Kenn M. Synek, CPA, CVA - Partner
Kenn has been helping clients with their audit, tax and accounting needs for over 25 years. After earning his accounting degree from Cleveland State University, Kenn began his career as a staff accountant/auditor, and eventually became manager of the Firm’s audit practice. Along the way, he obtained a Master of Taxation degree from the University of Akron, and became a trusted advisor to his many clients. Kenn joined ZSA in 1998 and became a partner in 2001. He currently leads the Firm's accounting and auditing practice.
In addition to being a CPA, Kenn is also a Certified Valuation Analyst. In his work as a CVA, Kenn draws upon his many years of experience as an auditor and tax accountant to help clients understand what their company is truly worth.
Community service and volunteerism are an investment in our community, and Kenn has been actively involved in several civic and charitable organizations. He served in leadership positions as treasurer of several local and national civic and nonprofit organizations, including the Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Huntington's Disease Society of America and the Independence Stadium Foundation. He was also Wampum Bearer for Cuyahoga Valley Local Longhouse and National Longhouse Ltd., a leading parent/child relationship development program rooted in Native American traditions. In 2011, Kenn was elected by the people of the City of Independence to serve a four year term as a member of the Board of Education of the Independence Local School District. Kenn was re-elected to serve an additional four year term in 2015.
Kenn and his wife Laura are proud parents of Dave, Greg, Jill and Brian.