Darren Forish, CPA, CVA

Shareholder, Tax

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  • University of Louisville – B.A. in Accounting
  • Transylvania University – B.S. in Biology

Darren Forish is a Shareholder in LBMC’s tax division in our Louisville office. With experience that spans both public accounting and private industry, Darren Forish is particularly suited to help clients through outsourced accounting. He often provides outsourced CFO services, helping companies that do not have such a professional resource in-house.

With a diverse skill set, Darren is the go-to person for any business need the entrepreneur may have. He assesses each situation and aligns the appropriate resources to meet them. Darren assists small-business owners and CFOs with financial statement reviews and compilations. He offers creative tax-planning solutions for the minimization of taxes and solves other tax and accounting issues.

Darren is a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, which makes him particularly valuable to clients using this business financial software.

Darren joined LBMC with the acquisition of Strothman and Company. Prior to joining Strothman and Company, Darren worked as a controller for Danzinger Associates and as the accounting manager for Zavos Diagnostic Laboratories. His technical background and experience with non-accounting work functions make him uniquely qualified to work closely with and understand the businesses he serves.

Darren loves to stay active, and he is a versatile player on any sport team – or business team.

Designations and Licenses

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants (KYCPA)
  • National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)
  • Estate Planning Council of Metro Louisville, Inc.