Announcing Key Employee Promotions to Expand Leadership Team

Diane Glover

Jul 25, 2019

Kirsch CPA Group is excited to announce the promotion of several key team members.



Janis Bergeron promoted to Senior Manager.  She has the primary responsibility to continue to grow the consulting, accounting, auditing and tax services for not-for-profit organizations and closely-held businesses.   Janis joined Kirsch in 2001 and has been leading the firm’s audit practice.




Debra WeberDebra Weber, a 30 year veteran of the public accounting industry, was promoted to Senior Manager.  She joined the Kirsch Team in 2001, leading the organization in helping entrepreneurs grow their businesses and maximize their profits. Her business acumen and entrepreneurial approach make her an invaluable resource for training our next generation of leaders.





Sue SchloemerSue Schloemer joined the firm in 2004 and is being promoted to Senior Manager. She helps business owners with comprehensive tax planning, is a specialist in researching tax matters and monitors tax law changes. Her extensive experience working in tax will lead our team in developing strategies for our clients.



“Janis, Deb, and Sue have been vital to the growth of Kirsch CPA Group, and we are proud to recognize their contributions to our firm’s success with these promotions. We are confident they will be even more effective in their new roles as Kirsch continues to innovation and advise our clients.”


Join us in congratulating Nick Roell and David Zaphiris promotion to Manager

Nick RoellAs a member of the team since 2013, Nick Roell was promoted from Senior Analyst to Manager. He will continue to help business owners determine which drivers of the business can be changed to make an impact on the bottom line. Nick specializes in forecasting cash needs and implementing procedures to improve productivity tailored to each client’s goals and needs.




David ZaphirisDavid Zaphiris has been promoted to Manager.  His expertise in accounting software applications and Microsoft Excel provides business owners with real-time information to make strategic purchasing decisions, determine future cash flow needs, improve productivity, increase profitability, and identify and analyze business trends.




“These promotions reflect our company’s commitment to excellence. We have built a high performing team that requires we recruit, retain and recognize individuals for their leadership and contributions. David and Nick exemplify our company’s highest standards of integrity. They’re passionate team players who consistently develop new strategies that exceed clients’ expectations.”


We are proud to announce the promotion of Andrew Knapke, Stephanie Rupnik and Kyle Thorpe to Senior Analyst.



Andrew Knapke (left) has become an expert in accounting software and analytical tools that help our clients use their accounting data to make decisions.  Stephanie Rupnik has become our lead individual tax expert serving both individuals and business owners.  Kyle Thorpe (right) has demonstrated strength in training others on the team.

Andrew Knapke
Stephanie Rupnik
Stephanie Rupnik
Kyle Thorpe
Kyle Thorpe









We are excited to promote these three individuals to the next level in their careers.



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As the Manager of Practice Growth, Diane focuses on the market awareness and growth of Kirsch CPA Group…

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