Hungerford Nichols Announces Two New Shareholders

Business News |Sep 1, 2021|3 min read

Grand Rapids, Mich., Sept. 1, 2021 – Hungerford Nichols CPAs + Advisors is pleased to announce the election of Tessa Keena and Steven Triezenberg to the position of Shareholder.


“Tessa and Steve bring experience, keen leadership, and a shared vision to our Shareholder group and we are excited to have them as part of our leadership team.” says Rick Chrisman, CPA, MST, Managing Shareholder of the firm. “We believe that growth creates opportunities for all, and this is reflected within our succession plan. Our firm continues to grow as a result of our constant focus on preparing our next generation of leaders for the future.”


Tessa Keena, CPA – Shareholder:

Tessa is passionate about working with organizations and their management teams to ensure they have accurate financial information and sound business processes. Her areas of expertise include financial planning and analysis, business systems implementation, and not-for-profit accounting and management. Tessa earned her Associate of Science in Business Studies degree from Cornerstone University and Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Grand Valley State University.  She serves on the Michigan State Board of Accountancy and the Board of Directors for the following: Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and The BRAINS Foundation. Tessa is a member of the AICPA, MICPA, and NASBA.


Tom Prince, CPA, MBA, Shareholder shares, “Tessa’s clients value her commitment to their success and willingness to push them outside their comfort zone.  She is driven to lead and strives to advocate for the growth of others, both personally and professionally. She doesn’t fear change, rather often encouraging it.  Her positivity in our firm is contagious and she will be an excellent addition to our Shareholder group!”


Steve Triezenberg, CPA, MBA – Shareholder:

Steve celebrated the completion of this 16th tax season this year. His primary focus is managing the compliance and consulting needs for employee benefit pans across multiple industries. He also has extensive experience providing auditing and consulting services for financial institutions, service companies, and various other industries. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Administration degree from Calvin University and Master of Business Administration degree from Grand Valley State University.  Steve is a member of the AIPCA and MICPA.


“Steve’s technical skills are truly an asset to the firm as well as his commitment to providing strong leadership to his team.  His hard work and attention to detail have contributed significantly to our continued growth and success. We look forward to his continued success in his new role.” says Adriane Schrauben, CPA, MBA, Shareholder.


About Hungerford Nichols CPAs + Advisors

Hungerford Nichols CPAs + Advisors has been proudly serving the tax, accounting, audit, and business advisory needs of our communities for 80 years.  Locally-owned and controlled since 1941, Hungerford Nichols is a full-service CPA firm with offices in Grand Rapids, Greenville, Muskegon, and St. Joseph, MI. The firm provides accounting, business advisory, tax return preparation, tax planning, auditing, financial planning and IT advisory services with an emphasis on closely-held and family-owned businesses. The firm also services Governmental entities, Not-for-Profit Organizations and Employee Benefit Plans.  Hungerford Nichols has grown to become one of the largest locally-owned, independent CPA firms in West Michigan.