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

Jul. 30 - Professional Development for Busy Women: The CliffsNotes! 7.0
8 - 10 a.m.
Given the current state of the world, personal development is as important as ever. There is a plethora of insightful professional development literature out there, but who has time to read it all? Hear from five speakers, each of whom will deliver a high-level summary of the key points from a professional development book that they found to be helpful, inspiring and educational. You're sure to learn some tips to help further your own career.

Aug. 12 - Virtual Trivia Night with a Twist
5:15 - 6:15 p.m. (Log in at 5 p.m.)
Don’t miss this virtual trivia night with a twist! Hosted by MOCPA chapters, this is a game of OpinioNation, which is survey-based like Family Feud, with the correct answer being the most popular one. Each team is allowed six devices, so gather a few coworkers, friends, or family members to join your virtual team. It’s the perfect opportunity to connect and socialize during the summer!

Sept. 1 - St. Louis Area Foodbank Volunteer Opportunity
3 - 5 p.m.
Spend time with your peers while making a difference in your community! St. Louis Chapter members will be volunteering at the St. Louis Area Foodbank in the Repackaging Center, assembling food boxes for senior citizens in need.

Sept. 28 - Golf Outing and Tournament
5 - 8:30 p.m.
Meet at Topgolf and get ready to test your game, enjoy time with friends and colleagues, and raise money for MOCPA’s Legacy Endowment Scholarship fund. No experience is necessary. It promises to be an entertaining evening of golfing, networking, food and all-around fun!

Multiple Dates - MOCPA Roundtables
Gather with fellow CPAs in your niche to assess critical challenges and exchange ideas in a discussion-based forum. Leave with enhanced knowledge and an enriched network. The conversation starts with you!

Use AmazonSmile to Support MOCPA Scholarships and Local Charities
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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some chapter events continue to be held virtually. 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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Kara Hershberger, CPA, CIA
RubinBrown LLP

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Michelle Chlebowski, CPA
Chesterfield Day School

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Immediate Past Chair
Michelle Schwerin, CPA, JD
Capes Sokol

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Task Force Chair
Genesis Pfeifer, CPA
Wipfli LLP

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Task Force Chair-Elect
Ashley Smith, CPA
Swink Coplen & Company, P.C.

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Task Force Chair
Chris Vineyard, CPA
Brown Smith Wallace

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

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Task Force Chair-Elect
Dan Alvillar, CPA
Brown Smith Wallace, LLP