John Palmer Shareholder Manager in the Tax Services Division and Director of Technology

S. John Palmer III, CPA joined Riney Hancock CPAs PSC in 2017.  John is a Manager in the Tax Services Division and is Director of Technology for the firm. He is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

John graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and a minor in Film Studies from Western Kentucky University. He graduated first in the College of Business and was the Outstanding Senior in the Economics Department. He attended the University of Kentucky’s College of Law and graduated in 2012. He practiced law for two years serving as a judicial clerk for a circuit judge and worked as a private attorney.


Certified Public Accountant (CPA): Kentucky

Areas of Emphasis

  • Tax services, including, but not limited to, small businesses, individuals, estates and trusts, and not-for-profit organizations

Professional Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Allinial Global