About Kenneth

Ken Haffey is a partner in the Firm’s Advisory Services division with more than 40 years of experience in the public accounting profession. Ken serves as the engagement partner on many of the Firm’s audit and tax engagements and has overall responsibility for client service to ensure they are delivered accurately, timely, and on budget. His career also includes 10 years of key financial management and corporate planning positions with financial institutions in Chicago and Cleveland. In that period of time, he served as chief financial officer (CFO) of a publicly held bank with responsibility for all accounting, SEC reporting, internal audit, and investment areas. As a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA), Ken works with the Firm’s clients in all aspects of accounting, auditing, tax, succession and strategic planning, SOX, internal auditing, personal financial planning, and mergers and acquisitions.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (OSCPA)
  • Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, Executive Board Member
  • Case Western Reserve University Department of Accountancy, Advisory Board
  • University of Notre Dame Department of Accountancy, Advisory Board
  • Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation, Board of Directors, Audit Committee Chair

Awards & Recognition

  • Notre Dame Club of Cleveland, Alumni of the Year
  • Five-time appointee to the Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation Board of Directors (only board member who has been reappointed five times)
  • Adjunct professor in Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management (35 years)
  • Crain’s Cleveland Notable Leaders in Accounting & Consulting Award

Master of Business Administration Finance & Accounting, with honors
DePaul University

Bachelor of Business Administration Accounting
University of Notre Dame

Post Graduate Coursework in Accounting
Northwestern University