John G. Seale CPA.CITP
John G. Seale, CPA.CITP is the managing partner of RBSK Partners with overall responsibility for achieving the firm's goals and growth plans. He is ultimately responsible for employee and client satisfaction for the firm. He has specific oversight of audit and accounting and the firm's technology practice. He is experienced in fraud investigations and is a qualified peer review team captain.
Before beginning his career at RBSK thirty-five years ago, John graduated from Brookville High School as the highest ranking male in his class. While in high school, he received the Indiana State Mathematical Award and was president of the National Honor Society. After high school, he received a congressional appointment to West Point and an alternate appointment to the Air Force Academy. Choosing not to go the military route, he attended Eastern Kentucky University and attained a BBA in Accounting. From there he was employed by the Indiana State Board of Accounts, where an audit in Greensburg sparked his interest in public accounting.
Through his position as a CPA, John has served on the Peer Review Committee and Report Acceptance Board of the Indiana CPA Society, and he is a former member of the AICPA Information Technology Committee. Additionally, he is a former director of People's Trust Company, MainSource Bank and MainSource Financial Group (MSFG).
John is an annual speaker at the Thomson Reuters Synergy Conference. John's expertise in accounting systems and management of a CPA firm allow him to speak on various topics including document management, workflow systems, selling and serving client needs and related CPA firm management items.
John and his wife Julie reside in Brookville with their son Austin, a graduate of Butler University with bachelor degrees in accounting and management information systems. Austin is an avid hunter and has been able to hunt locally in Indiana as well as Illinois, Montana, South Florida and South Africa. John enjoys accompanying Austin on his hunting trips; he also enjoys boating and travel.