Harding, Shymanski and Company, P.S.C., is pleased to announce that Scott A. Olinger, CPA, CGMA, CPIM, has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & President for the firm effective January 1, 2020. The firm will continue to be headquartered in Evansville, Indiana. Olinger will take on the responsibilities of CEO from the Louisville, Kentucky, office where he will continue to serve as President for the Louisville Region. The move comes as part of a planned internal succession in which Trudy Stock, CPA, CGMA, will continue to work full time as Chairman of the Board and President for the Evansville Region.
“Scott’s commitment to innovation and growth make him a natural successor,” said Stock. “His dedication to expanding the firm’s reach into the Louisville and Southeastern Indiana region has demonstrated his commitment to our core mission which is to help our clients, our people, and our firm be more successful.”
Olinger who joined the firm in 1995, has been dedicated to the expansion of the Louisville, Kentucky, service area since 2004. “This is a time of great change for the CPA profession where I believe we will see more changes in the next five years than we have seen in the previous two decades,” said Olinger. “I am humbled and proud to follow in the footsteps of four great leaders as our firm continues to deliver exceptional service to our clients as one team, one firm.”