Team

Lori L Strawbridge, CPA
Principal

With over 20 years of service to Saint Louis small businesses, individuals, and nonprofit organizations, Lori is dedicated to assisting clients with their accounting and tax needs in the ways that work best for them. Lori earned Bachelors and Masters of Accounting degrees from the University of Missouri-Saint Louis, and has been a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor since 2007.

In addition to her professional work, Lori values an impactful role in the non-profit community. Starting in 2003 when she joined the board of directors of Saint Louis Earth Day, an organization that transformed the City’s sustainability landscape, Lori has committed to contributing to the betterment of her community. She also currently serves on the board of The Noble Neighbor, a non-profit focused on bringing authors and books to under-served schools in the St Louis area. Previously, Lori was a long standing board member of the Judevine Center for Autism, where she chaired the Fundraising Committee for 5 years.

When she isn’t working, Lori enjoys hiking, reading, and traveling with her partner and their collective offspring.

Erin S Hall, CPA
Senior Accountant

As the Senior Staff Accountant and public notary at Lori L Strawbridge CPA, Erin Sullivan has served the Saint Louis community in private practice accounting since 2008, working with small businesses, individuals, and nonprofit organizations to meet their accounting needs. Erin received a Bachelors in Business from Saint Louis University and earned an MBA from Webster University. She received her CPA license in 2021. Erin has been a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor since 2012.

Erin is a leader in the Saint Louis nonprofit community as a committee member, fundraiser, and volunteer. Erin is the chair for Teal Toes, a fundraising event for Saint Louis Ovarian Cancer Awareness. Erin previously served on the board of Friends of Wings, chairing the Youth Board.

In her free time, Erin likes to travel to new cities and countries with her husband, read a good book, and binge-watch new shows.

Ian J Aebel, PhD
Staff Accountant

A broadly trained historian from the University of New Hampshire, Ian Aebel has been serving the clients and staff of Lori L Strawbridge CPA since 2016. Having researched and taught at a variety of institutions in Britain, New England, Texas, Virginia, and throughout the Saint Louis region, he values careful study, commitment to detail, and consistent analysis.

A student of historiography (the history of history!), Ian continues to work towards the completion of his first book, a study of how the British wrote the history of the New World between 1500 and 1800. In addition to his work at Lori L Strawbridge CPA, Ian currently teaches history and geography courses to Saint Louis area students.

Nick Bujnak
Staff Accountant

Nick is the newest addition to the team and is excited to join the Lori L Strawbridge, CPA team of accountants. Nick received his Bachelors in Interpersonal Communication from Missouri State University. Nick is eager to use his communication and organizational skills in a new setting, while acquiring new skills and expanding his knowledge.  

In his free time, Nick is a video game fanatic and loves to collect vinyl records with his girlfriend. His current favorite record in his collection is the jazz-funk album “Head Hunters” by Herbie Hancock, which he enjoys listening to while he works!