St. Louis, - Michael D. Souders, CPA, a Partner at Anders CPAs + Advisors (Anders), has retired effective December 31, 2015.

Souders has been an Anders Partner since the merger of Anders Minkler & Diehl LLP (AMD) and Huber, Ring, Helm & Co. P.C. (HRH) in January of 2013. He started his career at HRH in 1970 while attending college, and became a Partner in 1977 at the age of 27.

Over the past 45 years, Souders has worked in the Tax, Accounting Services, and Audit and Advisory Services groups at the firm, serving individuals, partnerships, trusts and closely-held corporations in a wide range of industries including construction, transportation, hospitality and not-for-profit organizations. Souders has also served as a technical resource throughout his career.

In addition to spending more time with family and friends, Souders enjoys traveling, baseball, golf and tennis, and plans to have more time for these activities in retirement. He will also service in an advisory capacity to Anders as needed.

Souders holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Missouri - St. Louis, and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of Missouri. Souders is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA), and a past member of the Accounting and Auditing Committee for DFK International.

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 www.anderspa.com.