Amy Slates, CPA, CGMA

Partner & Professional Services Practice Leader

Why did you join William Vaughan Company?

I joined the firm right out of college after my internship at WVCO.   I really enjoy the people, the atmosphere, and the growth potential.

What are you most passionate about in your work?

I am most passionate about anticipating the needs of my clients and bringing value-added solutions. I enjoy collaborating and getting to know them on a personal level.

What has been your most rewarding client experience?

Being a trusted advisor to my clients is very rewarding. When you are the first one they call and you can give them the advice and help them to succeed, it’s very rewarding.

What makes William Vaughan Company different?

The work/home life balance is a game-changer. The way our firm allows you to have a flexible schedule so you can attend important events on the home front is huge.

What do you enjoy doing outside of work?

I enjoy anything sports-related, whether it is going to professional events, playing pick-up games, or watching my kids play their various sporting events.

What is a fun fact few might know about you?

When I was younger I used to do greased pig contests and wrestle and rope tie the pig and then raise it to sell.


  • Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountant (OSCPA)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)


  • Heidelberg University