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Jennifer M. Vacha Promoted to Partner at Brown Smith Wallace


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

As a partner, Vacha is responsible for the firm’s not-for-profit tax engagements and provides oversight for other individual and business tax engagements. 

Vacha is a prolific public speaker and has given presentations on a number of topics including tax-exempt entities, general tax preparation, social entrepreneurship and non-profit issues. She has also published an article on enterprise risk management processes in the Missouri Society of CPAs (MOCPA) periodical The Asset.

Vacha was selected as a member of the St. Louis Business Journal 2018 class of 40 Under 40, and she was a 2015 MOCPA Women to Watch recipient. Through her membership in the MOCPA she serves on both the Board of Directors and the Finance & Audit Committee and is the former chair of the MOCPA NFP Committee. Jen is a member of the AICPA and successfully completed her AICPA’s Not-for-Profit Certification I.

Vacha graduated magna cum laude and with honors with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. In 2018, she 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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