Springfield, Mo. – The Whitlock Company is proud to announce the promotion of 11 employees to leadership positions, including two as partner, following remarkable company growth.

In Whitlock’s Springfield office, Jennifer Cochran and Melinda Thurman were promoted to Partner. Cochran touts more than 20 years of experience in taxation and specializes in business tax, cost segregation studies and not-for-profit organization taxes, while Thurman brings extensive experience in small business operations with specialties in income tax services, dental practice strategy, internal accounting controls and QuickBooks training.

Also in the Springfield office, Blair Groves and Eric Lampe were promoted to Manager, and Kami Bailey was promoted to supervisor. Groves specializes in performing Loan Reviews and Internal Audits for financial institutions, while Lampe specializes in Auditing.

In the Kansas City office, Deanna Quinn—who specializes in bank holding company financial statements and FR Y reports—was promoted to Manager, and Dee Dee Jones, Hayley Konrade, Josh Mourning, Klara Parrish, and Tara Piper were promoted to Supervisor.

This growth comes on the heels of the company’s expansion into the Kansas City market with powerhouse accounting professionals Chuck McCann, co-founder of Mayer Hoffman McCann, and Matt Radetic, former president of RPA.

The firm, which provides comprehensive accounting and consulting services to the Midwest region, has been named one of the nation’s Best Accounting Firms to Work For by Accounting Today and ranks among the Springfield Business Journal’s Choice Employers.

For more information, please contact Anne McCormick at 417-881-0145 or by email at amccormick@whitlockco.com.

About The Whitlock Company
The Whitlock company is redefining what traditional accounting means, bridging the gap between traditional and forward-thinking, strategic accounting. With offices in Springfield, Joplin and Kansas City, they look beyond the numbers to see the bigger picture, serving as accounting experts you can trust and a team who measure their success by the success of their clients. Learn more at www.whitlockco.com