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LWBJ announces staff promotions

WEST DES MOINES, November 6, 2018 – LWBJ Managing Partner Paul Juffer has announced the promotion of several associates within the firm. Stacie Grimm, CPA, has been promoted to Senior Audit Manager. Ms. Grimm joined LWBJ in 2011 and leads…

Eric Engstrom named Director of Litigation Practice

WEST DES MOINES, October 8, 2018 – LWBJ Senior Partner JD Geneser has announced the appointment of Eric Engstrom, CPA/ABV, CFA, as Director of the firm’s litigation practice. Mr. Engstrom has served as an expert witness on more than 70…

Brandon Pratt selected to 2018-19 class of ABI’s Leadership Iowa

WEST DES MOINES, September 27, 2018 – LWBJ Senior Tax Manager Brandon Pratt, CPA, has been selected as a member of the 2018-19 class of Leadership Iowa, the premier issues-awareness program of the Iowa Association of Business and Industry Foundation.…

LWBJ welcomes Cyril Mandelbaum to the firm

WEST DES MOINES, September 6, 2018 – LWBJ Managing Partner Paul Juffer has announced that Cyril Mandelbaum, CPA/ABV/CFF, ASA, has joined the firm as part of her succession plan. Ms. Mandelbaum’s career spans more than 45 years of business and…

LWBJ announces 2018 class of summer interns

WEST DES MOINES, June 4, 2018 – LWBJ Managing Partner Paul Juffer has announced the firm’s 2018 class of summer interns. They are Bailey Moore from Iowa State University, Kelsey Mertz from the University of Northern Iowa, and Cole Grossman…

Erik Bonstrom elected to ISCPA board

WEST DES MOINES, May 4, 2018 – LWBJ Senior Audit Partner Erik Bonstrom has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants. He will also serve on the ISCPA Financial Literacy Committee, which…

LWBJ recent transactions exceed $1 billion

West Des Moines, May 21, 2018 – The LWBJ Capital Advisors team served in an M&A advisory or investment banking role for 12 significant recent transactions. Investment and acquisition activity spanned the retail, health science, agribusiness, technology and financial industries.…

Gerstandt receives Rising Star Award from Iowa Society of CPAs

WEST DES MOINES, May 4, 2018 –Tyler C. Gerstandt, CPA, Director of Audit Services, was presented with the Rising Star Award, Friday, at the Leadership Conference and Annual Meeting of the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants. The Rising Star…

2018 LWBJ Impact Award presented to Next Level Ventures

Des Moines, April 13, 2018 – As Presenting Sponsor of the Iowa Technology Association’s 13th Annual Prometheus Awards, LWBJ Senior Partners Dave Hove and JD Geneser were honored to present Next Level Ventures with the 2018 LWBJ Impact Award at…