Kruggel Lawton Announces Move to New St. Joseph Office

ST. JOSEPH, MICH - Effective June 18, 2018, regional accounting, tax and advisory firm Kruggel Lawton CPAs has moved in to a fully renovated 6,000-square-foot office building at 526 Upton Drive in St. Joseph. Formerly referred to as the Perry Ballard incubator building, the firm's new office is situated near Lake Michigan and Benton Harbor's Jean Klock Park.

"We wanted a space that would afford us room to grow and be reflective of our company and culture. The offices were built to achieve this and will allow us to better serve our growing client base," said Managing Partner Barry Hall, CPA, CGMA.

The new space heavily reflects one of Kruggel Lawton’s core values - innovation.  Most noticeable are the bright, open work spaces that encourage collaboration. In addition, the majority of work spaces have been outfitted with standing desks to promote employee health. All conference spaces include the latest technology for quick multimedia connectivity. The basement level multipurpose room features seating for up to 50 people, which will allow the firm to host client seminars on-site.

Kruggel Lawton established its southwest Michigan location in 2015 when it combined operations with St. Joseph-based accounting firm Schaffer & Layher, PLLC. Since then, the firm has experienced steady growth with both clients and team members, outgrowing their former building located at 805 Van Brunt Avenue.

“We’re thrilled about this move, as it represents yet another step in our ongoing commitment to growth and expansion. We look forward to welcoming clients to our new office location and continuing to provide the personal, expert service they have relied on for many years.” stated Partner David Schaffer, CPA.

For more information, please contact David Schaffer at 269.983.0131 or


About Kruggel Lawton CPAs

With offices in South Bend and Elkhart, Ind., as well as St. Joseph, Mich., Kruggel, Lawton & Company, LLC, is a full-service accounting and business consulting firm that dates back to 1956. They offer assurance services, tax compliance and consulting, estate planning, business valuation, business accounting services, and executive searches. The firm serves clients in a wide range of industries including real estate; hospitality and food service; manufacturing, wholesale and distribution; retail; nonprofit and government; education; financial and professional services industries; and high-net-worth individuals and their families. Kruggel Lawton also offers national and international resources as an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA.




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