Fifth Consecutive Year Accounting Today Bestowed

Prestigious Honor on KC’s Largest Locally Owned Accounting Firm


MarksNelson became one of the first accounting firms in the nation to add a high-level technology development division to help businesses use technology to succeed in dynamic new ways. The new technology division added in 2018 crafts custom technology solutions to solve clients’ problems and leverages data to help businesses make smart decisions.  


In addition to adding high level niche expertise in technology, MarksNelson also created an Entrepreneurial Services practice to serve Small and Medium Enterprises nationwide, acquired a firm with business location and economic development incentives expertise, another with real estate expertise, gained certification for business exit planning, expanded its Foreign Trade Zone expertise, added Enterprise Resource Solutions, and more.


The firm also is committed to offering resources that provide staff with quality of life and opportunities for personal growth and success. To ensure that tomorrow’s leaders will be prepared to take on leadership and continue MarksNelson’s growth and profitability, the firm invests in a robust staff and leadership development program. MarksNelson’s innovative Talent Over Tenure culture allowed for the promoting to partnership the youngest managers in the firm’s history.


MarksNelson’s multi-award-winning community outreach program, Marks of Kindness, uses innovative, creative methods to encourage employees to personally get involved in moving the community forward. What sets Marks of Kindness apart is that it isn’t just about fundraising but about employees getting involved and personally doing something that makes an impact. For instance, its Wrapped in Warmth program provided more than 2,000 scarves, hats, and gloves for the homeless last winter. MarksNelson professionals were joined by clients as they tied the donated items around trees and lamp posts in areas frequented by the homeless.


MarksNelson has won numerous awards for its business stewardship, customer service, support of women in the workplace, and community outreach program. Accounting Today previously named Managing Partner Mark Radetic one of its “2014 MP Elite,” the top 10 managing partners of U.S. accounting firms.


About MarksNelson LLC

MarksNelson LLC is an accounting and business advisory firm committed to helping clients safeguard and grow their businesses. The firm added the Smart Technology division in 2018 to help businesses use technology to succeed in dynamic new ways. MarksNelson provides a variety of services including Assurance, Accounting Services, and Business Advisory, Business Valuation, Consulting, Cost Segregation, Employee Benefit Plan Audits, Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits, Location Strategies, Litigation Support, Forensic Accounting, International Tax, State and Local Tax and Tax Services, along with Low-Income Housing Tax Credits. The firm is a member of The Leading Edge Alliance, a professional association serving clients who need additional resources on a national or international level. MarksNelson has significant accounting and business advisory experience in the auto dealership, construction, insurance, manufacturing, distribution, and real estate sectors. MarksNelson has received national recognition including: INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) nation’s Top 200 Firms, Accounting Today’s list of top Midwest Accounting Firms, Clearly Rated’s Best of Accounting™ Award for Client Satisfaction, the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies in the U.S., as well as being honored as a Kansas City Business Journal Champion of Business for 2017 and 2018. To Move Forward with MarksNelson, contact us at