RKL LLP today announced that Partner Wendy L. Lance, CPA, MST, has been named leader of the firm’s Tax Services Group. In her new role, Lance will develop strategy and manage growth of RKL’s tax workforce and capabilities. She succeeds in this role Tax Partner Robert M. Gratalo, CPA, MST, who stepped down from this leadership role after nearly three and a half years.
“Wendy is relentless in her advocacy of new opportunities for RKL’s tax team and our clients, and I look forward to the continued growth and success of our Tax Services Group under her leadership,” said RKL CEO Edward W. Monborne. “We also recognize Rob Gratalo, whose tenure as tax leader was the latest in a long legacy of service to the firm.”
An experienced certified public accountant and business advisor, Lance will continue to deliver strategic planning and compliance services to corporations, partnerships, closely held businesses and their owners, in addition to her new leadership role. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and she sits on the board of the Economic Development Company of Lancaster County. She holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Richmond and an M.S. in Taxation from Villanova University. Lance resides in Lititz.
RKL LLP is a leading professional services firm with offices located in Pennsylvania and beyond. More than 500 team members strong, RKL taps into a wide range of services – tax, accounting, data analytics, performance improvement, risk mitigation, human capital management, cybersecurity and more – to deliver solutions that prepare businesses and organizations for real, sustained growth. RKL is the largest CPA and consulting firm headquartered in Pennsylvania and ranks 57th on Accounting Today’s 2020 list of the nation’s “Top 100 Firms.” The firm also has been voted among the Best Places to Work in PA for four consecutive years. Learn more at rklcpa.com.