Kruggel Lawton CPAs is pleased to welcome Aaron O’Dell, CPA, as a manager in the firm’s audit practice. A longtime resident of Knoxville, Tenn., O'Dell will be based out of his office at 12748 Kingston Pike, Suite 204, in Knoxville.
O’Dell will provide consulting and audit services to a range of local business clients, while also working remotely to serve the firm’s Indiana and Michigan clients. His experience includes ten years in public accounting, focusing on financial statement assurance and employee benefit plan audits. His industry expertise includes clients in manufacturing, faith based organizations, wholesalers, and other small businesses.
“We are pleased to have Aaron join our team,” noted Stephen Beasy, partner at Kruggel Lawton, “His depth of audit experience, business insight, and down-to-earth personality will be a welcome addition to our firm's thriving employee benefit plan audit practice.”
“I got to know some of Kruggel Lawton’s leadership while living in South Bend, Indiana, back in 2009 and have kept in touch over the years,” O’Dell said. “The timing is right to join their team for this exciting opportunity. I am looking forward to pursuing my professional goals while still living in the place I call home.”
O’Dell earned a B.A. in Accounting and Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting from Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tenn. He is a certified public accountant and member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA) Knoxville Chapter.
Kruggel, Lawton & Company, LLC, is a full-service accounting and business consulting firm offering assurance services, tax compliance and consulting, estate planning, business valuation, business accounting services, and executive searches. Kruggel Lawton also offers national and international resources as an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA. Visit www.klcpas.com to learn more.