Jessica Engler, CPA



  • Hired: 2016
  • Education: University of Kentucky, B.S., Accounting and B.S., Finance

Jessica joined Bowden & Wood as a staff accountant and became a non-equity partner in 2020. Her responsibilities include preparing individual and business income tax returns; compiling financial statements; business and personal tax planning. Previously, Jessica worked for National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers, and Treasurers.

Jessica’s professional goal was to become a CPA. She has always loved math and numbers and was drawn to accounting. Once she began her studies, Jessica fell in love with all the different aspects and opportunities accounting has to offer. When not working or studying for the CPA exams, she enjoys camping and water skiing.

Career Highlights

  • Graduating college with a double major and joining a public accounting firm in Louisville, Kentucky


Jessica’s sister is her professional role model. She has always set high goals and has worked hard to achieve those goals.

Thoughts on Bowden & Wood

“I like how friendly and helpful everyone is.” Jessica Fister, Staff Accountant. “My career has been exciting so far. I am constantly learning new things every day.”