WILMINGTON, Del., Dec. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Siegfried Group, LLP is proud to announce the addition of five new Team Leaders across the U.S., due to the Firm's continued success and growth. Siegfried Team Leaders serve as a leadership catalyst for a team of Professional Resources, helping them clarify their personal and professional goals and confirming that these objectives line up with the Firm's higher purpose and five promises. Team Leaders illuminate how the Siegfried experience and collaborative nature of the five promises intensifies their team members' bigger futures and success in life. Siegfried would like to congratulate Kerry Chen, Jerrod Davies, Leah Mazar, Matthew Stegmoyer and Trinh Tran on their continued success and wish them well in this new challenging role.
Kerry Chen, Senior Associate, Team Leader – Los Angeles
Kerry joined The Siegfried Group in 2014 as a Professional Resource in the Denver Market, and recently transferred to the Los Angeles Market. She spent three years working at Grant Thornton in Denver after spending two busy seasons in the Audit Senior role. She holds a Master of Science in Business Administration degree with an emphasis in Accounting/Audit from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado in Boulder, where she was also an active member of Alpha Kappa Psi, a co-ed professional business fraternity. She is pursuing her CPA and is a Microsoft Office 2010 Excel Expert.
Kerry is an accounting professional who utilizes her positive attitude and dedicated work ethic to motivate her teams towards success. Her confidence, flexibility and communication skills foster an environment in which the team can work collaboratively and harmoniously in order to deliver an exceptional work product. She is especially focused on helping build positive morale in tough client environments while being willing and dedicated to handling any tasks that are thrown her way.
"As a Team Leader I hope to unleash my natural leadership qualities in a compassionate and helpful way. I will strive to inspire my team members to be the best versions of themselves, provide five-star client service to their clients and fully utilize the Firm's initiatives to reach their full professional potentials. Strong, positive relationships are what make our business and our company so attractive and dynamic, so my goal is maximize our relationships and give my team members a 'home base' on which they can fall back."
Jerrod Davies, Associate Manager, Team Leader – Denver
Jerrod joined The Siegfried Group in 2012, and is an Associate Manager in the Denver Market. He joined the Firm after spending almost five years with KPMG in their Columbus, OH and Charlotte, NC offices. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. Jerrod is also a Microsoft Office 2010 Excel Expert.
Jerrod is an exceptional professional, who possesses a unique ability to quickly develop trusting relationships with his team. With his positive, gregarious attitude, he is able to foster chemistry with his team and is driven to learn from others. He thoroughly analyzes challenges and provides his teams with insightful ideas that support realistic solutions.
"I have always been interested in the Team Leader role since I first started with the Firm as it was a way to become further connected with our Professional Resources and NMLT. I am excited to develop meaningful and rewarding relationships with the Denver team to encourage individuals to become more involved with the Firm's innovative initiatives. Additionally, I am excited to work with the other team leaders and Leadership to further develop the Firm's vision and enhance its growth."
Leah Mazar, CPA, Operations Associate, Team Leader - Atlanta
Leah joined The Siegfried Group in 2013 and was initially located in our Chicago Market where she served as a Senior Manager. Upon moving to Atlanta, Leah became the Operations Associate for the South Region. She joined the Firm after spending seven years in public accounting as an Audit and Assurance Manager.
Leah holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and her Masters in Accounting from Michigan State University. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and holds the following certificates: Certified Public Accountant and Microsoft Office 2010 Excel Expert.
Leah is an ambitious professional who is eagerly desires to produce superior results. She has consistently exceeded expectations by efficiently and effectively completing complex tasks at hand. She brings positive energy to a group setting by motivating her team to achieve success in whatever they are doing.
"In becoming a Team Leader, I am most excited about the relationships I plan to build. I am excited to take a vested interest in the Professional Resource's professional aspirations. I plan to be well versed in Firm initiatives as well as client engagements in order to be the best resource to my team as possible. I look forward to learning more about our leadership team and all we have to offer!"
Matthew Stegmoyer, CPA, Manager, Team Leader – Houston
Matt joined The Siegfried Group in 2015 and is a Manager in the Houston Market. He joined the Firm after spending time in multiple industries including public accounting, banking, oil & gas, aviation and professional resourcing. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from John Carroll University and his Masters of Accountancy from Cleveland State University. Matt is a member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, he is a Certified Public Accountant and a Microsoft Office 2010 Excel Expert.
Matt is original and progressive; always seeking better, more efficient ways to resolve client issues. Matt utilizes his mental agility to identify new ways of solving problems and exhibits courage by implementing non-traditional approaches while providing exceptional value to his clients.
"I wanted to become a Team Leader to be able to better connect with the Professional Resources in the Houston Market. This opportunity will allow me to assist my peers in achieving their personal and career goals by leveraging my diverse background and experiences. I also look forward to the continued interaction with members of Siegfried Leadership and view this as the next step in my Siegfried career."
Trinh Tran, CPA, MBA, Manager, Team Leader - Cleveland
Trinh joined The Siegfried Group in 2012 and is a Manager in the Cleveland market. She joined the Firm after starting her career with KPMG in Cleveland, where she was an Audit Associate and Audit Senior.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration (concentrations in Finance, Management and Entrepreneurship) and a Master in Accounting degree from Baldwin-Wallace University in Berea, Ohio. Trinh is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants and holds the following certificates: Certified Public Accountant and Microsoft Office 2010 Excel Expert.
Trinh's mental agility and commitment to delivering meticulous results are valued by her teams, enabling them to meet milestones and deadlines. She has a proven track record of exceeding the clients' expectations thanks to her attentive, detail-oriented, and motivated nature, which provides her with the knowledge and confidence to quickly adapt to any situation. Her positive attitude is welcomed by her clients and motivating and energizing to those around her.
"I am very excited to be a Team Leader because I get the opportunity to develop stronger personal and professional relationships with other Professional Resources and be someone they can trust to help them with their personal and career development. I also get the opportunity to interact more with the National Market Leadership Team. The Firm has a lot of amazing and talented people, which I enjoy working closely with and learning from in order to further develop myself."
About The Siegfried Group, LLP
Established in 1988, The Siegfried Group is a leading, national CPA firm that helps financial executives to enhance both their Leadership and their Lives. The Firm drives Effective Leadership through Leadership Advisory Services and ensures Successful Execution through Talent Delivery Services. Siegfried's Professionals' powerful intangibles shine through as they work synergistically with America's best financial leaders, helping them with their most important work and better ensuring that our clients are "Doing the Right Things, Right."
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