The very beginning of Klein Hall CPAs started in the active imagination of a 10-year-old boy who knew he wanted to run his own business. Though he may not have been able to spell the word entrepreneur at the time, Scott Klein was born to be one.
It also started with a girl who possessed a razor-sharp mind and the ability to strike up a conversation with anyone. Christina Hall grew to be an extraordinary accountant with a passion for helping entrepreneurs and a gift for developing authentic relationships with them. Even as an entry-level accountant, she saw opportunities to help businesses grow and brought new clients to the firm where she worked.
As a partner at that same firm, Scott Klein was impressed. Along with her drive to help business owners, he knew Christina had the skill set to start, grow, and continue to guide a strong firm.
Ready to start his own firm, Scott asked Christina if she would be interested in partnering with him. Recognizing his entrepreneurial gifts and innovative ideas, Christina was quickly onboard.
Klein Hall & Associates, LLC was launched in a one-room, makeshift office space in Christina’s basement in Naperville, Illinois.
The quarters were cramped and their workload heavy, but starting their own firm in the community where they both lived was a dream come true.
From the start, Scott and Christina were very involved in the Naperville Chamber of Commerce and deeply committed to providing quality service to every client. They were also adamant about creating and maintaining a healthy work life balance for themselves, and eventually, for their staff.
After doing everything themselves for six months, an office administrator was hired and Klein Hall moved into a “real” office space. In a short time, Klein Hall & Associates had already developed a solid reputation in Naperville and surrounding communities, with their personal and impressive service setting them apart from the competition.
Their continued involvement in the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce, networking efforts, and many client referrals led to dramatic growth. Offering an expanding list of tax, accounting, and consulting services, their commitment to quality customer service never wavered.
Experiencing phenomenal growth created just one problem—space!
A new office condo with over 2,200 square feet of office space was purchased, doubling the previous space and allowing for expansion.
Klein Hall was poised to hire the best, build a service-minded team, and further realize their vision to provide top-quality accounting and business services to every client.
Once again, office space was expanded to 4,400 square feet to meet the growing needs of our clients and to provide a comfortable environment for team members.
To more precisely identify their services, Klein Hall & Associates changed its name to Klein Hall CPAs.
Offering employees opportunities to work with great clients while achieving a healthy work/life balance, Klein Hall was successful at attracting and retaining outstanding professionals. Their staff had grown to a team of over 20, supporting a growing list of clients and offering expanded consulting services.
It was time to for another move, just down the street to a new 8,800 square foot office space.
Believing a great work environment fosters greater productivity, Klein Hall CPAs continue to be inspired to perform at the highest level.
After 35 years of being a CPA, Scott Klein retired. We wish him the best of luck in his next chapter.