St. Louis Chapter

The St. Louis Chapter has approximately 4,800 members and is made up of the following counties: Crawford, Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, St. Charles, St. Francois, St. Louis City, St. Louis County, Ste. Genevieve, Warren, and Washington.

News & Events

A Message from Chapter Leadership
In recent months, we have witnessed the pandemic change our lives and affect business locally and globally. MOCPA leadership and staff continue to work to make sure that our meetings, events and programs are offered in a manner to keep our members safe and engaged. Click above to learn more about the chapter's plans for the future.

Multiple dates - Cocktails and Conversations
5-6 p.m.
Sit back and enjoy your favorite cocktail while virtually discussing pressing issues with your peers! Topics for these complimentary sessions include: Guidance for New/Young Employees; Talent Shortage for CPAs and Succession Planning; Wellness/Work Life Conundrum; Client Interaction and Marketing: Staying Connected to Your Network.

Nov. 12 & Dec. 3 - Virtual MO State Specific Ethics
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
It can be challenging to find and understand the requirements to keep your license or firm humming along so you can focus on client and business work. Updated for 2020, this plain English course seeks to guide CPAs and firms to best understand and navigate the regulatory environment that impacts the profession in Missouri.

Use AmazonSmile to Support MOCPA Scholarships and Local Charities
Due to current circumstances, more people than ever are shopping online. AmazonSmile is an easy way to support your favorite charitable organization (including MOCPA’s Educational Foundation). All you have to do is select a charity and start shopping! When you shop at AmazonSmile, they will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to the charitable organization of your choice! From now on when you visit Amazon, simply access the site by using this link. Happy shopping, and thank you for your support!

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all chapter events will be virtual until the foreseeable future. To help keep everyone connected during these challenging times, all six chapters will be collaborating on state-wide programming. For any questions about chapter activities or to get involved, please contact Dana Seipp at (800) 264-7966 or

Click here to view the cancellation policy for chapter events.

Chapter Leadership

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Michelle Schwerin, CPA, JD
Capes Sokol

CBayard-web portrait
Kara Hershberger, CPA, CIA
RubinBrown LLP

Immediate Past Chair
Nick Graff, CPA
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

WFossum-web portraitCommunity Outreach
Task Force Chair
Whitney Fossum, CPA
Mueller Prost LC

GPfeifer-web portraitCommunity Outreach
Task Force Chair-Elect
Genesis Pfeifer, CPA
Mueller Prost LC

MKohler-web portraitProfessional Outreach
Task Force Chair
Michelle Kohler, CPA
Sharamitaro & Associates, P.C.

CVineyard-web portraitProfessional Outreach
Task Force Chair-Elect
Chris Vineyard, CPA
Brown Smith Wallace

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Professional Learning and
Networking Task Force Chair
Michelle Chlebowski, CPA
Chesterfield Day School

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Task Force Chair-Elect
Bree Urech-Boyle, CPA, CGMA
UBH Strategies, LLC