Meet Our Strategic Partners and Advisors
Andrew Kingery, CPA
Andrew Kingery is a Value Practitioner, Executive Coach and the Founder and CEO of The White Stone Consulting Group. He is skilled at hardwiring organizations to excel at value creation using 18 Laws of Value Creation - built from a decade of his own research and the latest in science.
Prior to founding The White Stone Consulting Group, Andrew led the US Shopper & Customer Marketing team at a global skin care company. He began his career at a Big 4 public accounting firm and later held a variety of leadership roles in CPG where he helped turnaround category leading brands for a private equity firm.
Andrew holds a BSBA from The Ohio State University in Accounting and Management Information Systems. He is a certified Lumina Learning practitioner qualified for Lumina Spark and is a former Ohio State CPA.
Jane Ryan, PhD, ABD
Jane Ryan is an International Coach and the Founder and President of Jane Ryan & Associates, LLC, a Dallas, Texas-based, woman-owned, Emotional Intelligence, Futurist Executive Coaching, Leadership Transformation & Career Coaching firm. She is an expert in working with Sr. Executives as they build, strengthen, and transform their careers and lives to measurably achieve accelerated personal, professional and organizational goals.
As a futurist executive coach, Jane challenges her clients to think bigger and deeper into the future of technology and its impact on business, people, vendors, customers, and the competition to build innovative and sustainable growth.
Coach Jane is recognized as a leader in helping those in career transitions with a specialization in helping her clients strengthen their emotional intelligence skills. Prior to founding Jane Ryan & Associates LLC, Jane worked at Hewitt Associates as a senior managing consultant and senior business developer. She led globally diverse subject matter, expert teams, serving Fortune 500 clients in all areas of human capital and organizational performance.
Jane is also a published Author/Blogger, Speaker, and Presenter and completed her Master of Science in Psychology from Walden University and is completing her Ph.D., ABD in Psychology. Most importantly Jane is a servant leader who is passionate about helping others become successful in achieving their goals in life and careers to make a positive difference in the lives of others!
Zak Bramlage, CPA
Zak Bramlage is currently a Financial Planning & Analysis Director of an insurance company in Columbus, OH. He began his career at a Big 4 public accounting firm doing audit and later held a variety of leadership roles within the Insurance Industry including: Financial Reporting, Corporate Strategy, Operations and FP&A supporting different lines of business.
He’s a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Ohio Society of CPAs. He’s also a Board Member and Treasurer of the Ohio Bird Sanctuary and is on the Finance Council of St John Neumann Church.
Zak holds a BSBA from The Ohio State University in Accounting and an MBA from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a licensed Ohio State CPA.
Obaid is our Chief Data Science and Analytics Adviser and is an expert in data analytics/mining, machine learning and data visualization.
Seasoned data scientist with years of machine learning experience & masters in Data Sciences. Obaid is well versed in all stages of data sciences which includes model selection, fine tuning and deployment of machine learning algorithm for business enhancement. His financial impact in last 5 years is $40 Million and he has founded Data Science departments in fortune 50 companies. Obaid takes great pride in coaching Data scientist and guiding executives on how machine learning can help their businesses/projects.
Kevin Busick, CFA, CPA
Kevin Busick is currently a Controller of a mechanical contractor in Columbus, OH, as well as, the Founder and CEO of Busick Capital. Busick Capital was founded with the goal of providing high quality financial, accounting, and management advisory services to small businesses and individuals alike.
Previous experience includes Controllership roles at a construction management firm and a Populated Joint-Venture where he designed, built, and implemented an accounting system for a Department of Energy Site Support Services contract. He was also a Credit Officer at a $10 billion Mid-Atlantic bank where he was tasked with reviewing and underwriting commercial loans.
Kevin holds a CPA License and is a CFA Charterholder. He graduated from West Virginia University with a BA in Accounting and Finance. Subsequently, he graduated from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln with a Master’s in Business Administration, with a focus in supply chain management.
Chris Cannon, CPA, CTP
Chris Cannon is currently a Finance Manager of an insurance company in Columbus, OH. He’s experienced a wide variety of roles throughout his career in the banking and insurance industries across accounting, finance, treasury, and asset management.
He’s an avid learner and is self-taught in coding, SQL, Tableau and much more. He loves data analytics, financial modeling, process improvements and creating automation tools to streamline workflow.
Chris graduated with a BA from The Defiance College, majoring in Business and Economics. Subsequently, he completed his MBA, with a Finance concentration from Mount Vernon Nazarene University. He currently holds his CPA and CTP (Certified Treasury Professional) certifications, as well as, an inactive Series 6 license.