Buffalo, N.Y.-based IPA 100 firm Freed Maxick CPAs (FY22 net revenue of $56.8 million) has admitted Holly Hejmowski, Maureen Lehsten and Rajan Patel as directors.
Hejmowski joined the firm in 2004, has more than 18 years of experience and is a director in the assurance and advisory practice. She specializes in the not-for-profit, employee benefit plan, and architecture and engineering practice areas, overseeing auditing and consulting services to clients, compliance with IRS and DOL regulations, auditing of alternative and other hard-to-value investments, litigation support and the technical review of attest engagements.
Lehsten joined the firm in 2021 and is a director in the health care consulting practice, focusing on leading strategic and performance initiatives to hospice, palliative care and serious illness providers.
Patel joined the firm in 2008 and is a director in the assurance and advisory practice. Focusing on long-term care, home and community-based care, and behavioral health clients, he plans, supervises and completes a wide variety of assurance and advisory engagements, including audits of financial statements, financial and operational consulting arrangements, and various cost report and CFR certifications. He is also involved in the firm’s manufacturing, real estate and employee benefit plan practices.