Kayla May Named Indy’s Best & Brightest Honoree

CARMEL, Ind. (February 15, 2023) – Blue & Co., LLC is delighted to share that Kayla May, CPA, has been selected as a 2023 Indy's Best & Brightest Honoree by the Junior Achievement of Central Indiana. The event honors 100 of central Indiana’s most outstanding young professionals in 10 different industries.

“Junior Achievement of Central Indiana is such a special organization and to be nominated as a Best and Brightest Finalist is nothing short of an honor,” said May. “I am lucky to work with such great people at Blue and get to do things I am passionate about every day! A special shout out to my coach Austin Fisher and to my directors - Landon Hackett, Mike Alessandrini, Kyle Smith, and Angie Zirkelbach - who make it possible for me to pursue my passions and made this award possible. I’d also like to thank my husband and family who are my biggest cheerleaders and supporters.”

May is a manager on the reimbursement team at Blue & Co., LLC in the Indianapolis, Ind. office. She began her professional career at Blue five years ago.

“We are so proud of Kayla for being recognized by Junior Achievement of Central Indiana,” said Brad Shaw, managing partner. “Her dedication to her clients and the community is an outstanding representation of how she is living our company values of being responsive, caring, advocates.”

An awards program and reception will be hosted at the Hilbert Circle Theatre in downtown Indianapolis to recognize these outstanding professionals on Thursday, March 23, 2023. All 100 finalists will receive an award and the winners in each category will be announced.

The Best and Brightest event was created by Junior Achievement to recognize up and coming talent and the next generation of leaders in our community. Finalists in each category are judged on professional accomplishments, civic contributions, character, and leadership qualities. The finalists to be honored at the event are listed below, as well as on the Junior Achievement website: www.indysbestandbrightest.org.

About Blue and Co.

Founded in 1970, Blue & Co., LLC is an independent accounting and advisory firm with more than 500 people in 10 offices across Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky. Blue’s public accounting expertise includes the practice areas of assurance, tax compliance and consulting, healthcare consulting, benefit plan services, valuation and litigation support, and business services. Its industry specializations include healthcare, construction, nonprofit, manufacturing & distribution, technology, financial services organizations, and agribusiness.

For more information, please visit blueandco.com.

About Junior Achievement of Central Indiana

Junior Achievement of Central Indiana, Inc. (JACI), in partnership with the business and education communities, empowers young people to own their future success. JA educates and inspires young people in the areas of career exploration, employability/life skills, entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and philanthropy through hands-on, experiential learning opportunities for children in preschool through high school.


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