Promotions Announcement

Walz Group has announced the promotion of 3 employees: Nate Hoover, Ben Ritenour and and Kaitlyn Grove.

Nate Hoover, CPA, is promoted to Senior Manager in our Assurance Division. Nate’s career with Walz Group began in 2014 where he joined as a Staff Accountant after working as an intern with the firm the previous summer. He serves clients in a wide range of industries including non-profit, construction, medical and entertainment sectors and manages engagements ranging from compilations to audits. As a former teacher, he also enjoys being involved in firm-wide trainings and working with clients to help them master difficult accounting and tax concepts. Nate is a graduate of Shippensburg University and earned his MBA from Penn State University.

Ben Ritenour, CPA, is promoted to Senior Manager in our Assurance Division. Ben started with Walz Group as a Manager is September 2018. He oversees compilation and review engagements while also performing a variety of consultative services for clients, including outsourced CFO services and bank examination procedures. Ben is a graduate of Geneva College and has been recognized as 40 Under 40: PICPA Members to Watch.

Kaitlyn Grove, CPA, became a Manager in our Assurance Division. She first started working at Walz Group in June 2015 as a Staff Accountant. The majority of Kaitlyn’s time is focused on audit work and outsourced accounting functions with specializations in non-profit and employee benefit plan audits. She serves the construction and live entertainment industries for corporate work. Kaitlyn attended Liberty University where she received her BA and MBA. She is also a 2018 Leadership Lancaster Graduate and now serves on its GROW Committee.

These 3 employees are valued members of our team and we’re happy to see them grow in their careers with our firm. Congrats!