Karen Hochesang, CPA, is a Tax Specialist at PSW with a background in auditing and taxation. She holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Indiana University and is a CPA.
Karen and her husband are parents to two adult children and grandparents to their one grandchild. She believes that physical fitness is essential to any retirement plan and says that her favorite part about working at PSW is that she can help her clients manage their finances to meet their life goals. She also loves her flexible work schedule that allows her to enjoy time with her family and friends.
Brooke Hoffman, CPA, is a Supervisor at PSW who focuses on External Controllership work and performing financial statement audits, reviews and compilations for the firm’s clients.
Brooke holds a master’s degree in accounting from Indiana Wesleyan University, as well as a bachelor’s degree in behavioral neuropsychology from Purdue University. She is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Indiana CPA Society.
Brooke and her boyfriend are avid animal lovers and have five pets: two dogs, a cat, and two kittens. Her favorite part about working at PSW is the opportunity to build relationships with clients through visiting their offices and learning how their different organizations work.
Janie Mikesell is the Office Manager at PSW. She has been with PSW for over 25 years, starting there right after college graduation as a receptionist.
Janie holds a career degree in office administration from Professional Careers Institute. She is the Vice President of the Indiana CPA Firm Management Association, which is dedicated to empowering CPA firms to thrive.
Janie lives in Lebanon with her two dogs, LJ and Zoey. She has 7 children, 16 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. In her spare time, Janie works as a fitness and self-defense instructor. She enjoys volunteering at local nursing homes in Lebanon. Her other passion is volunteering with Riley Hospital for Children’s Annual Miracle Ride. Janie is in the process of writing her first book. Her favorite part about working at PSW is the firm’s commitment to client service.
Lisa Rolinson, CPA, EA, is a Tax Supervisor at PSW who focuses on tax preparation, tax notice resolution, tax representation, and client accounting service support for clients.
Lisa holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting with a minor in management from Indiana Wesleyan University, where she graduated with Summa Cum Laude Honors. She is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Indiana CPA Society.
Lisa and her husband are proud parents of three children. In her spare time, Lisa enjoys volunteering at her children’s schools and spending time with her family. Her favorite part about working at PSW is the family-orientated atmosphere and the firm’s willingness and ability to offer a flexible schedule to a mother of two young children.
John R. Weingardt
John R. Weingardt, CPA, is Senior Tax Specialist at PSW who specializes in preparing taxes and tax consultation for various clients.
John holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and management from Purdue University. He grew up in Fishers and graduated from Hamilton Southeastern High School. John enjoys participating in 5Ks, volunteering for United Way, and he spends a majority of his free time focusing on physical fitness. John also enjoys walking his yellow lab puppy around downtown Indianapolis.
Rita Woodworth, CPA, is a Tax Specialist at PSW who has been in public accounting since 1980. Rita specializes in working with the firm’s closely held business clients.
Rita holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Eastern Illinois University. She is a CPA and a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Indiana CPA Society.
Rita and her husband, Jim, are the proud parents to three adult sons. Rita’s favorite parts about working at PSW include the flexible work schedule, the amazing team she works with, and the opportunity to help clients with their financial needs.
Christopher Young, CPA, is a Tax Manager at PSW who specializes in providing planning strategies and tax services to both business and individual clients.
Christopher holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Indiana CPA Society.
Christopher lives in Westfield with his wife and two sons. He coaches soccer for WYSA, a youth soccer league that plays at Grand Park. He enjoys cycling, hiking and kayaking in his spare time. His favorite part about working at PSW is that he has the opportunity to work with a wide array of clients.