Pier & Associates, Ltd. was founded by Mary Lou Pier in 1991. Ms. Pier worked for a local, national, and international accounting firm before founding Pier & Associates, Ltd. She has experience in the areas of accounting, taxation, and business advisory services. Our clients have been developed over the years through long standing professional and personal relationships of Mary Lou Pier. Our clients are spread throughout the United States and work in a variety of industries.

Firm Qualifications

Pier & Associates, Ltd. has diversified its practice to meet the needs of our clients. Our focus of adding value through quality client service demands that our service be focused on improving our client’s abilities to attain their goals. We treat each client as an individual and customize our services to ensure that all financial needs are met.

Our mission is to provide timely and efficient accounting, tax, and business advisory services at a minimum cost to our clients within the guidelines of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Illinois CPA Society in an environment conducive to growth and development for our employees.

The firm is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Illinois CPA Society, the Tax Division of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Private Companies Practice section of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Our Approach

Strong personal relationships with our clients and the quality of our responsive services are the foundation upon which the firm is built. Our professionals maintain high levels of personal development through continuing education, technical expertise, industry experience and community involvement.

Who We are

We encourage clients to get to know our team.

Mary Lou Pier President

Ms. Pier started the firm in 1991 after working over fifteen years in public accounting for local, national and international accounting firms. She is registered and licensed to practice as a CPA in Illinois and is a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).
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Steven Klimavicius

Mr. Klimavicius has over 14 years of experience working in public accounting, government and private sectors. He joined the firm in 2008 after working at the California Franchise Tax Board, McGladrey & Pullen, LLP and a privately owned small business.
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Anna Zolvinski
Client Service Administrator

Anna Zolvinski has been with Pier & Associates since 2005.  She is currently the firm’s Client Service Administrator.
Purdue University, Bachelor of Science in Retail Management, 1995.

Professional Staff