The firm has employed top talent to serve the Midwest. Susan J. Thomas, CPA, and Rachael Bowman, CPA, have joined Lindquist LLP as an audit senior manager and audit manager, respectively.
Thomas and Bowman will be instrumental in expanding Lindquist LLP’s employee benefit plan practice, including services for single-employer 401(k) plans and multiemployer plans.
Baker joined the firm in 2003 and has more than 10 years of specialized experience with audit and accounting services for employee benefit plans, labor organizations and not-for-profit entities. Baker received her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from St. Mary’s College.
Browning is the partner in-charge of Lindquist LLP’s Portland office. Since joining the firm in 2009, Browning has been an integral part in growing Lindquist LLP’s practice in the Pacific Northwest. Browning has nine years of experience with audit, accounting and tax services. Browning graduated from Miami University with a Bachelor of Science degree in accountancy.
Stokes is a partner in Lindquist LLP’s Seattle office. Stokes joined the firm in 2007 and has more than 14 years of accounting experience, with 10 years of specialized experience auditing Taft-Hartley health and welfare, defined contribution and defined benefit funds. In addition, Stokes has unique experience with complex investments, including derivatives and securities lending. Stokes graduated from the University of Washington, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting.
Founded in 1975, Lindquist LLP serves clients nationwide from its locations in the San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Portland and Chicago metropolitan areas. The firm specializes in audit and accounting services for employee benefit plans, labor organizations and not-for-profit entities. Lindquist LLP is owned by 11 partners and employs 75 professionals and staff. For further information, visit www.lindquistcpa.com.