The certified public accounting firm of Abeles and Hoffman, P.C. is pleased to announce Eli Abeles, CPA as the firm’s new President effective January 1, 2016.

“I am excited for the opportunity to lead Abeles and Hoffman, P.C. into the next generation,” said Abeles. “We have an extremely talented group of professionals that share a commitment to providing our clients with dedicated, personalized service and exceptional results. I am looking forward to the continued growth of our firm and the successes we will encounter in the future.”

“Over the years, Eli has demonstrated the leadership, motivation, people skills and financial expertise necessary to be a strong firm leader,” says Stu Hoffman, current Vice President and Founding Shareholder of Abeles and Hoffman, P.C. “These traits, paired with his vision and true compassion for our team, make Eli an ideal candidate for President. Myself, Ron Abeles and the other partners at Abeles and Hoffman look forward to working with Eli to further our growth and success in the marketplace. Ron and I look forward to continuing to serve our existing clients in a full-time capacity.”

Abeles joined Abeles and Hoffman, P.C. in 2005. He specializes in providing auditing and consulting services for the firm’s clients. Abeles assists a wide array of clients, including architecture, engineering, law, marketing and advertising firms, medical practices, and distribution, manufacturing and construction companies. Prior to joining the firm, he worked at a Big Four accounting firm for three years.

Abeles received his Master of Business Administration degree in 2001 and his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 2000 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA), the American College of Forensic Examiners International, the Enterprise Bank Business Leadership Forum and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Alumni Association. In addition, Abeles is a board of directors member and treasurer for the Jewish Community Center of St. Louis; an audit committee member and Brodsky Library Commission member for the Jewish Community Center of St. Louis; and a board of directors member of the Burn Recovered Support Group. He currently lives in Olivette, Missouri with his wife, Stacy, and their two sons.

Established in 1979, Abeles and Hoffman, P.C. provides value added accounting and consulting services to clients throughout the Midwest.  The firm offers accounting, audit, tax, estate, business advisory and business valuation services.  Abeles and Hoffman, P.C.’s strategic alliance with Integra International provides them with access to additional financial planning and international business resources.  The firm sustains industry expertise in a number of areas such as manufacturing, distribution, real estate and professional services.