January 22, 2021

Luke Luckett, Justin Marty, Lesley Sanchez and Dan Schindler Named Principals at Anders

Lucas A. Luckett, CPA/PFS, CEPA, Justin P. Marty, CPA, Lesley M. Sanchez, CPA and Daniel K. Schindler, CPA have been promoted to principals at Anders, effective January 1, 2021.

About Luke Luckett

Luke Luckett is one of the youngest Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) in the U.S., and one of only 500 people in the entire country. As a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) on the Anders Family Wealth and Estate Planning team, Luke enjoys helping clients plan for life after transitioning their business by maximizing the value of their company and creating personal financial goals. He also brings a wide variety of tax and family wealth experience to his clients, specializing in individual and trust tax planning, estate planning, business transition planning, executive cashflow planning and stock option planning.

Luke holds a B.S.B.A. in Accounting and Finance from Southeast Missouri State University. He has received many accolades in his career, including being named a 30 Under 30 by the St. Louis Business Journal, received the Spirit of Rainmaker as a graduate of the Rainmaker Academy, named a MOCPA Outstanding Young Professional and a graduate of the AICPA Leadership Academy. Luke is the past Chair of the St. Louis Chapter of the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MOCPA).  He is also an active member of the Estate Planning Council of St. Louis and Southeast Missouri State University Alumni Association.

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About Justin Marty

Justin started at Anders as an intern and worked his way up through the ranks to become a principal in Tax. He works closely with not-for-profit organizations, including labor unions, and prepares most of the request Form 990s at Anders, with specific experience in labor, welfare, pension, vacation and other funds. He also works with manufacturers, distributors, real estate companies, and specializes in preparing taxes for S corporations and partnerships.

Justin is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Masters in Accounting and Bachelors in Accounting from University of Missouri – St. Louis. He is also a member of the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

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About Lesley Sanchez

Lesley works with privately held companies primarily in banking, manufacturing, hospitality and construction. Lesley provides various consulting services for her clients including internal control and accounting process improvements, financial statement due diligence and quality of earnings analysis. She also has experience assisting clients through complex financial reporting issues such as revenue recognition, business acquisitions and equity compensation. Lesley also concentrates on conducting employee benefit plan audits for defined contribution plans and ESOPs.

Lesley is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Masters degree in Accounting from St. Louis University and a B.S. in Agriculture and Consumer Economics with a specialization in Accounting from University of Illinois. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants and has participated in the firm’s leadership program, Rainmaker Academy.

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About Dan Schindler

Dan has successfully combined his love for all things food, spirits, sports and helping people succeed into his career. While he leads operations of the Anders Sports, Arts & Entertainment Group and represents professional athletes, agents and advisors; he also provides savvy advice on operational efficiencies and cash flow analysis to a growing number of restaurants, food and beverage companies and craft brewery owners. Dan is a member of the firm’s CARES Act Research and Response Team and advises clients around the latest legislation on COVID-19 relief, including the Paycheck Protection Program. Spending time to understand each client and their specific needs, and then navigating them through difficult tax and business situations, is what he enjoys most.

Dan is a Certified Public Accountant and holds Masters and Bachelors degrees in Accountancy from University of Missouri – Columbia. A natural business developer, he received the Master Rainmaker award as a graduate of the Rainmaker Academy. Dan serves as the Chair of the Leading Edge Alliance’s Young Professionals Steering Committee and is a member of the American Institute of Public Accountants and Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants. A very active member of the community, Dan is the President of the Schindler Family Foundation, on the boards of the Mizzou Tiger Club – St. Louis and the Young Friends of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center. Dan also volunteers for Fair Saint Louis, is an ambassador for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and a member of the St. Louis Chapter Baseball Writers Association.

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