Cam Matheny

President
Matheny & Company AC
PO Box 528
Ripley,WV 25271
Class 2019


A native of Ripley, West Virginia, Cam Matheny grew up learning the value of community and being a good neighbor. After graduating from Ripley High School, Cam knew he wanted to make a difference to those around him. He began his adult life as a paramedic and ultimately became a Lieutenant with Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority. Cam was one of the first paramedics in West Virginia to be trained as a Critical Care Paramedic.

While serving as a paramedic, Cam decided he wanted to pursue another career path. While working full-time and raising two small children, Cam earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting from West Virginia University at Parkersburg (WVUP) in 2002. Cam started his accounting career at Gibbons & Kawash in Charleston, WV where he specialized in audits of governmental and non-profit entities. In 2005, Cam left public accounting and started his own business providing outsourced controller and audit preparation services to governments and non-profit clients. Later the next year, he received is Certified Public Accountant license, and returned to his alma mater as an adjunct instructor to teach principles of accounting for the next five semesters as he built his consulting practice.

In January 2015, Cam purchased a Ripley based tax practice and opened under the new name of Matheny & Company AC. Today the firm provides tax, accounting, and bookkeeping services to clients across West Virginia and governmental and non-profit consulting to several state and local entities. Cam takes pleasure in serving those in his community whether it’s with tax advice or teaching at local workshops. Cam values relationship and small community flavor; it is the keystone of Matheny & Company’s business.

In 2015, Cam received the Alumnus of the Year award from WVUP. He serves on several boards of directors and is a member of the Ripley Rotary Club and Chamber of Commerce. In his spare time Cam enjoys golf and being active in the local community theater. He recently provided voice work in the documentary “The Gallows of John Morgan” that aired on WV Broadcasting Service. Cam also enjoys traveling West Virginia and sampling its culinary offerings with his daughters Alison and Danielle. He’s eaten at 66 of 101 of “WV Eats” list and is working hard to finish the list.