Lorri A. Rippelmeyer's Professional Profile

Lorri is a partner in the Tax Services Group and a leader of the firm’s Sports, Arts & Entertainment Group. Lorri first joined the firm in 1987 with a business college certificate. She worked toward her bachelor’s and master’s degrees and prepared for the CPA exam, all while working full time. She now provides tax solutions for individuals, companies and several prominent professional athletes. She also specializes in the selection, implementation and support of automated accounting systems. Lorri is one of the leaders of the firm’s Women’s Initiative and in 2012, was named one of St. Louis’s Most Influential Business Women by the St. Louis Business Journal.


Firm Info

  • Joined in 1988
  • Named partner in 2015


  • Tax Planning and Consulting
  • Sports, Arts & Entertainment
  • Financial Management
  • Wealth Management
  • Business Advisory
  • Advanced QuickBooks® ProAdvisor
  • Accounting Systems

Education & Certification

  • B.S., Accounting, Webster University, Webster Groves, Missouri
  • M.S., Accountancy, Southern Illinois University–Edwardsville
  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Missouri
  • Advanced Certified QuickBooks® ProAdvisor

Professional Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MOCPA)
  • Leading Edge Alliance (LEA)

Community Leadership

  • University of Missouri St. Louis Women’s Leadership Council
    • Co-Chair, Board of Directors
  • Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation
    • Board of Directors
  • Cardinal Glennon Columbia Golf Tournament
    • Board of Directors
  • Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts (VLAA)
    • Volunteer Accountant
    • Frequent Guest Lecturer and Trainer


  • 2012 Most Influential Business Women, St. Louis Business Journal


  • Which State is it Anyway? Professional Athletes and the Taxation Dilemma
    • LEA Conference, Chicago, IL, June 2014