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Stewart Mueller

QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor - QuickBooks Certification
QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor - QuickBooks Advanced Certification
 QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor - QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions Certification QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor - QuickBooks Online Certification

Stewart L. Mueller, CPA
Principal & Owner

Charter Member Intuit Enterprise Solution Provider Program
Quickbooks Advanced & Enterprise Certified

Stewart graduated from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville in 1993 with a B.S. in Accounting. Soon-after, he passed all four parts of the CPA exam in his first attempt. Stewart is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants. Stewart is also a member of the AGC (Association of General Contractors).

His experience with closely-held businesses and their accounting information systems spans twenty years, as well as various industries. He began working five years in restaurant operations and accounting, then five years at Medicine Shoppe International: a leading pharmacy franchise, and finally, since 1996 in public accounting where he has worked with clients ranging in size from $100k to $25m+ in annual revenues, providing controllership, tax compliance/advisory services, and systems set up and consultations.   Stewart founded cHb Advisors in October of 1998.

He has been a Certified QuickBooks® Professional Advisor since the program's inception in 1999, and has trained and consulted clients in the use of QuickBooks® accounting software since 1992.

Stewart was named as a participant in the Accountant and Advisor Customer Council for Intuit Inc., 2005-2007. While participating on the council, he provided input and feedback to Intuit's management and product development engineers.


Ashley Choate, CPA
Financial Manager

Ashley started with cHb Advisors, LLC in October 2009, and has been certified as a QuickBooks Professional Advisor since then. She graduated from Avila University in Kansas City with a B.S. in Accounting as well as an MBA, emphasis in accounting. In 2011, she left cHb Advisors to join her husband who was working in Rochester, MN. While in Rochester, MN, Ashley was the sole accountant for the largest landscape company in that area. Her husband found a great job opportunity in St. Louis and they were able to return home in 2013. Ashley rejoined cHb Advisors as a Senior Financial Accountant and specializes in financial accounting and reporting & training new clients on QuickBooks.

 


Michelle Gorka, CPA
Technology Solutions Manager

Michelle started with cHb Advisors in May of 2016 and has been a Certified Quickbooks Pro Advisor since then.  Native to St. Louis, Michelle graduated Cum Laude from Maryville University with a BS in Accounting.  As both a CPA and CGMA, she comes to cHb with almost 20 years of industry accounting experience, most recently as the CFO for a local retailer. Michelle also has experience in telecommunications, hotels and hospitality, food service, construction, and advertising. 

Michelle’s focus at cHb will be on staying abreast of the newest technologies, apps and software – specifically relating to QuickBooks – and being available to both new and existing clients to assist with practical solutions for financial and day-to-day operational issues. 

 


Jack Barrett
Financial Accountant

Jack joined cHb Advisors in December 2013. Jack graduated from Missouri State University with B.S. in accounting with a minor in economics, as well as an MBA from Missouri Baptist University. At cHb Advisors, Jack focuses on financial accounting while assisting in taxes and payroll.


Kiristi White
Financial Accountant

Kiristi joined cHb Advisors in November 2015. She graduated from University of Missouri- St. Louis in December 2014 with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting. Kiristi has two years of experience in the field of accounting , which was primarily gained as an accountant for a company in the technology industry. She will be joining us as a financial accountant.

 


Jay Haberer
Staff Accountant

Jay joined cHb Advisors in October 2015.  Jay graduated from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with a B.S. in accounting.  He is now eligible to sit for the CPA exam and plans to do so in the near future.  Jay is a staff accountant who focuses on financials as well as taxes. 

 


Kira Turner
Staff Accountant

Kira received her B.S. in Accounting from Missouri State University in December of 2015. She will soon be pursuing her MBA as well. She is joining CHb Advisors as a staff accountant and will be focusing on financials and taxes.

 


Elyse Besinger
Staff Accountant

Elyse joined cHb Advisors in January of 2016. She graduated from Saint Louis University with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting in 2014. Elyse will soon be pursuing her MBA.  At cHb Advisors, she focuses on financial accounting.


Lindsay McQuillen
Business Manager

Lindsay joined cHB Advisors in March of 2016 and has been certified as a QuickBooks Professional Advisor since then. She graduated with her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Northern Iowa in 2007 and her Masters in Human Resource Management from Keller Graduate School in 2011. At cHb Advisors, Lindsay specializes in billing, financial reconciliations, office management, human resources and assisting with accounting services and tax preparation.


Kerry Berberich

Kerry Berberich
Executive Assistant

Kerry joined CHB in December of 2015 as a part time executive assistant. She studied Marketing and Communications at St. Louis Community College and has 7 years of experience in marketing in a corporate retail environment. Kerry has over 15 years of clerical experience. At cHB Advisors, Kerry will be assisting in all administrative duties.