CJBS Announces 3 Promotions

The certified public accounting and consulting firm of CJBS is pleased to announce the promotions of Jenya Kasich, Robin Mandell, and Charles DeGraff.

Kasich was promoted to Manager in the firm’s tax and audit department. She has been with the CJBS team since 2012. She specializes in accounting and tax work for mid-size manufacturing and distribution companies, health care providers, and professional service organizations. She has cross-functional competencies in accounting, tax, financial statement reporting, and audit. Jenya also prepares individual, partnership, and corporate returns, prepares and analyzes financial statements, and creates forecasts. In addition to her role as a manager, Jenya serves as a member of the CJBS culture committee and acts as a mentor to teammates.

Mandell, a member of the CJBS team since 2001, was promoted to Senior Tax Manager. Her responsibilities include reviewing tax returns, including corporate, partnership, state and local, multi-state, and individual returns, conducting tax research, reviewing write-up work and compilations, and supervising other staff members as they complete similar projects. Robin works with clients primarily in the real estate, manufacturing, and service business industries. She is the go-to person in the firm for cost segregation studies, as well as state and local tax issues.

DeGraff was promoted to Partner and has been with the firm since 2015. His practice includes a variety of tax work: he represents clients before the IRS for tax audits and other issues; he provides answers and solutions to complex tax issues for clients and co-workers alike; he trains new staff and reviews tax returns for accuracy. His clients include small- to mid-size businesses, family businesses, professional firms, service providers, medical firms, executive placement, real estate developers, restaurant chains, quick printers, landscapers, custom auto interiors, and more.