St. Louis - Erin E. Prest, CPA/PFS, has been promoted to principal in the Tax Services Group at Anders CPAs + Advisors (Anders).

Since joining Anders in 2003, Prest has been integral in developing the Family Wealth and Estate Planning group. She works with families and individuals on individual and corporate tax planning, wealth transfers, stock option planning, and succession planning. She also has extensive experience in the preparation of tax returns for public charities and private foundations.

A Certified Public Accountant who has also earned the Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) credential from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Prest holds a B.S. degree in Accountancy and a Master of Accounting Science (M.A.S.) degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

In 2015, Prest was named a Public Accounting Professional Rising Star by the National Academy of Public Accounting Professionals (NAPAP). She was named to the St. Louis Business Journal's "30 Under 30" list in 2009, as well as the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants' "Women to Watch" Emerging Leader list.

In the community, Prest serves on the Board and has served on various committees for Caritas Family Solutions; on the Steering Committee and on the 9/11 Day of Service Committee for United Way; and on the Finance Committee for The Mission Continues. She also served on the Steering Committee for the Anders Young Professionals Group.

About Anders

Anders has approximately 175 partners and staff members, with about $28 million in revenue. For over 50 years, Anders has delivered full service accounting, tax, audit and advisory services to growth-oriented closely-held companies, organizations and individuals. The firm also specializes in valuation, forensics, strategic services, technology and financial services. For more information, visit Anders at