Keiter Promotes Three New Partners

Posted on 10.05.15

Keiter Promotes Three New Partners

Keiter is pleased to announce that Jacob D. Favaro, CPA, CFP®, Julie H. Gustavsson, CPA.CITP, and Douglas K. Nickerson, CPA, CGFM, CFE, CIA have been promoted to Partners as of October 1, 2015.

“Promoting Jacob, Julie, and Doug was an important step in growing our Firm and serving our clients. They each demonstrate a sincere dedication to our clients, apply their technical expertise in their areas of specialization, and work tirelessly to make our Firm the best it can be. We look forward to the insights and leadership they will each provide to Keiter in the years to come.”     
Mike Gracik, Managing Partner


Jacob D. Favaro, CPA, CFP®, TaxFavaro_Jacob_9759 Partner

Jacob has served Keiter clients by providing insights and opportunities for over 14 years.

He is a member of the Keiter Manufacturing and Distribution industry team and Workflow and Tax Education Committees for Keiter. Jacob provides tax and consulting services to clients in a wide variety of industries including technology, manufacturing, distribution and service companies.  Jacob is an officer in the South Richmond Rotary and is a former member of the ReEstablish Richmond Board of Directors. Additionally, he is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Certified Financial Planners Board.

Julie GustavssonJulie H. Gustavsson, CPA.CITP, Partner and Chief Operating Officer

Julie is the Chief Operating Officer at Keiter. She is responsible for the day-to-day operations and oversees the development, planning and execution of the Firm’s strategic plan and vision.  During Julie’s ten year tenure with Keiter, she has also served in IT roles, including Business Software Analyst and Technology Manager. Julie is a member of the Keiter Executive Committee, Partner Compensation Committee, and 401k board. She serves on the J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College Educational Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors and is a graduate of the Greater Richmond Chamber’s Leadership Metro Richmond Class of 2015. Julie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Information Systems from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Nickerson_Doug_0012Douglas K. Nickerson, CPA, CGFM, CFE, CIA,
Business Assurance & Advisory Services Partner

Doug has over 19 years of experience providing audit and consulting services to clients in the real estate and construction, manufacturing and distribution, and not-for-profit industries.  Doug has served Keiter clients for over five years and is a member of Keiter’s Real Estate and Construction and Not-for-Profit Industry teams.  In addition, he is a member of the Keiter Merger and Acquisition team and leads numerous due diligence engagements for clients located across the country. Doug serves on the recruiting and scheduling committees at Keiter and is a current board member of the Rotary Club of Innsbrook.

The information contained within this article is provided for informational purposes only and is current as of the date published. Online readers are advised not to act upon this information without seeking the service of a professional accountant, as this article is not a substitute for obtaining accounting, tax, or financial advice from a professional accountant.

Posted by: Keiter CPAs

Keiter CPAs is a certified public accounting firm serving the audittax, accounting and consulting needs of businesses and their owners located in Richmond and across Virginia. We focus on serving emerging growth businesses and companies in the financial servicesconstructionreal estatemanufacturingretail & distribution industries and nonprofits. We also provide business valuations and forensic accounting servicesfamily office services, and inbound international services.