Company Story

Company Story

Recognized locally and nationally for our outstanding work and inviting corporate culture.

We provide southwest Missouri, southeast Kansas, northeast Oklahoma and KC metro areas with comprehensive accounting and consulting services. We’ve earned acclaim both locally and nationally for our outstanding work and inviting corporate culture.

Named one of the nation’s Best Accounting Firms to Work For by Accounting Today, we also rank among the Springfield Business Journal’s Choice Employers.

Our ability to attract and retain exceptional professionals ensures the services and advice we offer clients are reinforced with in-depth industry experience.

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Allinial Global, a network of more than 100 independent accounting firms throughout North America. Membership in this network provides a breadth of experience and expertise while maintaining local ownership and decision-making.

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AICPA Member of the Private Companies Practice Section of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. As an AICPA member, we are subject to rigorous peer reviews every three years. The AICPA has proclaimed our practices for accounting and auditing among the highest in the industry.

Thomas Beisner, CPA

Partner   ­

As Partner and Banking Group Leader, Tom has 40+ years of experience and specializes in helping community banks thrive in a difficult regulatory environment.

Chris Griesemer

Partner   ­

As a Partner and with 15+ years of combined experience, Chris is an Information Technology Security Specialist for Community Banks.

Kathy Hillenburg, CPA

Partner   ­

With 20+ years of experience, Kathy specializes in small business accounting services, business and individual taxation, computer software consulting, and employee benefit audits.

Brenda Logsdon, CPA

Partner   ­

As a Taxation Specialist, Brenda strives to help individuals and corporations develop tax strategies to minimize tax consequences, plan estate and retirement goals, plan for succession, and more.

Chuck McCann, CPA

Partner ­

Chuck is an experienced CPA, who not only provides business valuations for his clients, but also consults with CPA firms around the country in areas of compensation strategies and strategic planning.

W. David Myers, CPA

Partner ­

David is an experienced Public Accountant and leader, and advises business owners and financial officers of closely held companies on how to grow profitably while minimizing taxes.

Patricia Stoner Myers, CPA

Partner ­

Patti is passionate about helping small businesses grow with specialized accounting system designs and consultations, income tax preparation and planning for all types of business entities.

Joseph D. Page, CPA, CFE

Managing Partner ­

As Managing Partner since June 2011, Joseph focuses on audit and tax services for clients in fields such as colleges and universities, manufacturing and distribution, electric utilities and construction and high-net-worth individuals.

Jack Weimer, CPA

Partner ­

With more than 10 years of retail business experience and 19 years as a real estate lender leasing to college students, Jack is passionate about assisting clients in these industries to help minimize income taxes and achieve success.

R. Barnes Whitlock, CPA

Partner   ­

As one of the firm’s founding partners, Barney is an Expert Tax Strategist, who enjoys helping businesses and individuals with issues such as Wealth Management, estate and business planning.

Josh Beaird, CPA, CIA

Manager   ­

Josh specializes in assisting community banks and small businesses prepare financial statements, assess risk, and improve business operations.

Jennifer Cochran, CPA

Manager   ­

With more than 20 years of experience in taxation, Jennifer focuses primarily on business tax, cost segregation studies and not-for-profit organization taxes.

Mark Lamb, CPA

Manager   ­

A CPA since 1992, Mark has experience working with small businesses, individuals, partnerships, and corporations on a variety of issues including daily operations, taxes, and payroll.

A. Jay Logal, CPA

Manager   ­

Jay prepares and reviews federal and state income tax returns for individuals, corporations (regular C and sub S) and partnerships and expertly researches and reports on tax issues raised by clients and governmental agencies.

Jacque Mattson, CPA

Manager   ­

Jacque specializes in individual and business tax preparation and planning, as well as helping businesses comply with the rules and regulations of ERISA to ensure employee benefit plans are operating as they should be.

Melinda Thurman, CPA

Manager   ­

Melinda has extensive experience in small business operations with specialities in income tax services, dental practice strategy, internal accounting controls, and QuickBooks training.

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