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Kari Storey (from left), Rita Wilder, Steve Hurrle and Kim Fleischman pose outside the Agresta, Storms and O’Leary Columbus office.

Officials at Agresta, Storms & O’Leary PC, an accounting firm with offices in Batesville, Indianapolis, Martinsville, Greensburg and Columbus, recently announced several personnel moves in their Columbus office.

Kim Fleischman has joined the company as a tax and accounting services associate. In addition, the firm also announced that due to ongoing growth from both new and existing clients, associates Steve Hurrle and Kari Storey are now be working primarily at the Columbus office.

Prior to joining ASO, Fleischman worked for more than 20 years in accounting in both the private and public sectors. The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Indiana Certified Public Accountant Society member graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis in 1999 and presently lives in Nashville.

Hurrle, a tax and accounting services manager, joined the firm in August 2018 with more than 10 years of accounting experience working in corporate, tax and entrepreneurial services accounting. He has attained both Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designations and holds membership in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Indiana Certified Public Accountant Society. The Franklin resident has an undergraduate degree from Hanover College as well as an MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.

Storey, an accounting services associate, started with ASO in December 2018. She currently is a team lead for its most recent platform offering – business entrepreneurial accounting services, which is a standardized process platform that allows the company to continue to grow its “outsourced” accounting and CFO business.

Storey has previous experience leading payroll processes and services for all types of clients. She currently serves on many local boards, including the Jackson County Council, Jackson County Redevelopment Commission, Purdue Extension Board and Immanuel Lutheran Child Care Board. Storey attended the University of Southern Indiana and currently lives in Seymour.

Batesville resident Rita Wilder, a partner at Agresta, Storms & O’Leary and Columbus office manager, noted, “When we opened our Columbus office five years ago, we were convinced it would be an excellent location for the services we provide our clients. We are excited to mark our five-year anniversary in Columbus and to embark on the next five. We believe our clients have embraced our firm’s core values of continuously re-inventing processes, leveraging technology, welcoming change and providing timely, quality service to the business community. These recent personnel moves are a direct result of our continued growth in and around Bartholomew County.”

“Many organizations and businesses have difficulty finding and retaining qualified and affordable on-staff accounting and finance professionals,” added Wilder. “Outsourcing has become an efficient and cost-effective way for these companies to fill this need.”

Founded in 2009, Agresta, Storms & O’Leary (www.asocpa.com) offers assurance, tax and business consulting services, including bank and finance consulting, mergers and acquisitions assistance, cost management and budgeting consulting and HUD consulting, to a variety of clients, including nonprofits, churches, medical, small to medium manufacturers and other for-profit businesses.

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