South Bend-based Kruggel Lawton CPAs promoted 17 employees in 2023.
The firm has grown to almost 130 employees and 18 partners since its founding in 1965. In 1975, Herm Kruggel, a South Bend native and graduate of the University of Notre Dame, invited his longtime friend Roy Lawton to join him at the firm. Kruggel’s sons, Kevin and Kurt, now both work at the combined Kruggel Lawton CPAs.
“Our people are some of the most talented and experienced professionals you will find,” according to its website.
The firm has five offices, including one in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Here are the promotions by office:
CPA Jeannine Honderich, senior manager
CPA Jess Keaton, manager
CPA Aaron Lambert, senior staff accountant
CPA Phil Shenk, a senior manager
CPA Cambria Comer, senior staff accountant
Erin Sessa, senior staff accountant
CPA Pete Skevington, manager
CPA Allison James, senior manager, working with the nonprofit team on audit, review and compilation engagements
Nick Muller, senior staff accountant
Kyleigh Otwinowski, senior staff accountant
Cheri Pickard, senior staff accountant
CPA Juliana Romano, manager
CPA Sara Ross, senior manager
CPA Alex Trippel, senior staff accountant
CPA Lucas Vervynckt, manager
St. Joseph, Michigan
Jeremy Tolsma, a senior staff accountant
Yubi Zapata, a senior staff accountant
Learn more about those employees who were promoted here.