November 29, 2017 (St. Louis) – Purk & Associates, the award-winning, nationally recognized accounting and management consulting firm, announced today that Brett Rugen, CPA, joined as a new Tax Manager.
In his new role, Rugen will work with a team of professionals supervising them on matters ranging from completing clients’ tax returns, and keeping team members informed of current tax legislation and new tax planning ideas, to business development and working with clients on income tax planning.
“Brett is a wonderful addition to Team Purk. He has a strong work ethic, he is curious, and he is focused on finding solutions for clients. These are the traits that stood out immediately when we first met with him,” said Bill Purk, CPA, Purk & Associates President and Founding Shareholder.
Prior to joining the firm, Rugen worked at Aegion Corporation as a Tax Manager where he prepared various components of quarterly income tax provisions for U.S., entities, and assisted with tax savings strategies and planning of federal, state and local jurisdictions. He also has more than 10 years of tax and accounting experience working for local public accounting firms.
“I’m thrilled to be the newest team member to join Purk & Associates. The firm has an incredible reputation locally and nationally as one of the best places to work in St. Louis and one of the best accounting firms to work for in the country,” said Rugen. “What drew me to the firm is the entrepreneurial culture.”
Rugen earned a Master of Accountancy and Certificate of Taxation, and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Missouri, Columbia, where he graduated cum laude.
Founded in 2009 with headquarters in St. Louis, Purk & Associates, P.C., is a nationally recognized and award winning, independently owned accounting and management advisory firm that delivers a full range of tax, accounting, audit and consulting services. At Purk & Associates, our focus is to help our clients achieve more financial and business success. To learn more, please visit http://purkpc.com.