Wellbrock joined Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball as a full-time staff member in 2007 after interning during her undergraduate studies. She manages audit engagements and consults on managerial and operational concerns. Additionally, she manages the firm’s Hays office and is the audit and attestation service line leader for the firm. Wellbrock graduated summa cum laude from Fort Hays State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration and also holds a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification.
“Being selected to participate in the AICPA Leadership Academy is a distinct honor,” said Brian Staats, CPA, CGMA, managing partner of Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball. “Meagan is a strong leader within our firm. We look forward to the enhanced leadership skills she will gain from the Academy.”
Participants are selected from public accounting firms of all sizes, business and industry, education and government. The 2017 class contains a diverse range of ethnicities and is split evenly between females and males.
Candidates submitted resumes which included work history, licensure information, professional volunteer activities, community service and awards and honors. Candidates also submitted a statement explaining how participating in the Leadership Academy would impact them personally and professionally and wrote an essay on the topic “what leadership competencies and characteristics will be essential to successfully lead and advance the CPA profession in 2025?”
To date, more than 270 CPAs have participated in the AICPA Leadership Academy, many of whom have gone on to take on leadership positions in their firms, businesses and volunteer organizations.
More information about the AICPA Leadership Academy is available online.
Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered provides a wide range of traditional and non-traditional CPA and consulting services to clients throughout the United States, including agriculture organizations, construction companies, feed yards, financial institutions, governmental and not-for-profit organizations, manufacturers, medical practices, oil and gas companies, professional service firms, real estate companies and small businesses. Founded in 1945, today the firm maintains 15 office locations throughout Kansas. For more information about Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, visit their website at www.abbb.com.