Staff Accountants

Julie Bowers

Julie Bowers is a Staff Accountant with PBC Advisors, LLC and has been with the firm since 2016. Julie works directly with PBC clients providing accounting services, financial statement preparation and payroll tax processing and filing. She is also responsible for the preparation of individual and business tax returns.

Julie came to PBC with many years of accounting and tax preparation for individuals and businesses in the medical field. She also worked in accounting and finance for a local non-profit organization.

Julie graduated from Roosevelt University with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting. Julie lives with her husband and two daughters in the Northwest Suburbs. In her free time, Julie enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.


Joanne Cieslewicz

joanne cieslewiczJoanne Cieslewicz is a Staff Accountant with PBC Advisors, LLC and has been with the firm since 1999. Joanne works directly with PBC clients providing accounting services, financial statement preparation, and payroll tax processing and filing. 

Prior to PBC, Joanne was an office manager and consultant with a computer consulting firm in Oak Brook.

Joanne graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelors degree in Marketing.


Jan Krska

jan krskaJan Krska is a Staff Accountant with PBC Advisors, LLC and has been with the firm since 2001. Jan works directly with PBC clients in providing accounting services, including accounts payable and payroll processing and filing.

Jan has supplemented her professional experience with two years of coursework at College of DuPage. Jan is married and has three grown boys and seven grandchildren. Jan is an avid traveler and enjoys bowling.


Kaylee McCarthy

Kaylee McCarthy is a Staff Accountant with PBC Advisors, LLC and has been with the firm since July 2019. Kaylee is responsible for providing accounting services, financial statement preparation, payroll tax processing and filing, and preparation of business and individual tax returns for PBC clients.

Kaylee graduated from Lewis University with a Bachelors in Accounting and a MBA with a concentration in accounting.

Kaylee came to PBC with several years of accounting experience in a public accounting firm.

Kaylee lives in the south-western suburbs. In her spare time, she enjoys being active, going to concerts and spending time with family, friends and her dogs.


Raddy Milenkov, CPA

Raddy MilenkovRaddy Milenkov is a Staff Accountant with PBC Advisors, LLC and has been with the firm since 2014. Raddy works directly with PBC clients providing accounting services, financial statement preparation, and payroll tax processing and filing. She is also responsible for the preparation of individual and business tax returns.

Raddy is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). She graduated from Roosevelt University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting.

Raddy currently lives in the western suburbs of Chicago. She enjoys traveling and exploring new places, as well as spending time with family and friends.


Brian Rees

Brian ReesBrian is a Staff Accountant with PBC Advisors, LLC and has been with the firm since 2009.Brian works directly with PBC clients in providing accounting services, including financial statement preparation and payroll tax processing and filing. He also works on business and individual income tax return preparation. Brian also oversees information technology related matters for the firm. He has over 19 years of experience in public accounting.

Brian has supplemented his professional experience with an Associates’ Degree at Robert Morris College and continued coursework at Governors State University.

Brian is married, has a son, and lives in the south suburbs of Chicago. Brian likes to stay physically active by mountain biking, playing basketball, golf and skiing.


Brittney Shelden, MBA

Brittney SheldensBrittney Shelden is a Valuation Analyst and Staff Accountant with PBC Advisors, LLC and has been with the firm since 2009. Brittney works with clients that engage PBC to value a medical practice/group as well as developing expert financial reports for litigation purposes. Brittney is also responsible for providing accounting services, including financial statement preparation, payroll tax processing and filing, and preparation of business and individual tax returns for PBC clients.

Brittney has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications from the University of St. Francis and a Masters of Business Administration in Accounting from Robert Morris University - Chicago. While at the University of St Francis, she was a member of the softball team and named team captain her last two years.

Brittney currently lives in the southwest suburbs of Chicago with her husband, son and dog. She likes to spend time with family and friends as well as attend concerts and sporting events


Julie Thiess

Julie ThiessJulie Thiess is a Staff Accountant with PBC Advisors, LLC and has been with the firm since 2002. Julie works directly with PBC clients providing accounting services, financial statement preparation and payroll tax processing and filing. Prior to PBC, Julie was a consultant and auditor in the banking and insurance industries.

Julie graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelors degree in accounting.

Julie and her husband live in the western suburbs and have two adult children. She enjoys spending time with her family at their home in Northern Michigan.


Martha Walker

Martha Walker joined PBC Advisors, LLC as a Staff Accountant in January of 2019. Prior to PBC, Martha worked as a Senior Tax Specialist for 7 years at H&R Block, preparing individuals and sole proprietors tax returns.

Prior to starting a family, Martha worked at an Oakbrook Terrace Private Equity Firm for 10 years as an accountant and lastly as the Financial Controller. Martha Graduated from DePaul University with a bachelors in Management and is bilingual in English and Spanish.

Martha is a resident in the Western Suburbs, where she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, participating in her book club and playing cards.


Kayla Zemaitis

Kayla Zemaitis is a Staff Accountant with PBC Advisors, LLC and has been with the firm since 2016. Kayla works directly with PBC clients providing accounting services, financial statement preparation and payroll tax processing and filing. She is also responsible for the preparation of individual and business tax returns.

Kayla came to PBC with several years of accounting and tax preparation experience within a wide variety of industries.

Kayla graduated from Elmhurst College with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting. Kayla lives with her husband in the western suburbs and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.