Spiegel Announces Promotion to Principal

Spiegel Accountancy Corp. announced on Wednesday, January 4, 2023, that the firm promoted Audit Director, Kadidia Traore, to Principal effective January 1, 2023. Ms. Traore joined Spiegel’s audit management team in 2016, and specializes in working with mortgage bankers, private equity lenders, and employee benefit plans.


Ms. Traore received her M.S. in Accounting from the University of Virginia shortly after completing her B.S in Business Administration from University of California, Berkeley, and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 2007.


Founder and Managing Principal, Jeff Spiegel, said, Kadidia has earned this honor through her drive and dedication in keeping the firm’s financial reporting standards at their highest level.” The firm’s philosophy is to go beyond audit and tax compliance and strives to offer innovative solutions to its clients.


Principal Henry Chavez added, “Beyond excelling in all the technical qualities of being a principal, Kadidia has shown the intangible, steadfast dedication to maintaining and uplifting the core values of the firm.”


Both Mr. Spiegel and Mr. Chavez expressed their pleasure in welcoming Kadidia Traore to the Spiegel partner group and look forward to working with her. As for Ms. Traore’s sentiments about her promotion, she remarked, “I’m very excited for this new chapter of my career, and I look forward to engaging in the continued success of the firm.”


Adding Ms. Traore to the partnership team ensures continued client service of an ever-expanding practice.