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Lisa E. McIntosh, CPA

Murfreesboro and Mt. Juliet Managing Director
(615) 889-1153

Lisa is the Murfreesboro and Mt Juliet Office Managing Director.  She obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Middle Tennessee State University.  She has over thirty years experience in public accounting including attest, financial reporting and tax.  She was the audit partner of Gillette, Henderson & Company, PLLC prior to the firm’s joining Blankenship CPA Group.  Her industry experience includes small business, governmental, construction, employee benefit plans and not for profits.  She is a member of the AICPA and TSCPA.   She is active in the Mount Juliet Chamber of Commerce, serves as Treasurer for the local Pregnancy Care Center and is a member of the Wilson Bank Community Council.

Bob Adams, CPA

Audit Principal
(615) 546-6491

Bob Adams joined Blankenship CPA Group (BCPAG) in 2017.  Prior to joining BCPAG, Bob gained several years of public accounting experience providing audit, review, tax, and business consulting services to clients in a variety of industries. His primary focuses include managing audits for local government agencies, non-profit organizations, and closely-held businesses.  Bob has extensive experience and expertise in providing audit and consulting services to utilities (natural gas, water, and electric), city governments, and non-profit organizations.  He has also presented education seminars to utility management groups throughout Tennessee. Bob is a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a degree in Accounting.

Bob currently services as the Treasurer of the Executive Committee and chairs the Finance Committee of the Nashville based non-profit organization called Dismas Inc. He was recognized as a 2016 Firm Volunteer of the Year for his service to non-profit organizations in Middle Tennessee.

Outside of Bob’s public accounting experience, he previously served as a controller for an automotive auction overseeing accounting and office operations.

Bob resides in Nolensville and is married with two children.

Professional and Civic Organizations

·         Dismas Inc of Nashville, Executive Committee Board Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee

·         American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

·         Tennessee Society of CPA’s

·         Western Kentucky University Alumni Association

·         Tennessee Gas Association

·        Tennessee Association of Utility Districts

Laurie M. Johnson, CPA

Senior Manager
(615) 546-6488

As a native of Rockford, IL, Laurie graduated from Rockford University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. She has 30 years of experience in public accounting, working with clients in a variety of industries. Early in her career, Laurie worked as a staff accountant in northern Illinois and then moved to a regional public accounting firm in central Illinois. There she moved through the ranks to senior manager, specializing in local governments, non-profits and small business.

Laurie’s wealth of experience includes representing clients with IRS, sales tax, and unemployment audits; assisting clients with the sale of their businesses; and consulting with small businesses and individuals with their business accounting and tax needs.

Laurie is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants and Tennessee Government Finance Officers Association.

As a recent transplant to Middle Tennessee, Laurie joined BCPAG in June 2021. She and her husband, Tim, have been married for 30 years. They have two college-aged sons, Kaleb and Evann, and two Australian Shepherds, Jack and Jericho. In her free time, Laurie enjoys traveling and hunting for antique bargains.  

Dawayne Lusk, CPA

(615) 546-6486

Kaitom Matthews

Accounting Solutions Team Leader

Prior to joining the Blankenship team in 2017 Kaitom worked for a Nashville public accounting firm where she focused predominantly on accounting services, with additional experience in tax. In her current role Kaitom spends her time supervising internal firm ASG processes and works primarily with small and medium sized business clients in the entertainment and service industries. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus in Accounting and a Master of Accountancy from Middle Tennessee State University. Kaitom and her husband met at MTSU and married in 2016. They love watching their children grow, spending time outdoors, watching sports and being involved with their church.

Drake Richardson

Audit Associate
(615) 546-6494

Drake Richardson joined Blankenship as an intern in January 2023, and transitioned to an Audit Associate in May 2023. He will earn his Bachelor’s Degree from MTSU in August 2023 and then will pursue a Master’s Degree in Accountancy. He is from Henderson, TN. His hobbies include watching and attending sporting events, especially anything TN Vols related and the Cardinals, playing golf, and traveling the country.  He looks forward to continuous learning and serving others.

Vickie Siemer

Administrative Associate
(615) 546-6500

Vickie is a native “West” Nashvillian. She has lived in the Mount Juliet area for over 22 years.  

Vickie has an associate degree in accounting. Her first accounting job was at Deloitte-Hermitage.  As a team leader, she assisted in implementing the fixed asset program in SAP and providing firmwide training.  After 13 years, she left for more work-life balance.  She held various part time jobs including overseeing her church MDO program, a car repair shop, and a salon. She entered back into the corporate world working for Loews, Gresham Smith, Ragan Smith and Cracker Barrell. Vickie is an avid Excel user and loves all things spreadsheets.  

Vickie takes much pride in her daughter who is a school teacher and her son-in-law who is in the Army.  Her hobbies include DIY projects and crafting, and her favorite past-time is cuddling on the couch watching sports with her two dogs. She loves the Predators and bleeds Orange!

Tyler Trout, CPA

(615) 546-6494

Reggie Wiseman

Tax Supervisor
(615) 546-6494

Russell Hebert

Tax Supervisor

(615) 373-3771

Josiah Crocker

Audit Associatae

(615) 373-3771

Josiah Crocker originally joined Blankenship CPA Group as an intern in the Summer of 2022. He graduated from Middle Tennessee State University in December of 2023 with two undergraduate degrees in Accounting and Spanish. After studying for over 8 years, he is now conversationally fluent in Spanish. Josiah returned to Blankenship CPA Group at the start of 2024 as an Audit Associate while simultaneously studying to pass the uniform CPA exam. He is excited to work at Blankenship CPA Group and looks forward to serving clients with the highest quality service. Outside of the office, you can usually find Josiah with his family. He is the youngest of 4 siblings, and they often spend time hiking, swimming, or watching movies together.

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