Ben Olliges, CPA


Staff Accountant

  • Hired: 2016
  • Education: Bellarmine University: Bachelor of Arts-Accounting (2015),  MBA (2015)

Ben is one of our newest staff accountants. His responsibilities include preparing individual and business income tax returns; compiling financial statements; business and personal tax planning. Ben came to Bowden & Wood from Yum! Brands and Ecken and Smith, PSC.

Ben recently obtained his CPA license. He is a member of AICPA and KYCPA. Ultimately, Ben’s goal is to continue to develop as a CPA and become a partner.

When not pursing his fast track career goals, Ben enjoys golf, UofL sports, cars/automotive industry and traveling. Ben will be getting married in the fall of 2017 is looking forward to the next chapter of his life.

Ben is cousins to Louisville’s own My Morning Jacket’s lead singer, Jim James.

Career Highlights

  • Earning his undergraduate and graduate degrees in 2015.
  • Just getting started. Bigger things to come.


Ben’s uncle happens to be our very own, Phil Amshoff. Both Phil and Ben’s mother, Donna currently work for Bowden and Wood. They have inspired him to pursue this career in accounting.

Thoughts on Bowden & Wood

“Larger firm support / resources, small firm personal atmosphere”, Ben Olliges