PASADENA, CA – July 23, 2012 – Krost a full-service Certified Public Accounting and Consulting firm, is pleased to announce that it has a new Chief Operating Officer, Elizabeth Hugh.

Elizabeth Hugh, licensed CPA since 1985, has just joined the company full-time earlier this month and is excited to be part of the team. Her plans for the firm include developing a Mentoring Program that help foster future leaders for the firm, creating policies and procedures to improve client services, executing strategic plans, promoting efficiency, and developing training programs along with other day to day operations of Krost.

Greg Kniss, Managing Shareholder of Krost is thrilled to have Elizabeth on-board. Greg comments: “I am very pleased to announce that for the first time in our history we have added the specific position of COO to our firm. Even though this is a unique position for a CPA & consulting firm, we are a progressive firm and feel this addition will position us for significant growth in the near future.”

About Elizabeth Hugh
Elizabeth Hugh is a Certified Public Accountant who has obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting at the California State University, Northridge. She previously worked with Green Hasson Janks LLP as an Administrative Partner and Block Good & Gagerman as a Staff accountant. She is part of BeachNet, a professional networking group, MAP, and other Westside/San Fernando Valley Administrative Groups. Along with her professional career, Elizabeth likes to be involved in the community. She participated in volunteer projects at TreePeople, the Union Rescue Mission, the Los Angeles Conservation Corps and fundraisers for the Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce (Women in Business Committee), in which she was a former board member.