Stephanie Blanco, CPA


Senior Manager

Stephanie Blanco, CPA, Senior Manager, is the company’s longest tenured leader reporting directly to president John Kasperek, Jr. She is responsible for oversight of all staff in the auditing and accounting functions of the firm, and serves as lead on most engagements. Stephanie's technical skills are of the very highest caliber, with 20 years of knowledge and experience in governmental, educational and nonprofit work. She is truly an expert in all areas of the business.

Stephanie was recently elected chairperson of Government Report Review Committee (GRRC) by her peers at the Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS). A licensed CPA, Stephanie earned her Bachelor's Degree from Davenport University. 



Additional responsibilities:

  • Prepares detailed external audit and attestation services
  • Collaborates with clients to identify key issues, trends, and areas of concern and identify growth opportunities and financial optimizations where assessed
  • Maintains highest level of knowledge of current federal and state accounting laws and regulations in alignment with our firm’s services
  • Ensures that accounting reporting systems and procedures are compliant with federal and state laws
  • Defines and collects data for preparation and presentation of audit reports and relay findings
  • Reviews and verifies tax returns processed by team members
  • Trains, develops and manages staff including planning and assigning to ensure objectives are met
  • Maintains a successful working relationship with clients and handling issues with tact and poise
  • Our Clients

    Our Clients

    Our client list at John Kasperek Co., Inc. features a wide range of significant audit work including local governments, townships, school districts, municipal pension funds, not-for-profit organizations and common interest real estate associations. In addition, we also serve a variety of small business S-Corporations, Partnerships and individuals.

    We are happy to provide contact information for referrals upon request. Here is a sample of our client list.

  • Our Staff

    Our Staff

    Our team at John Kasperek Co., Inc., Certified Public Accountants is dedicated to providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local government, not-for-profit organizations, businesses, corporations and individuals.

    Owner and President John Kasperek, Jr. has developed our team of professionals with an excellent working knowledge of the accounting principles and current standards to provide the highest level of excellence to our clients. Well known throughout Chicagoland area for his diverse expertise in all aspects of accounting, John has built a thriving company that serves the critical needs of the south suburban and northwest Indiana region.

    Please feel free to reach out to John or the rest of our team at John Kasperek Co., Inc. any time for answers to your questions. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (708) 862-2262.

  • Our News

    Our News

    In order to better serve our clients, partners, friends and colleagues, John Kasperek Co., Inc. will issue a new monthly digital newsletter with relevant financial and accounting information, changes to auditing standards and procedures, news and announcements from our firm. Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to be added to our digital newsletter distribution list.

    Additionally, we recently created an informative, consumer-focused accounting blog titled Your Friends that Count that is posted online at and is distributed through Facebook and LinkedIn.

    We will post press releases, announcements and stories from our firm to our Newsroom page.
  • Our Office

    Our Office

    Nearly 30 years ago John Kasperek Co., Inc. opened our office on Ring Road in Calumet City, conveniently located near Torrence Avenue, I-80 and I-94. We offer ample, lighted parking just a few steps from our door. Our future plans for expansion include a southwest suburban office.

    Our service area reaches throughout Chicago, the Chicago Southland and Indiana region. We travel to our clients to provide services when and where they are needed.

    1471 Ring Road
    Calumet City, IL 60409
    (708) 862-2262
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