Hawkins Ash CPAs Names New Partners in Green Bay and Neenah

Partners Briana Peters And Kimberly Iley

Written by Corenne Gutierrez

January 10, 2023

The Partners at Hawkins Ash CPAs recently voted to promote Kimberly Iley, CPA, CVA, and Briana Peters, CPA, to become Partners.

Kimberly Iley, CPA, CVA, was most recently a Senior Tax Manager in the Firm’s Neenah, WI, office. As partner with more than two decades of experience in tax preparation and business valuations, Iley will continue to provide these services to individuals, trusts, estates and small businesses.

“We now have five partners in the Fox Valley,” said Abe Leis, CPA, Managing Partner for Hawkins Ash CPAs. “We’re establishing and expanding our presence in the region and adding Kim to our partnership ensures clients can rely on us for high-quality tax, audit and valuation services for years to come.”

Iley is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Valuation Analyst, and Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. She graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Master’s degree in Accounting-Taxation. Iley is a member of the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA).

Briana Peters, CPA, was most recently a Senior Audit Manager in the Firm’s Green Bay, WI, office. She provides audit, review, and tax services to nonprofit organizations. As partner she will continue to be a trusted advisor to numerous nonprofits in Wisconsin. Peters also audits employee benefit plans and commercial entities.

“By offering great client service and being a strong supporter of internal training and education, Briana is a key player in the Firm’s growth,” said Leis. “As a partner, she will continue to apply her knowledge and experience with not-for-profits and employee benefit plans and increase the Firm’s client base in Northeast Wisconsin.”

Peters is the Firm’s Director of Training. As a Certified Public Accountant, she earned Level 1 and 2 Not-For-Profit Certificates through the AICPA. In addition, she holds the AICPA Intermediate Single Audit Certificate. Peters is a member of the Firm’s Audit and Accounting Committee, Nonprofit Service Group, and the Employee Benefit Plan Service Group. She is a member of the WICPA and AICPA. Briana is a graduate of UW-Green Bay.

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Corenne Gutierrez
I joined Hawkins Ash CPAs in 2011. As the Firm's marketing manager, I develop and deploy strategic marketing and communications plans to fulfill the marketing goals of the Firm as a whole, each office and business line.

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