Whitney Jackel is a Manager who has been with VBO since 2018. Prior to joining VBO, Whitney was a Senior Accountant with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP, where she was the lead auditor for multiple engagements in the Real Estate, Commercial and Employee Benefit Plan industries. In her role, Whitney led the planning and finalization of engagement scope and the development of audit strategy; as well as internal status meetings of team members to meet pre-established deadlines. She planned and executed non-attest services including financial statement preparation with private clients. Additionally, she supervised performance of junior associates including assignment of accountabilities, objective setting, priority setting, and project appraisals. Finally, she performed technical research and provide accounting solutions to complex transactions; as well as, built rapport and established trust with clients while identifying, communicating, and resolving issues.
Whitney holds Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Information Systems from Virginia Tech. Her professional organizations include the ACFE.
Outside of the office, Whitney enjoys reading, trying out new restaurants, attending country concerts and spending time with her husband and family.