About Us

Jan Paul Schmeits, CPA/PFS

Jan Paul Schmeits is a corporate shareholder who has been with the firm since 1981. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and has achieved the AICPA designation of Personal Financial Specialist (PFS). He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Nebraska Society of Certified Public Accountants. He also serves on the Chamber of Commerce Finance Committee and is the Chairman of the St. Bonaventure Endowment Fund. Jan is married to Janie Schmeits and they have four children; Sean, Nicole, Chad, and Evan.

Jordan Mueller, CPA

Jordan Mueller is a corporate shareholder who has been with the firm since 2012. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Masters Degree in Professional Accountancy from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Nebraska Society of Certified Public Accountants. He also serves as the Chair of the Columbus Area Community Foundation Fund. Jordan is married to Jennifer Mueller and they have one daughter, Brooke.

Richard (Rick) Martinsen, CPA

Rick Martinsen just recently joined the firm after enjoying a successful private practice for over 40 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is a member of the Nebraska Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is a founding board member of the Albion Educational Foundation and has served as the Treasurer since its inception in 1981. Rick and his wife Cheryl Martinsen live and work in Albion. His son Aaron and wife Sara live in Katy, Texas and his daughter Angela lives in Lincoln.

Cheryl Martinsen, CPA

Cheryl Martinsen has just recently jointed the firm after having worked in her husband Rick’s practice for 24 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance and Accounting from the University of Nebraska-Kearney. She is a member of the Nebraska Society of Certified Public Accountants. Cheryl is married to Rick Martinsen and has four adult children: Sarah (Kenny) Nordhues, and Heather, Tyler & Ryan Shotkoski.

Shellee D Honcik, CPA

Shellee Honcik is a corporate shareholder who has been with the firm since 2018. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting and Finance from Wayne State College. She has over 25 years of experience in public accounting. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Nebraska Society of Certified Public Accountants. Shellee is married to Jim Honcik and they have seven children: Leslie, Philip, Bryan, Jessica, Tyler, Tessa and Andrew.

Brandy Pillen

Brandy started with the firm in 2015. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration for the University of Nebraska-Omaha. She is married to Deven Pillen.

Kathie Chance, EA

Kathie Chance has recently joined the firm. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Mount Marty College. She has 6 children; Justin, LeSeha, Zachary, Kaylee, Jayda, and Vance.

Kelsey Belitz

Kelsey Belitz has recently joined the firm. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Accounting and a Minor in Economics from the University of Nebraska-Kearney. She is married to Scott Belitz.

Amanda Perez

Amanda has been with the firm for over 4 years. She has an Associates Degree in Accounting and handles bookkeeping, payroll, and office management duties for the company.

Amber Jochem, EA

Amber Jochem joined the firm in 2016. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from Bellevue University. She has three children; Cory, Cole, and MaKyleigh.

Andrea Tooley

Andrea Tooley has recently joined the firm as an accountant. She has a Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in accounting from the University of Nebraska – Kearney.

Amber Roan

Amber Roan has recently joined the firm as an accountant. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from the University of Nebraska Lincoln.

Jeri Zoucha

Jeri Zoucha has recently joined the firm as an administrative assistant. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Wayne State College. She is married to Joe Zoucha and has 3 adult children, Zach and Yancey Sherer and Chelsea Unger. She also has 4 adult step children, Nicole Beltran, Ashley Ray, Erica Hash and Zach Zoucha.

Nicki Faltys

I joined the firm in 2012. I have my Associates Degree in Accounting. I work with bookkeeping, payroll and various other office duties. I am married to Jon Faltys and we have three children: Sophia, Ellie & Ava.

KayD Nauenburg

KayD Nauenburg has recently joined the firm. She has an Associates of Science Degree in Business Administration. She was born and raised in Columbus, Nebraska.

I don’t know what more to say!!! When you type out my name it really is a capital “D” with no space, my parents wanted to be difficult but i love the uniqueness of it! 🙂