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Welcome New Hires

This past month we welcomed five new employees and five interns to our family!

Meet Tammy Atkinson

Tammy is the newest addition to our Small Business Accounting department. As an associate, her responsibilities include QuickBooks support, preparation and compilation of financial statements, and preparation of individual tax returns, as well as corporate returns for our closely-held business clients.

 

Meet Levi Rote

Levi interned with the firm in 2018 and upon graduation from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater joined our tax department full-time. As a tax associate, he performs a wide variety of client services. His responsibilities include performing corporate and individual tax preparation for closely-held businesses and their owners.

 

Meet Kylee Kujellis

Kylee is the newest addition to our Kenosha Office. As an associate, she will be perform a wide variety of client services, including compilations, QuickBooks support, payroll and bookkeeping, as well as performing corporate and individual tax preparation and audits and other assurance engagements for closely-held businesses.

 

Meet Stacy Schultz

Stacy joins our affiliate company, Vrakas/Blum Computer Consulting, Inc., as the Director of Sales and Alliances. Stacy specializes in sales consultation, implementation, support of business software solutions and alliance partner relationships.

 

Meet Mary Strand

Mary joins our affiliate company, Vrakas/Blum Computer Consulting, Inc., as a consultant. Her responsibilities include working with installations, upgrades, technical support and custom work for Sage 100 Accounting Software clients.

 

Meet the Interns! 

Vrakas welcomed five interns on January 7, 2019 from two schools, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and Wisconsin Lutheran College. As interns, they will get exposure to both the tax side and the audit side of the practice. They will work with us through tax day, April 15th.

As you can see by the photo, some of our newest hires – Tammy, Levi, and Kylee – made the picture. They trained alongside the interns at the beginning of January.

We are excited that our team continues to grow!

 

Vrakas is made up of over 70 professionals from newly graduated staff accountants to the experienced shareholder group and everyone in between.  In addition, our group is supported by a skilled internal team, some of whom have been with the firm almost since its inception. Vrakas’ talented group of diverse employees is what makes the atmosphere and culture successful.