Paula Thielen


Professional Experience

Paula has more than twenty years of public accounting experience in the area of tax.  Before joining Dempsey Vantrease & Follis in 2005, her work associations included Kraft CPA, Duncan, Wheeler & Wilkerson, and Maggart & Associates, PC. Her primary focus with the firm is tax planning and preparation.



Bachelor of Arts in Accounting – Ouachita University


Professional Societies and Associations

Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Member of the AICPA Tax Section

Member of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA)

Vice President, TSCPA Upper Cumberland Chapter


Civic Organizations

Member, Cookeville Garden Club

Member, Cookeville Community Band

Member, Cookeville Community Clarinet Choir

Member, First United Methodist Church Handbell Choir