About Us

Our Mission is client SUCCESS through expertise, collaboration, and innovation.

SEO CPA Group, LTD was founded in 2018.  Our firm offers a range of services to our clients and the community, including auditing and attestation services, tax preparation and planning, CFO and consulting services, information technology, third party administrator services, payroll, and bookkeeping.  SEO CPA Group is honored by the business relationships we have established and maintained with many organizations and individuals throughout southeastern and central Ohio. 

The partners of SEO CPA Group, LTD together have over 120 years of experience in the accounting industry. We are committed and dedicated to our customers and continually and consistently provide quality services to achieve client success through expertise, collaboration, and innovation. The foundation for providing quality services is having personnel with great integrity and expertise in the accounting field who care about our clients’ well-being and success.  Our greatest asset, our staff, are encouraged to specialize in areas most helpful to our clients through education and work experience and to continually stay up to date on current and new accounting and auditing pronouncements, tax laws, proposed regulations, etc.  In addition, we perform annual internal reviews to ensure quality of work performed and compliance with continuing education requirements, ensuring quality of staff performance.

We always strive to reach our goal of client success through expertise, collaboration, and innovation:

  • Together, we utilize our expertise and high-level work ethic to help make our clients better and provide opportunity for further success both professionally and personally.
  • We utilize our experiences and collaboration to provide the best service possible.
  • To achieve quality services, we utilize innovation of business practices and technology to further our internal knowledge and share with our clients.

The firm is a legal entity in the State of Ohio and licensed as a peer review firm with the Ohio Accountancy Board.  Our partners and associates are members in good standing of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. We are very proud that The Ohio Peer Review Committee accepted the report on the most recent System Review of our firm which consisted of a report that had a peer review rating of PASS.

Our Team

Paul Hill, CPA

Managing Partner

Paul D. Hill, CPA is a founding partner of SEO CPA Group, LTD and has been in the field of public accounting since 1989. Paul specifically has experience in business and accounting consulting, tax preparation and planning for business and individuals, and employee benefit plan audits.

Heather Dolen, CPA

Audit Partner

Heather is a founding partner of SEO CPA Group, Ltd who brings over 18 years of experience in public accounting specializing in auditing and consulting for non-profit organizations, 401(k) and 403(b) plans, and small business industries as well as third party administrator services.

Robert Penrose, CPA, MT

Tax and Consulting Partner

Robert is a founding partner of SEO CPA Group, Ltd who brings over 25 years of public accounting experience to SEO CPA Group, LTD. Robert serves his clients in the capacity of CFO, tax planning and compliance, researcher and business consultant.

Logan Bates, CPA

Tax, Payroll and Consulting Partner

Logan Bates, a founding partner of CPA SEO CPA Group, LTD. Logan specializes in payroll services, tax preparation and planning, bookkeeping, and QuickBooks. Her clients enjoy the ability for her to assist them with day-to-day functions and high-level consulting to navigate through the many compliance issues that small business owners face.

John Wheeler, CPA

Tax and Consulting Partner

John is a founding partner of SEO CPA Group, LTD and brings over 15 years of experience in accounting and tax services. John specializes in business and individual tax preparation and planning, state and local taxes, bookkeeping, business consulting and QuickBooks.

Kyle Plummer, CPA, CITP

Tax and IT Consultant

Kyle Plummer has over 25 years’ experience in public accounting and has been an integral part of SEO CPA Group, LTD since the firm’s beginning. His expertise is information technology services but is well rounded in the accounting world with tax preparation and accounting services. This provides his clients with the best of both worlds to help them achieve success and efficiency.

Olivia Holbert, CPA, CMA

Audit Associate

Before joining SEO CPA Group, LTD., Olivia Holbert worked as an Audit Associate with a public accounting firm in Columbus, Ohio and brings experience in auditing and financial statement services to the firm. Olivia has been instrumental in developing processes for the firm’s third party administrator (TPA) services and is a valuable member of the audit team providing quality financial statement services to non-profit organizations, retirement plans and small businesses.

Grant Nolder, MBA

Tax Associate

Grant Nolder recently joined SEO CPA Group, LTD officially as a full-time associate after completing his master’s degree with Otterbein University. However, Grant has been with our firm since the beginning as an intern taking on many hours of work while also working for the Zanesville Country Club, juggling college football and college classes. Grant focuses on tax preparation for individuals, partnerships, and corporations. He also is active with our clients in assisting with their monthly bookkeeping needs.

Kayla Runyon

Audit Associate

Kayla Runyon has been with SEO CPA Group, LTD since its inception. She is a vital member of the audit team that serves non-profit organizations, employee benefit plans and small businesses. She also performs many aspects of financial statements services including bookkeeping, QuickBooks work, journal entries, reconciliations as well as reviews, compilations and agreed-upon procedures for customizing accounting needs for clients. Before joining SEO CPA Group, LTD., Kayla worked for Peoples Bank for two and a half years and spent over five years in public accounting.