CHICAGO — Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd. (ORBA), one of Chicago’s largest public accounting firms, is pleased to announce that Kara Austin, Jan Barkalow, Angelo Barone, Angel Campuzano and Kelli Johnson have joined the firm’s Audit and Cloud CFO Services Groups.
Kara Austin joins ORBA’s Audit Group after completing a summer internship at the firm. She has experience providing auditing for not-for-profit organizations, from analyzing payments, receipts and journal entries to reviewing annual budget variances. Kara has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting with a minor in Information Systems from Loyola University Chicago.
Jan Barkalow joins ORBA’s Audit Group. She began her career at the firm as a tax season intern. She is highly skilled in preparing income tax returns and analyzing data to determine proper tax reporting. She has a Bachelor of Science in Education and Social Policy with a minor in Gender Studies from Northwestern University and a Master of Business Administration in Accounting from DePaul University.
Angelo Barone joins ORBA’s Cloud CFO Services Group as a Manager. He specializes in budgeting, investment portfolio management, month-end and year-end closing of accounts, internal and external financial reporting, bank loan compliance and fiscal management of grants. Angelo has held senior finance and administrative positions in both the private and not-for-profit sectors. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Michigan and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and International Business, from George Washington University.
Angel Campuzano joins ORBA’s Audit Group after serving as a tax season intern at the firm. He has experience preparing income tax returns and audit reviews for clients in a number of industries. Angel attended the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting with a minor in Finance.
Kelli Johnson joins the firm’s Audit Group after completing a summer internship at ORBA. She is knowledgeable in a variety of accounting functions and works with businesses across a number of industries. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Business Management from Augustana College and is currently working on obtaining her CPA certification.
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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 or to subscribe to our blogs: Visit www.orba.com. Connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.