Lewis & Knopf CPAs, P.C. Announces New Managing Principal

The local certified public accounting firm of Lewis & Knopf CPAs, P.C. is pleased to announce Anita Abrol, CPA has been named Managing Principal effective January 1, 2010.

“Over the years, Anita has demonstrated the leadership, motivation, people skills and financial expertise necessary to be a strong firm leader,” says Thomas Shade, CPA, former Managing Principal of Lewis & Knopf.  “These traits, paired with her vision and true compassion for our team, make Anita an ideal candidate for Managing Principal.  I am confident in her abilities, and I look forward to our growth and success as a result of her influence.”

As Managing Principal, Abrol will guide the strategic direction of the firm and effectively manage the Lewis & Knopf team to achieve the firm’s objectives.  She is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operations of the firm and focusing on enhancing and expanding client service, building a strong client base and developing internal resources. 

In addition to serving as Managing Principal, Abrol will maintain her role as a trusted advisor to her clients.  Her areas of expertise include healthcare, high net worth individuals, professional services, estates and trusts, and school districts. Abrol also assists many of her clients with estate and gift plans for their families, implementing strategies to save thousands of dollars in estate taxes.

Abrol graduated from the University College in London, England in 1984.  She is a current member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA) and Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).  In addition, Abrol serves on several local community boards and committees, including a large local hospital.  She currently resides in Grand Blanc, Michigan with her husband and two sons.

Lewis & Knopf, CPAs, P.C. is a regional mid-market accounting and consulting firm based in Flint, Michigan.  The firm maintains specialties in the construction, manufacturing and distribution, professional service firms, auto dealerships, retail operations, and not-for-profit sectors.  Lewis & Knopf currently employs 45 professionals in the Flint area.