Thomas J. “T.J.” Hoeferlin, CPA, Joins Purk & Associates, P.C. as  Director of Assurance Services

September 21, 2016, (St. Louis) – Purk & Associates, P.C., the leading St. Louis-based independently owned accounting and management consulting firm, announced today that Thomas J. “T.J.” Hoeferlin, CPA, MBA, CIA joined as Director of Assurance Services.


In his new role, Hoeferlin is responsible for all assurance related services including audits, reviews, compilations, and agreed upon procedures. He will also oversee and manage a wide variety of areas ranging from engagement management and client service to research and implementation of new accounting and auditing standards.


“We are thrilled to have T.J. join us as our newest team member and become part of our management group,” said Chris Madison, Purk & Associates shareholder and vice president, and head of the Employee Benefit Plan Services Group. “T.J. brings an incredible amount of experience and knowledge that will expand and grow our service offerings to help us better serve clients.”


Prior to joining Purk & Associates, Hoeferlin worked for a subsidiary of Emerson Electric as Global Director of Financial Reporting and Analysis for Emerson Process Management Remote Automation Solutions based in Houston where he was responsible for management of all accounting matters for a company totaling $160 million in annual sales. While at Emerson Electric during his 10-year career, Hoeferlin held a number of management positions in the corporate finance and accounting departments. He also worked at a St. Louis-based accounting firm for more than 10 years holding a number of leadership roles in the public accounting division.


Hoeferlin earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Truman State University located in Kirksville, MO, and received a Master of Business Administration from Washington University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants. Hoeferlin is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).


Founded in 2009 with headquarters in St. Louis, Purk & Associates, P.C., is a nationally recognized and award winning, independently owned accounting and management advisory firm that delivers a full range of tax, accounting, audit and consulting services. At Purk & Associates, our focus is to help our clients achieve more financial and business success. Purk & Associates is a nationally certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE). To learn more, please visit www.purkpc.com.