Ryan M. Kilpatrick, CPA, CEPA

Director, Tax & Business Advisory Services
(513) 744-5075

Ryan joined GBQ in 2017, bringing substantial leadership and technical tax skills to the firm. In 2020, Ryan accepted an opportunity with a local CPA firm before returning to GBQ in 2021.

Having spent nearly a decade in public accounting, Ryan provides significant tax compliance and consulting services to middle-market and closely-held companies. Specifically, he focuses on leading the tax efforts for GBQ’s construction and restaurant industry practices. Additionally, Ryan plays a role in providing transaction advisory services to various clients throughout the firm. Prior to his work in public accounting, Ryan worked as a tax examiner for the Internal Revenue Service.

Ryan is actively involved in numerous organizations outside of work, including the Cincinnati chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth and the Cincinnati chapter of the Construction Financial Management Association. He also serves as board officer and finance committee chair for New Path Child & Family Solutions.


  • The Ohio State University – B.S. Business Administration, Accounting and Finance

Professional Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • The Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants


Professional Bio