Hutchinson, KS -- The regional accounting firm of Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered (ABBB) is pleased to announce that Brett R. Henry has been promoted to principal.


“Brett’s hard work and dedication has distinguished him at the firm,” said Brian Staats, CPA, CGMA, managing partner of ABBB.  “We congratulate him on this significant achievement.”


In his new role, Henry will continue assisting clients with their tax and accounting needs.  He will also specialize in tax work for the oil and gas industries, specifically long-term tax planning designed to help companies increase cash flow. Additionally, he serves as the firm’s energy (oil & gas) segment leader.  He has been with the firm since 2006 and previously served as a senior manager.


Henry graduated from Fort Hays State University (FHSU) with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and previously served in the United States Army. He is a member of  the American Institute of  Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants  (KSCPA), where he graduated from KSCPA’s “20 up to 40” Leadership program. Henry serves on the KSCPA Board of Directors, is a member of the FHSU Department of Economics, Finance, and Accounting Advisory Council, and sits on the FHSU College of Business and Entrepreneurship Dean’s Executive Advisory Council. He recently moved to Hutchinson, Kansas, from Hays, where he resides with his wife Sarah, and their three children Brayden, Ava, and Kolton.


Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered provides a wide range of traditional and non-traditional CPA and consulting services to clients throughout Kansas, including agriculture organizations, construction companies, feedyards, 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 the state. For more information about Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, please visit


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