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About Us

About Our Firm

For years, Bramel & Ackley, P.S.C. has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Bramel & Ackley, P.S.C.'s expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs, thorough research, and sound analysis. Bramel & Ackley, P.S.C. is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism.


Bramel & Ackley's diverse and extensive experience in various fields provides a broad spectrum of services to clients.

Some of the many fields B&A currently serves are:


  • Education
  • Construction
  • Banking
  • Real Estate Management
  • Hotel
  • Homeowners Association
  • Individuals
  • Mortgage Brokers
  • Manufacturing
  • Health Care
  • Governmental
  • Retail/Wholesale
  • Insurance Agencies
  • And many more


Our Team

J. Carlyle Ackley, MBA, CPA

(859) 341-6700

A graduate of Western Kentucky and Xavier University, Carlyle has over 35 years experience providing accounting, auditing and management advisory services to a wide range of business and governmental organizations. Prior to entering public practice, he spent five years with the United States General Accounting Office, where he was assigned to various Congressional committees and sub-committees, as well as auditing some of America's largest companies. Carlyle is one of the founding members of Bramel & Ackley and has been a partner / owner since 1970. His expertise is in the areas of governmental auditing, consulting and tax planning (especially estate matters). He is also a member of the Kentucky and Ohio Societies of CPA's. Carlyle's outside interests include managing a tenth generation family farm and being a financial advisor to several community organizations and families.

Stephanie Huhn, CPA

(859) 341-6700

A graduate of Thomas More College, Stephanie has been with Bramel & Ackley since 1999. Stephanie’s experience includes accounting and auditing of area businesses, non-profits, homeowners associations and governmental organizations. Stephanie’s tax experience includes compliance, research and planning for Individuals, Corporations, Partnerships and Trusts. Stephanie is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as well as the Kentucky and Ohio Societies of CPA’s. Stephanie is a member of the Cincinnati Women’s Society of CPA’s serving as the scholarship chairperson for several years and the organization’s President for the 2010-2011 year. She is serving as a member of the Thomas More College Accounting Alumni Advisory Board. Stephanie is a member of Legacy and BNI. Stephanie serves the community through her membership with the Boone County Jaycees and Taylor Mill Lions Club.