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ParenteBeard Appoints Three Principals

May 20, 2014

ParenteBeard announced today that Rich Everhart, Ed Kollar and Theresa Racek have been appointed as principals.

With 25 years of experience in public accounting, Mr. Everhart provides business advisory, financial reporting, tax planning and tax compliance services to privately held businesses and individuals. A certified public accountant in Pennsylvania, he holds his bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown and a master’s degree from Pennsylvania State University.

Mr. Kollar has over 30 years of professional accounting experience, including 14 in public accounting. A key player in the firm’s tax group, his primary focus is natural stone and gas and other extractive industries. He is a certified public accountant in Pennsylvania, an IRS Enrolled Agent and Certified Specialist in Estate Planning. Mr. Kollar holds a bachelor’s degree from Wilkes College and is treasurer of the Estate Planning Council of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Ms. Racek has been a member of ParenteBeard’s small business group for 14 years and has over 30 years of experience in public and private accounting. A certified public accountant in Pennsylvania and chartered global management accountant, she holds a bachelor’s degree from Bloomsburg University. Ms. Racek is a graduate of Leadership Lehigh Valley and president of Executive Women International’s Lehigh Valley Chapter.