St. Louis, - Anders CPAs + Advisors (Anders) is proud to announce that Jenny L. Meyer, CPA, MBA, and Jon K. Waitukaitis, CPA are being named partners of the firm, effective January 2017.
Meyer joined Anders in 1994 and most recently served as a Principal in the Tax Services Group. She works with closely held businesses and families on individual and corporate tax planning and financial statement preparation. Along with assisting clients in the specialized areas of estate and trust planning, she also concentrates on serving closely-held businesses, particularly in the manufacturing and distribution industries. Meyer speaks frequently to client and external groups about navigating tax law changes and provides advice on wealth building. She is a leader in the Anders Women’s Initiative which is dedicated to helping women thrive in their businesses and careers. She is also a sought-after mentor and coach to the young professionals at Anders and is dedicated to staff education and development.
Meyer holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri. She earned her MBA at the University of Missouri – St. Louis, and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of Missouri. Meyer is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA). She has held many roles in her children’s school Parent Teacher Organizations and on the board of KidSmart-Tools for Learning. Meyer also serves as treasurer and board member of Girls in the Know, and is an active member in the Professional Women’s Alliance.
Waitukaitis joined Anders in 2003 and most recently served as Principal in the Audit & Advisory Services Group. He works extensively with closely held businesses in the manufacturing, distribution, not-for-profit and construction industries. He is also a member of the Health Care Services Group, specializing in financial statement audits, internal controls and in conducting specialized services for health care firms. Waitukaitis also has experience in fraud prevention, employee benefit plans and technology.
Waitukaitis holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri and a master’s degree in accounting from Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of Missouri and Illinois. Waitukaitis is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA), and the Illinois Society of Certified Public Accountants (ICPA). He is an active member of the Southern Illinois Chapter of Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), and has served on the board of directors, program committee, and as sponsorship committee chair.
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.anderscpa.com.