WEC Announces Promotions for 2022

Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer, P.C. Announces Annual Promotions

Miranda Franks promoted to tax senior manager

Jessica Eriksen promoted to audit senior

Norfolk, Va. - Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer, P.C. (WEC), a CPAmerica member firm, announces annual promotions of two employees, effective July 1, 2022. The firm is run by managing shareholder, Angela Kerns, CPA, HCCP.

Miranda Franks has been promoted to Tax Senior Manager. Franks joined WEC in 2018 with significant years of experience working with high-net-worth individuals and their closely held real estate businesses and clients in the government contracting space. She works with commercial and residential real estate partnerships, helping them with acquisition and disposition analyses and deal structuring.

Franks graduated from Penn State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting and a Master of Accounting. Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her husband and son, playing volleyball and fishing.

Jessica Eriksen has been promoted to Audit Senior. Eriksen joined WEC in 2019 as an intern and hired as a full-time staff in 2020. She enjoys working with operating companies and not-for-profit clients on annual audits.

She attended Old Dominion University where she majored in accounting. Outside of work, she enjoys playing volleyball and spending time with her husband and two German Shepard dogs.

“We are delighted to promote Miranda and Jessica,” said Kerns. “They have been an important part in building our firm and we look forward to seeing them continually develop professionally.” WEC prides itself on promoting from within whenever possible. Our staff and clients benefit from the knowledge and skills our people acquire over time while ensuring the continued high quality of work.

About Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer, P.C.

Locally based and globally connected, WEC has spent nearly three decades perfecting the craft of financial advisory and accounting. Established in 1989 by Alvin A. Wall, Martin A. Einhorn, and Jeffrey S. Chernitzer, the firm is known for its forward-thinking culture and highly specialized advisors in a range of industries. The firm philosophy is people-first, highlighting not only the importance of relationships with clients and colleagues, but the values which make those relationships possible. The WEC team believes the most successful, lasting relationships are those built with confidence, cultivated by collaboration, and sustained through commitment.

The WEC team of CPAs and advisors, led by managing shareholder, Angela R. Kerns, provide a broad range of assurance, tax, and advisory services and solutions that are strategically customized to fit their clients’ unique and individual needs. These services include estate planning, entrepreneurial services and exit planning, restructuring and turnaround, forensic accounting and litigation support, and virtual office services. The expertise of their team spans a range of business sectors, with specialized industry niches including real estate, manufacturing & wholesale distribution, retail & franchise, construction, government contracting, not-for-profit, hospitality and technology. WEC clients are as diverse in size and location as they are in product and service, ranging from sole proprietorships to multi-million-dollar enterprises.

The firm is a proud recipient of numerous prestigious awards including Virginia Business’ “Best Places to Work in Virginia,” Accounting Today’s “Best Accounting Firms to Work For,” Inside Business’ “Best Places to Work in Hampton Roads,” and CoVaBIZ’s “Best Places to Work.”