ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill., February 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Porte Brown LLC, www.PorteBrown.com, a Chicagoland accounting firm, is pleased to announce the election of Joseph A. Gleba as the firm’s next CEO and Managing Partner, effective January 1, 2022.
Gleba succeeds Bruce Joneswho assumed the role of managing partner of Thomas Porte in 2003. Jones became the first non-family member to lead Porte Brown since the company was founded in 1946. During his tenure, Jones expanded the company’s service offerings to include a wide range of services from consultancy and expanded the company’s corporate footprint Elk Grove Village office to include offices in Elgin, Evanston, McHenry and Tinley Park, Illinois. Today, the company serves customers internationally and uses state-of-the-art technology to meet the growing needs of the virtual business environment.
“Gleba exemplifies what it means to be a member of the Porte Brown team,” Jones said. “He has the skills and leadership qualities necessary to continue growing the business through innovation, process improvement and strategic relationships. Joe is ready for this new challenge and we have the utmost confidence in his ability to lead the company into the future.”
Gleba, CPA and Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP®), began his career as an accountant with the firm in 1996 and became a partner in 2009. He has held several senior management positions over the years, including as partner in charge of the McHenry office, member of the cabinet leadership committee, and a senior practice partner to the construction industry. Additionally, Gleba has been heavily involved in onboarding newly acquired accounting firms, talent recruitment events, and implementing best practices around new accounting software.
“I am grateful for the support of the entire firm and the confidence my partners have in me to guide Porte Brown through this transformative and exciting time,” said Gleba. “Building on Porte Brown’s legacy of talented consultants, efficient processes and dedicated customer service, I look forward to leading the company’s pursuit of growth strategies that will strengthen us for the future. following 75 years.”
About Porte Brown
Porte Brown LLC is a full-service accounting and consulting firm headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Village of Elk Grove, Illinois. For over 75 years, Porte Brown has focused on providing the highest level of service to individuals, businesses and organizations throughout the region. In addition to traditional accounting services such as tax planning and preparation, auditing, business valuations and pension plan administration. Porte Brown also provides strategic advice and implementation of cutting-edge technologies for clients in cloud and non-cloud environments. Wealth management services provided by Porte Brown Wealth Management LLC.*
Porte Brown serves accounting and consulting clients from its offices in Illinois, Indianaand Texas. For more information, visit www.portebrown.com or call 847-956-1040.
*Wealth management services provided by Porte Brown Wealth Management LLC. Securities offered by Avantax Investment ServicesSM, Member FINRA, SIPC. Investment advisory services offered by Avantax Advisory ServicesSM. Insurance services offered by an insurance agency affiliated with Avantax.