LWBJ Announces Promotions

WEST DES MOINES, November 13, 2020 – LWBJ Managing Partner Paul Juffer announced the promotion of several members of the management team.

Kyle Woiwood, CPA, has been promoted to Director of Tax Services. Woiwood joined LWBJ in 2015 and serves clients in the firm’s tax practice. He focuses on tax compliance and consulting, with an emphasis on start-ups and small businesses.

Mark Cronin, CPA, has been promoted to Senior Tax Manager. Cronin joined LWBJ in 2016 and serves clients in the firm’s tax practice. He focuses on helping clients achieve accurate tax compliance while innovatively planning for future tax savings.

Brianna Ricklefs, CPA has been promoted to Audit Manager. Ricklefs joined LWBJ in 2016 and serves clients in the firm’s audit and attestation practice. She works with clients in the manufacturing, real estate, technology and non-profit industries.

Alison Flaherty has been promoted to Marketing and Communications Director. Flaherty joined LWBJ in 2019 with more than 10 years of marketing and communications experience. She works to set marketing strategy and tell LWBJ’s story.

Announced earlier this year, Michael Trettin, CPA was named audit partner and shareholder.

In addition, Juffer announced the promotion of several staff members.

In the tax department, Matt Adams, CPA was promoted to Supervising Senior. Austin Cappel and Rachel Lundberg, CPA have been promoted to Tax Senior.

In the audit department, Caleb Peterson was promoted to Supervising Senior. Sam Dee, CPA, Ryan Steim, CPA, Kyle Stillmunkes, Jade Vuong, CPA and Kaylee Weber, CPA have been promoted to Audit Senior.

In the accounting and advisory department, Basia Cienkosz, CPA and Jenna Corrin have been promoted to Senior Accountants and April Goode has been promoted to Accounting Clerk.

In making the announcement, Mr. Juffer noted, “We have a very talented team and our growth is creating significant opportunities for our management team and staff. These promotions will help us sustain and ensure the continued growth and longevity of our firm. We’re pleased to congratulate these individuals on their accomplishments and well-deserved promotions.”

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