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Women Impacting Mason-Deerfield Panelists

June's event will feature speakers who excel in the finance field, including Crystal Faulkner witth Cherry Bekaert Advisory and Lyndsey Schmidt with Peoples Bank. They will share their personal and professional journeys, offer advice on overcoming challenges and achieving success. Attendees will have the chance to network and engage in a Q&A session with the guests, as well as participate in small group discussions focused on topics such as gender disparities in finance, closing the gender pay gap, and financial literacy and education. We encourage men and women to attend this event.

Crystal Faulkner

Crystal Faulker

Partner, CPA & Certified EOS Implementer, Cherry Bekaert Advisory, LLC

As a Partner in Cherry Bekaert's Digital Advisory Services practice, Crystal has over 40 years of professional experience and has been a Certified Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) Implementer for over a decade. She is also certified in Business Exit and Transition Planning. These certifications are a testament to her passion for helping various entrepreneurs, owners, and business leaders to grow enterprise value. She utilizes the EOS method to execute a simple, yet powerful set of tools organizations can use to drive results and achieve company goals and objectives.

Crystal has sought to cultivate relationships throughout her career, enhancing a client-centric philosophy. As such, she has assisted clients in numerous areas, including business and tax advisory, strategic planning, income and estate tax minimization, fraud and forensic analysis, succession planning, wealth enhancement and transfer, and consulting related to business acquisition and disposition. She is dedicated to promoting local businesses, community leaders, and nonprofit organizations via her role as a co-host for BusinessWise Radio. Crystal is also a weekly columnist for and The Cincinnati Enquirer.

Prior to joining Cherry Bekaert, Crystal was a Partner at a large Midwest regional accounting and advisory firm. Before that, her own entrepreneurial spirit led her to be one of the founders of a CPA and business advisory firm in Cincinnati, where she focused on tax planning and business consulting services.

Lyndsey Schmidt

Lyndsey Schmidt

Vice President, Senior Businesses Banking

Check back soon for Lyndsey's bio.

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