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About Us

About Our Firm

Our firm was originally established by Jessica's grandfather MARION J PADGETT in 1984. We have been located in Richwood since 2000.

Jessica began working for Marion in 2003 and the two became partners in 2012 where "Padgett & Mastronardo" was born.

As of Summer 2020, Marion is fully retired and Jessica is the sole owner of the firm. As of 1/1/21, the firm is

"Jessica M. Mastronardo CPA"



Our Team

Jessica Mastronardo Northern Kentucky University, Bachelor's of Science, 2007
Certified Public Accountant, Member of the AICPA, Member of Kentucky Society of CPA's

Jessica is currently the sole owner of the firm. She graduated from Northern Kentucky University in December, 2007 with a degree in Accounting and received her CPA license in April, 2009. She is a member of the Kentucky Society of CPA's. Jessica is available to assist clients with bookkeeping, individual and business tax returns, and Quickbooks related inquiries.

Laura Hiles

Laura has been with the firm since summer of 1998. She attained a para-legal degree from Beckfield College. Laura is the firm's Payroll Specialist and is responsible for payroll and payroll tax returns for the majority of our clients and also assists with bookkeeping.

Kennedy Fry Bachelor of Arts, Thomas More College

Kennedy joined the firm in November of 2018. She graduated from Thomas More with a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design in 2018 and is returning to NKU in the fall of 2019 to earn her Master's in Accountancy in pursuit of becoming a CPA. In addition to being the first friendly face you see in the office, Kennedy helps with payroll and light bookkeeping.