Herbein Names Five to Partnership

August 11, 2022

Herbein Names Five to Partnership

Promotions of 5 senior managers to firm partnership / Largest new partner class in Herbein’s 50 year history

READING, PA (August 11, 2022) – Herbein + Company, Inc. (Herbein), a leading Mid-Atlantic CPA advisory firm, has announced the admission of David J. Breitegam, CPA / CVA, Keith R. Hoffman, CPA / CDFA, Amanda D. Jackowski, CPA, Christopher S. Kunkle, CPA / CFE / CITP, and Michael J. Malinsky, CPA, CGMA, to the firm partnership, effective October 1, 2022.

Prior to their promotions, all five had been Herbein senior managers.

“Congratulations to each of our new partners on this significant career milestone,” said Herbein Managing Partner David W. Stonesifer, CPA. “As they take the next step in their careers, their contributions will be critical to delivering future-facing strategies that ensure our clients’ success.”

  • David Breitegam joined Herbein in 2007 and is a member of the firm’s tax and small business department. He works clients in the construction, dairy, and manufacturing industries, and specializes in performing business valuations as part of the firm’s management advisory services group.
  • Keith Hoffman joined Herbein in 2000 and is a member of Herbein’s small business department. He is responsible for overseeing family and closely held business clients and specializes in consulting services for clients in various industries including construction, real estate, hospitality and lodging, franchise, and individual taxpayers.
  • Amanda Jackowski began her career a Herbein tax intern in 2010, and later joined the firm’s accounting and auditing department. She primarily works with clients in the agribusiness space, including cooperatives, dairies, nonprofits, and manufacturing entities, as well as providing employee benefit plan audit services. Jackowski leads audit teams for several of Herbein’s largest clients with revenues more than $1 billion.
  • Christopher Kunkle is a member of Herbein’s accounting and auditing department, primarily focused on construction, engineering and manufacturing industry clients, as well as employee benefit plan audits. He is involved in Herbein’s forensic and cyber security niches, and has earned the Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Information Technology Professional credentials.
  • Michael Malinsky leverages his 30 plus years of experience in accounting and auditing to provide exceptional client service. His experience includes working with a variety of for-profit entities, assisting them in their audit compliance needs, special consulting needs, and in other areas.
As Herbein celebrates its 50th year of operation, Stonesifer noted that the firm’s future is bright.

“We believe it is particularly meaningful that our 2022 partner class is the largest in our history. We’re committed to remaining independent and continuing to serve our existing markets, while being open to new opportunities,” Stonesifer said. “These leaders represent our firm’s ongoing focus on advancing our strategic imperatives by strengthening our CPA and advisory business, and further enabling our growth. They are ready to succeed with confidence in helping deliver Herbein’s full capabilities to our clients – and in helping to drive our firm forward.”