About Us


Jim Donovan, CPA

Jim is a CPA with more than 35 years’ experience working with closely-held businesses, consulting on federal and state income tax planning, management and business operations. “The most satisfying aspect of my work is working closely with family-owned businesses; the interaction and relationships among the business and the individual owners constantly provide challenges and opportunities to devise unique solutions for the myriad issues that evolve.”Jim earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Notre Dame, majoring in biology and physics. He also played soccer for Notre Dame and was named team captain as a senior. He later earned an accounting degree from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.During his career, Jim is a past-chair of the prestigious Mid-America Tax Conference and has been a contributing editor for The Journal of Partnership Taxation and The Journal of Real Estate Taxation. He has also authored many articles in professional publications dealing with closely-held businesses and lectured in continuing education courses for both the Missouri Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs. Jim’s interests outside the office include golf, furniture making, reading and the beach. He and Carrie, his wife of thirty-six years, live in Chesterfield and have three grown children.


Kathryn Roseman, CPA

Kathryn graduated in 1987 from University of Missouri in Columbia with a Bachelor degree in accounting and took a position with Price Waterhouse where she worked for four years gaining invaluable experience in auditing closely-held businesses. As she started her family, she moved to a local public accounting firm where she could continue her auditing career while gaining experience in taxation for both business entities and their individual owners. During her career, she has also worked as a controller for a merger and acquisition consulting firm for 8 years. She has acquired a total of 18 years experience in public practice working within a variety of industries including distribution, manufacturing, and real estate. Kathryn realizes that the diversity of people and industries, coupled with the broad panoply of work make public accounting an exciting and rewarding career. Kathryn enjoys spending time boating and sailing near her lake house with her husband and four children.


Kim Renfro, CPA

Kim grew up in Oklahoma and graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma. As a result, she often receives a befuddled look when responding to the typical St. Louis question concerning which high school she attended (Checotah by the way). She, her husband and three sons relocated to the St. Louis area in 1992. They currently reside in Caseyville, Illinois. Kim has more than twenty years’ experience in both public accounting as well as working in industry for public companies. Her public accounting experience has included great experience in accounting services, auditing as well as state, local and federal income tax matters. Her tax experience includes strong skills in corporations, partnerships, trust and individual income taxes. She also has experience in IRS controversy engagements. Among her clients, she has developed a strong professional and personal relationship because her strong work ethic engenders such confidence and trust with her clients. Now that all three of their sons are married and on their own, Kim and her husband Michael own a house on Lake of Egypt in Marion, Illinois. They spend many weekends there fishing, boating and playing with their grandchildren.

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