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VonLehman Promotes 16 – Emir Hodzic Named Shareholder

12/14/2017 Emir Hodzic

VonLehman is pleased to announce the firm has promoted 16 people effective January 1, 2018. The promotions include Emir Hodzic who was named the 19th Shareholder at the firm.

“When it comes to promoting the values of hard work, determination, and leadership, these individuals are driven to meet the goals of our company and keep our clients’ best interests in mind at all times,” said Brian Malthouse, President of VonLehman. “I’m proud to announce that we have elevated them to the next step in their careers to keep pace with our growing client base and their needs for high quality audit, tax, and consulting services.”

The 16 people promoted include:


Emir Hodzic


Kathy Dreier
Ed Halpin
Lori Robertson

Senior Manager

Steve Brunner
Dan Kraft
Nick Pharo
Lisa Riccardi


Aaron Bessler
Ali Lotfalian
Colleen Swanson
Meagan Vogel
Kerri Walz


Mike Ballenger
Kevin Kokolus

Senior Associate

Nancy Collins

Emir Hodzic joined VonLehman in 2004. He is a member of the firm’s Manufacturing and Distribution Executive Committee focusing his practice on closely-held businesses and middle-market companies. Hodzic specializes in mergers and acquisitions where he helps companies understand the tax structure of both buying and selling.

Additionally, the following consultants and professional staff were promoted throughout 2017:

  • Deirdre Bird (Human Capital Consulting Manager)
  • Branden Feldkamp (IT Director)
  • Grace Gurney (Human Capital Analyst)


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