Kruggel Lawton CPAs Adds to Team

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Kruggel Lawton CPAs has added: Kate Koval, Tyler Locke, Lydia Mitchell, Andrea King (pictured), Jon Leaman (pictured) and Daniel Nowack.

Koval has been named a staff accountant. Her work focuses primarily in audit and tax services for a variety of clients, including non-profit organizations. She is a Certified Public Accountant and received a B.S. in Accounting from Indiana University, South Bend.

Locke, a staff accountant, specializes in audit, tax and accounting services for businesses and individuals. He received a B.S. in Accounting and Finance from Ball State University.

Mitchell has joined the South Bend office as a staff accountant. She has one year of prior public accounting experience and now focuses in the areas of tax services for businesses and individuals. Mitchell received a B.A.Sc. in Accounting from the Ferris State University College of Business, Dowagiac, Michigan.

Nowack has joined the St. Joseph office as a staff accountant. His work will focus primarily on audit services for governmental and nonprofit entities, along with general accounting and tax services. Nowack received a B.B.A. in Accounting from Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan.

King (pictured) has rejoined the firm's Elkhart office as a senior staff accountant. She is a Certified Public Accountant. King has a B.S. in Accounting from Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Virginia and M.S. in Accounting from Indiana University, South Bend. After her initial five-year stint with Kruggel Lawton, she worked in accounting management roles at Greencroft Communities for six years. Her main focus is in tax-related services for business and individuals.

Leaman (pictured) has been named a senior staff accountant. He has four years of accounting experience. Leaman earned a M.S. in Accounting from James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia and B.S. in Accounting and Business Administration from Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Virginia. He is also a Certified Public Accountant. Leaman is focused on audit and tax services for business and individual clients.

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