Burkhart Pizzanelli adds two new partners

Date: 10/2/2013

WEST SPRINGFIELD – Burkhart Pizzanelli, P.C. is pleased to announce that Deborah J. Penzias, CPA and Julie M. Quink, CPA have been admitted as partners to the firm.

Penzias and Quink join partners Richard F. Burkhart, CPA; Salvatore J. Pizzanelli, CPA, JD, PFS; and Thomas R. Pratt, CPA, JD. With their expertise added to the Burkhart Pizzanelli management team, the firm looks forward to steadily growing its accounting, tax and consulting practice while continuing to provide close, personal attention to every client.

Penzias joined the firm in 1998. She is a graduate of The State University of New York at Oswego with a bachelor’s of science in Accounting, and has more than 25 years of experience in public accounting. She services a diverse client base and specializes in the taxation, accounting, consulting and information technology areas of the practice.

Penzias serves on the finance committee of Beit Ahavah, and was formerly on the board of directors and the finance committees of Congregation B’nai Israel and The Lander Grinspoon Academy – The Solomon Schechter School of the Pioneer Valley. She also cycles to raise funds for various organizations such as The National MS Society and University of Massachusetts Hillel.

She enjoys tennis, cycling, walking and fishing, as well as spending time with her family.

Quink joined the firm in 2011. She is a graduate of Elms College with a bachelor’s in Accounting, and has more than 20 years of experience in public accounting and three years in private, corporate accounting. She specializes in the accounting and auditing, financial reporting and litigation support segments of the practice.

Quink enjoys golf and running, and serves on the board of several organizations: the Quaboag Hills Chamber of Commerce, the Finance Committee of the East Quabbin Land Trust, HNBO Youth Soccer and the Hardwick Rescue & Emergency Squad. She is also a member of the School Committee for Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical High School and the Estate Planning Council of Hampden County.

Burkhart Pizzanelli, a regional certified public accounting firm located in West Springfield, has been serving business, not-for-profit organizations and individual clients for more than 25 years. Their range of accounting, auditing, tax and consulting capabilities provides their clients with timely and dependable service whenever needed. Their team includes accountants, tax specialists, consulting advisors, bookkeepers and retirement plan specialists.