Partners in Kansas

  • Albert R. Denny

    CPA, CGMA, Audit Partner

    Bert serves as the firm Director of Accounting and Auditing and Director of Quality Control. He has provided audit, tax and consulting services to a clients in a broad range of industries for over 40 years, both in Kansas and Oklahoma.

    Bert currently serves on the Oversight Task Force of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Peer Review Board. He previously served as a member of the Peer Review Board and as former Chair of the Standards Task Force and Chair of the Oversight Task Force. The AICPA Peer Review Board is charged with monitoring audit quality for enrolled firms. Bert served on the Kansas Society of CPA’s Peer Review Committee for several years, including serving as chair. He currently serves as a Technical Reviewer for the Kansas Society of CPAs (KSCPA) and has also served on the Board of Directors of the KSCPA. Bert recently served on the AICPA Joint Trial Board, a board charged with hearing cases related to violations of professional standards, including serving as Chair and Vice-Chair.

    Community activities include serving on the Board of Directors of Envision, Inc. and as a past President and Board Member for the Wichita Independent Business Association. In 1997, Bert was named the Accountant Advocate of the Year for SBA Region VII by the U. S. Small Business Administration.

    Education and Certification

    Wichita State University, BBA, 1973
    Certified Public Accountant, 1976

    bert.denny@rcmcpa.com

  • Gary A. Freeman

    CPA

    Gary is a tax partner who concentrates on individual and corporate taxation, income tax controversy, management consulting for small business and consultation on the acquisition and disposition of businesses.

    Education and Certifications

    B.B.A. – Wichita State University
    Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – State of Kansas

    Professional Organizations and Activities

    American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    Tax Section Member
    Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants

    Other Organizations and Activities

    Kansas Hispanic Educational & Development Foundation – Former Treasurer

    gary.freeman@rcmcpa.com

  • Marshal Hull

    CPA Partner-In-Charge

    Marshal serves a diversity of audit and tax clients. He currently serves as engagement partner on over 30 audits ranging from traditional commercial clients, employee benefit plans, to clients in the not-for-profit industry, including Single Audits. Marshal’s prototypical tax client includes the business and individual tax returns of small business owners.

    Professional Organizations

    American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants
    Peer Review Committee Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants-Chair

    Membership Organizations

    Local Kiwanis Club, President
    Lieutenant Governor-elect of Kiwanis International Kansas

    Education and Certification

    Certified Public Accountant, 1992
    Wichita State University, BBA, 1989

    marshal.hull@rcmcpa.com

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  • Laura M. Lehmer

    CPA Partner

    Laura is a partner in the Wichita office serving audit and tax clients.  She has specialized expertise in accounting and auditing services for not-for-profit organizations and commercial clients. Laura’s tax clients include individuals and small business owners.

    Professional Organizations

    American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants

    Civic Organizations

    Roots and Wings, Inc. dba CASA of Sedgwick County, Past Vice President/Treasurer
    Nonprofit Chamber of Service, Member

    Recognized as a 2020 Women in Business Honoree in 2020

    Women in Business: Laura Lehmer, Regier Carr & Monroe

    Education and Certification

    Wichita State University, BBA, 2007
    Wichita State University, MAcc, 2010
    Certified Public Accountant, 2011
    AICPA Not-for-Profit Certificate: Core Concepts, 2016

  • Larry Sell

    CPA Partner

    Larry is a tax partner in the Wichita office. He concentrates in the areas of individual, partnership and corporate taxation and tax controversy representation. Industries served include health care, hospitality, retail, personal service entities and high net worth individuals.  He is also skilled in services for small businesses, including litigation support, management consulting, and accounting and bookkeeping.

    Professional Organizations

    American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants

    Education and Certification

    B.B.A, Wichita State University, 1974
    Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Kansas


Wichita Office Staff

  • Kerry Ashenfelter

    Controller, CPA

    Kerry joined RCM in May 2019 as Controller. She oversees the firm’s operational accounting and is responsible for payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash flow, and financial reporting.

    Kerry is a dedicated Certified Public Accountant that has been meeting the tax and accounting needs of businesses and individuals in the greater Wichita area for over 15 years. She enjoys the challenge of identifying and solving problems and is committed to serving clients with integrity and professionalism.

    Kerry holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Major in Accounting degree from Wichita State University. She is a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants.

  • Rebecca Bennett

    Accountant

    Rebecca Bennett has been with RCM since August 2016 and currently serves as a staff accountant on multiple client engagements. She graduated from Wichita State University in 2016 with a Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting. Rebecca is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

    Rebecca works with a variety of clients, specializing in both tax and audit services. She has experience with commercial entities, as well as not-for-profit organizations ranging from cultural/fine art organizations to health care institutions. She also has experience with small municipalities, governmental and Yellow Book/Single audits.

  • Sarah Blew

    Senior Accountant

    Sarah has been with RCM since January 2013 and currently serves as an In-Charge Accountant on multiple client engagements. She graduated from Wichita State University in 2010 with a Bachelors of Accounting.

    Sarah specializes in tax and audit services for the firm. She has extensive experience with Not-For-Profit organizations ranging from cultural/fine art organizations to county development. She also has experience with small municipalities, governmental and Yellow Book/Single audits as well as small business accounting and bookkeeping.

  • Shawna Bulloch

    Accountant, QuickBooks ProAdvisor

    Shawna Bulloch joined RCM as a bookkeeper in November 2014 and has over 20 year of experience. She has worked closely with a wide range of clients from construction, real estate, medical practices, law firms and non-profit organizations.

    Her responsibilities include maintaining books for small businesses including accounts payable, processing payroll, preparing quarterly and annual payroll reports, monthly sales tax reports, compiling financial statements, and assisting clients with other bookkeeping needs.

    Shawna is also a QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor.

  • Jordan Brungardt

    In-Charge Accountant

    Jordan Brungardt has been with RCM since July 2019 and currently serves as a In-Charge Accountant on multiple client engagements. He graduated from Wichita State University in 2015 with a Bachelors of Business Administration, dual majoring in both Accounting and Finance and minoring in History. Jordan is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

    Jordan works with a variety of clients, with his primary focus in the firm being audit services. He has extensive experience with commercial entities, as well as not-for-profit organizations ranging from cultural/fine art organizations to health care institutions. He also has experience with employee benefit plan audits for all sizes and types of clientele.

  • Mallory N. Coen

    Supervisor, CPA, QuickBooks ProAdvisor

    Mallory is a Supervisor in our Small Business Services. She started her accounting career with our firm in 2009. Mallory is a graduate from Wichita State University with a Bachelors of Business Administration and a Masters of Accountancy. She is also a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, assisting with new file setup, cleanup of existing files, training new and existing users in QuickBooks. Mallory works with a variety of clients setting up internal accounting procedures, processing accounts payable, accounts receivable, preparing payroll and the related tax returns, sales and use tax, compiling financial statements and any other accounting need that may arise.

    Mallory is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Kansas Society of CPA’s,  and is a board member for the Wichita Parks Foundation, Home Owners Association. In her free time, she volunteers in the local community.

  • Kama Crockett

    Accountant, QuickBooks ProAdvisor

    Kama Crockett graduated from Wichita State University in 2015 with a bachelor’s in Accounting. She joined the firm in September 2018. Kama works with a variety of clients processing accounts payable, accounts receivable, preparing payroll and the related tax returns, sales and use tax, compiling financial statements and other accounting needs.

    Kama is president of the Maize High School Football Backers, President of the Maize High Baseball Backers and a board member of the Maize High School Boosters. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, watching sports and crafting.

  • Anthony J. Denker

    Tax Manager, CPA

    Tony joined RCM as a Tax Manager in January 2019. Prior to joining the firm he spent thirteen years at a large multinational corporation in various tax related roles and prior to that seven years in public accounting. Tony focuses on federal and state tax related issues and reporting for his clients.

    Tony graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Masters and a Bachelors in Accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants. Currently he serves as an officer for the Wichita Chapter of the KSCPA and is a member of the Parish Finance Council at Blessed Sacrament Church.

  • Stacy Derebery

    Office Manager

    Stacy believes in team work and has been a valued member of our team since 1996. She is instrumental in ensuring the daily operations of RCM run smoothly. She may greet you in the office or answer your call, and you will know immediately that Stacy enjoys what she does. Stacy works closely with our vendors, our partners, and our staff to ensure our final products are of the highest quality.

  • Juliana R. Karagianis

    Accountant

    Juliana started as a full time staff member with RCM in January 2020, concentrating on areas of tax, audit, and general accounting services. She is pursuing a Masters of Accountancy at Wichita State University. She will have her bachelor’s degree completed, with the help of multiple academic scholarships, in the fall of 2020. Prior to joining the firm, Juliana worked in small business accounting and bookkeeping.

  • Caleb Laubhan

    Accountant

    Caleb graduated from Emporia State University in May 2020 with a Master of Accountancy (MACC), and Wichita State University in December 2018 with a bachelor’s of Accounting. Caleb has been full time staff member with RCM since January 2018, concentrating on areas of tax, audit, and general accounting services.

    Caleb is also a member of Young Professionals of Wichita.

  • Grace Krchnavy

    Supervisor, CPA

    Grace is a senior-in-charge serving a variety of audit and tax clients. She specializes in accounting and auditing services for not-for-profit organizations, employee benefit plans and commercial clients. Grace also has experience with small business accounting and bookkeeping and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She formerly served as the treasurer of Roots and Wings, Inc. dba CASA of Sedgwick County.

  • Amy Michlitsch

    Administrative Assistant

    Amy started with the firm December, 2016. She is the voice you hear when you call. She has 20 years of experience in administrative assistance and customer relations and is always willing to assist clients and staff.

  • Janeen Smith

    Accountant, CPA, QuickBooks ProAdvisor

    Janeen re-joined our firm in October 2018 after starting her career with our firm in 1995. Janeen graduated from Wichita State University with a Bachelors in Accounting. She is a QuickBooks ProAdvisor, with extensive experience assisting with new file setup, cleanup of existing files, and training new and existing users in QuickBooks. Janeen’s experience includes assisting in running a small business personally so she has a wide range of general business experience in addition to her accounting expertise. Though not currently working in the tax department, Janeen also has tax experience that is beneficial when working with clients. Janeen enjoys the relationships she builds working with clients and is always happy to assist them with their accounting needs.

    Janeen is actively involved in her small community holding various positions in the schools, church and clubs over the years. Janeen enjoys spending much of her personal time watching her kids compete in various sports.

  • Heath Stapleford

    In-Charge Accountant

    Heath has been with RCM since March 2015 and currently serves as an In-Charge Accountant on multiple client engagements. He graduated from Wichita State University in 2011 with a Bachelors of Administration, dual majoring in Business Management and Marketing and then later graduated from Wichita State in 2014 with a Bachelors of Administration majoring in Accounting.

    Heath’s primary focus in the firm is Audit services. He has extensive experience with Not-For-Profit organizations ranging from cultural/fine art organizations to religious institutions. He also has experience with small municipalities, governmental and Yellow Book/Single audits.

    Heath’s diverse education background and affinity for finding technological solutions to complex audit procedures lends to his ability to better serve our clients. He also has experience in preparation of all tax return types, including Not-For-Profit filling requirements.

  • Kyle E. Turner

    Sr. Tax Manager

    Kyle joined RCM as a Senior Tax Manager in December 2019. Prior to joining the firm, he spent 15 years with large multinational corporations in tax leadership roles. Kyle focuses on both federal, state and international tax issues for his clients. He has a substantial background in export tax incentives and aiding clients in doing business in foreign markets.

    Kyle graduated from the University of Pikeville with a Bachelors in Accounting and completed his Juris Doctorate at the University of Kentucky College of Law.

    Kyle is a member of the Board of Education for Circle Public Schools and serves on various other committees and groups within the school district. Kyle is also actively involved with FC Wichita youth soccer.