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Our team of professionals is bursting with personality, and we are ready to get to know you so that we can help with your accounting, income tax, financial planning and wealth management needs. Get to know our team by reading their biographies and learning more about their dedication to helping you.

  • Algona Office

  • Colleen Bell

    Colleen Bell

    Senior Staff Accountant

    Location: Algona Office Division: Algona Phone: (515) 295-2437 Get in touch with me

    Colleen joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2011 and is a Senior Staff Accountant in the Algona office. She has 30 years of experience in the accounting field. Her responsibilities include payroll services, payroll tax reporting, financial statement preparation and bookkeeping services for a variety of clients.

     

    In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and her Pomeranian dog, Jesse.

  • Jennifer Penning, CPA

    Jennifer Penning, CPA

    Office Director

    Location: Algona Office Division: Algona Phone: (515) 295-2437 Get in touch with me

    Jennifer joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2014 and is the Office Director for the Algona office. In addition to managing the operations of the Algona office, Jennifer is responsible for supervising the tax preparation and review process of individual, partnership and corporate tax returns. Jennifer is also responsible for key client relationships, working with a variety of clients and industries.

     

    Jennifer is a graduate of Iowa State University with a B.A. degree in Journalism and Mass Communications. She also has her Master of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in Accounting from Upper Iowa University. Outside of work, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her husband and their dogs. She also is involved in her community and currently serves as treasurer for the Algona Morwens Kiwanis Club.

  • Georgia Ricklefs

    Georgia Ricklefs

    Senior Staff Accountant

    Location: Algona Office Division: Algona Phone: (515) 295-2437 Get in touch with me

    Georgia joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2013 and is a Senior Staff Accountant in the Algona office. Her responsibilities include payroll services, payroll tax reporting, financial statement preparation and bookkeeping services for a variety of clients.

     

    Georgia received an Executive Secretary, Sales and Business Administration Associate’s degree from Rasmussen Business College. Georgia and her husband, Mark, have two daughters and six grandchildren. She enjoys planting flowers and finding “treasures” to put in her flower gardens.

  • Amanda Spencer

    Amanda Spencer

    Senior Tax Accountant

    Location: Algona Office Division: Algona Phone: (515) 295-2437 Get in touch with me

    Amanda joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2017 and is a Senior Tax Accountant in the Algona office. She performs research on complex tax-related topics and is responsible for preparation and review of individual, partnership and corporate tax returns. Amanda also performs QuickBooks consulting for our clients.

     

    Amanda graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a B.A. degree in Accounting. She and her husband, Jeff, have one daughter, Amelia. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys spending time with her family and cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes.

  • Sara Thomas

    Sara Thomas

    Tax/Staff Accountant

    Location: Algona Office Division: Algona Phone: (515) 295-2437 Get in touch with me

    Sara joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2017 and is a Tax/Staff Accountant in the Algona office. She is responsible for individual, partnership and corporate tax return preparation. In addition, she assists with payroll services, payroll tax reporting, financial statement preparation and bookkeeping services for a variety of clients.

  • Emily Vaske

    Emily Vaske

    Administrative Services Professional

    Location: Algona Office Division: Algona Phone: (515) 295-2437 Get in touch with me

    Emily joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2013 and serves as an Administrative Services Professional in the Algona office. She supports our firm with many administrative functions and is responsible for providing excellent service to our clients.

     

    Emily and her husband, Lee, have three children. They also have a Great Dane, Ruby, and a goldfish, Zippy.

  • Ames Office

  • John Elliott, CPA

    John Elliott, CPA

    Audit Manager

    Location: Ames Office Division: Ames Phone: (515) 232-0533 Get in touch with me

    John joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2016 with over 30 years of accounting experience. He is a Audit Manager in the Ames office. He prepares and reviews complex tax returns and is involved in tax and business planning/consulting. John also plans and conducts audit, review and compilation engagements for nonprofit organizations and commercial entities.

     

    John is a graduate of both Northwest Missouri State University and Iowa State University. He has B.A. degrees in Accounting and History. Outside of work, John enjoys spending time with his wife, Teri, and their two daughters. He cheers for the Iowa State Cyclones, UNI Panthers and NWMSU Bearcats. He is also a shareholder of the Green Bay Packers.

  • Dennis Pyle, CPA

    Dennis Pyle, CPA

    Senior Tax Manager

    Location: Ames Office Division: Ames Phone: (515) 232-0533 Get in touch with me

    Dennis joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2016 after operating his own CPA firm in the Ames area for many years. Dennis serves as a Senior Tax Manager in the Ames office. He performs research on a variety of complex tax-related topics and prepares and reviews complex tax returns. Dennis also is involved in tax and business planning/consulting.

     

    Dennis graduated from Iowa State University with a B.A. degree in Accounting. He is married to Amy and they have two daughters, two sons and four grandchildren. Dennis enjoys fall bird hunting, snow skiing, weightlifting at the local gym, biking, water skiing, surfing and sailing.

  • Ben Schradle, CPA

    Ben Schradle, CPA

    Office Director

    Location: Ames Office Division: Ames Phone: (515) 232-0533 Get in touch with me

    Ben joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2011 and is the Office Director for the Ames office. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the firm. In addition to managing the operations of the Ames office, Ben is responsible for supervising the tax preparation and review process of individual, partnership and corporate tax returns. Ben is also responsible for key client relationships, working with a variety of clients and industries.

     

    Ben graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a B.A. degree in Accounting and a minor in Economics. Ben enjoys spending time with friends and his black lab, Sammie. Ben enjoys cheering on the Minnesota Vikings and his favorite college teams, the UNI Panthers and Iowa Hawkeyes.

  • Whitney Dostal

    Whitney Dostal

    Staff Accountant

    Location: Ames Office Division: Ames Phone: (515) 232-0533 Get in touch with me

    Whitney joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2018 and is a Staff Accountant in the Ames office. Her responsibilities include payroll services, payroll tax reporting, financial statement preparation and bookkeeping services for a variety of clients.

     

    Whitney graduated from Iowa Western Community College with an A.A. degree in Accounting and the University of Northern Iowa with a B.A. in Accounting. Outside of work, Whitney enjoys playing golf and tennis. She also enjoys volunteering at homeless shelters and nursing homes.

  • Abigail Elthon

    Abigail Elthon

    Staff Accountant

    Location: Ames Office Division: Ames Phone: (515) 232-0533 Get in touch with me

    Abigail joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2017 and is a Staff Accountant in the Ames office. She is responsible for individual, partnership and corporate tax return preparation, as well as working on our audit team. In addition, she assists with payroll services, payroll tax reporting, financial statement preparation and bookkeeping services for a variety of clients.

     

    Abigail graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a B.A. degree in Accounting. She is married and enjoys spending time with her family. She likes to cheer for the Chicago White Sox and UNI Panthers!

  • Diane Furry

    Diane Furry

    Staff Accountant

    Location: Ames Office Division: Ames Phone: (515) 232-0533 Get in touch with me

    Diane joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2016 and is a Staff Accountant in the Ames office. Her responsibilities include payroll services, payroll tax reporting, financial statement preparation and bookkeeping services for a variety of clients.

  • Angela Geisinger

    Angela Geisinger

    Senior Staff Accountant

    Location: Ames Office Division: Ames Phone: (515) 232-0533 Get in touch with me

    Angela joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2016 and is a Senior Staff Accountant in the Ames office. Her responsibilities include payroll services, payroll tax reporting, financial statement preparation and bookkeeping services for a variety of clients.

     

    Angela graduated from AIB College of Business with B.A. degrees in Accounting and Business Administration. Outside of work, Angela volunteers with the Colo Firefighter’s Association as an EMT and firefighter, currently serving as Lieutenant. She is married to Rodney and they have two daughters, Katelynn and Allison.

  • Myra Jackson

    Myra Jackson

    Administrative Services Professional

    Location: Ames Office Division: Ames Phone: (515) 232-0533 Get in touch with me

    Myra joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2016 and serves as an Administrative Services Professional in the Ames office. She supports our firm with many administrative functions and is responsible for providing excellent service to our clients.

  • Adela Jasarevic

    Adela Jasarevic

    Location: Ames Office Division: Ames Phone: (515) 232-0533 Get in touch with me

  • Michelle Pergande

    Michelle Pergande

    Senior Staff Accountant

    Location: Ames Office Division: Ames Phone: (515) 232-0533 Get in touch with me

    Michelle joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2016 and is a Senior Staff Accountant in the Ames office. Her responsibilities include payroll services, payroll tax reporting, financial statement preparation and bookkeeping services for a variety of clients.

     

    Michelle and her husband, Lewis, have two children – Cory and Jacob, as well as a daughter-in-law and grandchildren. She cheers for the Denver Broncos and enjoys spending time with her family.

  • Darci Wolf

    Darci Wolf

    Senior Staff Accountant

    Location: Ames Office Division: Ames Phone: (515) 232-0533 Get in touch with me

    Darci joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2016 and is a Senior Staff Accountant in the Ames office. Her responsibilities primarily include providing payroll services and payroll tax reporting for a variety of clients.

     

    Darci received an Associate’s degree in Accounting from Des Moines Area Community College.

  • Belmond Office

  • Veronica Barrus

    Veronica Barrus

    Administrative Services Professional

    Location: Belmond Office Division: Belmond Phone: (641) 444-3274 Get in touch with me

    Veronica joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2016 and serves as an Administrative Services Professional and Staff Accountant in the Belmond office. She supports our firm with many administrative functions and is responsible for providing excellent service to our clients. Her responsibilities also include payroll services, payroll tax reporting, financial statement preparation and bookkeeping services for a variety of clients.

     

    Veronica received an Associate’s degree in Business from North Iowa Area Community College and a B.A. degree in Accounting from the University of Phoenix. Veronica is married to her husband, Bo, and they have five kids – Hailey, Easton, Madison, Allison and Brody.

  • Shannon Lerdal, CPA

    Shannon Lerdal, CPA

    Office Director

    Location: Belmond Office Division: Belmond Phone: (641) 444-3274 Get in touch with me

    Shannon joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2010 and is the Office Director for the Belmond office. In addition to managing the operations of the Belmond office, Shannon is responsible for supervising the tax preparation and review process of individual, partnership and corporate tax returns. Shannon is also responsible for key client relationships, working with a variety of clients and industries. In addition, Shannon assists clients with QuickBooks consulting.

     

    Shannon graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a B.A. degree in Accounting. She is married to Todd and they have a daughter, Mathea. In her spare time, she enjoys cheering on the Iowa State Cyclones, UNI Panthers and Chicago Cubs.

  • Kristi Wick, CPA

    Kristi Wick, CPA

    Partner

    Location: Belmond Office Division: Belmond Phone: (641) 444-3274 Get in touch with me

    Kristi joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2006 and is a Partner with the firm in the Mason City office. Kristi also oversees the Belmond office and manages the audit practice for several of the firm’s offices. Kristi is responsible for key client relationships, working with a variety of clients and industries. She is experienced in individual, partnership and corporate tax planning and preparation and audit services.

     

    Kristi graduated with B.A. degrees in Accounting and Business Administration from Northwestern College and a Master of Professional Accountancy degree from the University of South Dakota. She serves on the council of her church as the treasurer. Kristi and her husband, Joe, enjoy spending time with their daughter, Lauren.

  • Emily DeVries

    Emily DeVries

    Senior Audit and Tax Accountant

    Location: Belmond Office Division: Belmond Phone: (641) 444-3274 Get in touch with me

    Emily joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2015 and is a Senior Audit and Tax Accountant in the Belmond office. She is an experienced tax professional and assists with the preparation of individual, partnership and corporate tax returns. Emily also plans and conducts audit, review and compilation engagements for local governments, nonprofit organizations and commercial entities. In addition, she assists with payroll services, payroll tax reporting, financial statement preparation and bookkeeping services for a variety of clients.

     

    Emily graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a B.A. degree in Accounting. In her free time, Emily enjoys spending time with her husband, Kraig, and her dog, Tucker. She volunteers with the Humane Society and enjoys cheering on both the Iowa Hawkeyes and UNI Panthers.

  • Char Rokke

    Char Rokke

    Administrative Services Professional

    Location: Belmond Office Division: Belmond Phone: (641) 444-3274 Get in touch with me

    Char joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2009 and serves as an Administrative Services Professional in the Belmond office. She supports our firm with many administrative functions and is responsible for providing excellent service to our clients.

     

    Char received an Executive Secretary Associate’s degree from Hamilton Business College. She is married to Paul and they have three children and four grandchildren. Char and her husband enjoy traveling and they have traveled to all the lower 48 states, Canada and taken two trips to Norway.

  • Cedar Falls Office

  • Damian Hurmence, CPA

    Damian Hurmence, CPA

    Partner

    Location: Cedar Falls Office Division: Cedar Falls Phone: (319) 277-0700 Get in touch with me

    Damian joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2003 and is a Partner with the firm. Damian manages the operations of the Cedar Falls office. In addition, Damian is responsible for key client relationships, working with a variety of clients and industries. He is experienced in individual, partnership and corporate tax planning and preparation, as well as small business consulting.

     

    Damian is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a B.A. degree in Accounting. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Alicia, and their dog, Gracie

  • Kevin Kamienski

    Kevin Kamienski

    Senior Tax Accountant

    Location: Cedar Falls Office Division: Cedar Falls Phone: (319) 277-0700 Get in touch with me

    Kevin joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2003 after operating his own accounting firm in the Cedar Falls area for many years. He is a Senior Tax Accountant in the Cedar Falls office. Kevin is involved with the preparation of complex individual, estate and trust returns.  He is also involved in tax and business planning/consulting.

  • Denise Matthias

    Denise Matthias

    Administrative Services Professional

    Location: Cedar Falls Office Division: Cedar Falls Phone: (319) 277-0700 Get in touch with me

    Denise joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2016 and serves as an Administrative Services Professional and Staff Accountant in the Cedar Falls office. She supports our firm with many administrative functions and is responsible for providing excellent service to our clients. Her responsibilities also include payroll services, payroll tax reporting, financial statement preparation and bookkeeping services for a variety of clients.

    Denise is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa. She cheers for the Iowa Hawkeyes and enjoys spending time with Rick and her three children. Denise was born and raised in Cedar Falls and especially enjoys spending time outdoors, riding her bike, boating and traveling.

  • Cedar Rapids Office

  • Kevin Ballard, CPA

    Kevin Ballard, CPA

    Partner

    Location: Cedar Rapids Office Division: Cedar Rapids Phone: (319) 366-8267 Get in touch with me

    Kevin joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 1986 and is a Partner in the Cedar Rapids office. Kevin is responsible for key client relationships, working with a variety of clients and industries. He is experienced in individual, partnership and corporate tax planning and preparation, audit services, business consulting, succession planning and wealth management services.

     

    Kevin is a member of the Marion Kiwanis Club and Cedar Rapids Elks Lodge and serves on the Marion Senior Living Community Board. He is also a past board member of the School Tuition Organization for the Archdiocese of Dubuque and is the past president for the Cedar Valley Running Association and Cedar Rapids Area Estate Planning Council. Kevin has been married since 1979 to his wife, Diane, and has three grown daughters.

  • Jennifer Decker, CPA

    Jennifer Decker, CPA

    Office Director

    Location: Cedar Rapids Office Division: Cedar Rapids Phone: (319) 366-8267 Get in touch with me

    Jennifer joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2005 and is the Office Director for the Cedar Rapids office. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the firm. In addition to managing the operations of the Cedar Rapids office, Jennifer plans and conducts audit, review and compilation engagements for local governments, nonprofit organizations and commercial entities. In addition, she supervises the tax preparation and review process of individual, partnership and corporate tax returns. Jennifer is also responsible for key client relationships, working with a variety of clients and industries.

     

    Jennifer graduated cum laude from the University of Northern Iowa with a B.A. degree in Accounting. She serves on the school board for St. Joseph’s Catholic School, participating on the Public Relations Committee and Shamrock Committee. She was previously the president of the Chargers Organization at the school. Jennifer is an officer for the Cedar Rapids Area Estate Planning Council and a board member of the Student Tuition Organization for the Archdiocese of Dubuque. Jennifer and her husband, Nick, have three children. Her favorite sports teams are the UNI Panthers, Chicago Cubs and whatever teams her children play on!

  • Eric Hanna, CPA

    Eric Hanna, CPA

    Tax Manager

    Location: Cedar Rapids Office Division: Cedar Rapids Phone: (319) 366-8267 Get in touch with me

    Eric joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2012 and is a Tax Manager in the Cedar Rapids office. He performs research on complex tax-related topics and is responsible for preparation and review of individual, partnership and corporate tax returns. Eric plans and conducts audit, review and compilation engagements for local governments, nonprofit organizations and commercial entities.

     

    Eric graduated from Coe College with B.A. degrees in Accounting and Business Administration. He is married to his high school sweetheart and they have two sons. In his spare time, he volunteers for his sons’ baseball teams and serves as Treasurer of the Marion Economic Development Company, a non-profit organization. During the summer he enjoys spending time at Lake Delhi.

  • Dave Meade, CPA

    Dave Meade, CPA

    Senior Tax Accountant

    Location: Cedar Rapids Office Division: Cedar Rapids Phone: (319) 366-8267 Get in touch with me

    David joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2008 and is a Senior Tax Accountant in the Cedar Rapids office. David prepares and reviews complex tax returns and is also involved in tax and business planning/consulting.

     

    David graduated from the University of Iowa with a B.A. degree in Accounting. He enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter and grandsons.

  • Alysha Patterson, CPA

    Alysha Patterson, CPA

    Senior Audit and Tax Accountant

    Location: Cedar Rapids Office Division: Cedar Rapids Phone: (319) 366-8267 Get in touch with me

     

    Alysha joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2015 and is a Senior Audit and Tax Accountant in the Cedar Rapids office. She plans and conducts audit, review and compilation engagements for local governments, nonprofit organizations and commercial entities. Alysha also is an experienced tax professional, assisting with the preparation of individual, partnership and corporate tax returns.

     

    Alysha graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a B.A. degree in Accounting. She enjoys traveling with her husband and particularly enjoyed trips to Iceland, Ireland, Spain and the Pacific Northwest. She also enjoys cheering for her favorite sports teams – the University of Iowa Hawkeyes and UNI Panthers.

  • Brooke Dobel, CPA

    Brooke Dobel, CPA

    Audit Manager

    Location: Cedar Rapids Office Division: Cedar Rapids Phone: (319) 366-8267 Get in touch with me

    Brooke joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2007 and serves as an Audit Manager in the Cedar Rapids office. Brooke plans and conducts audit, review and compilation engagements for local governments, nonprofit organizations and commercial entities, specializing in employee benefit plans. Brooke also is an experienced tax professional, preparing complex individual, partnership and corporate tax returns.

     

    Brooke graduated summa cum laude from the University of Northern Iowa with a B.A. degree in Accounting. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, stepson and pet Shih Tzu, Henley.

  • Skye Kanne

    Skye Kanne

    Staff Audit and Tax Accountant

    Location: Cedar Rapids Office Division: Cedar Rapids Phone: (319) 366-8267 Get in touch with me

    Skye joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2016 and is a Staff Audit and Tax Accountant in the Cedar Rapids office. Skye is responsible for individual tax return preparation, as well as working on our audit team. In addition, she assists with payroll services, payroll tax reporting, financial statement preparation and bookkeeping services for a variety of clients.

     

    Skye has B.A. degrees in Accounting and Financial Planning. Outside of work, she enjoys reading, crocheting and shed hunting for deer antlers in the spring. She also likes to cheer for the Minnesota Vikings and the Duke basketball team.

  • Amy Lamphier

    Amy Lamphier

    Senior Staff Accountant

    Location: Cedar Rapids Office Division: Cedar Rapids Phone: (319) 366-8267 Get in touch with me

    Amy joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2016 and is a Senior Staff Accountant in the Cedar Rapids office. Amy’s responsibilities include payroll services, payroll tax reporting, financial statement preparation and bookkeeping services for a variety of clients.

     

    Amy and her husband, Todd, have two children. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, spending time with family and camping. She likes to cheer for the Iowa Hawkeyes, but occasionally will cheer for the Cyclones as long as they are not playing the Hawkeyes.

  • Terrye Pic

    Terrye Pic

    Administrative Services Professional

    Location: Cedar Rapids Office Division: Cedar Rapids Phone: (319) 366-8267 Get in touch with me

    Terrye joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2008 and serves as an Administrative Services Professional in the Cedar Rapids office. She supports our firm with many administrative functions and is responsible for providing excellent service to our clients. She also helps provide our staff with computer support.

     

    Outside of work, Terrye enjoys spending time with her husband, three grown children, one grandchild and two dogs. She volunteers at her church and has been on an Honor Flight with a Korean War veteran.

  • Forest City Office

  • Lisa Courter

    Lisa Courter

    Administrative Services Professional

    Location: Forest City Office Division: Forest City Phone: (641) 585-1040 Get in touch with me

    Lisa joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2017 and serves as an Administrative Services Professional in the Forest City office. She supports our firm with many administrative functions and is responsible for providing excellent service to our clients.

     

    Lisa enjoys watching the Atlanta Braves, attending concerts and volunteers with The Forest City Young Professionals organization. She enjoys spending time with her dog and cat – Bella and Oliver

  • Marlene Young, CPA

    Marlene Young, CPA

    Senior Tax Manager

    Location: Forest City Office Division: Forest City Phone: (641) 585-1040 Get in touch with me

    Marlene joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2015 after operating her own CPA firm in Forest City for many years. Marlene serves as a Senior Tax Manager in the Forest City office. She prepares and reviews complex tax returns and is also involved in tax and business planning/consulting.

     

    Marlene attended Buena Vista University.. She has been married since 1978 and has two grown sons. She enjoys camping, boating and above all, spending time with her grandchildren.

  • Linsey Current

    Linsey Current

    Staff Accountant

    Location: Forest City Office Division: Forest City Phone: (641) 585-1040 Get in touch with me

    Linsey joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2015 and is Staff Accountant in the Forest City office. She is responsible for individual, partnership and corporate tax return preparation. In addition, she assists with payroll services, payroll tax reporting, financial statement preparation and bookkeeping services for a variety of clients.

     

    Linsey is a graduate of Central College with a B.A. degree in Business Management, with an emphasis in Marketing. She also has her Master of Business Administration degree (Accounting concentration) from American Public University. In her free time, Linsey volunteers for Rotary International, Forest City Young Professionals and is on the Puckerbrush Days Committee.

  • Samantha Dugan

    Samantha Dugan

    Senior Tax Accountant

    Location: Forest City Office Division: Forest City Phone: (641) 585-1040 Get in touch with me

    Samantha joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2016 and is a Senior Tax Accountant in the Forest City office. Sam manages the operations of the Forest City office and is responsible for supervising the tax preparation and review process of individual, partnership and corporate tax returns. She is also responsible for key client relationships, working with a variety of clients and industries.

     

    Sam graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a B.A. degree in Accounting and a minor in Ethics. She is active in her community by helping with the concessions at the Forest Theatre, directing participants at the Winnebago Outdoor Adventure Race, and she recently joined the Rotary. Sam also hosts an annual golf outing in memory of her father and helps collect donations for the Iowa Donor Network. With her husband and stepdaughter, Sam enjoys spending time on their farm where they have cats, dogs, Nigerian Dwarf goats, miniature donkeys, heritage breed pigs and Muscovy ducks. She cheers for any Iowa team, especially the UNI Panthers.

  • Mason City Office

  • Autumn Alitz

    Autumn Alitz

    Staff Accountant

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Autumn joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2016 and is a Staff Accountant in the Mason City office. She is responsible for individual, partnership and corporate tax return preparation. In addition, she assists with payroll services, payroll tax reporting, financial statement preparation and bookkeeping services for a variety of clients.

     

    Autumn graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with B.A. degrees in Accounting and Marketing. During her free time, she volunteers with the Humane Society and cheers for the UNI Panthers and Green Bay Packers.

  • Aaron Bender

    Aaron Bender

    Manager of Monthly Accounting Department

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Aaron joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2017 and is the Manager of the monthly accounting department in the Mason City office. He oversees the payroll, bookkeeping and financial statement preparation services provided to our clients in that office.

     

    Aaron is a graduate of Rockford College and has a B.A. degree in Accounting. Outside of work, he is a busy homeschooling parent of four children, two of which have graduated from high school.

  • Emily Chute

    Emily Chute

    Staff Accountant

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Emily joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2018 and is a Staff Accountant in the Mason City office. She is responsible for individual, partnership and corporate tax return preparation. In addition, she assists with payroll services, payroll tax reporting, financial statement preparation and bookkeeping services for a variety of clients.

     

    Emily graduated from Global University with an Associate’s degree in Accounting.  Emily and her husband have two children. Outside of work, Emily enjoys NASCAR races and cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes.

  • Kathleen Connor

    Kathleen Connor

    Administrative Services Professional

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Kathy joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2016 and serves as an Administrative Services Professional in the Mason City office. She supports our firm with many administrative functions and is responsible for providing excellent service to our clients.

     

    Kathy graduated from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, with a B.A. degree in Quantitative Method Computing and a minor in Math. She and her husband, Rick, have three children – Kylie, Jackie and Ricky. In her free time, she enjoys cheering on the Minnesota Vikings and volunteering with youth volleyball.

  • Kristi Wick, CPA

    Kristi Wick, CPA

    Partner

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Kristi joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2006 and is a Partner with the firm in the Mason City office. Kristi also oversees the Belmond office and manages the audit practice for several of the firm’s offices. Kristi is responsible for key client relationships, working with a variety of clients and industries. She is experienced in individual, partnership and corporate tax planning and preparation and audit services.

     

    Kristi graduated with B.A. degrees in Accounting and Business Administration from Northwestern College and a Master of Professional Accountancy degree from the University of South Dakota. She serves on the council of her church as the treasurer. Kristi and her husband, Joe, enjoy spending time with their daughter, Lauren.

  • Shawna Bornholdt, CPA

    Shawna Bornholdt, CPA

    Audit Manager

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Shawna joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2008 and serves as an Audit Manager in the Mason City office. Shawna also plans and conducts audit, review and compilation engagements for local governments, nonprofit organizations and commercial entities. She is also an experienced tax professional, preparing complex individual, partnership and corporate tax returns.

     

    Shawna graduated from the University of Iowa with B.A. degrees in Accounting and Finance. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, son and her Scottish Terrier. Their free time is spent camping or watching sports. She cheers for the Iowa Hawkeyes!

  • Peggy Boyll, CPA

    Peggy Boyll, CPA

    Senior Audit and Tax Accountant

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Peggy joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2000 and is a Senior Audit and Tax Accountant with the firm, working remotely out of her home. Peggy is an experienced tax professional and assists with the preparation of individual, partnership and corporate tax returns. Peggy also plans and conducts audit, review and compilation engagements for local governments, nonprofit organizations and commercial entities.

     

    Peggy graduated from DePauw University with a B.A. degree in Economics. She is married to Ron and they have two children, along with two very spoiled cats.

  • Teresa Buffington, CPA

    Teresa Buffington, CPA

    Senior Accountant

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Teresa joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2010 and is Senior Accountant in the Mason City office. She performs payroll services, payroll tax reporting, financial statement preparation and bookkeeping services for a variety of clients. Teresa also assists with individual, partnership and corporate tax return preparation.

     

    Teresa received an Associate’s degree in Accounting from North Iowa Area Community College. She is married to Mark and they have three sons – Chad, Jason and Matt. In her free time, Teresa enjoys spending time with her family and cheering on the Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota Twins and Iowa Hawkeyes.

  • Mark Haisman, CPA

    Mark Haisman, CPA

    Senior Audit and Tax Accountant

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Mark joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2016 and is a Senior Audit and Tax Accountant in the Mason City office. He is an experienced tax professional and assists with the preparation of individual, partnership and corporate tax returns. Mark also plans and conducts audit, review and compilation engagements for local governments, nonprofit organizations and commercial entities.

     

    Mark graduated from Buena Vista University with B.A. degrees in Accounting, Finance and Business Management. He is married to his wife, Jamie, and they have three boys. Outside of work, Mark enjoys spending time with his family and watching his kids participate in all of their extracurricular activities.

  • Lori Jorgensen, CPA

    Lori Jorgensen, CPA

    Senior Tax Manager

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Lori joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2015, bringing many years of accounting experience with her. She is a Senior Tax Manager in the Mason City office. She prepares and reviews complex tax returns and is also involved in tax and business planning/consulting.

     

    Lori is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a B.A. degree in Accounting. She is married to her husband, Rick, and they have two children. Outside of work, Lori enjoys spending time with her family and volunteering at her local church.

  • Mike McCoy, CPA

    Mike McCoy, CPA

    Senior Tax Manager

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Mike joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2010 after operating his own CPA firm in the Mason City area for many years. Mike serves as a Senior Tax Manager for the firm, working out of the Mason City and Ames offices. He performs research on a variety of complex tax-related topics and reviews complex tax returns. Mike also is involved in tax and business planning, consulting and estate and financial planning.

     

    Mike graduated from the University of Iowa with B.A. degrees in Accounting and Finance. He also has his Master of Business Taxation degree from the University of Minnesota. Mike is married to his wife, Sara, and they have three daughters and several grandchildren that keep them busy.

  • Laura Monaghan, CPA

    Laura Monaghan, CPA

    Tax Manager

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Laura joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2010. She is a Tax Manager in the Mason City office and serves on the Board of Directors for the firm. Laura supervises tax preparation and the review process of individual, partnership and corporate tax returns. Laura also plans and conducts audit, review and compilation engagements for nonprofit organizations and commercial entities.

     

    Laura graduated from Grand View College with B.A. degrees in Accounting and Business Administration. She is married to her husband, Jeremy, and they have a son. Laura is a member of the Mason City Noon Lions Club and enjoys volunteering at her church.

  • Dennis Muyskens, CPA

    Dennis Muyskens, CPA

    Partner

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Dennis joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 1996 and is the Partner in charge of overseeing the operations of our northern offices. Dennis is also responsible for key client relationships, working with a variety of clients and industries. He is experienced in individual, partnership and corporate tax planning and preparation, audit services, business consulting, succession planning and wealth management services. Dennis plays a key role in firm expansion and growth efforts through business development and firm acquisitions.

     

    Dennis graduated from Northwestern College with a B.A. degree in Accounting. Dennis is as a member of the Board of Directors of Youth for Christ and Northwoods Savings Bank. He is also actively involved with Grace Church. Dennis and his wife, Susan, have three daughters – Corrine, Emily and Hailey. They enjoy spending time at home with their three cats and cheering for the Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Twins and Iowa Hawkeyes.

  • Margaret Pfannes, CPA

    Margaret Pfannes, CPA

    Senior Tax Accountant

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Margaret joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2015 and is a Senior Tax Accountant in the Mason City office. She is responsible for individual, partnership and corporate tax return preparation, as well as assisting clients with payroll services, payroll tax reporting, financial statement preparation and bookkeeping services.

     

    Margaret graduated from the University of Iowa with a B.A. degree in Business Administration. She is married to her husband, David, and they have two daughters and four grandchildren.

  • Jason Speer, CPA

    Jason Speer, CPA

    Tax Manager

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Jason joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2010 and is a Tax Manager in the Mason City office. He performs research on a complex tax-related topics and is responsible for preparation and review of individual, partnership and corporate income tax returns. Jason also plans and conducts audit, review and compilation engagements for nonprofit organizations and commercial entities, specializing in employee benefit plans.

     

    Jason is a graduate of the University of Iowa with a B.A. degree in Accounting. He enjoys cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes and Chicago Cubs. Jason volunteers at the Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank

  • Ryan Swanson, CPA

    Ryan Swanson, CPA

    Senior Audit and Tax Accountant

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Ryan joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2016 and is a Senior Audit and Tax Accountant in the Mason City office. He is an experienced tax professional and assists with the preparation of individual, partnership and corporate tax returns. Ryan also plans and conducts audit, review and compilation engagements for local governments, nonprofit organizations and commercial entities.

     

    He graduated from AIB College of Business with B.A. degrees in Accounting and Business Administration. He enjoys cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes and Washington Redskins.

  • Megan Thurnau, CPA

    Megan Thurnau, CPA

    Senior Audit and Tax Accountant

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Megan joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2011 and is a Senior Audit and Tax Accountant in the Mason City office. She is an experienced tax professional and assists with the preparation of individual, partnership and corporate tax returns. Megan also plans and conducts audit, review and compilation engagements for local governments, nonprofit organizations and commercial entities.

     

    Megan is a graduate of Buena Vista University with a B.A. degree in Accounting.

  • Becky Dobel

    Becky Dobel

    Senior Accountant

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Becky rejoined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2016 after previously working with the firm for 11 years. She is a Senior Accountant in the Mason City office. Her responsibilities include payroll services, payroll tax reporting, financial statement preparation and bookkeeping services for a variety of clients. She also helps provide our staff with computer support.

  • Joe Frank

    Joe Frank

    Senior Accountant

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Joe joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2015 and is a Senior Accountant in the Mason City office. His responsibilities include payroll services, payroll tax reporting, financial statement preparation and bookkeeping services for a variety of clients.

     

    Joe graduated from North Iowa Area Community College in Mason City. Outside of work, Joe enjoys spending time with his daughter and is an avid cycler.

  • Lisa Golwitzer,CPA

    Lisa Golwitzer,CPA

    Senior Audit and Tax Accountant

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Lisa joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2012 and is a Senior Audit and Tax Accountant in the Mason City office. She performs research on complex tax-related topics and is responsible for preparation and review of individual, partnership and corporate tax returns. She also plans and conducts audit, review and compilation engagements for local governments, nonprofit organizations and commercial entities.

     

    Lisa graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a B.A. degree in Accounting. She is a member of the Mason City Jaycees and participates in the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants CPA’s Month of Service doing various volunteer projects. She is married to her husband, Ben, and they have three very spoiled cats. Lisa also enjoys cheering on the Chicago Cubs and UNI Panthers.

  • Laura Jacobsen

    Laura Jacobsen

    Administrative Services Professional

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Laura joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2016 and serves as an Administrative Services Professional in the Mason City office. She supports our firm with many administrative functions and is responsible for providing excellent service to our clients.

     

    Laura is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas with a B.A. degree in Journalism. She is married to her husband, Derek, and they have three children –Tyler, Katie and Hannah

  • Patti Kisner

    Patti Kisner

    Senior Accountant

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Patti joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2010 and is the Administrative Services Manager in the Mason City office. In her role, Patti oversees all of the administrative functions for the Mason City office, assuring the operations run smoothly.

     

    Patti is a graduate of Hamilton Business College. Patti is married and has two children, Amber and Dylan. During her free time, she enjoys volunteering for the Hawkeye Food Bank and cheers for the Central Spring Panthers and UNI Panthers.

  • Dennis Koenigsberg

    Dennis Koenigsberg

    Senior Tax Accountant

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Dennis joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2017 and is a Senior Tax Accountant in the Mason City office. He is responsible for individual, partnership and corporate tax return preparation. In addition, he assists with various other accounting functions for clients.

     

    Dennis is a graduate of Iowa State University with a B.A. degree in Industrial Administration. In his free time, he enjoys cheering on the Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota Twins, Chicago Cubs and Iowa State Cyclones. He also volunteers at the Community Kitchen and Salvation Army.

  • Pamela Lage

    Pamela Lage

    Senior Accountant

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Pam joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2014 and is a Senior Accountant in the Mason City office. Her responsibilities include payroll services, payroll tax reporting, financial statement preparation and bookkeeping services for a variety of clients. In addition, Pam assists clients with QuickBooks consulting

  • Linda Olson

    Linda Olson

    Senior Accountant

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Linda joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2012 and is a Senior Accountant in the Mason City office. Her responsibilities include payroll services, payroll tax reporting, financial statement preparation and bookkeeping services for a variety of clients.

     

    Linda received an Associate’s degree in Accounting from Wake Technical Community College in Raleigh, North Carolina. She has two sons, who are both married, and two grandchildren.

  • Jon Perkins

    Jon Perkins

    Senior Accountant

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Jon joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2017 and is a Senior Accountant in the Mason City office. His responsibilities include payroll services, payroll tax reporting, financial statement preparation and bookkeeping services for a variety of clients.

     

    Jon is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa with a B.A. degree in Business Administration. He has three children – Perry, Peyton and Erika. In his free time, he cheers for the Iowa State Cyclones and Minnesota Vikings. He also volunteers at the Community Kitchen.

  • Deb Snook

    Deb Snook

    Administrative Services Professional

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Deb joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2015 and serves as an Administrative Services Professional in the Mason City office. She supports our firm with many administrative functions and is responsible for providing excellent service to our clients.

     

    Deb received an Executive Secretary Associate’s degree from Hamilton Business College.

  • Jill Wagner

    Jill Wagner

    Administrative Services Professional

    Location: Mason City Office Division: Mason City Phone: (641) 423-0574 Get in touch with me

    Jill joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2015 and serves as an Administrative Services Professional in the Mason City office. She supports our firm with many administrative functions and is responsible for providing excellent service to our clients.

     

    Jill graduated from Kirkwood Community College. Jill and her husband, Kyle, have two children Aspyn and Reid. Jill has volunteered for the North Iowa Chapter of MATHCOUNTS and has also participated in the Month of Service assisting organizations such as the Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank and Meals on Wheels

  • Waterloo Office

  • Nick Aarsen

    Nick Aarsen

    Location: Waterloo Office Division: Waterloo Phone: (319) 233-5225 Get in touch with me

  • Traci Baker

    Traci Baker

    Location: Waterloo Office Division: Waterloo Phone: (319) 233-5225 Get in touch with me

  • Sue Becker

    Sue Becker

    Location: Waterloo Office Division: Waterloo Phone: (319) 233-5225 Get in touch with me

  • Brad Corley

    Brad Corley

    Location: Waterloo Office Division: Waterloo Phone: (319) 233-5225 Get in touch with me

  • Danielle Coulter

    Danielle Coulter

    Location: Waterloo Office Division: Waterloo Phone: (319) 233-5225 Get in touch with me

  • Steven Duggan

    Steven Duggan

    Location: Waterloo Office Division: Waterloo Phone: (319) 233-5225 Get in touch with me

  • Anne Halbmaier

    Anne Halbmaier

    Location: Waterloo Office Division: Waterloo Phone: (319) 233-5225 Get in touch with me

  • Diane Huffman

    Diane Huffman

    Corporate Controller

    Location: Waterloo Office Division: Waterloo Phone: (319) 233-5225 Get in touch with me

    Diane joined Hogan - Hansen, P.C. in 2003 and is the Corporate Controller for the firm. She is responsible for the internal accounting functions of our firm, including payroll and financial statement preparation.

     

    Diane has given back to her community by volunteering with the American Red Cross and in her church as a Sunday School teacher. She  has two children and four step-children. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

  • Marcus Leth

    Marcus Leth

    Location: Waterloo Office Division: Waterloo Phone: (319) 233-5225 Get in touch with me

  • Amanda Ohrt

    Amanda Ohrt

    Location: Waterloo Office Division: Waterloo Phone: (319) 233-5225 Get in touch with me

  • Sandra Schmidt

    Sandra Schmidt

    Location: Waterloo Office Division: Waterloo Phone: (319) 233-5225 Get in touch with me

  • Veronica Soria

    Veronica Soria

    Location: Waterloo Office Division: Waterloo Phone: (319) 233-5225 Get in touch with me

  • Ashley Stanley

    Ashley Stanley

    Location: Waterloo Office Division: Waterloo Phone: (319) 233-5225 Get in touch with me

  • Lisa Wall

    Lisa Wall

    Location: Waterloo Office Division: Waterloo Phone: (319) 233-5225 Get in touch with me

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