About Us

Tikey & Associates, LLC is a full service accounting firm located in Southwestern Pennsylvania that offers a variety of services to business owners. We provide our clients with professional, personalized services and guidance in a wide range of financial and business needs.

We know each business is different, and every business owner has a set of unique goals. Our group of trusted advisors is here to support your business and steer you toward success. We deliver accurate and efficient service that will assist you in any situation.

Janie D. Tikey, CPA

Janie D. Tikey, CPA, founded Tikey & Associates in 2008. She has extensive experience in financial statement preparation and analysis, audit and assurance services, as well as individual and business income tax preparation, including corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies.   

Early in her career, Janie was employed by KPMG as a senior auditor. She then worked in corporate finance with Kennametal. Just prior to opening Tikey & Associates, she was employed by Edward A. Savarno as the manager of technical accounting.


  • Bachelor of Arts degree – University of Pittsburgh

Professional memberships:

  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Connellsville Rotary Club
  • Greater Connellsville Chamber of Commerce

Melissa Workman
Senior Accountant

Melissa Workman is a senior accountant at Tikey & Associates. She is knowledgeable in bookkeeping services including accounts payable and accounts receivable, and payroll preparation. In addition, she also specializes in audit and review services, financial statement preparation, and individual and business tax preparation.


  • Bachelor of Science degree – Point Park University. Graduated cum laude.

Professional membership:

  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Chrissy Gida
Human Resources and Payroll Specialist

Chrissy Gida is a human resources and payroll specialist at Tikey & Associates.  She provides outsourced human resource services including administering benefits and open enrollment, recruiting and employee onboarding, processing payroll and payroll tax filings, and managing retirement plans.

Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA  Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Professional membership:
Society for Human Resource Management

Denise McLaughlin
Accounting Paraprofessional

Denise McLaughlin is an accounting paraprofessional at Tikey & Associates. She is responsible for payroll preparation and related tax filings, and bookkeeping services. She has been associated with Tikey & Associates since 2017.

Bonnie Clarkson
Accounting Paraprofessional

Bonnie Clarkson is an accounting paraprofessional at Tikey & Associates. She manages bookkeeping services including accounts receivable and accounts payable. She also supports human resources and benefits.

Bonnie has a PA Notary license.