Jennah Purk is a renowned CPA and serial entrepreneur. Jennah is the President and Founding Shareholder of Purk & Associates, PC. She specializes in closely held business and high-net-worth individual taxation service, estate planning, succession planning, stock option planning and IRS examinations. She has been advising entrepreneurs with unparalleled vision and expertise for more than 25 years.
Jennah earned her undergraduate degree from Auburn University and a Masters in Taxation from Fontbonne University. Her passion for business inspired her to expand her entrepreneurial footprint to health, nutrition, esthetics, and cosmetology in 2014. She owns three facilities in St. Louis in addition to Purk & Associates, all where “Culture is King.” Employing more than 50 experts in their respective fields, Jennah strives to lead with vision. She is perpetually incorporating cutting edge technology, industry advancement, and innovation into the services provided at Purk & Associates, The Rock Spa, The Bend Salon, Fuzion Salon & Spa, and The Face & Body Day Spas. She is committed to excellence and invests heavily in training and education.
Jennah serves or has served on many local and national Board of Directors, including St. Louis Bank, Central Institute for the Deaf, Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO), National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) and The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Region VII Small Business Regulatory Fairness Board, and holds a national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). She is a nationally known speaker and author and has received numerous awards and recognitions throughout her 25-year career. In that time she has been awarded Small Business Monthly’s “Fittest CEO.” in 2015, Enterprising Women magazine’s “Enterprising Women of the Year” in 2015, and Small Business Monthly’s “Best Bosses in St. Louis” in 2021.
Jennah has 10-year-old twins, Will and Parrish, three dogs Gloria, O’Reilly, and Smoke. When she is not working and raising her family, she enjoys weightlifting, running, nutrition, golf, live sporting events, music, and theatre. She is a woman of great faith and gives thanks to God for sustaining her and her many blessings.