Jill M. Koester was raised in Morganfield, Kentucky. She graduated from Union County High School in 1996 as Valedictorian of her class. In 2000, Jill earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Southern Indiana and was chosen to receive the USI President’s Medal at graduation. Jill continued her studies at USI and completed a Master of Science in Accountancy in 2002. She was a high grade award winner when she passed the CPA exam in November 2002.
Jill began her career with Kemper CPA Group in the Evansville office in September 2000. Her client service work has included a variety of engagements including those in tax, estate, trust, payroll, bookkeeping, and retirement plan administration. Jill’s passion for service shifted to an internal firm focus in May 2016, as Jill became a Partner and joined the Administrative Service Department. Focusing on the internal needs of the firm, Jill now serves as the Partner-in-Charge of Firm Administration and Human Resources.
Jill and her husband Brian have two children. Jill enjoys attending her children’s activities, camping, and traveling.