Irvine Accounting Firm WNDE Names Six New Partners

Friday, March 09, 2018

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Greater Irvine Chamber Leaders Circle memberWhite Nelson Diehl Evans LLP (WNDE) has named six new partners: Jill Cohen, Michael Glaab, Erin Johnson, Jennifer Pugh, Kassie Radermacher and Christina Wenk.

Jill Cohen is an audit and assurance partner who first came to WNDE as an intern in 1993.  She has spent most of her career with WNDE, but also spent two years as a controller in private industry. 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. 

Michael Glaab is an audit and assurance partner who began his career with 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. Glaab also holds an AICPA Advanced Defined Contribution Plans Audit Certificate.

Erin Johnson is a tax and advisory services partner who began her career at Deloitte before coming to WNDE in 2010.She manages client engagements, assists the firm with staff training and development, and provides clients with specific guidance on ways they can reduce their tax expenses.  In addition to her client work, she mentors staff and is involved with WNDE’s Community Outreach and Leadership Committees. 

Jennifer Pugh is an audit and assurance partner who has spent her entire career with WNDE.  She began as an intern with the firm 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 the Partner in charge of monitoring the firm’s Quality Control system.

Kassie Radermacher is an audit and assurance partner who has been with the firm 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.

Christina Wenk is a tax and advisory services partner who joined WNDE in 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.

White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP represents over 3,000 businesses and 3,500 individual clients. The firm provides a full range of accounting, tax and advisory services that support some of Southern California’s most successful and entrepreneurial companies, as well as governmental agencies and nonprofit organizations.

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