Tara West, CPA, CMA
Tara West, CPA, CMA, is a tax and consulting manager who has been with the William Vaughan Company since January 2005. Tara graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor’s Degree with specializations in Accounting, Human Resource Management, Purchasing and Supply Chain Management and she received her CPA license in 2007. Tara is a member of the AICPA and the Ohio Society of CPAs. She also serves as the secretary for the Toledo Chapter of The Institute of Management Accountants. Tara's certifications also include CMA, Certified Management Accountant. She is experienced in transportation industries and service-oriented companies and is highly experienced in preparing financial models to analyze cash flow and various business decisions. Tara plays an internal part in various consulting projects, including business analysis, reviewing costing structures, operation reviews, and LIFO analysis. Tara is also involved in our blog writing, if you search some key costing terms you might even come across some of her posts. In her spare time, Tara volunteers with Operation CPA through the Ohio Society of CPAs which offers free tax preparation to military families.