Jeffrey W. Krol received a bachelor's degree in accounting from Loyola University and immediately participated in the Masters of Taxation Program at DePaul University, which he completed in 1984. Mr. Krol began his career as a tax accountant for Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Company at the Chicago office (now KPMG). In 1980, Mr. Krol established his own accounting firm, Krol & Associates, which currently has 17 employees. This firm specializes in representation of individuals, partnerships, and corporations with a focus on tax and financial planning. Mr. Krol's firm also represents numerous real estate developers.
Mr. Krol has acted as a general partner or managing partner in more than one hundred real estate developments including development of retail, commercial, industrial, telecommunications, medical offices, and residential projects. Mr. Krol is a principal in CA Ventures, a diversified developer of student living, senior living, multi-family and office projects.
He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Illinois Society of Certified Public Accountants. He has been a member of the Business Valuation Association and has served as an expert witness in valuation matters in a number of engagements. In addition, Mr. Krol has sat on numerous boards for both charitable and commercial enterprises. He has also served on various Bank Boards during his career. He also serves as a director and trustee for a number of other businesses in a wide variety of industries and charitable organizations. He owns interest in various other commercial enterprises.