Dean Dorton Names New Market Leader

Jim Tencza

Jim Tencza

Lexington, Ky.-based Dean Dorton Allen Ford (FY16 net revenue of $27.3 million) named Jim Tencza as Louisville market leader. In this role, Tencza will direct the strategy and operations of Dean Dorton’s Louisville office. He will succeed Gwen Tilton, who has been with the firm for 35 years.

Tencza has 28 years of experience in public accounting and has experience working with companies including SEC-registered, privately-held and nonprofit entities, as well as private equity funded clients in various industries. Tencza is a member of the board of directors and the assurance executive team and leads Dean Dorton’s internal audit and risk advisory practice.

“Our focus is on sustaining the strong growth and client relationships that we have built in Kentucky and southern Indiana among expanding key industries and providing crucial innovative technological advancements to clients including access to real-time financials,” says David Bundy, president and CEO. “We will continue to listen and respond to the market, with an emphasis on delivering a distinct experience for our clients, our people and the community with Jim providing guidance and assistance in this role.”

“I look forward to building on the legacy of Gwen Tilton who has fostered the strong team oriented culture of Dean Dorton in Louisville. Gwen’s commitment to our people and the broader business community has been unmatched and she has built a strong foundation for us,” says Tencza.