McKonly & Asbury Announces Promotions

Posted On On: January 17, 2017 Categories Filed Under: Member News

McKonly & Asbury is excited to announce the promotions of eight of our team members! We are fortunate to have some of the best and brightest talent in Pennsylvania working for us and we are proud to have them as part of the McKonly & Asbury team. Please join us in congratulating them!

Joining our partner group is Daniel Sturm, CPA. Dan joined McKonly & Asbury in 2007. In addition to being a Partner, he is also a key leader of the firm’s external audit segment serving middle-market, closely held businesses. His industry focus includes manufacturing, insurance, construction, and nonprofits. Dan also serves as the firm’s Employee Benefit Plan Audit Services Coordinator. Prior to joining the firm, he served as an Audit Manager in the Baltimore office of an international accounting firm where he served a range of industries and also served as the office’s employee benefit plans service coordinator. Dan is a member of the American and Maryland Institutes of Certified Public Accountants. He is also active in many community organizations, non-profit organizations, and community recreational sports.

Two team members were promoted to Manager:

Brett Bauer, CPA – Brett joined McKonly & Asbury in 2011. As a member of the firm’s audit and assurance segment, he serves clients in a number of industries, including manufacturing and distribution, insurance, and nonprofit organizations. He performs financial statement audits and other attest services, as well as employee benefit plan audits. Brett also serves on the firm’s LEAN Committee, a group of team members who identify opportunities to improve efficiency in our engagements and work together to implement those changes. He is also a member of the firm’s Audit and Accounting Committee. Brett is an active member of his church, serving on their Finance Committee and Young Adults Oversight Committee as well as teaching and participating in other activities.

Anne Whiteley, CPA – Anne joined McKonly & Asbury in 2011. As a member of the firm’s tax segment, she specializes in corporate taxation and focuses mainly on C and S corporations. Anne also serves on the firm’s PEP Squad, a firm committee responsible for planning fun events for our team members. Active in the community, Anne is a mentor with the Lancaster Chamber’s Women in Business Mentoring Program.

Five team members were promoted to Supervisor:

Katie Jablonski – Katie joined McKonly & Asbury in 2015. As a member of the firm’s tax segment, she works primarily on S Corporation and Partnership returns. Active in the community, Katie is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Spenser McGrath, CPA – Spenser joined McKonly & Asbury in 2014. As a member of the firm’s audit and assurance segment, he specializes in serving clients in affordable housing and nonprofit industries. Spenser also devotes his time to the firm’s 990 preparation practice. Active in the community, Spenser is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Treasurer of the Sigma Alpha Mu Psi Chapter Alumni Association.

Zach Starner, MBA – Zach joined McKonly & Asbury in 2013. As a member of the firm’s audit and assurance segment, he primarily works with clients in manufacturing, construction, and healthcare industries as well as performs employee benefit plan audits. Zach is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants and he has obtained his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from York College of Pennsylvania.

Jamie Ward, CPA – Jamie joined McKonly & Asbury in 2014. As a member of the firm’s audit and assurance segment, she works primarily with clients in the manufacturing, nonprofit, and healthcare industries as well as performs employee benefit plan audits. Jamie is a member of the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants. She is also a member of Harrisburg Young Professionals and is on their Sports Committee.

Jackie Winchell – Jackie joined McKonly & Asbury in 2013. As a member of the firm’s audit and assurance segment, she specializes in serving clients in affordable housing and nonprofit industries. Jackie also serves on the firm’s Service Committee, a group that organizes community service efforts for our team. Active in the community, Jackie is a volunteer with Vickie’s Angel Foundation.

About McKonly & Asbury

McKonly & Asbury (www.macpas.com) is a leading regional accounting and business advisory services firm that offers quality professional services to central Pennsylvania’s public and private organizations, small to large multi-state facilities. The firm provides advisory, assurance, entrepreneurial, professional placement, and tax services to many of the region’s largest and most well-known companies and organizations. The firm’s industry-specific solutions meet the intricate needs of clients, providing services to the following industries: Affordable Housing, Construction, Family Businesses, Healthcare, Insurance, Manufacturing and Distribution, and Nonprofit Organizations.

The firm has offices in Camp Hill and Lancaster, PA. For twelve years, McKonly & Asbury has been named a Best Place to Work in PA by The Best Companies Group. McKonly & Asbury has added to these accolades by being named a Best Accounting Firm to Work For in the nation by Accounting Today for five years. McKonly & Asbury is an independent member of PrimeGlobal.

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