Kerber, Eck & Braeckel LLP has announced the admission of three new partners to the Springfield office effective May 1: Josh Clark, Kirsten Kienzler and Bethany Jaeger.
Clark joined the Springfield office of Kerber, Eck & Braeckel LLP in 2004 and has approximately 14 years of accounting experience. Josh earned his Bachelor of Science and Masters of Proficiency in Accountancy from Illinois State University. He is licensed in Illinois as a Certified Public Accountant. Clark has experience with and serves clients that include closely-held businesses, financial institutions, construction companies, not-for-profit organizations and State and local government entities.
Kienzler has been with the Springfield office of KEB since 2013 and has nearly 16 years of accounting experience. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. She is licensed in Illinois as a Certified Public Accountant. Prior to joining KEB, Kirsten held various finance and accounting positions in the healthcare and insurance industries and worked in public accounting for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Kienzler has experience with and serves clients that include insurance companies, closely-held businesses, not-for-profit organizations, employee benefit plans and mergers and acquisitions.
Jaeger joined the Springfield office’s management consulting practice of Kerber, Eck & Braeckel LLP in 2009. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and her Master’s Degree from University of Illinois Springfield. She is a strategy consultant for religious institutes, nonprofit organizations and public agencies. Jaeger collaborates with leadership teams, boards and committees to design and facilitate processes that best fit each organization’s needs, preferences and cultures.