The office is active in the Lancaster-Fairfield Chamber of Commerce (www.lancoc.org) and local 4-H initiatives.
Ron Ruff, CPA, Partner
Ron was born and raised in Lancaster, OH. Graduated from Fairfield Union High School and Ohio University with a Degree in Business Administration.In addition to holding his CPA license, he is a financial advisor for the firm.
Ron has served as treasurer for various state and local political affiliations and is also very involved in his local community, serving his church and the Lancaster-Fairfield Chamber of Commerce in a variety of capacities.
Linda A. Valinsky, CPA
Linda graduated for Ohio University with a Bachelor of Business Administration and has been a CPA since 1981.
She has over 9 years in public accounting and and additional 11 years working in a nonprofit organization. She started with the firm in January of 2014 and has experience in compilations, reviews, taxes and nonprofit issues.
Jesse Hamilton, Accountant
Jesse started with the firm in 2002 while he completed his Accounting Tech Associates, Computer Tech Associates, and Management Information Systems Bachelor degrees from Ohio University. He has been a Quick Books ProAdvisor since 2009. Since he has a computer tech degree he also helps around the office with any intermediate IT issues that may arise. In 2014 he completed Fairfield County Leadership Program. In his spare time he enjoys many athletics and spending time with his family.
Kasey A. Massatti, Registered Representative
Kasey joined the team in 2009. Born and raised in Norwalk, Ohio, she graduated from Ohio University with a Business Administration degree. She graduated with her Masters in Business in 2009. Kasey is a financial advisor with the firm. She is a member and Treasurer of the Columbus Mothers of Twins Club and is active in many charitable organizations.
Janet Miller, Office Administrator
Janet has been part of the team since August 2003. She started working as a payroll clerk and in 2011 was promoted to Administrative Assistant to Ron.
Outside of the office, Janet enjoys spending time with her family. She and her husband have been married for 31 years; they have two children and two grandchildren, and four shelties referred to as fuzzy kids.
Kathy is a native of Pittsburgh, Pa and graduated with a 2-year degree from Robert Morris College in Pittsburgh. She retired from AEP after 20 years of service and began working part time at Fairfield Financial Solutions in 2001.
She enjoys reading thrillers and historical novels, decorating, fashion and the latest of many animals, her beagle/pointer mix Duke.
Carol Starner, Director of First Impressions
Carol joined the office in 2014, returning to an administrative position after several years of teaching pre-school and working in food service which allowed her to spend more time with her family.
Carol and her husband live outside of Lancaster. They have 2 daughters. They are both active in serving in their church. The family enjoys the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.