Gretchen A. Best's Professional Profile

As a senior accountant in Finance and Administration, Gretchen assists with financial report development, generation and analytics for the firm. She is also responsible for the processing of accounts payable, accounts receivable and expense reimbursements. Her curiosity and eagerness to learn new things helps her identify, explore and present insightful data and information to her supervisors and other firm management.

Firm Info

  • Started in 2015
  • Promoted to supervisor in 2016
  • Transitioned to senior accountant in 2017


  • QuickBooks® Desktop
  • Bill Pay
  • Expense Reimbursements
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Financial Statements
  • Bank Account Reconciliations

Education & Certification

  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Missouri
  • B.B.A., Accounting, McKendree University, Lebanon, IL
  • B.A., Mathematics, McKendree University, Lebanon, IL
  • Web Design Certification, Southwestern Illinois College, Belleville, IL

Professional Organizations

  • Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MOCPA)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Community Leadership

  • Faith Lutheran Church Worship & Music Board
    • Co-Chair

Leadership Activities

  • Anders Young Professionals Group
    • At-Large, Steering Committee (2018-Present)