Accounting Firm Promotes Batesville Resident Wilder To Partner

Posted On January 04, 2018

Press release from Agresta, Storms & O’Leary PC

Rita Wilder. Photo provided.

(Batesville, Ind.) – Officials at accounting firm Agresta, Storms & O’Leary PC (ASO) recently announced that Rita Wilder had been elected Partner at the firm.  Wilder, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), has been an employee since the firm opened its doors in 2009.

During her career at ASO, Wilder has held the positions of Senior Associate, Manager, Assurance Services and, most recently, Senior Manager.  During her time with ASO, she has provided audit and assurance services to small- to medium-sized organizations as well as established many new business partnerships and client additions.  Also, Wilder was responsible initially for leading the ASO market development in Columbus as well as later opening the Columbus office in 2014.

Prior to joining ASO, Wilder worked as an Audit Manager/Senior Associate for Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers).  She holds memberships in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Indiana CPA Society.  Wilder is a graduate of DePauw University with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics.

“We are delighted to admit Rita as a Partner in the firm, as she has been an integral part of our success.” commented ASO Partner Shawwn Storms. “She is a very important asset to the firm, and to all the clients she has served over the years. We look forward to Rita being a part of our partner group.”

As a Partner at ASO, Wilder will continue to specialize in:

  • Financial statement services for commercial and not-for-profit entities as well as employee benefit and 401k plans
  • A number of other business consulting services including bank and finance consulting, mergers and acquisitions assistance, cost management and budgeting consulting, as well as various CFO services.

“I am very excited for the partnership opportunity.  I look forward to a bright future with and for ASO; our leadership is strong and committed to the firm, to the communities we work in and to the clients we serve.  I have enjoyed and benefited from working with my co-workers and clients throughout the years and am thankful for the business relationships and friendships I have formed,” stated Wilder.