St. Louis – Anders is proud to announce that Robert L. Berger, CPA/CGMA, Tax Partner and Director of the Real Estate and Construction Group, has been named a 40 Under 40 honoree for 2017 by the St. Louis Business Journal.
Rob was selected by a panel of former 40 Under 40 winners from a pool of more than 450 nominations. A special section of the St. Louis Business Journal featuring the other honorees will be published in the February 10th edition of the newspaper. An awards dinner honoring the winners will be held on Feb. 16 at the St. Louis Marriott Grand Hotel.
Since being named to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Leadership Academy, Rob has risen on the national platform as a member of the AICPA Gen Next Task Force and advisor on futuristic topics in the accounting profession. Rob joins other rising Leadership Academy stars from across the country to discuss and implement leadership theory and strategic planning, develop tools for handling complex management challenges and discuss important issues facing the accounting industry.
A tax partner and Director of the Anders Real Estate and Construction Group, Rob was selected by firm management for the Rainmaker Academy, a program that develops firm leaders. As part of Rainmaker, Rob shares his training with supervisors and managers at Anders as part of the program’s cascade effect.
Rob is an accomplished tax advisor, industry expert and mentor. During his five years as Director of the Real Estate and Construction Group, Rob has been integral in developing our growth strategy. The group has posted consistent gains in recent years, rising to $2.7 million in revenue. Under his direction, the group has been successful in garnering hundreds of thousands of dollars in savings for clients through Tax Credits, Cost Segregation Studies and consultation on Repair Regulation changes.
Rob provides Anders with increased exposure through speaking engagements, published interviews and blogging. He has been featured in Money Magazine, Accounting Today, AICPA Edge, and monthly in the Anders Real Estate and Construction Newsletter. Rob has also served as an expert in the St. Louis Business Journal’s Table of Expert series.
Outside the firm, Rob is a member of the Missouri Society of CPAs Firm Leadership Committee, serves as President of the Young Leaders Board of the Wyman Center, President of St. John’s UCC and Treasurer and Golf Committee Chair for the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA).
Anders has nearly 200 partners and staff members, and approximately $30 million in revenue. For over 50 years, Anders has delivered full service accounting, tax, audit and advisory services to growth-oriented closely-held companies, organizations and individuals. The firm also specializes in valuation, forensics, strategic services, technology and financial services. For more information, visit Anders at www.anderspa.com.