Irvine Accounting Firm WNDE Names Five Partners

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

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Greater Irvine Chamber member White Nelson Diehl Evans has announced the promotion of five staff members to partner. They include Jill Cohen, Mike Glaab, Jennifer Pugh, Kassie Radermacher and Christina Wenk. Christina is a tax and advisory services partner, the others are audit and assurance partners.

“We’re pleased to announce the promotion of these outstanding five team members,” said Dave Doran, managing partner. “It offers due recognition for their excellent work, and their added duties will be of great benefit to the firm overall.”

Jill began working with WNDE as an intern in 1993, and has spent most of her career with the firm. She provides financial reporting and consulting services for privately-held companies in a variety of industries including manufacturing and distribution, restaurant and retail industries, construction, investment trusts, medical groups and non-profit organizations. Services include audits, reviews and compilations as well as internal control studies, agreed-upon procedures, bookkeeping, on-site interim controller services and other consulting services.

Mike joined WNDE in 2004.  He serves clients in a wide variety of industries including employee benefit plans, state and local governments, retail, distribution, healthcare and financial services.

Jennifer has spent her entire career with WNDE, beginning as an intern in 1996.  She provides financial reporting and consulting services to privately-held mid-size for-profit companies, employee benefit plans, non-profit organizations and governmental entities. She specializes in the areas of manufacturing, distribution, professional services, construction and healthcare.  She is also in charge of monitoring the firm’s quality control system.

Kassie has worked with WNDE since 2009. She has performed all phases of local governmental audits including cities, successor agencies/redevelopment agencies, single audit of federal grants, special districts, compliance audits and agreed-upon procedures engagements. She is involved with planning the audit, performing fieldwork for all aspects of the audit, supervising staff accountants and preparation of financial statements.

Christina has worked with the firm since 2007.  She manages a client base consisting primarily of partnerships, limited liability companies, s-corporations, trusts and high net worth individuals. Her responsibilities include tax planning, managing work flow, preparing and reviewing income tax returns and assisting clients in all manners requested. Christina serves clients in a wide variety of industries including real estate, construction and service oriented businesses.

White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP represents over 2,000 business and 2,500 individual clients. The firm provides a full range of accounting, tax and consulting services, including services for governmental and non-profit agencies. With 130 staff members, it is one of the largest accounting firms headquartered in Orange County.  Address: 2875 Michelle Drive, Suite 300, Irvine, CA 92606. Phone: (714) 978-1300. Website:

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