ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill., Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Porte Brown LLC, www.PorteBrown.com, a Chicagoland accounting firm providing accounting, audit, tax, technology and wealth management services, announces that Genevra Knight, CPA, CCIFP has been admitted as Partner. Knight brings more than fourteen years of experience in her new role on Porte Brown's accounting and consulting services team in the Elk Grove Village office. She provides tax consulting and accounting services for individuals and closely held businesses and is also one of the leaders of Porte Brown's Audit, Not-for-Profit, and Construction Practice Groups. Knight graduated from Bradley University with a B.S. in Accounting. She is a member of the Illinois CPA Society and currently serves on the Palatine Chamber of Commerce and belongs to the Federation of Woman Contractors. Knight grew up in Crystal Lake, IL and now resides in Chicago. "Genevra is a dedicated, ambitious member of the Porte Brown team. In addition to her supervisory and client management responsibilities, she is also the partner-in-charge of our paperless audit process and the firm's quality control procedures," said Bruce Jones, Managing Partner. "Genevra brings a tremendous understanding of the issues our clients face and a strong commitment to professional excellence." Porte Brown, which now employs more than 75 people, has more than doubled its size over the past five years, by acquiring seven firms through friendly acquisitions, and by providing outstanding, value-added services to its clients in the fields of manufacturing and distribution, construction, not for profit, professional services, individuals and grocery and food services. About Porte Brown For more than 65 years, Porte Brown LLC has provided accounting services to individuals and businesses throughout Chicago and the suburban areas. Porte Brown specializes in tax planning and preparation services, audit, business valuations, retirement plan administration and consulting. The CPA firm also focuses on technology solutions, providing computer consulting for clients, either by establishing a new network for their operational and accounting needs or working with an existing network with the help of Porte Brown Technology Solutions. Wealth management services provided by Porte Brown Wealth Management LLC. Securities offered through 1st Global Capital Corp., Member FINRA, SIPC Investment advisory services offered through 1st Global Advisors, Inc.