We are an expert boutique CPA firm offering sophisticated planning for newly-launched businesses as well as veteran enterprises.
Dennis McMillen, CPA
Dennis McMillen offers his clients extensive business experience – over 30 years in public accounting, 25 of which were as managing principal of the firm. Much of his expertise centers on accounting, auditing and taxation for the construction, real estate, wholesale distribution, dealerships, and franchise industries. Dennis excels at navigating technical issues and translating them to real-world applications. He communicates complex accounting and taxation matters in practical terms to successfully engage with his clients. In his free time, Dennis loves to spend time outdoors, bicycling and hiking in nature, and cheering on his favorite sports teams.
Ralph Dovali, CPA, CAP
Service to the Omaha community is the hallmark of Ralph Dovali’s 20-plus year career in public accounting. He earned his BSBA from Creighton University and MBA from the University of Nebraska Omaha. Ralph’s professional experience is vast, including tax and accounting services for small business and individuals, financial statement audits, compliance audits of employee benefit plans, and not-for-profit tax and accounting. In addition to being a member of the Nebraska Society of CPAs and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Ralph serves on the boards of numerous area not-for-profit and volunteers with various church and school communities.
Shayna Post, CPA
Before relocating to Nebraska to join the firm, Shayna grew up in Washington state and attended Boise State University, where she earned both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in accountancy. She has been with the firm for more than 20 years, working in all areas of tax, audits of manufacturing, construction, and not-for-profit companies, as well as handling retirement plans and reviews and compilations of financial statements and serving as administrator for all electronic filings. Shayna has recently retired from 25-plus years of teaching Scottish dancing. She now has more time to travel with her husband, read, garden, and play with her Scottish (of course!) Terriers.
Colleen Reicks, CPA
Colleen Reicks graduated from Iowa State University with a BBA in accounting. She worked in private industry and public accounting before joining the firm in 2017. Colleen is a QuickBooks Proadvisor and a member of the Nebraska Society of CPAs, Colleen prepares business and individual income tax returns.
Brandon Hoerstkamp, CPA
Brandon Hoerstkamp earned a BBS in accounting and finance from the University of Nebraska Omaha and worked in the banking industry before coming to the firm in 2015. He conducts reviews for nonprofits, audits for such sectors as low income housing and employee benefit plans, and prepares tax returns for individuals and businesses, particularly agriculture, entertainment complexes and rental properties. In his free time, Brandon likes to cheer on the KC Chiefs and Creighton Bluejay basketball team, chip away at his goal of visiting all 50 states, and spend time with his wife and daughter and their two pups.
Karie Murphy joined the firm team upon graduating from Dana College with a bachelor’s degree in business administration in 2005. From preparing and processing income tax returns to greeting clients warmly as they enter the office, Karie’s talents find many applications. When not at the firm, she enjoys time lost in a good book, getting in shape with frequent exercise, and the company of her husband and son.
Carol is a long-time team member, having started to work at the firm in 1998. She took a brief sabbatical to earn a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska-Omaha in 2010 at the age of 62. As its administrative assistant, she is the public face of the firm, greeting clients and working the phones, among other responsibilities. Helping fellow team members with different projects is most rewarding. Carol is adventurous in the kitchen, where she experiments with new recipes, and loves spending time outside, swimming with her grandchildren and camping.
Having worked in the construction and landscape industry for over a decade, managing the operation of his own company, Jacob fully understands the day-to-day stresses of running a small business. His move into accounting allowed him to capitalize on this first-hand experience while continuing to work with small businesses in his new and different role. Outside the office, Jacob enjoys camping and doing landscape projects with his family, including his dog. He also taps into his inner handyman, working on various home improvement projects around his house.
Kaitlin brings an extensive banking background to the firm which includes her customer service expertise. Having earned her BSBA in accounting, she will soon continue her education to pursue a Master’s of Accounting. Kaitlin has strong data analytics knowledge and an eagerness to learn for the enhancement of the team. In her free time, she enjoys the company of her family and dog, Milo, capturing the beauty of the natural world through photography, and streaming such favorites as Game of Thrones.