The Scheffel Companies

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Written by Hannah Buehler, Communications Intern

The Scheffel Companies was founded and established in 1955 by Richard Scheffel. Scheffel had an existing accounting office in Alton, and wanted to expand to the Edwardsville community. Bob Zoelzer took over as manager and partner of the Edwardsville office. Over time, Scheffel & Company expanded to include Scheffel Financial Services, Inc.* and Scheffel Computer Services.

Starting out as a small accounting firm, Scheffel & Company has evolved to the largest accounting firm in the greater Metro East community, and is consistently recognized by the St. Louis Business Journal as one of the largest accounting firms in the St. Louis region.

Located across from Edwardsville Post Office at 143 North Kansas Street, today The Scheffel Companies include: Scheffel & Company, P.C., Certified Public Accountants; Scheffel Computer Services, Inc.; and Scheffel Financial Service, Inc.* The Scheffel Companies offer quality accounting, tax consulting, technology and financial advisory services to individuals and businesses.

In addition to offering tax planning and preparation, Scheffel & Company offers assurance services, client accounting and outsourcing, consulting services and estate planning. Scheffel & Company has grown to become The Scheffel Companies, which offers clients Scheffel Financial Services, Inc.* and Scheffel Computer Services. Scheffel Financial Services, Inc.* offers independent and comprehensive financial analysis and wealth management to individuals. Scheffel Computer Services, Inc. provides the best and most recent information technology consultation and service.

The Scheffel Companies embrace servicing clients with expert knowledge and professional services. They are committed to contributing the very best service to all clients. Scheffel serves businesses of all sizes. Clients also include governmental and non-profit organizations, and high net worth individuals.

The Scheffel Companies are one of the oldest Chamber members, with inception in 1969. The Scheffel Companies have utilized their Chamber membership by developing professional ties with other members.

Giving back to the community is something that The Scheffel Companies have done for decades. The company has participated in: Habitat for Humanity, the Halloween Parade, Ed/Glen First Night and many other events. Employees of The Scheffel Companies participate in: YMCA, Rotary Club, Hospice of Southern Illinois, Junior Service Club, Business & Professional Women, Relay for Life, Greater Edwardsville Area Community Foundation, Edwardsville PTOs, parochial school boards, Boy Scouts and community churches.

“Exceptional People, Innovative Ideas, Successful Clients,” That’s The Scheffel Companies.

To learn more about The Scheffel Companies, call 618.656.1206, stop by 143 North Kansas Street in Edwardsville, or visit
*Securities offered through LPL Financial, Member FINRA/SIPC.