Whitinger & Company is pleased to announce the addition of four interns to our professional staff. All four interns will spend their spring semester working in the firm’s tax division.
Joel Butler of Anderson, Indiana studied at Purdue University, where he completed a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. At Purdue, Joel was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity where he was the Treasurer. He was also involved in many leadership roles for clubs including the Purdue Accounting Association, National Society of Leadership and Success, Purdue Filipino Association, and Zoo Club.
Ziqian Ling of West Lafayette, Indiana is a senior at Purdue University, where he is double majoring in Accounting and Hospitality and Tourism Management. Ling was the Treasurer for both the National Society of Minority Hospitality and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He was also the Co-Owner of the Mukutan Ninja Bar & Chargrill.
Sandra Meng joins us from China through Ball State University’s International Program. Sandra graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing in 2017 and is pursuing her Master of Science in Accounting. She is involved in Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA), and serves as President of the Chinese Students and Scholars Association at Ball State.
Donavan Puetz of West Lafayette, Indiana is a senior at Ball State University where he is completing a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. He is heavily involved in the Ball State community as the Treasurer for Delta Tau Delta and Chairman for the Watermelon Bust Philanthropy group. Donavan has previously served as an intern for Ripple Tax & Financial Services out of Chicago, Illinois.
“The addition of four very bright interns is exciting for our firm,” stated Whitinger & Company Member/Owner T.J. Bush. “We understand the importance of assisting students wishing to pursue a career in accounting, and we welcome the opportunity for them to gain real industry experience alongside our professional staff during tax season.”