LWBJ announces four management team promotions

WEST DES MOINES, June 1, 2016 – LWBJ Managing Partner Paul Juffer has announced the promotion of four associates to the firm’s management team.

Tyler Gerstandt has been promoted to Senior Manager in the audit department. He joined LWBJ in 2009 and works with real estate, technology, health care and benefit plan clients. Tyler received his accounting degree from the University of Iowa in 2009 and was a member of the Hawkeye football team from 2005 to 2008. He is currently a member of the LEAP Task Force (Leaders Emerging in the Accounting Profession) of the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants (ISCPA).

Zach Gates has been promoted to Manager in the audit department. Zach joined the firm in 2012 and works with real estate, manufacturing, distribution, retail and business services clients. He received his finance degree from Iowa State University and accounting degree from Upper Iowa University. Prior to joining the firm, Zach held various accounting and finance positions at American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company and FBL Financial Group.

Amy Randeris has been promoted to Manager in the audit department. Amy joined the firm in 2011 and works with real estate, SEC reporting, union benefit plan and government clients. She earned her degree in accounting from the University of Iowa in 2010 and received the ISCPA Certificate of Excellence for finishing in the top 3% on the 2013 Iowa CPA exam.

Kyle Woiwood has been promoted to Manager in our tax department. Kyle joined the firm in June 2015 and leads the firm’s Ames tax practice. He is also a valuable resource for our tax team in Des Moines. Kyle received his degree in accounting from the University of Northern Iowa and was previously with PwC, LLP in Minneapolis.

In making the announcement, Mr. Juffer noted, “We are committed to supporting personal, professional and career growth for all of our associates, and we congratulate these leaders on their advancement within the firm.

Download this release