Summer has been good to Lohman Company! We were thrilled to welcome back a valued team member and celebrate our firm anniversary!! In addition, we are thankful to our clients and friends who took the time to vote for us in Ranking Arizona’s 2018 “The Best of Arizona Accounting Firms.” We will be sure to let you know if we take the top spot for a second year in a row!

Lohman Celebrates 17 Years of Service

Lohman Company, PLLC celebrated our 17 year anniversary on June 1, 2017.  We had banners and balloons displayed in our lobby areas and shared an anniversary cake with all employees.

Welcoming a Familiar Face

We are excited and honored to have Andrew J. Baker (A.J.) rejoin our firm as assurance manager after being away for 18 months!

100 Women Who Care

Recently, the Ahwatukee Chapter of 100 Women Who Care (100 WWC), an informal group of local women who strive to donate $10,000 to four charitable nonprofits each year, selected the Phoenix Rescue Mission (PRM) as the group’s 2nd quarter charitable recipient. Lohman Company is a sponsor of 100 Women Who Care – Valley of the Sun ( and tax partners, Cati Piorkowski and Mary Jordan are both members. Mary Jordan is also involved with PRM’s Legacy Resource Group. At the May 2nd meeting of 100 WWC, Jordan, along with Carina Burtell, Edward Jones investment advisor, made a presentation on behalf of PRM’s Food Service Vocational Training Program. Their project was chosen to be the charitable recipient and was presented with a check of $10,500 on May 26th.

Mentoring the Future

Our firm is a sponsor of the Mesa Jr. Chamber of Commerce which is a partnership of the Mesa Chamber of Commerce and Benedictine University. Over the last few months, we had three students (non-accounting majors) of Benedictine University visit our office at different times. Craig Lohman gave them a tour of our offices, talked about what a CPA firm does and how we serve clients. He also mentored them on issues to consider in their career decisions.

President of Lohman Company, PLLC Becomes Member of the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors

Jay Lohman, CPA, CGMA, President of Lohman Company, PLLC has become a member of the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Arizona Chapter of the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors (AMAA).

Lohman Company, PLLC Staff Anniversaries

Our team is what makes our firm great! This issue, we are celebrating four firm anniversaries. We would like to say “thank you” to these team members for being on the “Lohman Company bus.”

  • Pamela Vaught, controller (pictured far left): Pamela has been with our firm 17 years.
  • Carla Rogers, supervisor (2nd left); Carla has been with our firm 2 years.
  • Lori Thompson, accountant (2nd right): Lori has been with our firm 1 year.
  • Cati Piorkowski, partner (far right); Cati has been with our firm 16 years.