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July 16, 2014

Laura Cyrek

ORBA Names New Directors

CHICAGO – Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd. (ORBA), one of Chicago’s largest accounting firms, is proud to announce that Anna Coldwell, CPA, and Peggy Vyborny, CPA, have been elected as Directors, effective July 1.

“Anna and Peggy have emerged as distinguished business leaders,” said Mark Thomson, Managing Director of ORBA. “Their skills and talents will add to and complement our existing Board as we pursue continued growth here at ORBA.”

Anna Coldwell, CPA, has more than ten years of tax expertise including technical reporting, entity structuring and consulting to high net worth individuals and business owners in manufacturing, real estate and various other industries. She is a member of the firm’s Manufacturing/Distribution and Real Estate Groups. Ms. Coldwell has taught continuing professional education courses on various aspects of business and individual income taxation. She is currently a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Illinois CPA Society, Commercial Real Estate for Women, KTLR Group, Presidents Resource Organization and ORBA’s Upstream Academy Future Leaders Program. Ms. Coldwell received her B.S. in Accountancy from Ohio State University.


Peggy Vyborny, CPA, has gained extensive experience providing auditing, accounting and tax services to a variety of clients including privately-held companies, not-for-profit organizations and individuals during her time at ORBA. She is a member of the firm’s Not-For-Profit, Real Estate and Wealth Management Groups. Her specialties include analyzing financial statements, conducting tax planning and research and providing training and support to clients. Ms. Vyborny is actively involved in the development of ORBA’s internal training program. She shares her knowledge with the ORBA team by conducting workshops on various tax and accounting topics. Ms. Vyborny is currently a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Illinois CPA Society and ORBA’s Upstream Academy Future Leaders Program. She received her B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Indiana 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 serving privately-held companies, individuals and not-for-profit organizations. ORBA’s Certified Public Accountants have experience with accounting and assurance, business advisory services, financial and estate 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.