Omaha, Neb., – Lutz, a Nebraska-based business solutions firm, has announced 2018 promotions.

 

Kendra Ahlers, CPA, has been promoted to Senior Accountant. Ahlers specializes in individual, business and fiduciary income tax returns, as well as employee benefit plan audits.

 

Andrew Armstrong, CPA, has been promoted to Senior Accountant in the Tax Department. Armstrong is responsible for the preparation of individual, business and fiduciary income tax returns, estate and business planning, as well as taxpayer representation on IRS matters.

 

Austin Bonk has been promoted to Senior Accountant in the Tax Department. He provides tax consulting and compliance services for clients with a focus on individual and business income tax.

 

Jimmy Burgess, CPA, has been promoted to Senior Accountant in the Client Accounting Services group. Burgess specializes in providing outsourced accounting services to clients with a focus on QuickBooks, tax and payroll compliance, small business consulting, as well as software implementation and training.

 

Katie Byrd, CPA, has been promoted to Audit Manager. She provides assurance services to businesses with a focus on the retail, service, distribution, nonprofit, and franchise industries. In addition, Byrd assists with transaction advisory services and employee benefit plans.

 

Chase Dudzinski, CPA, has been promoted to Senior Accountant in the Healthcare Department. Dudzinski provides assurance and consulting services to clients with a focus on the healthcare industry.

 

Jordan Fisher, CPA, has been promoted to Senior Accountant. Fisher provides business and individual taxation services to clients, while specializing in governmental and nonprofit industry audits.

 

Lauren Harris, CPA, has been promoted to Senior Accountant in the Client Accounting Services group. Harris provides QuickBooks training and support, technology consulting, payroll tax reporting and compliance, and outsourced accounting services to clients in multiple industries.

 

Matt Hendrock has been promoted to Lab Coordinator. He has over five years of information technology experience. Hendrock ensures all software and hardware is up and running properly by providing installation, configuration, testing, and repairs.

 

Mary Keslar, CPA, transitioned from internal accounting to client accounting services at Lutz. She has been promoted to Accounting Manager in the Grand Island office and has over 35 years of relevant experience. Mary provides outsourced accounting services to clients with a focus on write-ups and payroll.

 

Lauren Kluthe, CPA, has been promoted to Senior Accountant in the Client Accounting Services group. Kluthe provides outsourced accounting services to clients including tax, payroll compliance, and consulting with a focus on the healthcare and non-profit industries.

 

Justin Korth, CPA, has been promoted to Senior Accountant. He specializes in individual, business and fiduciary income tax returns, estate and business planning, and taxpayer representation on IRS matters. In addition, he provides consulting on small business accounting and payroll tax reporting.

 

Bob Loewens, CFA, CVA, has been promoted to Lutz M&A Manager. Loewens specializes in business valuation, financial consulting, and M&A advisory services to clients in an array of industries.

 

John May has been promoted to the Lutz Tech Project Team. He has over two years of relevant experience. May specializes in project coordination and implementation, network assessments, and technical support for clients.

 

Dan Mendoza has been promoted to the Lutz Tech Project Team. Mendoza has over four years of IT experience. He provides client network assessments, project coordination, and high-level technical support. Dan specializes in networking and anti-virus protection.

 

Jessica Murray has been promoted to Account Manager. Murray has over eight years of experience in the technology field. She is a trusted advisor that sees clients through the full sales cycle. Her responsibilities include developing proposals and providing recommendations to clients to assist them in reaching their business goals.

 

Steve Nebbia, CPA, has been promoted to Tax Manager at Lutz. He provides tax consulting and compliance services to clients with a focus on business income tax for a variety of industries, individual income tax, and trust and estate planning.

 

Jonathan Patent, CPA, has been promoted to Tax Manager. He provides tax compliance and consulting services to clients with a focus on the construction and real-estate industries. In addition, Patent provides tax research and multi-state tax compliance services. He has recently transitioned to Lutz’s Lincoln office.

  

Tyler Schroeder has been promoted to Senior Accountant in the Audit Department. He provides auditing and consulting services for multiple industries including construction, manufacturing, and employee benefit plans.

 

Kayla Schulte, CPA, has been promoted to Senior Accountant. Schulte focuses on business tax returns, audits and reviews for various niche groups, and defined benefit plans.

 

Callan Schultze has been promoted to Internal Senior Accountant for Lutz. As part of the internal accounting team, Schultze’s primary responsibilities include client billing, accounts payable, and accounts receivable for the firm. In addition, she responds to all client account inquiries.

 

Colin Walker, CPA, transitioned from the Audit Department to internal accounting and has been promoted to Financial Reporting Controller. Walker focuses on financial reporting, budgeting, and operations for the firm. 

 

About Lutz

Lutz is the business solutions firm for people seeking a partner to help energize and heighten financial and organizational success. Born and raised in Nebraska, our experienced team simplifies complexities and provides accounting, wealth management, recruiting, M&A and technology services. We embrace your business as our own to spark the right solutions and help you thrive. MIND WHAT MATTERS + WWW.LUTZ.US