Donna M. Erbs, Partner + Strategic Growth at Anders and Lorri A. Rippelmeyer, CPA, MSA, Partner + Tax at Anders have been named to St. Louis Small Business Monthly’s Top 100 St. Louisans to Know to Succeed in Business list for 2022. Honorees were nominated and selected based on their efforts, contributions and experiences giving back and helping business owners reach their goals.
As a partner in Strategic Growth, Donna has been instrumental in Anders growth for nearly two decades. She is a connector who brings together staff, clients and the community to create synergies for the firm. By aligning overall vision with solid growth and service initiatives, she has helped to create a marketing culture that is respected throughout the accounting and advisory marketplace. Since joining Anders in 2004, she has continually raised the firm’s profile locally, regionally and nationally through Best Places to Work, Top Workplaces, Firms to Watch, Best of the Best and other recognitions for innovation and culture. She is proud of her work in the advancement of women at Anders and throughout the greater St. Louis community. Donna is a frequent speaker and panelist for a wide variety of organizations. In 2021, she was a keynote for the Association for Accounting Marketing conference, a panelist for the Rainmaker Companies Nicheworks Conference and featured on the Podcast One Question Two Tips.
Lorri is a partner in Tax 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.
The Top 100 St. Louisans to Succeed in Business are featured in St. Louis Small Business Monthly’s April 2022 “Top 100” edition.All Insights