About Us

In 1984, Paul Wade & Associates opened its doors with an office in Gainesville, Missouri. Since its inception, the firm’s commitment to quality has allowed it to grow and a new office was added in January 1990 in Ava, Missouri.

Paul Wade & Associates take pride in our professional services and our staff who perform these services.  Our firm has successfully completed an independent peer review and with diligent effort toward continuing professional education, we are prepared to provide our clients with a variety of professional services.

Paul Wade, CPA, the managing partner, has practiced public accounting since graduating from Harding University with a Bachelor of Science in accounting in December 1978.  He spent four years with the largest regional CPA firm in Arkansas before developing his own practice.  He is a native of Gainesville, Missouri, where he lives with his wife. He is active in both community and church activities and enjoys spending time on his farm.




Katrina Amyx, CPA, has practiced accounting since graduating from Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science in accounting in December 1992.  Throughout her employment she has held various positions, and she is now a partner, who practices in the Gainesville office. Katrina is a native of Gainesville, where she lives with her husband and two children.





Pam Potter has served as the Ava office support staff since 1990. Pam brings more than 30 years experience to our firm.  Pam is a native of Ava, where she lives with her husband.