PHILADELPHIA – Stephanie E. Kane, a certified public accountant (CPA) from Douglasville, Pa., was
named to the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) Council for a two-year term.
Kane is a tax manager and Form 990 practice leader with RKL LLP in Wyomissing, Pa. She is immediate
past president of PICPA’s Reading Chapter, and serves on the Reading Chapter Community Engagement
and Emerging CPAs committees. In addition to her volunteer leadership with the PICPA, Kane is founding
member, past vice president, and board member of Happy 2 Be Home. She is also a board member and
treasurer of the Reading Science Center.
“I’m excited to be on Council because our profession is constantly evolving. Being on Council allows me
to be a part of the conversations about how the PICPA will adjust to accommodate the profession’s
evolution,” Kane says.
Kane graduated magna cum laude from York College of Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s degree in
Other CPAs elected to Council at the annual meeting are as follows: Patrick J. Bearjar, CPA, chief
operations officer for Wessel & Company in Johnstown, Pa.; John J. Kaschak, CPA, executive deputy
secretary for the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue in Harrisburg, Pa.; Christopher S. Kunkle, CPA,
senior manager with Herbein + Company Inc., in Reading, Pa.; and Jared E. Miller, CPA, lecturer of
accounting at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown, Pa.
To see a complete list of the 2019-2020 PICPA leadership, visit www.picpa.org/leadership.