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CPA – Partner

Joy Strain is a Partner at Mcgill, Power, Bell & Associates, LLP. She joined with the O’Polka & Company, Inc. merger and, has been with us since January of 1986.

Manages and conducts audits of governmental entities including school districts, non-profit organization, non-public/commercial audits, and ERISA audits. Considerable amount of time spent with respect to A-133 and yellow book audits.

Performs tax preparation and consulting services for corporations, partnerships, individuals, non-profit organizations, employee benefit plans and other tax related filings. Works closely with local attorneys in providing tax related services for estates and trusts.

Member of O’Polka & Company’s quality control and inspection committee.


  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania, BS
  • Certified Specialist in Estate Planning

Professional and civic activities

  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member of Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Troy Township, Crawford County, secretary/treasurer
  • Maplewood High School Wrestling Boosters treasurer (past)
  • Member of Titusville Area Chamber of Commerce