Anders, a Top 100 accounting firm, is excited to announce Missy Kelley has been named the firm’s first Chief Growth Officer (CGO). Anders has seen tremendous growth in recent years and was named a Fastest-Growing Firm in the country by Accounting Today and INSIDE Public Accounting. The CGO will be instrumental in driving strategic growth initiatives, overseeing expansion efforts and pursuing new opportunities for community leadership.
With an impressive track record of building and implementing strategic plans, Missy brings experience in innovation and leadership to Anders. In her previous roles in both corporate and non-profit organizations, she demonstrated the ability to lead growth-focused initiatives, identify emerging market trends and develop impactful partnerships. Missy holds an MBA from Washington University Olin Business School in St. Louis and is most well-known for her time at Downtown STL, Inc. now known as Greater St. Louis Inc., where she was a dedicated leader for downtown St. Louis and its economic growth.
Missy will work closely with leadership on implementing the firm’s strategic plan and be a key contributor to the growth efforts. “In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, we are excited to bring Missy on board and serve in a role dedicated to growth. Missy is a dynamic leader, and we are all looking forward to her bringing a new perspective to our strategic thinking.” said Robert Minkler, Managing Partner at Anders.
Donna Erbs, Partner in Strategic Growth at Anders who has played an integral role in the firm’s growth adds, “As I approach retirement this year-end, my number one priority has been to help identify a CGO that would build upon our strong foundation, bring diversity of thought and a growth focus that will help Anders double in size in the next few years. I have worked with Missy on boards and community initiatives and am confident the commitment, value and strategic prowess she has demonstrated makes her the perfect professional to take this role and Anders to new and even more substantial milestones.”
Missy Kelley assumed the role of Chief Growth Officer on August 23, 2023.All Insights