WTAS Promotes Three in Chicago Including Commercial Services Director, Sean Bruen

Jan 03, 2013, 08:01 ET from WTAS LLC

CHICAGO, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WTAS promoted Sean Bruen to Director in the Chicago office.  Bruen has over 11 years of business experience and practices in the firm's Commercial Services Practice.   

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"Sean started with WTAS not long after we opened the Chicago office. He has been a solid foundation for our clients as well as our incoming staff. We look for thought leaders in this industry and Sean is definitely one of them," stated Chicago's Office Managing Director, Joe Karczewski.

Bruen provides federal and state tax services for C Corps, S Corps and LLCs, and has significant experience in accounting methods, accounting for income taxes, and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining WTAS, Bruen served as Assistant Director of Finance at Misercordia Heart of Mercy, a home for developmentally disabled children and adults on Chicago's North Side. Bruen was also a manager at an international professional services firm where he spent 6 years in their corporate tax practice. Bruen received his Bachelors in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame.

The Chicago office of WTAS announced a total of three promotions. Daniel Moore and Stephanie Payne were promoted to Manager and Senior Associate, respectively.

"Our Chicago office had great growth in 2012. We continue to offer best-in-class services to our clients in Chicagoland and all of our offices. Because of that, we have the opportunity to reward our people," commented Karczewski.

WTAS promoted a total of 51 employees this January including 4 Managing Directors, 12 Directors, 6 Senior Managers, 13 Managers and 16 Senior Associates.

For additional information about WTAS, contact Megan Williams or visit www.wtas.com.

About WTAS

WTAS LLC is one of the largest independent tax firms in the United States, providing a wide range of tax, valuation, financial advisory and related consulting services to individual and corporate clients across the country. The firm is comprised of over 500 personnel located in fourteen major cities and encompasses top advisors with previous experience in the international accounting firms, law firms, IRS, and state taxing authorities.  Many of our advisors hold multiple professional credentials and have depth in a wide range of capabilities allowing us to provide clients with comprehensive, integrated solutions.

WTAS has offices serving Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Greenwich, Harrisburg, Los Angeles, New Jersey, New York City, Palo Alto, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington, D.C., and West Palm Beach.