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Who is Wolf, Tesar & Company, P.C.?

As trusted advisors to our clients, our team members -- those who make up Wolf, Tesar & Company, P.C. -- are our firm's greatest asset. The "value" we bring is encompassed in the diversity of our people. Our team is a group of professionals in every respect, and yet, we do not forget who we are as individuals. Our staff is hired from a variety of sources including top-notch colleges and universities and we regularly succeed in hiring top candidates.

Our team members are exceptionally well-trained and supervised, and closely evaluated in order to enhance their professional performance. We have an extensive continuing education program, which allows team members to expand professional skills.

We invite you to meet our team of accounting professionals...



Meet Our Owners / Partners

Christine A. Schwartz, CPA, CMA, CVA

Email: Chris@wolftesar.com

Chris Schwartz (pictured left) is responsible for the preparation and review of monthly and annual financial statements; all types of tax return preparation, review and electronic filing; business valuations; and human resources.

After working 15 years at Keystone Steel and Wire Co. in various accounting positions, Chris decided to return to college for completion of her degree. She began her career at Wolf, Tesar and Company, P.C. in December 1990 immediately upon her graduation from Bradley University.

Throughout the years with Wolf, Tesar and Company, P.C., Chris has contributed substantially to the success of the firm with her experience and knowledge of technical and managerial matters. In addition to being a member of the professional societies of her position, Chris is a member and Treasurer of the Kiwanis Club of Pekin. Chris is also a Director for the Pekin Insurance Companies.

Leslie K. Weyhrich, CPA, MSIA

Email: Lweyhrich@wolftesar.com

Leslie (pictured right) serves a dual role as a partner and our network administrator. As a network administrator, she oversees the network and performs some general information technology functions. As a partner, she reviews tax returns and other accounting work, prepares tax returns, participates in special projects as needed, and assists in the interviewing/hiring process when new members are being added to the team. She is also the Treasurer for our firm.

Leslie first joined Wolf, Tesar and Company, P.C. in 1989. She took time out to earn her MSIA degree from Purdue University, then spent several years in Chicago. In October 1999, she returned to Wolf, Tesar and Company, P.C. as a computer consultant and accounting manager.



Meet Our Company Founders

James S. Wolf, CPA, ChFc

Jim Wolf received a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in accounting from the University of Oklahoma in 1968 and a Masters of Arts degree in accounting from the University of Missouri in 1972. He began his career in public accounting with Arthur Young and Company in St. Louis leaving in 1978 to begin practice in Pekin, Illinois. Jim retired from Wolf/Tesar on December 31, 2007.

Thomas G. Tesar, CPA, CFP
Managing Partner

Thomas Tesar graduated from Illinois State University in 1974 with a B. S. in Accountancy. His initial experience in public accounting was with Arthur Young and Company in St. Louis, Missouri. He left there to join Brandvien, Shapiro and Company which was a growing local St. Louis firm.

In November 1979, Tom joined Jim Wolf in Pekin, Illinois and they formed Wolf, Tesar and Company, P.C. on January 1, 1980. Tom retired from Wolf/Tesar on December 31, 2011.




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