Our Staff

John Kasperek
Helping independent businesses to prosper and individuals to save taxes is his true calling. John has been serving the community through the firm for almost 30 years! Helping independent businesses to prosper and individuals to save taxes is his true calling. John has been serving the community through the firm for over 25 years! John takes pride in offering practical solutions to accounting & tax issues. Providing relevant statements to businesspeople and implementing sound tax reduction strategies for individuals are two of his passions. John completed his Bachelor Of Science in Business, Emphasis in Accounting, from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. John is an E.A. or Enrolled Agent. Enrolled Agents are granted unrestricted rights to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service. This status is also granted to attorneys, Certified Public Accountants, and to persons in a few other categories. John has been a Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor for the last nine years. He has been using QuickBooks since it was released in 1992! John was named “One Of The Top Accountants You Should Know” by the St. Louis Small Business Monthly. The firm was named “One of the Best Accounting Firms” by the St. Louis Small Business Monthly. In his spare time, John enjoys his political button collection and fishing with his twentysomething son, John.
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Peggy Cavaness
Peggy Cavaness, CPA, has been with the team of Kasperek & Co. Accountants since 2011. Peggy has worked in the accounting field for over 25 years and has a wide range of experience in small business consulting and accounting, individual, business, and trust taxation, and not for profit business consulting and taxation. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Maryville University with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and a Masters in Business. Peggy enjoys working with small businesses. They are all different and interesting and she learns from all of them! Peggy loves to cook and travel.
Steven Cook
Steven Cook joined the team of Kasperek & Co Accountants for the 2010 tax season. Steven has over 25 years of experience in accounting. Besides individual and business taxation, he has experience in financial services, real estate management and banking. He graduated from The University of Missouri with a Bachelor’s of Science in Accountancy. Steven finds solving a client’s tax issues interesting and educational. His interests include film and history.
Carin Fedchak
Accounting Assistant
Carin Fedchak has been with Kasperek & Co. Accountants since 2006 and is the Accounting Assistant. Carin studied Accounting at UMSL and graduated from Webster University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Carin brings a wide variety of skills to the firm from her 25 years of business experience. Her experience includes more than 15 years in general bookkeeping along with Accounts Receivables, Payables and Billing. Additionally, Carin has been able to gain general tax knowledge. Carin’s experience in customer service and inventory control keeps the office running smoothly. She provides a welcoming atmosphere for all at Kasperek & Co. Accountants. Carin believes the best part of her job is meeting people and providing them with good service. As for activities outside of work, just like her job skills, Carin’s interests are too varied to list here!