Public Accounting Firm Louis Plung & Company Announces Promotions

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Pittsburgh regional public accounting firm Louis Plung & Company announces three employee promotions: Charles Jerich (Tax Manager), Isabel Li (Tax Senior), and Justin Battaglia (Audit Senior).


Charles Jerich, recently promoted to Tax Manager

Charles is an informed, technically sound, tireless professional and an important member of the team. I’m looking forward to his contributions at the management level.

Louis Plung & Company, a regional public accounting firm in Pittsburgh, is proud to share the news of recent employee promotions.

Charles Jerich, an employee since 2012, was promoted to Tax Manager effective July 1, 2016. Previously, he was Supervising Senior in the Tax Department.

His experience includes more than 25 years working at Big 4 and regional public accounting firms in Pittsburgh and Chicago. Charles also spent two years working in the state and local tax department of an international office supplies manufacturer.

At Louis Plung & Company, Charles prepares and reviews tax returns for high net worth individuals, closely-held corporations, and partnerships. He specializes in estates, trusts, gifts, and multi-state tax planning. Says Tax Partner Earl Kaiserman, “Charles is an informed, technically sound, tireless professional and an important member of the team. I’m looking forward to his contributions at the management level.”

Charles earned his Master of Business Administration in Taxation from the University of Notre Dame and his Bachelor’s degree from Duquesne University. He is an active member of the Allegheny Tax Society and Notre Dame Club of Pittsburgh. Charles is also a member of a host committee that helps raise money each year for a charity golf outing benefiting Christ the Divine Teacher Catholic Academy in Aspinwall, PA.

Two other promotions included Isabel Li (Tax) and Justin Battaglia (Audit & Assurance). Isabel started full-time in June 2015 after working as a Seasonal Tax Preparer the previous four months. Justin joined Louis Plung & Company first as an intern in May 2012, then started full-time in January 2014. Both were promoted from Staff to Senior I in their departments effective July 1.

About Louis Plung & Company, LLP
Louis Plung & Company, LLP is among the largest locally-owned certified public accounting firms in the Pittsburgh region. The firm’s geographic focus also includes New York, Ohio, Washington, D.C., and many other states. Louis Plung & Company delivers personalized service to clients in the real estate development, construction, retail, wholesale, employee benefit plan, non-profit, and manufacturing industries. In 2011, the firm co-founded FVL, a joint venture that specializes in forensic accounting and valuations.

Louis Plung & Company is a member of AICPA, PICPA, and BKR International, an independent association of accounting firms with member firms in more than 70 countries.

More information about the firm can be found online at

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