Marketplace – March 19

Accounting firms promote, hire new staff

Accounting firm Agresta, Storms & O’Leary recently announced two staff appointments.

Rita Wilder, a Certified Public Accountant who has been with the company since its 2009 inception, was promoted to director.

Wilder formerly held positions of senior associate and manager for assurance services. She was responsible for opening the Columbus office in 2014. Wilder is a graduate of DePauw University with a bachelor’s degree in economics and holds memberships in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Indiana CPA Society.

Hillary Nolting has joined the firm’s Columbus team as a staff accountant, responsible for audit, accounting and business consulting matters with clients.

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Nolting holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. Previously, she was employed with PricewaterhouseCooper as a risk assurance associate.

Agresta, Storms & O’Leary PC is a full-service accounting firm with multiple Indiana locations, including a Columbus office at 524 Franklin St.

Employment company wins best staffing award

Express Employment Professional in Columbus recently won the 2017 Inavero Best of Staffing Talent Award.

Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, winners of the award are industry leaders in service quality, based on the ratings submitted by permanent and temporary employees the company has helped find jobs.

Express Employment Professionals received satisfaction scores of 9 or 10 out of 10 from 71 percent of the candidates they placed into jobs. This is higher than the industry average of 47 percent.

The Columbus office is located at 3515 W. Two Mile House Road, and began operations there in 2014.

Old National Bank earns award for ethics

Old National Bank has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company.

Old National has been recognized for six consecutive years and is one of only three in the banking category and one of only two U.S. banks underscoring their commitment to leading ethical business standards and practices.

Old National Bancorp is the holding company of Old National Bank, the largest financial services holding company headquartered in Indiana. Founded in Evansville in 1834, it has $14.9 billion in assets and ranks among the top 100 banking companies in the United States. Old National has community banking in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Wisconsin, including four locations in Columbus.

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Kaitlyn Evener is an editorial assistant for The Republic. She can be reached at kevener@therepublic.com or 812-379-5633.