Jerilyn is new to the Lee Mandel and Associates family. She began working with us during the 2021 tax season and has been a welcomed addition to our business. Jerilyn has her bachelor’s degree in liberal arts from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and graduated in 1989. She began her professional career working in advertising, marketing, and sales before making her transition into the accounting field. Jerilyn joined her family’s tax and accounting firm in 2000 and continued through 2022. She enjoyed a successful career in the family business which included tax preparation, accounting, payroll and bookkeeping as well as office and systems management. When not at work Jerilyn enjoys spending time with her adult child, family, and friends. She enjoys cooking, crafting, and playing trivia games.