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Meet Our Advisors

Director of Client Development

Denise Coop, Shareholder, B.S. Engineering

Denise joined Terry & Associates, CPA in 2019 and is a Shareholder of the firm. Denise graduated with a BS in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Kettering University in 1995. After graduating from college, Denise married her husband Blake and began her career as an Industrial Engineer in the automotive industry. Her main responsibilities were to maximize profits and help the plant run smooth and error free. She loves working with numbers and people to help implement improvements, and enjoys working in a team driven environment. Denise and Blake moved to Northern Kentucky in 2008 where they are raising their 4 children. Denise spends her time investing in people. Outside of work, you will find her coaching kids, volunteering in leadership roles at church or building life long relationships with her friends.

Director of Accounting

Arissa Peace, B.S.B.A.

Arissa joined Terry & Associates, CPA full time in 2021 and is the Director of Accounting. She graduated from Northern Kentucky Univeristy in 2021 with a BSBA in Accounting. Prior to college, she graduated from Scott High School in 2017, and was a Kentucky Governors Scholarship Recipient. Her problem solving and analysis skills allow her to find solutions that best suit the needs of our clientele. Arissa has also played a key roll in the development of our internship program, in which she directly mentors and trains interns on tax and accounting. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her friends and family.

Senior Technology Advisor

Jacob Jenkins, B.S.B.A.

Jacob joined Terry & Associates full time in 2021 and is our Technology Advisor. He  graduated with a BSBA in Accounting from Northern Kentucky University in 2021. Before working at Terry & Associates, Jacob graduated from Cooper High School in 2017. While at Cooper, Jacob ran cross-country and was involved with the Student Leadership Committee. He was also involved in Boy Scouts where he served in many leadership roles over a troop of 70 scouts. In 2016 he received his Eagle, the highest award in Scouts. In his off time, Jacob enjoys touring amusement parks around the country, boating with his family, and spending time with friends.

Director of Operations

Roxanne Collins, B.S. Business Management 

Roxanne graduated with a B.S. in Business Management from Daniel Webster College in 1998. Roxanne was a full charge bookkeeper for 9 years before moving to the Atlanta area for her husband’s career. While in Georgia, she worked for the school system and really enjoyed the environment. She moved back to Kentucky in 2014, where she maintained the same line of work and joined the Boone County School System. Roxanne worked in the Boone County School System for 4 years while her children were finishing up their education. Now she works for Terry & Associates, CPA and is our Director of Operations. When she isn’t at work, she loves spending time with her family, and traveling, and her favorite plave to be is in the sun.

Director of Payroll 

Samantha Coop, B.B.A. of Marketing

Samantha graduated with a B.B.A. in Marketing from the Lindner College of Business at the University of Cincinnati in 2023, and is our Director of Payroll.  Prior to working at Terry & Associates she graduated from Ryle High School in 2019. While in college, she directed UC’s only all-female competitive Acapella group, and was a Servant Leader with the Navigators, a collegiate christian ministry. Along with working at Terry & Associates, Samantha is also the Worship Leader for a satellite location of a local church and loves all things music. Outside of work you can find her spending time with her friends and family, exploring new places, and creating music.  

Payroll Advisor

Cris Kingery, L.P.N. 

Cris Kingery is our Payroll Advisor. Cris graduated from Southern State Community College with a degree in Practical Nursing in 2002. In 2012, she changed her career to work in the accounting field. Cris brings incredible work experience to our payroll department where she utilizes her skills and attention to detail to accurately and timely complete payrolls and related filings. When Cris isn’t at work, she spends her time in Southeastern Ohio with her husband, David, and their dog, Tally. She has three daughters and one grandson. She loves to read, listen to music, and take road trips when she isn’t busy playing with her grandson.

Payroll Advisor

Lori Couch, B.S. Political Science 

Lori graduated with a B.S. in Political Science with a minor in Accounting from Miami University in 2021, and is one of our Payroll Advisors. Lori lives with her wonderful husband and 4 children in Hebron. She is enthusiastic about coaching cheerleading where she enjoys developing children into the best version of themselves. She is passionate about health, and enjoys partaking in the following activities: running marathons, walking her dog daily, and staying active. Lori is very excited to further her career in accounting and loves working in a team environment. 

Accounting Assistant

Hannah Brock

Hannah is currently a full-time student at Northern Kentucky University pursuing a BSBA in Accounting. She plans to further her education by achieving her Master’s in Accounting as well. Hannah began her internship at Terry & Associates, CPA in September 2022. Prior to attending NKU, Hannah graduated from Walton Verona High School in 2021. She loves all things numbers, analytical problem solving, and helping clients and coworkers. Outside of work and school, Hannah enjoys hanging out with friends, shopping, and spending time outdoors. 

Accounting Assistant

Keagan Turner

Keagan is a full-time student at Northern Kentucky University, where she is working towards a B.S.B.A. in Accounting. Keagan attended Scott High School where she was enrolled in college courses and worked ahead in completing her degree before graduating in 2020. She has received University honors by making it on the Dean’s List every semester since her start at NKU. In addition to working at Terry & Associates, CPA, Keagan also works part-time at Biggby Coffee as a barista and shift lead. She enjoys utilizing her barista skills at Terry & Associates, CPA with our in-office espresso machine by making coffee beverages for staff and clients. In her free time, Keagan enjoys watching documentaries, attending concerts, and going out with her friends.

Accounting Assistant

Ethan Ginn

Ethan is a junior full-time student at Northern Kentucky University. Ethan is currently studying Accounting with a double major in Finance. Prior to joining Terry & Associates, he graduated from Connor High School in 2021. He has a passion for accounting and hopes to further his studies after graduation. Ethan enjoys working in a team oriented environment and finding ways to help out our clients and his coworkers. When he isn’t at work or school, he also enjoy spending time with his friends and family. Some of Ethan’s hobbies include reading, cooking, and spending time outdoors.

Accounting Assistant

Luke Vogelgesang

Luke is currently a full-time student at Northern Kentucky University pursuing a B.S.B.A. in accounting. He plans on furthering his education by obtaining a Master’s in Accounting. Before joining Terry & Associates, Luke attended East Central High School and graduated in 2021. While at East Central, Luke played football and baseball. Currently his hobbies include watching sports, going on hikes, and attending concerts. 

Accounting Assistant

MacKenzie Rutherford

MacKenzie is currently a full-time student at Northern Kentucky University. She is working to achieve a B.S.B.A in Accounting, with a double major in Finance, and plans to pursue becoming a CPA after graduation. Prior to attending NKU, MacKenzie graduate from Bethel-Tate High School in Bethel, Ohio in 2020. MacKenzie started her internship with Terry & Associates, CPA in August of 2023, and also works as a server at Buck’s Riverside Grill. Outside of work she enjoys traveling, thrifting, and spending time with her friends and family. 

Celebrating Retirement!

Director of Operations

Jean Siemer, Shareholder, B.A. English Literature 

Jean started with Terry and Associates in 1998. She was also a Shareholder of the firm. During that time, she was the Office Manager and Payroll Supervisor. Jean graduated from Northern Kentucky University in 1982 with a BA in English Literature, and went on to work for a large company in Retail Management. During that time, she was in-charge of the overall profitability of numerous departments. Jean volunteers her time to many nonprofit organizations. For over 14 years she has participated in Relay for Life, Making Strides, and Light the Night, all which help fund Cancer research. Jean is married and has 2 sons, 1 Daughter-in-law, and 3 grandchildren that she wishes she could see more of!

Payroll Advisor

Becky Cline, B.S. Nursing 

Becky graduated from Messiah College, in central Pennsylvania, with a BS in Nursing in 1981. After working as an RN for six years, Becky took time off to raise her three sons. In 2016 she moved to Kentucky and began working at Terry & Associates in 2017. Besides taking trips to California, Kansas, and Pennsylvania to visit her sons, Becky enjoys hiking, biking, baking, reading and exploring Kentucky. She also loves to spend her time with friends and at church developing relationships with others.