Meet the Team

With Over 100 Years of Tax and Accounting Experience

Neal E. Schear, CPA

nschear@schearandschear.com

513/984-5700

Neal is the head of the firm.  He has over 30 years experience in auditing and tax.  Prior to Schear & Schear, Neal was in the audit and tax departments of Arthur Young & Co. (currently Ernst & Young) and he was also in the closely held business division of Arthur Andersen & Co. 

Neal is a graduate of The University of Cincinnati.

Anita K. Glass, CPA

aglass@schearandschear.com

513/792-3701

Anita is a senior manager with over 30 years of experience with the firm and handles all areas of Tax and Accounting for our clients.  Her prior experience included tax work for an international firm, Alexander Grant & Co. (currently Grant Thornton), and governmental audit work for a local CPA firm. 

Anita is a graduate of The University of Cincinnati.

 

Kerina M. Graves, CPA

kgraves@schearandschear.com

513/792-3703

Kerina has been with Schear & Schear for over ten years.  She handles all areas of Tax and Accounting for many of our clients.  Her prior experience included working in the Asset Based Lending departments of major banks as a Vice President, Auditor, Operations Manager and Relationship Manager.

Kerina is a graduate of Xavier University.

 

Jessica M. Cushman

jcushman@schearandschear.com

513/792-3707

Jessica has been working with Schear & Schear for many years as an accountant.  She also handles all the firm's internal accounts receivable and accounts payable.

Jessica is a graduate of Cincinnati State.

Paula M. Cox

pcox@schearandschear.com

513/792-3708

Paula has been an accountant at Schear & Schear for five years.  She handles Tax and Accounting for many of our business and individual clients. Paula has over 30 years experience working at small accounting firms in the area.

Paula is a graduate of The University of Cincinnati.

 

Brandy N. Markley

bmarkley@schearandschear.com

513/792-3704


Brandy has been with Schear & Schear for over five years.  She is an accounting clerk and also handles all of our clients' electronic tax filings.  Her prior experience includes being in charge of bookkeeping and loan servicing for a local mortgage lender.

Brandy is pursuing her degree at Cincinnati State and she is a Notary Public.

Jennifer M. Ertel

jertel@schearandschear.com

513/792-3705

Jennifer has been with Schear & Schear since January 2015.  She has over 15 years accounting experience in both public and private accounting. Jennifer handles monthly accounting, tax and employee benefit plan audits.

Jennifer is a graduate of The University of Cincinnati.