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In the News


38th Annual YMCA Corporate Cup

38th Annual YMCA Corporate Cup…

Congrats Ryan Berger!!

Please join us in congratulating Ryan Berger on his recent promotion to Tax Senior!!!…

Auditing Conference 2018!

KL Managing Partner Ernie Gelpi, CPA, CGFM, Audit Partner Doug Finegan, CPA, CVA and Audit Senior Managers Michelle Treschwig, CPA and Cathy Nerin, CPA, CRFAC recently attended the CPAmerica 2018 Audit & Attestation Conference and Technology Roundtable.…

Administrative Luncheon

A very special thank you to our fantastic administrative staff!! We hope they enjoyed their Administrative Appreciation Luncheon.…

Congrats Michelle Biermann-Treshchwig, CPA!!

Please join us in congratulating KL Audit Senior Manager, Michelle Biermann-Treschwig, CPA for passing the examination and receiving the AICPA’s Advanced Single Audit Certificate.…

David Kushner presents to UNO!

David Kushner, CPA, CRFAC recently presented at UNO's Beta Alpha PSI meeting - the topic was "The New Tax Bill". He is also pictured with Jasmine Cooley, who is the Accounting Honor Society's current President, and Luis Hasbun.…

KL team participating in Mardi Gras 2018!!

Several of our firm employees participated in this year’s Mardi Gras festivities by riding in the following parades: Amanda Amedee – Mystic Krewe of Nyx MaryAnne Garcia – Krewe of Iris Doug Finegan – Krewe of Rex Wilson LaGraize – Krewe of Rex …

Christopher Breaux, Jr. Promotion

Please join us in congratulating Christopher Breaux, Jr. on his promotion to Audit Senior!!…

Rock & Bowl Event

Kushner LaGraize employees participated in the annual LCPA New Orleans Chapter Rock-N-Bowl event. They enjoyed competing against local attorneys, bankers, and CPAs. Thanks to all who participated! …

KL team supporting New Orleans Saints

KL team supporting our New Orleans Saints !!!…

One to watch - Accounting!

Congratulations to Audit Senior Manager Michelle Treschwig, CPA!!! She has been recognized as "One to watch: Accounting". http://neworleanscitybusiness.com/…/ones-to-watch-accounti…/ …

Holiday Office Decorating Contest!

The KL team enjoyed our 1st annual office decorating contest and celebrated with cookies, hot chocolate and a nice warm fire…

Annual Holiday Party!!

The KL team recently enjoyed our annual Holiday Party!!!…

Tax Manager Promotions!!

Please join us in congratulating Carrie Bean, CPA, Jessica Judd, CPA, Camille Kent, CPA, and Michael Nguyen, CPA on their promotions to Tax Manager I and Kyle Youngberg, CPA to Tax Manager II!!…

2nd Harvest Community Kitchen Volunteering

Our KL team recently volunteered for two separate shifts at 2nd Harvest's Community Kitchen - it was a great day of helping and learning about the needs of our community!…

Business Valuation Matters

Doug Finegan, CPA, CVA and Al Leaber, CPA/CFF, CVA, CRFAC both hold business valuation credentials, and recently attended courses administered by the NACVA (National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts), specifically “ Current Update in Valuations” , and “Advanced Valuation Applications and Models”. The AICPA valuation standard (SSVS 1) states “the use of professional judgement is an essential component of estimating value”. Together, Doug and Al have over 65 years of public accounting experience that aides in their professional judgement on valuation matters. We would be pleased to assist with business valuation services.…

2017 YMCA Corporate Cup

The KL team participated in the YMCA Corporate Cup and enjoyed beautiful weather and a great time as usual!…

Happy Halloween!!

Wishing all of our clients, friends and family a very Happy & Safe Halloween!!! The KL team is enjoying our annual Monster Mash!!…

Forensic Accounting Presentation

Certified Forensic Accountant and one of the firm's founding partners, Wilson LaGraize, Jr., CPA recently presented at a graduate accounting class at LSU....the students were terrific and they offered excellent questions!…

Supporting EJGH's Up on the Roof - Taste from the Top

KL team was pleased to support East Jefferson Hospital's Up on the Roof - Taste from the Top event again this year. …

Breast Cancer Awareness

October is breast cancer awareness month, and today the KL team "went pink" to show our support and raise money for this very important cause! …

Annual Kickball Tournament

The KL team participated in the Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants' (LCPA) Annual Kickball Tournament. It was a great event and all of the proceeds benefited the Cancer Center at Children's Hospital. Thanks to our team for helping us support this very special cause.…

Best of the Best 2017 Award

The KL team was very proud to receive this recognition from Inside Public Accounting!!…

KL Family Fun Event

The KL team had a great family night at Dave & Buster's this weekend!! …

Partner Special Story - Mary Anne Garcia, CPA

A very special story we would like to share about a partner of our firm - Mary Anne Garcia!! http://www.wwltv.com/…/i-cant-lose-you-daughters-…/462065241 …

David Kushner Presents at UNO!

David Kushner, CPA, CR.FA recently presented at UNO's Beta Alpha PSI meeting - the topic was "Current Events in Taxation". He is also pictured with Nischal Adhikari who is the society's current President.…

Congrats Elizabeth Montelepre!!

Please join us in congratulating Elizabeth Montelepre for passing the CPA examination - great job Elizabeth!!…

Congrats Lauren Evola!!

Please join us in congratulating Lauren Evola for passing the CPA examination - great job Lauren!!…

Congratulations Kenny Eldridge!

Please join us in congratulating Kenny Eldridge on passing the CPA examination - great job Kenny!…

Certified Forensic Accountant!!

Please join us in congratulating Susan Kelly-Kliebert, CPA on her new designation - Certified Forensic Accountant!! …

KL team presentation!!

Our tax managers Julie DiColo, CPA, Christy Brox, CPA, Kyle Youngberg, CPA and Shari Sigur, CPA presented yesterday at the NO Chapter of the LCPA - NOLA Tax Day for Accounting Scholarships. The net proceeds from this continuing education will support local accounting scholarships. …

New Orleans Living Magazine Article

Here is a recent article published by New Orleans Living Magazine. KL partners David Kushner, CPA, CR.FA and Craig Fabacher, CPA discuss "Continual Preparation for Post Election Tax Opportunities". https://lnkd.in/eTsA9Tg …

One to Watch - Accounting!

Congratulations KL Tax Senior Manager Dean Martin, CPA - he has been selected by CityBusiness as "One to Watch - Accounting"!…

Congrats KL Managing Partner!

Congratulations to our Managing Partner Ernie Gelpi, CPA, CGFM for being elected to the CPAmerica Board of Directors!!…

KL Holiday Party

Kushner LaGraize held their annual holiday party on December 10th. It was a fun filled night of food, laughter, and music.…

CityBusiness Awards KL as a “2016 Best Places to Work”

KL was proud to accept a “2016 Best Places to Work” award at the CityBusiness luncheon held at the Hyatt hotel. The firm was honored to join many local businesses in the final selection of Best Places to work. …

Second Harvest Food Bank

Several KL staff and seniors served at Second Harvest’s warehouse packing up food for the Thanksgiving food drive. The drive collected a total of 78 pounds of non-perishable food items to deliver to hungry families. We enjoyed helping out such a great cause. …

The 36th Annual YMCA Corporate Cup

KL employees participated in the YMCA 36th Annual Corporate Cup held in City Park. It was a great event for the firm to give back to the community and help support the YMCA Educational Services & Adult Literacy programs. Thank you to all KL runners and walkers who were a part of the race! …

2016 Best Places to Work

We are very honored to once again be a nominee this year - thank you to our amazing team!!…

KL Team at Rock & Bowl

KL team recently enjoyed a family night at Rock & Bowl.…

Welcome home Tax Senior Shari Sigur, CPA!!

Shari just returned from a mission trip to the Dominican Republic. She delivered school supplies collected from the KL team and others to these young children and helped ensure they have the tools necessary to start a successful new school year! Way to pay it forward!! …

LRA Expo 2016

We will be presenting on August 6th.... …

Controller Opportunity

We are currently seeking a qualified Controller to join an amazing company and lead their accounting department. Please see link for full details.…

5 Financial Numbers

What you need to know...…

KL in the Community

Supporting Junior League..…

Top Employees

Is competition calling…

Retirement Reality

It's catching up...…

KL Team at LCPA Kickball

KL Team participated...…

Beta Alpha Psi

David Kushner presented...…

Hurricane Katrina

On the 10 year anniversary.. …