December 08, 2014

Steve Gustafson, CPA, Partner at Abeles and Hoffman, P.C., was recently named a member of Saint Louis University’s (SLU) Accounting Advisory Board.

“I’m honored to be part of a Board that provides such great support and benefit to the students of the University,” said Gustafson. “I’m committed to help carry out their mission and will use this opportunity to grow on both a personal and professional level.”


Part of the Board’s mission is to provide premier undergraduate and graduate accounting programs, with a focus on critical thinking and business ethics that attract and graduate talented and diverse students who become successful professionals and pursue service to humanity in their daily lives. For more information about the Advisory Board, please visit


Gustafson began working at Abeles and Hoffman, P.C. in 1989.  As a principal, he is the lead audit partner in the firm. Gustafson provides audit, review and compilation services for the firm’s clients and also has expertise in tax planning, tax compliance and due diligence procedures in acquisition engagements. He assists clients in the distribution, real estate, service and manufacturing industries.  In addition to his client responsibilities, he is in charge of the firm’s accounting and finances, administrative needs, and recruiting and hiring of new employees.


Gustafson received his Masters of Science in Taxation from Golden Gate University. In addition, he is a graduate of the University of North Dakota where he received both his Master of Accountancy and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degrees. Gustafson is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AIPCA), the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSPCA), the Association of Corporate Growth (ACG), the University of North Dakota Alumni Association and the Golden Gate University Alumni Association, Born in Minot, North Dakota, Gustafson currently resides in St. Louis, Missouri with his wife, Ann. Together they have three grown 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 planning, and business advisory services.  The firm sustains industry expertise in a number of areas such as manufacturing, distribution, real estate and professional services.  For more information, visit