The Siegfried Group, LLP Welcomes New Professionals from the Central Region for New Hire Orientation

New Employees Travel to Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas

Jul 10, 2015, 18:52 ET from The Siegfried Group, LLP

WILMINGTON, Del., July 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Siegfried Group, LLP recently hosted new professionals from across the United States at the Four Seasons Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The group learned more about the Firm's unique model, various departments and functions, and heard Robert L. Siegfried, Jr., CPA, Chief Executive Officer and President, speak about the Firm's higher purpose.

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Siegfried's New Hire Orientation program is centered on introducing new professionals to the Firm's extraordinary culture. It is a great opportunity to meet members of Leadership, the Operations team and other fellow Professional Resources, while enjoying an exciting venue. The four-day program includes sessions on the Firm's structure, Siegfried's Client Service Delivery Model, Professional Resource expectations, as well as interactive presentations from all of the departments throughout the company. The orientation kicked off with a welcome reception at the Four Seasons' Swann Lounge, and throughout orientation, the group was able to enjoy dinners at some of the finest restaurants in Las Vegas including Jasmine at the Bellagio, Top of the World and Charlie Palmer's Steak. At the end of Orientation, the new professionals also had the chance to attend Siegfried's fifth MY Journey event focused on the topic of building mastery in "Confidence".

In the Central Region, Siegfried is excited about Veronika Kovacikova, Steven Mueller and Kimberly Petrylka joining the Firm.

Veronika Kovacikova

Veronika is a hardworking professional who joins the Philadelphia Metro Market as a Senior Associate. She comes to Siegfried from PwC, where she gained three years of audit experience with a primary focus in the consumer industrial products industry. She received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Florida Southern College.

According to Veronika, "The opportunity to work on different projects and take on challenges in new areas of accounting and finance is what made me so interested in the Firm. Siegfried provides an excellent path that will enable me to really grow both personally and professionally."

In her free time, Veronika loves to play tennis, and played as an NCAA student athlete in college! She also loves to travel the world, and has lived all over; she was born in Slovakia, where her family still lives, but grew up in South Africa. Her family is also global, with her parents living in Saudi Arabia and her sister in Oklahoma. Veronika enjoys trying out new restaurants and going on adventures, one of which included going sky diving in Florida.

Steven Mueller, CPA

Steven is a Certified Public Accountant who joins the Cleveland Market as an Associate Manager. He started his career with EY where he obtained three years of audit experience primarily working on manufacturing engagements. Prior to joining Siegfried, Steven worked for Airgas as a Senior Accountant and was eventually promoted to Accounting Supervisor. He received his Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting and his Masters in Accounting from The University of Toledo.

Steven's confidence and mental agility enable him to deliver value through his practical productivity and ability to quickly identify the best solution. He says, "I utilize my structured accountability in order to help my clients achieve their goals and meet strict deadlines."

In his spare time, Steven enjoys going golfing and playing softball. When the weather is nice, he also likes to go perch and walleye fishing out on Lake Erie. Steven is an avid Cleveland sports fan and tries to make it to Browns, Indians and Cavaliers games whenever possible.

Kimberly A. Petrylka

Kimberly is an energetic professional who joins the Detroit Market as an Associate Manager. Prior to joining the Firm, she gained five years of experience in the technology and professional services industries with companies such as CCC Information Services, Inc., Accretive Solutions and Reudistic. Kimberly also worked for KPMG, where she gained three and a half years of audit experience with a primary focus in the manufacturing industry. She received her Bachelors of Science in Accounting and Finance, with a minor in Spanish from Oakland University.

Kimberly takes a collaborative approach to client service by utilizing her strong communication skills, flexibility and knack for reinvigorating her teams. Kimberly says, "I joined Siegfried because I wanted to work on a variety of projects with interesting people!"

In her free time, Kimberly stays active by running, and also enjoys baking. She loves to travel and has done everything from attending the World Cup in Brazil to Oktoberfest in Munich and hiking in the Alps. She is always on the move!

About The Siegfried Group, LLP

The Siegfried Group is a leading, national CPA firm that helps financial executives with Effective Leadership and Successful Execution. Siegfried provides Leadership Advisory and Talent Delivery services - allowing financial executives to better enhance clarity, prioritization and innovation while matching those leaders with the high-potential financial talent needed to execute initiatives. Siegfried's unique model allows the client to control the project, providing the freedom to complete the project the way the client wants it...resulting in a better, faster and more cost-effective outcome. Siegfried Professionals' unique intangibles shine as they work under the direction of the best leaders helping them with their most important work. This combination results in extreme value for our clients and our professionals...better ensuring clients are "Doing the Right Things, Right." 

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