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January 15, 2014

Mae Fitzpatrick

ORBA Announces Two New Hires

Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd. (ORBA), one of Chicago’s largest accounting firms, is pleased to welcome Anna Stani, CPA, to the firm’s Accounting Services Department and Joseph Gassel, CPA, to the Audit Department.

Anna Stani, CPA, is a QuickBooks Specialist with three years of experience in accounting services, bookkeeping and QuickBooks software consulting.  Acting as the outsourced accounting department for clients in various industries, she has provided customized bookkeeping services and helped clients develop new bookkeeping processes as well improve and streamline their existing processes.  Anna has also trained clients on accounting fundamentals and QuickBooks utilization, and has provided business consulting and support to her clients.  Anna has helped clients in the legal, medical, wholesale, restaurant, construction, technology and retail industries, to name a few. She received her B.S. in Accountancy from DePaul University.

Joseph Gassel, CPA, joins ORBA with four years of experience in auditing and accounting services.  Mr. Gassel has prepared federal and state tax returns and provided assurance services for both not-for-profit organizations and multi-employer benefit plans.  He is a trusted leader in planning and establishing scope of engagements and risk assessments and he works closely with managers and partners at each level of the engagement.  He also guides and develops fellow staff members to ensure each client receives the best possible service from his auditing team.  He received his B.S. in Accountancy from Northeastern Illinois University.     

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Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd. (ORBA) is a full-service accounting, tax and business consulting firm located in downtown Chicago that serves privately-held companies, individuals and nonprofit organizations.  ORBA’s Certified Public Accountants have experience with accounting and assurance, business advisory services, estate planning, financial planning, fraud investigation, tax, litigation, and mergers and acquisitions. With some of the highest levels of direct client involvement in the industry, ORBA is where clients go to build long-standing, meaningful and successful relationships with resourceful, proactive business and tax advisors. For more information, visit www.orba.com, subscribe to our blog www.orbablog.com or connect with us on LinkedIn.