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Dolton Resident’s “Best Year” to Culminate with Cubs Game

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Pictured:  Richard Clayton, of Dolton, receives his three premium Cubs tickets through a free raffle held by John Kasperek Co., Inc.

Calumet City, IL –Dolton resident Richard Clayton, 59, smiles as he reflects on the past few months of the “best year” of his life.  Clayton recently got married on June 11th and now looks forward to taking his new wife Kelley (Cunningham) Clayton and his mother to the see the Chicago Cubs play at Wrigley Field on September 16, 2016.  Clayton was just informed that he won a social media raffle held by John Kasperek Co., Inc., a local certified public accounting (CPA) firm in Calumet City.

“This is the first time in my life I have won anything, and it feels great,” said Clayton.  “I wasn’t expecting it at all!”

Clayton has worked with the Dolton Police Department for the past 29 years through the Emergency Service & Disaster Agency (ESDA), where he serves as a Lieutenant.

“John Kasperek Co., Inc. would like to congratulate Richard and the Clayton family on winning our firm’s Cubs tickets,” said company president John Kasperek, Jr.  “We specialize in governmental and not-for-profit accounting and auditing, so it is truly rewarding to see someone like Richard who has dedicated his life to public service benefit from this fun contest. Our only request is that he brings home a winner!” 

 Kasperek, an avid Cubs fan, said the free raffle was part of the firm’s ongoing outreach to give back “to the community in which we work and live.”  John Kasperek Co., Inc. has also made community service plans in conjunction with the Illinois CPA Society’s CPA Day of Service on September 23rd, among other outreach initiatives.

 Clayton added, “It’s been a wonderful year, the best of my life.  I am really looking forward to enjoying the game with my family.”

 John Kasperek Co., Inc. was founded in 1989 to serve the diverse accounting and auditing needs of the Chicago Southland and Northwest Indiana region. Connect with John Kasperek Co., Inc. @JJKCPA or visit www.kasperekcpa.com for more information.

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 John Kasperek Co., Inc. president John Kasperek, Jr., draws the winning raffle ticket with staff on hand July 1st for the firm’s Cubs seats.

 

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Calumet City CPA Named as Chair of the Illinois CPA Society’s Government Report Review Committee

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May 19, 2016

Calumet City, IL – The Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) recently announced Stephanie Blanco as chair of the Government Report Review Committee.  Blanco, 39, is the Senior Manager at John Kasperek Co., Inc. in Calumet City, Illinois.  She was recently elected by her peers on the committee–currently comprised of 30 accounting professionals from all around the Greater Chicago area.  Blanco’s first meeting as chairperson is on May 26, 2016.

“I am excited for the opportunity to represent the Illinois CPA Society in this new role and it is always an honor to serve with my talented colleagues,” said Blanco.  “The Governmental Report Review Committee has been doing important work and I look forward to drawing on my extensive governmental accounting experience to contribute to its mission.”

The objective of the Government Report Review Committee is “to conduct annual reviews of audit opinions issued by public accountants and related annual financial statements for Illinois units of local government, collect information on common errors, and distribute such information to the membership.” An example of the committee’s work includes their adaptation of the Government Finance Officers Association’s (GFOA) General Purpose Checklist for its own use to improve governmental financial accounting and reporting by Illinois CPAs. (The checklist incorporates all GASB standards through GASB Statement No. 64 – Derivative Instruments: Application of Hedge Accounting Termination Provisions and GASB Statement No. 70 – Accounting and Financial Reporting for Nonexchange Financial Guarantees.)

The committee meets five times per year with additional sub-committee participation.  At a minimum, members are required to participate in Committee Day and the yearly Governmental Report Review Committee courses.

Blanco earned her CPA in 2000.  She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from Davenport University.  She has been employed at John Kasperek Co., Inc. for 18 years.

John Kasperek Co., Inc. was founded in 1989 to serve the diverse financial needs of the Chicago Southland and Northwest Indiana region. Led by company president John Kasperek, Jr., the firm is dedicated to providing personalized financial guidance to individuals, businesses and corporations, not-for-profit organizations, and local units of government.  John Kasperek Co., Inc. has highly specialized staff with extensive expertise in governmental and educational accounting and auditing.

For more information about Blanco or John Kasperek Co., Inc., visit www.kasperekcpa.com

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John Kasperek Company Announces Plans for Growth

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April 26, 2016

Calumet City, IL – John Kasperek Co., Inc., a Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firm out of Calumet City, Illinois, announces its plans for growth in 2016.  The firm recently hired Patrick Rush to head up their marketing and recruitment.

“In addition to our individual and corporate clients, we have a significant amount of work with local governments – municipalities and school districts – in the south suburban region and we have reason to expect continued growth over the next several years,” said company president John Kasperek, Jr. “Mr. Rush brings over 15 years of experience to our firm and one of his first orders of business will be helping to grow our talented staff.”

Kasperek said a key position to be filled is Audit Manager, a job JKCPA recently posted.  Other entry level and mid-senior level positions will be created once this role is filled.  The Audit Manager will provide leadership to team members in the management and supervision of client audits, including governmental, school-district, and not-for-profit organizations.

“We are looking for a professional with experience that can hit the ground running,” added Kasperek.  “This person will be critical to our firm in the leadership of current staff and future new hires.  It is an outstanding opportunity for someone looking for long-term employment in a growing company in the south suburbs.”

John Kasperek Co., Inc. was founded in 1989 to serve the diverse financial needs of the Chicago Southland and Northwest Indiana region. Led by company president John Kasperek, Jr., the firm is dedicated to providing personalized financial guidance to local businesses, not-for-profit organizations and individuals.

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