Vice President Greg Elpers, CPA, has been named to lead the Accounting & Auditing Department for Harding, Shymanski & Company, PSC effective January 1, 2020. Elpers assumes responsibility for the department from Vice President Dave Papariella, CPA, as part of the firm’s internal succession plan.
“The A&A Department has an experienced, strong group of leaders that have and will continue to provide excellent service to our clients,” said Papariella. “They embrace the continuing changes in the landscape of the profession ranging from new accounting standards to ever-evolving technology. Greg has great relationships with his peers and brings a collaborative approach that will serve our clients and our team well. It has been a privilege to work with and lead this group for the past 12 years.”
A Vice President in our Accounting & Auditing Department, Elpers has been with the firm since 1996. He works closely with and provides accounting, auditing, and consulting services primarily for clients in the construction, manufacturing, and non-profit industries as well as in the firm’s employee benefit audit niche. Elpers also serves as co-leader of the firm’s Construction Team.
“I’m both honored and excited to have the opportunity to step into this new role and continue the high level of quality Dave has instilled throughout our department these past 12 years,” Elpers said. “We have a tremendous amount of talent and a strong group of leaders within our department. I look forward to working with our team as we position ourselves to meet the challenges that face our industry, continue to grow the department, and to provide excellent client service through our long-standing one-firm, one-team culture.”
Elpers is a graduate of the University of Evansville with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Indiana CPA Society and has obtained the Certified Construction Auditor (CCA) designation. He currently serves as an Advisory Board Member for The Salvation Army and is a past Chairman of the Advisory Board. In addition, he has previously served as a board member for the Evansville Redevelopment Commission and the Legal Aid Society. He has previously been a featured speaker and panelist at the national RSM construction accounting conference and has authored an article published by the national CFMA Building Profits construction magazine.