Erv is originally from Racine, Wisconsin. He graduated from Anderson University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and then went on to earn his MBA from Ball State University. During his distinguished career, Erv has owned his own business, served as an assistant professor, and worked in the accounting departments of some large business entities. Before joining Whitinger & Company in 2022, Erv was with Anderson, Indiana-based J.P. Kane & Co for more than seven years.  Prior to his time with J.P. Kane, Erv was with Winegardner & Associates, where he had worked the previous seventeen “tax seasons.”

As a Consultant with Whitinger & Company, he works seasonally on the preparation and review of individual tax returns. Erv is a member of the Indiana CPA Society and outside of work he and his wife Lois, enjoy bird watching, camping, and traveling. They also enjoy time with their three adult children and three grandchildren.