WILMINGTON, Del., July 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Siegfried Group, LLP (Siegfried) recently convened a group of professionals from across the United States at the Four Seasons hotel in Baltimore for New Hire Orientation.
Siegfried's New Hire Orientation program introduces professionals to its extraordinary culture, compelling business strategy and interesting work. During the three-day event, new employees learn more about the company, meet members of Siegfried's Leadership and Operations teams, and become acquainted with fellow Professional Resources. Notably, all new employees have the opportunity to meet with Rob Siegfried, Founder and CEO, about Siegfried's higher purpose: We help People become better Leaders to exponentially improve their Lives.
A welcome reception was held at the Four Seasons' Wit & Wisdom restaurant on the first night of orientation, and during the remainder of the week, the group enjoyed a meal at Cinghiale and a lively dinner cruise aboard the Spirit of Baltimore.
Siegfried is excited to welcome Sabrina Algoo, Louis DeSimone and Meli Jousse to its Central Region.
Sabrina Algoo, CPA
Sabrina, a Certified Public Accountant, joins the Philadelphia Metro Market as a Senior Associate. She comes to Siegfried from Liberty Property Trust, where she spent five years as a Real Estate Accountant. Prior to that, Sabrina was at KPMG for three years, and focused primarily on the information, communication and entertainment industries.
She earned her Bachelor of Business Administration from Baruch College, CUNY and graduated Magna Cum Laude. Sabrina is a high achiever committed to seeing projects to completion. Her strong work ethic and methodical approach produce quality results. She leads by example to maintain a positive work environment.
"The opportunity to expand my skillset and add unparalleled value to my teams was very enticing, and that's why I joined Siegfried," she said.
When Sabrina isn't catching up with her family and friends, who are scattered throughout Pennsylvania and New York, she loves to salsa dance and travel — this year, she's been to London, Paris, South Africa and the Cayman Islands.
Lou joins the Philadelphia Metro Market as a Senior Associate. Previously, he spent four years at PwC auditing clients in the utility, manufacturing and aerospace and defense industries. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Rhode Island, and is only two credits shy of earning his master's degree from Rowan University.
Lou is an exceptional professional who excels at getting to know his peers to form strong team chemistry. By understanding everyone's strengths, he utilizes his team efficiently to deliver the best possible result. Lou's strong communication skills and astute nature allow him to act as a positive influence on those around him. "I'm excited about being part of an entrepreneurial firm that believes in driving your own success," he said.
In his free time, Lou coaches a "peewee" (10- to 11-year olds) hockey team.
Meli joins the Cleveland Market as an Associate Manager. She comes to Siegfried from EY, where she gained six years of audit experience on the European Middle Market and in Public Accounting in the Cleveland area. She earned her MBA in Finance and Accounting from the Rennes (ESC) Business School in France.
Meli prides herself on driving projects through her passionate determination and creating an enthusiastic environment that produces timely and excellent results. "I'm looking forward to collaborating with my team and delivering high quality work to my clients," she said.
During her free time, Meli enjoys traveling to other countries to visit friends and family. She started playing golf a year ago and really enjoys being on the course on weekends. More recently, she and her boyfriend's mother have been spending their Sundays reupholstering furniture.
For more information about a career at Siegfried, please visit siegfriedcareers.com.
About The Siegfried Group, LLP
The Siegfried Group, LLP (Siegfried) is a leading, national CPA firm that helps executives with Effective Leadership and Successful Execution, through leadership advisory and talent delivery services, to better ensure that our clients are "Doing the Right Things, Right." We help People become better Leaders to exponentially improve their Lives.
Karen S. Campbell
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