Sheila R Nester, C.P.A.
Sheila has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Alvernia University. She joined the firm of Larry E. Hoffa & Company in 2007, became a partner in 2016, and purchased the firm January 1, 2018. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Society of Tax Accounting Professionals (PSTAP), is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA).
She is active in her community by serving as treasurer for the United Way of Boyertown.
Sheila resides in Fleetwood with her companion, John and their 2 dogs. She has 2 children and 1 grandchild. She loves spending time with her family, snuggling her new grandbaby and visiting her daughter in NYC. Her hobbies include reading, traveling and enjoying the outdoors.
Mr. Hoffa received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Delaware Valley University in 1973. He worked for the Internal Revenue Service for several years, then went on to receive his Certification in Public Accounting in 1985. He then opened his own business shortly after, and has been serving Boyertown and its surrounding areas since then. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Society of Tax Accounting Professionals (PSTAP), is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and has a Personal Financial Planning Designation from the AICPA, and is a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA).
In 1969, Mr. Hoffa served his country in the Vietnam War in the 101st Airborne Division for 2 years. He received a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. In 1986, he was the Founding President of Kiwanis International in Boyertown.
Larry resides in Fleetwood with his wife of over 40 years, Sharon. They have 2 children and 3 grandchildren. Larry is an avid golfer and has golfed both nationally and internationally, as he enjoys traveling also.
Christine has been with the firm since 2002. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Kutztown University and has a background in payroll services, tax services, Quickbooks and Quickbooks training, along with computer and IT skills. She is currently taking the series of exams needed for her CPA. Christine is a member of the Pennsylvania Society of Tax Accounting Professionals (PSTAP), and a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA).
Christine resides in Bechtelsville, enjoys spending time with family, gardening, tennis, photography. Christine also is an active volunteer for Relay for Life in Boyertown.
Debbie Kline, Administrative Assistant
Prior to joining the staff in September 2020, Debbie worked as a floral designer for 30 years. She provides the firm with receptionist duties as well as assisting the accounting staff.
She resides in Douglassville with her husband. She has 2 children, 4 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Debbie enjoys fishing, going to the beach, planting her flowers and spending time with friends and family at her cabin in the mountains.
Audrey Walker, Administrative Assistant
Audrey joined the firm in 2020. Prior to joining the staff, Audrey was retired from working as an Executive Administrative Assistant in the bio-technology field. She carries out clerical duties, including answering phones and preparing documents, schedules appointments and provides assistance to the staff and the accountants.
Audrey resides in Glenmoore. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She has two children and two grandchildren.
John Walker, Building, Maintenance and IT Manager
John will join the firm in October 2021. He brings to the firm over 30 years' experience in building and project management. His duties will include management of information technology, building and maintenance, as well as supporting the accountants.
John resides in Fleetwood with his companion, Sheila. He has 2 children and 3 dogs. In his spare time he loves to hunt, go camping and enjoys being outdoors.
He worked at Penn State University for 20 years and spent the last few years working for Aramark at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Both of those employs, he held the position of Director of Operations, with Penn State being a Regional Director position. He has managed multimillion-dollar projects for Penn State University, including the commission of new residence halls and dining facilities.