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With Klein Hall CPAs’ business services you’ll get partner accessibility, a focus on teamwork and open communication. Explore some of the industries we specialize in working with.

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Let Klein Hall CPAs provide tax planning and preparation for you and your family. We offer prompt, personal service at an affordable cost.

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Client Testimonials
From Our Clients

“The staff are outstanding. We’ve had a relationship with
the firm for over 10 years.”

Nicole Stuckert, Sycamore CUSD #427

“They offer valuable feedback and are always available for
questions or concerns.  A pleasure to work with!”

Helen Perez, Elmhurst CUSD #205

“Extremely knowledgeable, insightful, and thorough.
They are true professionals.”

Matt Scroggs, RivalMind, LLC

“The Klein Hall staff is always upbeat and helpful,
but most importantly, I feel safe with such professionals.”

Colleen Silanskis LMT, Owner of Body Sense Wellness Center Inc.

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Founding Partner

Scott Klein

Experience
Scott Klein is one of the founding partners of Klein Hall CPAs.  He has over 30 years of public accounting experience specializing in healthcare management and advisory services, audits and reviews, governmental and not-for-profit industries, and employee benefit plans.  He brings an invaluable amount of expertise and knowledge to the firm in working with compliance, audit and review, and tax matters for both large and closely held entities. He has performed audits for hundreds of governmental and commercial entities and assists them in the area of compliance.

Scott participates in the AICPA peer review program.  Scott has been published in the financial section of the Naperville Sun and was interviewed on NC-17 TV.  He was honored to be an annual speaker for over 7 years at the National University of Health Services.

Scott has served on the Board of Directors for the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce, KidsMatter and DuPage United Way.  He is currently an active member of the Rotary Club of Naperville Sunrise.

Education
University of Illinois- Bachelors in Accountancy

Professional Affiliations
Certified Public Accountant – Illinois

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS)

Illinois Association of School Board Officials (IASBO)

Association of School Board Officials (ASBO)

Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)

DuPage United Way – Former Board Member

KidsMatter – Former Board Member

Founding Partner

Christina Klein

Experience
Christina Klein, CPA, MST is the managing partner of Klein Hall CPAs, with extensive experience in tax analysis, planning and advisory for small businesses and individuals.  She has special expertise in working with the tax and accounting matters for closely held and family owned businesses, manufacturers and personal service entities.  She works hand in hand with entrepreneurs in starting up new companies and the on-going compliance they require.  She also works with local attorneys providing consulting, tax planning and court testimony for clients in divorce cases.

Christina designed, implemented and instructed QuickBooks and accounting courses at the College of DuPage.  Christina has been published on numerous occasions in the financial sections of the Naperville Sun and the Beacon News and she has been a guest speaker for the International Association of Administrative Professionals.

Christina currently serves the community as a Board Member for both Loaves & Fishes and Naperville Elderly Homes.  She is the former Treasurer for the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce and served as Board Member and Treasurer of Naperville CARES for four years.

Education
DeVry University- Bachelors Degree in Accountancy- Summa Cum Laude

Northern Illinois University- Masters Degree in Taxation- Magna Cum Laude

Professional Affiliations
Certified Public Accountant – Illinois

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS)

Loaves & Fishes – Board Member

Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce – Former Treasurer

Naperville CARES – Former Treasurer

Naperville Elderly Homes – Board Member

Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor

Partner

Catrina Payne

Experience
Catrina Payne has more than 20 years of public accounting experience in the areas of accounting, auditing, tax and business consulting.   She provides direction to a diverse client base that encompasses a broad range of service, manufacturing and construction businesses.  She has an in-depth knowledge of and specialization in the real estate and construction industries including an advanced level of experience working with construction accounting software.

Catrina meets with clients and works hand-in-hand with them and their staff to provide accounting services, management consulting, tax planning and value-added service suggestions that assist clients in becoming financially and operationally efficient.

Catrina has served as the Chair for the Illinois CPA Society Construction Group and is the current Chair of the Social/Outreach Committee for the Construction Financial Management Association as well as a 2014 member on the Board of Directors.

Education
Northeastern Illinois University, Bachelor of Science, Accounting

Professional Affiliations
Certified Public Accountant – Illinois

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS)

Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA)

Illinois Association of School Business Officials (IASBO)

Partner

Scott Duenser

Experience
Scott Duenser is a governmental audit specialist providing a variety of auditing and consulting services to a wide range of local government and not-for-profit entities, including school districts, townships, park districts, sanitary districts and fire protection districts.

Scott has special expertise in assisting governmental entities with meeting the financial reporting requirements of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) and the Association of School Board Officials (ASBO).  With extensive local government expertise, he also provides clients with consulting services in the areas of internal controls and risk assessment.  In his role on the Illinois Governmental Report Review Committee, he has reviewed the audit reports of numerous government entities in the State of Illinois for compliance with Governmental Auditing Standards.

Education
Eastern Illinois University- Bachelors in Accountancy

Professional Affiliations
Certified Public Accountant – Illinois

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS)

Illinois Governmental Report Review Committee

Illinois Association of School Board Officials (IASBO)

Exchange Club of Naperville Finance Committee

Principal

Shannon Bachara

Experience
Shannon Bachara is an audit specialist providing auditing and consulting services to a wide range of clients in a variety of industries; including construction contractors, real estate, manufacturers, service companies, employee benefit plans, local governments and not-for-profit entities.

Shannon brings valuable perspectives to her client’s accounting and operational challenges by:

  • Leading client audit engagements that include the planning, directing and reporting of audit assignments
  • Providing financial analysis including reviewing the operations of the entity to ensure compliance with corporate and government policies
  • Preparing financial statements and related disclosures in accordance with US generally accepted accounting principles
  • Assessing risks of fraud and misstatement and presenting process improvement recommendations including developing financial plans and strategies

Shannon stays abreast of new pronouncements and other accounting standards and works closely with her client’s management team to help them understand and incorporate those changes into their financial reporting. Shannon is well equipped to perform both financial statement audits and employee benefit plan audits. When performing both engagements, the client benefits from added efficiency and greater insight into the company’s unique situation and needs.

Education 
DePaul University- Bachelor of Science, Accounting

Professional Affiliations
Certified Public Accountant – Illinois

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS)

Naperville CARES – Board Member

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