Jay R. Meglich CPA

Jay is a shareholder of Schneider Downs with expierence in publice accounting since 1986.  Jay provides audit and advisory servies to a variety of businesses.  He chairs the Columbus Not-for-Profit Services Industry Group and is a member of the Construction and Real Estate Industry Groups. His specialized services include: financial and compliance audits and reviews of for-profit and tax-exempt organizations in the construction, real estate, manufacturing and social services industries.


B.S. - Business Administration, Accounting and Finance, Walsh University

Professional and Community Involvement

Member - The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants

Member - Ohio Oil and Gas Association

Chair - Ohio Oil and Gas Association, Audit Committee

Member - Ohio Dominican University Accounting Board of Advisors

Member - Lifecare Alliance Board

Member - Construction Financial Management Association

Member - NAIOP

Member - Builders Exchange of Central Ohio

Member - Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations

Member - Ohio Contractor’s Association, Dues, Audit and Finance Committee

Member - YMCA of Central Ohio, Audit Committee

Do you have a hobby or personal passion?
Canoeing in the wilderness and craft beer brewing

Who was your role model?
My father and mother-in-law both greatly impacted my views on how to live life and treat other people.

What was your childhood dream?
Own a fishing lodge on a remote Canadian lake. 

People would be surprised to know that I…….
Took a week-long canoe trip in the wilderness by myself.

What was your first job?
Working on a line in a factory that produced boat rollers and other rubber products. It was hot, physical work that convinced me that I was much better suited for a professional career. 

Do you have a “motto?”
Everybody has something valuable to contribute. 

Do you have advice for young professionals?
Take charge of your career. 

Jay R. Meglich CPA

our thoughts on

Introduction to The American Jobs Plan and The Made in America Tax Plan
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Introducing The Economic Aid Act FAQ Video Series
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Schneider Downs COVID-19 Client Survey - Our Thoughts On Survey Results
big problem:
Interested in reducing your company’s tax burden? Email me directly here.
big thinking:
New accounting methods for significant refunds.

A part of Schneider Downs since 1988, Jay Meglich provides auditing and consulting services to a variety of businesses and tax-exempt organizations.

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