Stephanie Blanco, CPA, named partner at John Kasperek Co., Inc.
CALUMET CITY, IL – John Kasperek Co., Inc., a Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firm in Calumet City, Illinois, announces Stephanie Blanco, CPA, as partner. Blanco (41, Crown Point, IN) becomes only the second partner named in company history, joining managing partner and company founder John Kasperek, Jr.
“It is a great day for our entire firm to announce Stephanie as a partner,” said Kasperek. “Stephanie has been with us for 20 years—her knowledge and technical skills are unparalleled. She is a true expert in all areas of auditing and accounting, and she is an even better person.”
Blanco is John Kasperek Co., Inc.’s longest tenured employee with extensive experience in governmental, educational and nonprofit work. She has provided oversight for all staff in the auditing and consulting functions of the firm. Blanco’s responsibilities have included quality control and staff training. She has also been responsible for ensuring that the accounting reporting systems and procedures are compliant with federal and state laws, and coordinates the firm’s peer review process. Blanco was recently re-elected chairperson of Government Report Review Committee (GRRC) by her peers at the Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) for a second term. A licensed CPA, Stephanie earned her Bachelor's Degree from Davenport University.
Blanco’s partnership announcement comes on the heels of the firm’s addition of Timothy J. Gavin, CPA, as Senior Manager on Feb. 12th. Gavin will primarily be responsible for the firm’s governmental audits, including municipalities, villages, park districts, school districts, and other special districts. He brings 12 years of experience leading staff and performing audits, accounting services, financial reporting, agreed-upon procedures, and other consulting engagements for a wide range of clients in the Chicagoland area.
John Kasperek Co., Inc. was founded in 1989 to serve the financial needs of the Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana. Led by founder and company president John Kasperek, Jr., CPA – the firm’s talented team of Certified Public Accountants and professional staff are dedicated to providing customized services to local units of government, nonprofit organizations, corporations and individuals at an affordable rate.