OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE NEBRASKA SOCIETY OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS

Pub. 3 2021 Issue 5

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Members in the News

Nebraska Society of Certified Public Accountants
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George-Behringer

George Behringer recently was awarded membership in Japan’s “Order of the Rising Sun,” signifying achievement in international relations and promotion of Japanese culture. The award was presented to the retired Omaha CPA by Kenichi Okada, Japan’s regional consul-general in Chicago. Read more about Behringer’s extraordinary career in the March/April 2021 issue of the Nebraska CPA at https://bit.ly/GeorgeBehringer. Read more about Behringer’s recent award at https://bit.ly/OWHGeorgeBehringer.

Colby-Jensen

Colby Jensen, senior manager at BKD CPAs & Advisors in Omaha, was featured in the August/September issue of B2B Magazine, where she tells her story and her path to CPA. Jensen holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Read more at https://bit.ly/ColbyJensenBKD.

Rick-Martinsen

Richard “Rick” Martinsen has been appointed to the Madison County Bank Board of Directors. Martinsen is a CPA with Schmeits, Mueller & Martinsen, PC in Albion and has been working in public accounting for more than 40 years. He has been a member of the Nebraska Society of CPAs for 44 years. Martinsen holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is also a founding board member of the Albion Educational Foundation and has served as the treasurer since its inception in 1981. Madison County Bank is chartered in Madison and has branch locations in Albion, Norfolk, Plainview, and Winside.

James-Schlehr

James Schlehr has been promoted to manager at Frankel Zacharia in Omaha. Schlehr received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, with an emphasis in Accounting, Finance, and Banking. He focuses primarily on taxation of closely held businesses. Schlehr has more than six years in public accounting and has been member of the firm for over two years. He is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Nebraska Society of CPAs.

Brent-Smith

Brent Smith has been promoted to manager of Frankel Zacharia in Omaha. Smith graduated from York College with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He works in all areas of tax for individuals and business, specializing in flow-through entity taxation. Smith has nine years of public accounting experience and has been member of the firm for more than four years. He is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Nebraska Society of CPAs.

Will-Smith

Will Smith has been promoted to manager of Frankel Zacharia in Omaha. Smith graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, magna cum laude, with an emphasis in Accounting. He works in a variety of industries providing audit, tax, and accounting services. Smith has been member of the firm for seven years. He is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Nebraska Society of CPAs.

Chasity-Tipton

Chasity Tipton has been promoted to manager of Frankel Zacharia in Omaha. Tipton graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. She works in all areas of taxation and specializes in real estate, passthrough entities, and individual taxation. Tipton has more than 10 years of public accounting experience and has been member of the firm for over six years. She is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Nebraska Society of CPAs.

Firms in the News

Dietrich & Sautter, CPAs, PC in Alliance helped sponsor the August/September “President’s Show” exhibit at the Carnegie Arts Center. Each year, the president of the West Nebraska Arts Center selects a theme for a judged exhibition. This year, the show challenged artists to visually interpret the word “resilience.” t

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