For Immediate Release:

Bellevue, NE, August 31, 2023 - ConvergenceCoaching®, LLC, a national consulting firm that develops leaders and transforms teams in accounting and consulting firms is proud to announce its 2022-2023 Summer Transformational Leadership Program™ (TLP) graduating class.

"This group of leaders stretched themselves beyond what they thought was possible," said Tamera Loerzel, Partner and TLP coach, about the recent graduates on their successful completion of the program. "They were open and courageous, willing to try new ideas and strategies that elevated them as leaders, so they can take on new roles and make a bigger impact. It was a privilege to have been with them on this journey and I am excited for what's next for them and their firms!"

Renee Moelders, Partner and TLP coach, shared her thoughts on the group stating, "It's wonderful to see another group of firm leaders ready to take the accounting profession by storm and implement new and innovative ideas. We're proud of their commitment to their firms and the profession and can't wait to see what they accomplish in the future!"

Participants ended the TLP by sharing 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:

Congratulations to the following 2022-2023 Summer TLP graduates:

  • Amanda Steiner, Supervisor, Williams & Company, P.C.
  • Andrew Claussen, Tax Supervisor, Beasley, Mitchell & Co., LLP
  • Annette Moy, Partner, Reilly, Penner & Benton, LLP
  • Brady Larson, Senior Manager, Ketel Thorstenson, LLP
  • Brandon Panka, Partner, Reilly, Penner & Benton, LLP
  • Bryan Saftlas, Partner, WilkinGuttenplan, PC
  • Greg Apollo, Partner, Reilly, Penner & Benton, LLP
  • Jeff Pavlik, Senior Auditor, Gardiner + Company CPAs
  • Jo Hindt, Manager, Williams & Company, P.C.
  • Jordan Burkhalter, Manager, WilkinGuttenplan, PC
  • Katie Hoffman, Equity Partner, Reilly, Penner & Benton, LLP
  • Kevin Blind, Audit Manager, Gardiner + Company CPAs
  • Kristin Flamini, Tax Manager, WilkinGuttenplan, PC
  • Kyle Kopren, Senior Manager, Ketel Thorstenson, LLP
  • Liz Krouse, Senior Tax Manager, MHCS, P.C.
  • Mark Gegax, Partner, Eide Bailly LLP
  • Michelle Goforth, Shareholder & Director of Audit and Assurance, The Doty Group
  • Miguel Ruiz, Tax Supervisor, Beasley, Mitchell & Co., LLP
  • Myra Noshahi, Director of Tax Strategy, Tolleson Wealth Management
  • Nereyda Beeck, Supervisor, Williams & Company, P.C.
  • Ruby Zhang, Director of Operations/Partner, Goldin Group CPAs
  • Ryan Glasco, Director, Janover, LLC
  • Sara Fechter, Manager, Williams & Company, P.C.
  • Sarah Oliver, Senior Manager, Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund
  • Steven Kurinsky, Tax Principal and Director of Business Services, DeLeon & Stang, CPAs & Advisors
  • Tricia Katebini, Partner, GRF CPAs & Advisors
  • Tricia Meola, Director/Senior Manager, Wiss & Company, LLP

The TLP is a one-year accelerated "finishing school" for managers, senior managers, newer partners and operations 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 firms into the future. 

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About ConvergenceCoaching®, LLC
ConvergenceCoaching, LLC is a leadership and management consulting firm whose mission is to help leaders achieve success. For over 23 years, they've 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