Press Releases ORBA Welcomes New Hires to Tax and Audit Groups


CHICAGO —  Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd. (ORBA), one of Chicago’s largest public accounting firms, is pleased to welcome Belet Bodakh, Drake Hlavin, Rhea Krulewitch, James Ngo, Maria Siourounis and Samuel Webb to the firm’s Tax and Audit Groups.

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CHICAGO — Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd. (ORBA), one of Chicago’s largest public accounting firms, is pleased to welcome Belet Bodakh, Drake Hlavin, Rhea Krulewitch, James Ngo, Maria Siourounis and Samuel Webb to its Tax and Audit Groups.

Joining ORBA’s Tax Group:

Belet Bodakh

Belet Bodakh is a graduate of DePaul University, she has experience in tax, accounting and administrative work. She is currently working on obtaining her CPA certification.





The following have joined ORBA’s Audit Group:

Drake Hlavin

Drake Hlavin has completed internships in the public and private sectors. He holds both a B.S. and an M.B.A. in Accounting from John Carroll University.





Rhea Krulewitch

Rhea Krulewitch began her career at ORBA as a tax season intern and now joins the Audit Department. She is skilled in accounting and bookkeeping, including reconciling account statements and analyzing general ledger entries.





James Ngo

James Ngo worked as a proofreader at ORBA while pursuing his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. He is skilled in reviewing and preparing financial statement reports for various entities, including not-for-profit organizations.





Maria Siourounis

Maria Siourounis joins ORBA after serving as a tax season intern at the firm. She has experience in financial reporting and accounting and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Taxation.





Samuel Webb

Samuel Webb served as a tax season intern at ORBA. He has experience in a variety of accounting functions and serves clients from a variety of industries.




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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 Connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

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