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Joel A. Flinchbaugh

Joel A. Flinchbaugh


Member of the Firm

Team Member Since 1987

Member Since 2000

19 Brookwood Avenue, Suite 101
Carlisle, PA 17015


Client Testimonials

  • I have used SEK both personally and professionally for years and have always (and I mean always) had my calls answered within the day. We work with Joel Flinchbaugh and he is very responsive and very pleasant! I would recommend SEK to everyone.

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • He follows up on questions and goes out of his way to make sure we are well cared for by SEK. He has a special way of being personal and professional. We trust him and the firm explicitly.

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • Very good customer service. I have been with Joel for over 20 years. No reason to change. I trust him.

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • I like the personal service I receive from Joel Flinchbaugh. He is the best!

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • Joel Flinchbaugh is a fantastic advisor and friend.

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • Joel cares. It's more than a job; it's a friendship.

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • Joel Flinchbaugh, a consummate professional, is wonderful to work with and the staff are friendly and helpful.

    A Carlisle Tax Client

  • Joel always treats us as valuable clients, even though we are not a high dollar client.

    A Carlisle Tax Client


Speaking Engagements:


As Member-in-Charge of the firm’s Carlisle office, Joel provides overall leadership and guidance. He specializes in providing accounting and tax services for a wide variety of individual and business clients, including family businesses and new business start-ups.

In addition, Joel offers specialized services for healthcare professionals, assisting with management of their unique challenges through services, such as:

  • New Practices/New Physicians
  • Compensation/Benefits Consulting
  • Revenue Optimization/Cost Containment
  • Compliance Consulting & Minimizing Fraud Risk

Joel serves as chair of the firm’s Accounting Services Committee and is a member of the firm's Management Committee and Accounting Services Committee.


  • B.S. Accounting – Shippensburg University

Professional Affiliations

  • Certified Public Accountant – Pennsylvania
  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs
  • Allinial Global – Health Care Services Committee

Community Involvement

  • Carlisle Rotary Club
  • Carlisle Chamber of Commerce – Past Board of Directors, Past President
  • Carlisle Family YMCA – Past Board of Directors
  • United Way of Greater Carlisle Area – Past Board of Directors, Past Campaign Co-Chair
  • Bosler Free Library – Past Board of Trustees

Just For Fun

  • FIRST JOB - Worked at a Carvel Ice Cream store at 15 years old
  • ABOUT HIS FAMILY - Married to his wife Kim; a daughter named Abby who is a physician assistant in an urgent care facility; the best Golden Doodle ever named Woolly Bully
  • FAVORITE SPORT TO WATCH - Philadelphia Eagles football
  • BUCKET LIST ITEM - Hike the Appalachian Trail
  • FAVORITE QUOTE - "The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why." ~Mark Twain

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