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YHB Welcomes Two New Principals to Strengthen Leadership 

Winchester, VA (January 23, 2024) — YHB’s shareholders are thrilled to announce the admission of Jacob Pendergraft, CPA, and Dan Bost, CPA, as Principals, effective February 1st, 2024. This strategic decision aligns with YHB’s commitment to excellence and growth in serving its clients and communities. 

Tom Milburn, CEO of YHB, expressed his enthusiasm: “Welcoming Jacob and Dan into their new roles as Principals is an exciting moment for YHB. They embody a blend of exceptional technical expertise, a deep commitment to client service, and a passion for uplifting team members. Their ascent to these positions is a testament to their ability to inspire and lead, reflecting our core values of excellence and community engagement.” 

Dan Bost, CPA 

With a distinguished 13-year tenure in accounting, Dan joined YHB in 2021 and has since been a cornerstone of the firm’s Assurance and Employee Benefit Plan teams. His expertise in assurance services has made a significant impact across the region. 

Reflecting on his new role, Dan remarked, “As I step into the Principal position, I’m eager to continue elevating our Assurance and Employee Benefits teams. Our pursuit of setting industry standards in client service is just beginning, and I’m excited to drive our growth and innovation.” 

Jacob Pendergraft, CPA 

Jacob’s journey with YHB began in 2012 as an intern, and he has since specialized in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) and Government Contracting (Gov Con) sectors. Known for his leadership skills, Jacob has been instrumental in mentoring new team members and leading YHB’s Employee Advisory Committee. 

It’s an honor to step into this leadership role and build off the foundation set by the principals before me, said Jacob. “Our team’s work ethic and talent are unparalleled, and I’m committed to enhancing our impact in the community and beyond. This new chapter is about forging stronger connections and exploring new frontiers.”  

With Jacob stationed at YHB’s Winchester office and Dan serving clients remotely, the firm now boasts 40 principals across 10 locations. This expansion signifies YHB’s dedication to fostering a diverse and dynamic leadership team, poised to meet the evolving needs of its clients and the industry. 

About YHB: We are all about you. That is why we take a holistic approach to assisting clients with growing, managing, and protecting their hard work. As a Top 100 Firm, we partner with many of the region’s most trailblazing and passionate leaders and organizations. Our team offers comprehensive advisory, assurance, tax, wealth management & risk advisory solutions to clients of all sizes. 

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