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November 30, 2017

News Release: 11/30/2017

Kruggel Lawton Announces Promotions of Eight Team Members
 
ST. JOSEPH, Mich.; SOUTH BEND/ELKHART, Ind. – Kruggel Lawton CPAs, a full service accounting and business advisory firm, is pleased to announce the promotions of eight professionals. Jordan Hesters, Jeff Jurgonski, and Zach Lesh are now senior staff accountants. Courtney Watts, Patrick Sage, Josh Brown, and Kyle Pletcher have been promoted to manager. Brandi Rodriguez has been promoted to senior manager.
 
Jordan Hesters, CPA, has been promoted to senior staff accountant in Kruggel Lawton’s South Bend office. He has been with the firm since 2015 and focuses his work on audit, tax, and accounting services for businesses and individuals. Hesters received his B.A. in Accounting/Management from Purdue University.
 
Jeff Jurgonski has been promoted to senior staff accountant in Kruggel Lawton’s South Bend office. He has been with the firm since the fall of 2015, specializing in assurance services for nonprofit organizations. Jurgonski received his B.A. in Accounting/Business Administration/Economic from Central Michigan University.
 
Zach Lesh, CPA, has been promoted to senior staff accountant in Kruggel Lawton’s South Bend office. He has been with the firm since 2015 and focuses his work on assurance engagements, as well as tax preparation. Lesh received his B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.
 
Courtney Watts, CPA, has been promoted to manager in Kruggel Lawton’s Elkhart office. She has been with the firm since 2012 and focuses her work on fiduciary tax services, as well as corporate and individual taxation. Watts received her undergraduate degrees in Accounting and Finance from Indiana Wesleyan University.
 
Patrick Sage, CPA, has been promoted to manager in Kruggel Lawton’s St. Joseph, Mich., office. He has been with the firm since 2013 and focuses his work on audit, review and compilation engagements, as well as tax preparation for nonprofit organizations and government entities. Sage received his B.B.A. in Accountancy from Western Michigan University.

Josh Brown, CPA, has been promoted to manager in Kruggel Lawton’s Elkhart office. He has been with the firm since 2015 and has been involved in multiple assurance engagements with a focus on nonprofit entities. Brown received his undergraduate degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, and Bible from Grace College.
 
Kyle Pletcher, CPA, has been promoted to manager in Kruggel Lawton’s St. Joseph, Mich., office. He has been with the firm since 2015 and specializes in assurance for nonprofit organizations and government entities. Pletcher received his B.S. in Accounting from Manchester University.
 
Brandi Rodriguez, CPA, CGMA, has been promoted to senior manager in Kruggel Lawton’s South Bend office. She has been with the firm since 2005 and focuses her work on audit engagements along with assisting clients with tax planning and preparation services. Rodriguez received her B.S. in Business and her M.S. in Accounting from Indiana University South Bend.
 
Kruggel, Lawton & Company, LLC, is a full-service accounting and business consulting firm offering assurance services, tax compliance and consulting, estate planning, business valuation, business accounting services, and executive searches. Kruggel Lawton also offers national and international resources as an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA. They have offices located in South Bend and Elkhart, Indiana, as well as St. Joseph, Michigan. Visit www.klcpas.com to learn more.