Lisa E. McIntosh, CPA
Murfreesboro and Mt. Juliet Managing Director
Lisa is the Murfreesboro and Mt Juliet Office Managing Director. She obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Middle Tennessee State University. She has over thirty years experience in public accounting including attest, financial reporting and tax. She was the audit partner of Gillette, Henderson & Company, PLLC prior to the firm’s joining Blankenship CPA Group. Her industry experience includes small business, governmental, construction, employee benefit plans and not for profits. She is a member of the AICPA and TSCPA. She is active in the Mount Juliet Chamber of Commerce, serves as Treasurer for the local Pregnancy Care Center and is a member of the Wilson Bank Community Council.
Bob Adams, CPA
Audit Senior Manager
Bob Adams joined Blankenship CPA Group (BCPAG) in 2017. Prior to joining BCPAG, Bob gained several years of public accounting experience providing audit, review, tax, and business consulting services to clients in a variety of industries. His primary focuses include managing audits for local government agencies, non-profit organizations, and closely-held businesses. Bob has extensive experience and expertise in providing audit and consulting services to utilities (natural gas, water, and electric), city governments, and non-profit organizations. He has also presented education seminars to utility management groups throughout Tennessee. Bob is a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a degree in Accounting.
Bob currently services as the Treasurer of the Executive Committee and chairs the Finance Committee of the Nashville based non-profit organization called Dismas Inc. He was recognized as a 2016 Firm Volunteer of the Year for his service to non-profit organizations in Middle Tennessee.
Outside of Bob’s public accounting experience, he previously served as a controller for an automotive auction overseeing accounting and office operations.
Bob resides in Nolensville and is married with two children.
Professional and Civic Organizations
· Dismas Inc of Nashville, Executive Committee Board Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee
· American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
· Tennessee Society of CPA’s
· Western Kentucky University Alumni Association
· Tennessee Gas Association
· Tennessee Association of Utility Districts
Accounting Solutions Team Leader
Prior to joining the Blankenship team in 2017 Kaitom worked for a Nashville public accounting firm where she focused predominantly on accounting services, with additional experience in tax. In her current role Kaitom spends her time supervising internal firm ASG processes and works primarily with small and medium sized business clients in the entertainment and service industries. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus in Accounting and a Master of Accountancy from Middle Tennessee State University. Kaitom and her husband met at MTSU and married in 2016. They love watching their children grow, spending time outdoors, watching sports and being involved with their church.
Audit Senior Associate
Jonathan has a unique background with over 20 years of experience in Law Enforcement. Originally from Illinois, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Tennessee State University and worked for Metro Police. After getting married and having children he decided to go back to school at the University of Mississippi where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. He worked as a cost accountant in food manufacturing and in Assurance with a construction group but in January of 2020 he joined the Blankenship team!
He loves coaching his son’s little league football team and finds it rewarding to help shape and mold the kids and teach life lessons outside of sports. He enjoys bowling, family time with movies or game nights and attending church together.
Jessica Tarpley Stover, CPA
Brentwood Accounting Solutions Group Director
Jessica is the ASG Director at Blankenship CPA Group with more than 10 years of experience in public accounting. Her experience includes work in both tax and accounting services. She has spent the last 3 years working with directly Franchise clients in both tax, consulting, and outsourced accounting. Jessica is a member of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants and currently serves on the Accounting Career Education Committee.
Jessica received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Public Accountancy and a Masters of Business Administration with an emphasis in Public Accountancy from the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Florida.