For Immediate Release:

Bellevue, NE, June 23, 2022:

ConvergenceCoaching®, LLC, a national consulting firm that develops leaders and transforms teams in accounting and consulting firms, is proud to announce the 2021-2022 Spring Transformational Leadership Program™ (TLP) graduating class!

Jennifer Wilson, Partner and TLP coach, congratulated the graduates for their accomplishments and commitment driving personal change and change in their firms. "We are so proud of these leaders during this time of great change in the market, their firms and with their clients. These leaders inspire hope for the future as they envision a profession that embraces needed business model changes. It has been gratifying to help them drive change in their firms to build a future they love and that truly makes a difference for their clients and team members. We couldn’t be more excited to see the continued positive impacts they will make,” continued Wilson.

Renee Moelders, Partner and TLP coach, also applauded the graduates, saying, "We’re honored to work with these up-and-coming leaders in our profession. In an unusual year, participants forged ahead to transform themselves, their teams, and their firms in the process. Their presentations made it clear that they are better equipped to serve their top clients and retain their best and brightest team members. It will be very exciting to see what happens next with this dynamic and committed group of future leaders!"

Participants ended the TLP by coming together for the final remote roundtable. Each graduate gave a short presentation about their TLP journey and what’s next as they look toward the future.

Congratulations to the following 2021-2022 Spring TLP graduates:

  • Aaron O'Dell, Senior Manager, Kreugel Lawton
  • Ben Cotlar, Manager, Weinstein Spira
  • Ben McKinney, Senior Manager, Windes
  • Ben White, Senior Manager, Brown Edwards
  • Brad Pauley, Tax Director, KROST
  • Chris Zingalli, Partner, Janover LLC
  • Erica Blumberg, Audit Principal, Andrea & Orendorff
  • Gianluca Carrabs, Partner, Janover LLC
  • Jenni Bieck, Director of Technology, Huberty
  • Jim Reeve, Partner, LattaHarris, LLP
  • Kate Serpe, Senior Manager, Wegner CPAs
  • Maria Keepers, Senior Audit Manager, Woltman Group
  • Matthew Gardiner, Audit Manager, Gardiner + Company CPAs
  • Melanie Urwiller, Partner 1/1/23, Lenhart Mason & Associates
  • Robert Ingrasci, Partner, Lumsden McCormick, LLP
  • Seth Brittenham, Senior Auditor, Gardiner + Company CPAs
  • Seth Sailors, Director, Katz, Sapper & Miller
  • Seth Heller, Partner, Lilling & Company LLP
  • Steven Lyons, Senior Manager, GRF CPAs & Advisors
  • Sumit Sharma, Director, KROST
  • Susie Warsal, Tax Director/Co-head of Tax, Rosen, Sapperstein & Friedlander, LLC
  • William Clark, Director/Senior Manager, Brown Edwards

Participants ended the TLP by coming together for the final remote roundtable. Each graduate gave a short presentation about their TLP journey and what’s next as they look toward the future. In their presentations, each participant provided one word that summed up their TLP experience:

The Transformational Leadership Program is a one-year accelerated "finishing school" for new partners and emerging leaders of accounting and consulting firms. The TLP focuses first on individual mindset and behavior to drive change in thinking and personal responsibility, followed by strategies and actions to prepare participants to lead their firm into the future.

In addition to completing the 2021-22 Spring program, ConvergenceCoaching just kicked off the Spring 2022-23 program, which will be delivered in a blended remote and in-person format, with another group of bright emerging leaders. Stay tuned for future program dates!

About ConvergenceCoaching®, LLC

ConvergenceCoaching, LLC is a leadership and management consulting firm whose mission is to help leaders achieve success. For over 22 years, we have provided vision planning, strategic and succession planning, coaching, and leadership development programs to help our CPA and consulting firm clients and the associations that serve them achieve their goals. ConvergenceCoaching is renowned for their advocacy on behalf of Next Gen talent and clients, driving change to the accounting and consulting firm business model. For more information, visit To download a copy of this press release, click here.