Kelly H. Buchheit, <span class="title">CPA</span>

Kelly H. Buchheit, CPAShe | HerDirector of Audit & Assurance Quality Control

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Kelly has been a vital part of the ORBA team since joining in 2011 after starting her career in public accounting in 2008. Prior to joining the Quality Control Department, Kelly performed audits, reviews and compilations across a number of industries with a specialization in not-for-profit organizations. In 2021, she transitioned into the role of Manager of Audit & Assurance Quality Control, showcasing her commitment to technical excellence. Fast forward to 2023, she has been appointed the Director of Audit & Assurance Quality Control. Kelly plays a critical role in providing technical consultations on accounting and professional standards, conducting pre-issuance report reviews and internal inspections, and conducts training for the firm’s Audit Group. Kelly also serves on the Illinois CPA Society’s Accounting Principles Committee and Audit & Assurance Services Committee.

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Firm News


ORBA’s Stephanie Zaleski-Braatz Appointed to Illinois CPA Society’s Board of Directors
CHICAGO — ORBA, one of Chicago ’s largest independent accounting, tax and consulting firms, is pleased to announce that Stephanie Zaleski-Braatz, CPA has been named to the Illinois CPA Society's (ICPAS) Board of Directors. She will serve in this role for a three-year term through March 2027.

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ORBA will gladly provide you with hard copies of the useful guides listed below. Select which guides you would like to receive and submit the form below.

  • Tax Pocket Guide
  • Tax Planning Guide
  • Records Retention Schedule
  • Auto, Travel & Business Log

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