Simon Lever Promotes Kim Lyons and Rebecca Walck to Partner

 In Company News, Press Release

January 5, 2021 |

Simon Lever, a financial advantage and trusted advisor firm, named one of the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania, announces today the promotion of Kim Lyons and Rebecca Walck to partner. Dedicated to maximizing the success of its employees to better serve its clients and community, Simon Lever continues to diversify its partner group base and elevate the talent that is bringing change to the firm.

Having joined Simon Lever in 2008, Kim Lyons, a graduate of Elizabethtown College, views her role at Simon Lever as so much more than an accountant. “I am excited about the team of people we have and the way we have come together to navigate this past year,” says Lyons. “I am proud of the way we have been able to support clients and lean into our trusted advisor mindset.” She understands that offering clear, reliable guidance is essential for helping business decision makers chart the right course. Lyons has built her career on providing expertise in nonprofit and Yellow Book audits that help organizations stay compliant. “I am excited about my growth as a leader and how I am able to use my skill set to help the firm continue to grow,” says Lyons.

Also a graduate of Elizabethtown College, Rebecca Walck joined Simon Lever in 2015, bringing extensive knowledge and experience in auditing to the firm. Walck leads the audit and assurance (A&A) team at Simon Lever and is also responsible for the firm’s internal quality control. “I am thrilled to see the continued growth and development of our firm,” says Walck. She guides businesses in a range of industries with sound audit and accounting advice and places numbers in context so clients can make informed decisions. She also specializes in providing thorough employee benefit plan audits. Walck is passionate about assisting nonprofits, and she partners closely with local groups to help them use financial information to tell their stories. “I am looking forward to having a deeper and continued impact on our people, clients, and community,” says Walck.

“It has been an honor to work with Kim and Becky and to watch their growth over their careers at Simon Lever. Their promotions to partner are a recognition of the impact they each have had in the firm,” says Jason McDougall, managing partner at Simon Lever. McDougall has led Simon Lever through a period of significant growth, including the expansion to a new office location in the Capital Region. “Kim and Becky’s contributions have had a meaningful influence on the lives our clients, our people, and our community. We are looking forward to the positive impact they will have as they maximize their unique skills and strengths in pursuit of our core purpose.”

Simon Lever is a people-first firm dedicated to attracting and retaining professionals looking for a rewarding career in expert tax and business consulting services. The team works closely through a mentoring program that helps to accelerate growth and contributes to the achievement of career goals. Simon Lever strives to be a firm that identifies the strengths of the individual, which allows for greater team growth and success.

If interested in a career with Simon Lever, click here to view our current opportunities. Or, if looking for a business advisory and CPA firm that aims to help its clients achieve a financial advantage, click here to learn more.

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