Leslie “Trae” Lorts, CPA, CVA

WK Member

Phone: (573) 635-6196

Email: tlorts@williamskeepers.com

Trae joined the membership group of Williams-Keepers LLC in 2007. His career in taxation began in 1992 and includes four years as the principal of Lorts Group LLC. Trae specializes in taxation and business consulting and also provides business valuation services.

Trae graduated with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accountancy from the University of Missouri. He earned a designation as a Certified Valuation Analyst in 1999 and served as an adjunct faculty member at William Woods University for two years. He is a member of the firm’s Real Estate and Construction Service Team.

Trae is a member of the Jefferson City Rotary West and previously served as a board member and treasurer. He is a past board member of the Jefferson City Country Club, where he also served as treasurer. Trae served his local parish as a member of the board of its endowment fund and is currently a board member of the Helias Foundation. He is a past board member of the YMCA, River City Habitat for Humanity, and the Jefferson City Rape and Abuse Crisis Service.

Trae is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts and the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Leslie “Trae” Lorts, CPA, CVA
Due to the COVID-19 virus, WK is temporarily closed to the public through Friday, April 24, 2020.

Clients may share information with the firm in the following formats:

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Please call 573-635-6196 (Jefferson City), or 573-442-6171 (Columbia) if you have questions.