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Mark Otte receives ABV credential

WEST DES MOINES, January 19, 2018 – LWBJ Senior Analyst Mark Otte, CPA, has received his Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) Credential from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The ABV credential is granted exclusively to qualified CPAs…

LWBJ announces tax and audit staff promotions

WEST DES MOINES, January 11, 2018 – LWBJ Managing Partner Paul Juffer has announced the promotion of several associates within the firm. Brandon Pratt, CPA, has been promoted to Senior Tax Manager. Mr. Pratt specializes complex partnerships, S-corps and multi-state…

Adam Steffensmeier Joins LWBJ as Audit Manager – Risk Services

WEST DES MOINES, August 8, 2017 – LWBJ Senior Partner Maureen Dockstader has announced the appointment of Adam Steffensmeier to the position of Audit Manager – Risk Services, focusing on information technology and cybersecurity. Mr. Steffensmeier was previously with Meredith…

Adam Maahs and Mark Otte join LWBJ Capital Advisors team

WEST DES MOINES, August 9, 2017 — LWBJ Senior Partner JD Geneser has announced that Adam Maahs, CPA, and Mark Otte, CPA, have joined the firm’s Capital Advisors team as Senior Analysts. Mr. Maahs joined LWBJ in 2015 as an…

2017 class completes LWBJ summer internship

WEST DES MOINES, July 31, 2017 – The firm’s 2017 Summer Internship Program concluded on July 28. Four students were invited to participate – Connor Ostrander and Zach DeLeon from Drake University, Kevin Boeckholt from Iowa State University, and Zach…

Kyle Woiwood graduates from Leadership Ames XXX

AMES, May 15, 2017 – Kyle Woiwood, CPA, Tax Manager in the Ames office of LWBJ, was among the graduates of Leadership Ames XXX, a program created by the Ames Chamber of Commerce to develop informed, involved and concerned local…

LWBJ celebrates 25 years of growth and success

In 1992, four senior tax and audit professionals left Ernst & Young (now EY) and founded LWBJ. “Our goal was to create a responsive local firm with national accounting and tax expertise,” said founding partner Dave Watson. “But our underlying…

Tyler Gerstandt promoted to Director of Audit Services

WEST DES MOINES, May 3, 2017 – LWBJ Partners Maureen Dockstader and Erik Bonstrom have announced the promotion of Tyler C. Gerstandt, CPA, to Director of Audit Services for the firm. Mr. Gerstandt is an eight-year veteran of the firm’s…