Our Employee Spotlight section has the pleasure of introducing Esther Fister. She joined the WDEA family when we merged with KM&R Accounting in November of 2015.
Briefly describe (your specialty) what you do all day here at WDEA?
Tax return preparation & planning, Business financial statements, staff training, payroll tax returns.
What did you do before WDEA?
I worked at KMR, LLC in public accounting for over 25 years.
When did you join WDEA?
When KM&R, LLC firm merged with WDEA in 2015.
What is one of your greatest accomplishments here at WDEA?
Surviving this past season learning a new software program as well as implementing the new tax laws.
What is your education experience?
BS in Business Administration/Accounting from Bloomsburg University.
What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
Where is your favorite place on earth, and why?
Anywhere near or on the water because it’s relaxing & calming.
What is a fun fact(s) about yourself?
I’m a Disney fan.
What do you like to do when you’re not at the office?
Spend time with my family & travel.
What is your favorite Christmas gift that you have ever received and why?
I have 2: My daughter, who was born 3 days before Christmas & my daughter-in-law who accepted my son’s proposal on Christmas day!
If you received a tax refund of $1,000 (and had to spend it on yourself) how would you spend it? (No bills!)
I would use it toward a vacation for somewhere on my bucket list!