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Anne Ritter Promoted to Partner at Brown Smith Wallace


(ST. LOUIS, January 30, 2019) Anne M. Ritter, CPA, formerly a principal in the Tax Services practice at Brown Smith Wallace, has been promoted to partner at Brown Smith Wallace, effective January 1, 2019.

As a partner, Ritter has overall responsibility for the tax planning and consulting services rendered to her individual and business clients and also establishes new client relationships. Ritter has more than 25 years of experience as an accounting professional providing expertise to a wide variety of industry groups including automotive dealerships, construction companies, and manufacturing and distribution companies.

Ritter was selected as a 2014 Missouri Society of CPAs Women to Watch recipient. In 2013, she was a recipient of the Streetscape Beyond the Best Top 50 in Business in St. Charles County. In 2014, she was asked to serve on the Advisory Board for Citizens National Bank in St. Charles. She was a board member of the Greater St. Charles County Chamber Board from 2009-2018, serving as Chairman in 2017. She is a member of Missouri Chapter IL of the P.E.O. Sisterhood (Philanthropic Educational Organization) and served on the Missouri State Chapter of PEO Finance Committee from 2016-2018. She was a board member of the SSM Health St. Joseph Foundation Board from 2009-2017, and served as the treasurer and head of the finance committee.  In 2017, she was appointed by the St. Charles County Executive, and currently serves as a Trustee for the Duckett Creek Sanitary District.

Ritter earned a Bachelor of Science and Business Administration degree in accounting, summa cum laude, from Saint Louis University and a Master of Business Administration from Lindenwood University. In 2018, Ritter participated in the Brown Smith Wallace Partnership Readiness Program (PRP), which prepares selected principals to become the next generation of firm partners.


About Brown Smith Wallace

Brown Smith Wallace—an independent member firm of Moore Stephens North America—is a nationally recognized, top 100, full-service CPA and business advisory firm in Missouri with more than 300 employees. The firm is the top-ranked St. Louis firm in the 2019 Vault Accounting Firm rankings and is recognized as a top workplace for women by the Accounting MOVE Project. For more information, visit or call 314.983.1200.

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