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198 N. Main St, Franklin, IN 46131 | (317) 736-6500     2675 Fox Pointe Dr, Columbus, IN 47203 | (812) 657-7741 

JONES & ANDERSON CPA GROUP

MEET THE TEAM

J. Scott Jones – President / CPA

Scott has been providing tax and accounting services to clients in both the public and private sectors since 1984.  His services extend to primarily small businesses, their owners and individuals. His public accounting expertise includes tax preparation for corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, not-for-profits, and individuals. In addition, he has experience in audits of small businesses, financial statement preparation, and business planning. Scott is a strong supporter of the community and in the past has served in various capacities for local organizations. Scott is currently a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Indiana CPA Society, CPA America International and Franklin Elks Lodge #1818. Scott earned his BS Accounting degree from Saint Joseph’s College and is a Certified Public Accountant.  Scott loves sports and is an avid fan of Nascar, the Indianapolis Colts, Indiana Pacers, and NCAA Basketball.

C. Allen Anderson – Partner / CPA

Allen is a seasoned Certified Public Accountant and has been in public accounting since 1975.  He provides a broad array of services to his clients and has honed his skills in tax preparation, tax planning, financial statement preparation, performance of audits and reviews, and general business consulting.  Allen is an active member of the community and has devoted his entire career to public accounting.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Indiana CPA Society, Franklin Rotary Club, Scottish Rite and the Masonic Lodge.  He has been awarded the Rotary Paul Harris Fellow and Franklin Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year.  Allen earned his BS Accounting Degree from Ball State University.

Roger Fromer – CPA / Manager of the Columbus, Indiana office

Roger is a Certified Public Accountant and has worked in both the public and private sectors of accounting since 1983.  His background is primarily tax and accounting in the areas of manufacturing, warehousing, trucking, retail, and service industries.  He provides services that include tax preparation, planning, and consulting for corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, not-for-profits and individuals.  He has worked with numerous clients in the Bartholomew and Jennings County area.  Roger was elected to the Clay Township Advisory Board and served on the Board of Directors of the Alzheimer’s Association, Red Cross and Mid-Hoosier Officials Association.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Indiana CPA Society.  Roger earned his BS Accounting Degree from Indiana State University.

Jerry J Johnson Jr – CPA, CGMA / Columbus, Indiana office

Jerry is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Global Management Accountant and has worked in both the public and private sectors of accounting since 1988.  His background is primarily tax and accounting in the areas of transportation, manufacturing, restaurant, rentals and retail.  He provides services that include tax preparation, planning, and consulting for corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and individuals.  He has extensive experience in multi-state tax issues.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Indiana CPA Society.  He has served on numerous boards during his career including the Supervisory Committee of Centra Credit Union, the Indiana Motor Truck Association and was past treasurer and board member of the Seymour Anchor House.  He is also a graduate of Leadership Jackson County.  Jerry earned his BS Accounting Degree from Ball State University.

Carolyn King – Senior Staff Accountant

Carolyn has worked in public accounting since 1993.  She specializes in tax preparation for corporate, partnership, fiduciary and non-profit organizations, along with business accounting write-ups.  She plays a key role in organizing and preparing exceptional accounting products and services for our clients.  Carolyn and her family are lifelong members of the agricultural community in Johnson County.  Carolyn earned her bachelor’s degree in Math from Franklin College.

Beth Ann Mensing – Senior Staff Accountant

Beth Ann joined the firm in 2012 after graduating from Butler University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a Master of Professional Accounting degree.  Beth Ann specializes in tax preparation and financial statement preparation.  She manages the client portal access software and payroll services division.  She is also our internal IT / computer problem specialist.  She is a member of Business Exchange Networking team and First Presbyterian Church of Franklin where she has assisted with the budget and stewardship committee for several years.  Beth Ann enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and is an avid soccer fan!

Lily Ward – Staff Accountant

Lily joined the firm in 2022 after graduating from Franklin College with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.  She specializes in tax preparation for corporate, partnership, non-profit organizations, and individuals.  She also assists staff on business accounting write-ups and internal special projects.  Lily is working to obtain her CPA license and is a member of Business Exchange Networking team.  She loves music, spending time with family and friends, and playing with her dog.

Stacey Hogue – Audit & Attest Specialist

Stacey joined the firm in 2013 and currently is overseeing and performing audits and leading the Attest department.  She graduated from Indiana University Kelley School of Business with a bachelor’s degree in Finance-Real Estate.  In the past she has served on the Johnson County 4-H Council and currently is a Leader for Nineveh Clover Rovers 4-H Club.  Stacey loves spending time with family and friends.

Lisa Jones – Operations & Marketing Director

Lisa joined the firm in 2019 and manages all internal business affairs of the firm, including finances, project management, operations and marketing.  Lisa also assists with administrative duties and processing returns at the Columbus office.  Her background prior to joining the firm was extensive in mortgage and commercial lending.  She is very involved in the community and currently assists on boards or committees of several local organizations. These currently include the Franklin Development Corporation, Economic Development Commission, Franklin Chamber of Commerce, and Leadership Johnson County.  Lisa loves traveling, camping, reading and time with family and friends.

Ginger Hunter – Office Administrative Assistant / Receptionist

Ginger joined the firm in 2014 and is the first person you will speak to when you call or come into the office.  She assists with scheduling appointments, ordering supplies, administrative duties, and organizing / electronically filing / processing tax returns.  She also assists with bookkeeping and after the fact payroll data entry.  She is key to communicating our needs to clients and keeping the office running smoothly. Ginger loves boating, reading and time with her family.

Susan Spain – Associate

Susan joined the firm in 2008 bringing a wealth of experience. Susan specializes in client bookkeeping and account write-ups.  She also assists in individual tax and personal property tax preparation.  She has been instrumental in the continued growth and development of Jones & Anderson.  Susan is an active member of her church and enjoys spending time with her family.

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