John P. Cook, Ph.D., CPA

John Cook 15Education:
B.A. with honors from The College of Wooster with a major in Economics. MBA from Dartmouth College’s Amos Tuck School of Business Administration and Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management. Continuing education courses in all areas of Business Valuation, Financial Accounting and Taxation.

Professional Organizations:
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Over thirty years of public accounting experience, four years with Chicago office of Price Waterhouse & Co. and twenty-six years as partner/shareholder in local CPA Firm. Experience includes Auditing, Taxation, Business Valuations, and Litigation Support, including testimony. Twelve years as full-time faculty member of The College of Wooster Department of Economics, including a term as chair of department. Resigned tenured position in 1992.

Community Activities:
Treasurer of the Wooster Area Chamber of Commerce. Board Member of Ohio Church Residences of Wooster, Inc. (College Hills Retirement Village), Member of the inaugural class of Leadership Wooster, Prior Board Member and Treasurer of Goodwill Industries of Wayne and Holmes County, Inc. Board Member of Wayne Center for the Arts, Board Member of the Counseling Center of Wayne and Holmes Counties, Treasurer of St. James Episcopal Church, and member of Wooster Kiwanis. Elected to the Board of Directors of National Bancshares Corporation and First National Bank, Orrville in 2005.

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