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Jerry W. Hensley, CPA, CGMA

Advisory Partner

JHensley@rfhcpas.com


Education
Bachelor of Science in Accounting, 1973, University of Kentucky

Experience
Jerry has over 41 years of experience in the accounting profession.  Jerry’s experience includes providing services to financial institutions, contractors, retail businesses, nonprofit organizations and governmental units.  He has extensive expertise in serving city and county governments, area development districts, school districts, water districts, library districts, health departments and community action agencies.  In addition, he authored, Accounting and Financial Reporting for Kentucky Cities, which was published in 1981, 1986 and 1991 and he has served as a lecturer and guest speaker for numerous organizations including the Kentucky Society of CPAs, the Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association, Kentucky League of Cities, Kentucky Association of School Superintendents, Kentucky-Tennessee Utility Accounting Association, Southeast Coalition of Community Action Agencies, Kentucky Department of Local Government and Practitioners Publishing Company.  Jerry also has extensive expertise providing peer review services to other accounting firms.

Professional and Community Involvement
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Joint Trial Board (2014 – Present)
Peer Review Oversight Task Force (2009 – 2014)
Peer Review OTF-CAC Task Force (2010 – 2011)
Professional Liability Insurance Committee (2009 – 2011)
Peer Review Board (1999 – 2001 and 2009 – 2011)
Governing Council (2005 – 2006)
Peer Review Standards Task Force (1999 – 2001)

 Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants (KyCPA)
Board of Directors (2002 – 2007)
Past President (2006 – 2007)
President (2005 – 2006)
President Elect (2004 – 2005)
Treasurer (2003 – 2004)

Chairman, Education Foundation (2003 – 2004)
Leadership Council (2000 – 2001)
Chairman, Peer Review Committee (1995 – 1997)
Peer Review Committee (1994 – 1998), (2002 – 2003)
Governmental Committee
School District Audit Task Force

Association of Government Accountants
Stone Creek Neighborhood Association – Board Member (1990 – 2008)
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Parks and Recreation Advisory Board (2000 – 2004)
Babe Ruth Baseball – District Commissioner (1998 – 2008)
Southeast Lexington Junior Pro Basketball – Volunteer coach and board member (1992 – 1998)
Dixie Babe Ruth Baseball – Volunteer coach and board member (1993 – 1997)
Lafayette High School Site Based Council – Budget Committee Member (1994 – 1995)
South Lexington Youth Baseball – Board member (1991 – 1992)
South Lexington YMCA – Volunteer coach (1989 -1991)