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Katherine A. Zahner Promoted to Partner at Brown Smith Wallace


(ST. LOUIS, January 19, 2021) Katherine (Katie) Zahner, CPA, formerly a principal in the Audit Services practice, has been promoted to partner at Brown Smith Wallace.

Zahner has 15 years of public accounting experience with a specialized focus in providing services to the not-for-profit community. She has managed a variety of not-for-profit audit engagements, including social welfare services, health care, religious, educational, fraternal associations, and foundations.

A passionate community servant, Zahner volunteers and supports many different causes in the community and nationally. She currently serves as the Treasurer on the national board of Fight Colorectal Cancer and on the Audit Committee of National Children’s Cancer Society. She formerly served as a board member of Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri and Aim High St. Louis.

Zahner earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting and a Master of Business Administration from Mississippi State University. She is also a graduate of the AICPA Leadership Academy-Class of 2018. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MOCPA.)


About Brown Smith Wallace

Brown Smith Wallace—an independent firm associated with Moore Global Network Limited—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 2021 Vault Accounting Firm ranking, is recognized as a top workplace for women by the Accounting MOVE Project and is a 2020 INSIDE Public Accounting Best of the Best Firm. For more information, visit or call 314.983.1200.

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