close processes, and related financial statements.
Tiffany has over ten years of accounting and HR experience. She graduated from DePauw University, is a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, and is SHRM-CP certified. After college, Tiffany worked in various accounting and human resource roles for Indianapolis based businesses including: Sondhi Solutions, Roche, Indianapolis Guide, ATA Airlines, and most recently as Director of Finance & People Resources for Eleven Fifty Academy.
During her career, Tiffany has performed accounting tasks such as accounts payable management, invoicing, accounts receivable tracking, cash flow, balance sheet reconciliations, and process development. In addition to accounting tasks, Tiffany has worked in HR management roles, helping to manage functions such as offer letters, employee contracts, performance management, insurance benefits, paid time off and other HR policies. She has experience leading teams and training staff. In her role as an Accountant with Christy Paddock Advisors, Tiffany is looking forward to simplifying accounting processes and creating efficiencies for her clients.
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