Jessica Foster

Jessica Foster, CPA, MSA Manager, A&A

As a former teacher, Jessica reaches others often by explaining not just how to do things, but why. She believes clients and their service team members need to keep open lines of communication, collaborate and insert a little fun into the process to work through issues and achieve the proper accounting for the business.

Location: Youngstown Email: jfoster@cohencpa.com Phone: 330.480.4676

Credentials & Education

  • Certified Public Accountant (Ohio)
  • M.S.A. in accounting, The University of Akron
  • B.A. in mathematics, magna cum laude, Saint Mary’s College

As a member of the audit and attest team, Jessica’s work spans the gamut from compilations and reviews to financial statement audits and employee benefit plan audits. She works primarily with manufacturing and distribution clients both locally and across the country.
 

  • Involved in the firm’s independence process and internal inspection/peer review teams, staff training for the Private Company Services Division and the Cohen Cares Committee
  • Trustees of Alta Care Group Board (Treasurer)
  • Beatitude House Board (Finance Committee)
  • Mahoning Valley 25 under 35 Awards (2018)
  • Ohio Society of CPAs
  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Junior Achievement, United Way, Junior League of Youngstown/Mahoning Valley (Volunteer)
 
Jessica resides in her hometown of Girard, Ohio, with her husband and their Maltese poodle. Jessica and her husband enjoy traveling to places where they can hike and bike, as well as checking out local breweries and wineries. A couple of Jessica’s top favorite trips include her Hawaiian honeymoon and the school semester she spent in Rome, Italy — which included attending the winter Olympics in Torino.  Jessica also enjoys reading and spending time with friends and family.