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Gerstandt receives Rising Star Award from Iowa Society of CPAs

WEST DES MOINES, May 4, 2018 –Tyler C. Gerstandt, CPA, Director of Audit Services, was presented with the Rising Star Award, Friday, at the Leadership Conference and Annual Meeting of the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants. The Rising Star…

2018 LWBJ Impact Award presented to Next Level Ventures

Des Moines, April 13, 2018 – As Presenting Sponsor of the Iowa Technology Association’s 13th Annual Prometheus Awards, LWBJ Senior Partners Dave Hove and JD Geneser were honored to present Next Level Ventures with the 2018 LWBJ Impact Award at…

Here’s to Johnny Danos – leader, mentor and friend

WEST DES MOINES, March 26, 2018 – You’re already, no doubt, aware of the many accomplishments of Johnny Danos, who passed away last Sunday following a short illness. Through his work with KPMG and the Community Foundation of Greater Des…

Finalists announced for 2018 Prometheus Awards presented by LWBJ

WEST DES MOINES, March 12, 2018 – The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) and LWBJ are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2018 Prometheus Awards presented by LWBJ. The 2018 finalists represent the most diverse and competitive pool to…

LWBJ assists GlobalVetLINK in significant investment transaction

WEST DES MOINES, March 6, 2018 – GlobalVetLINK (GVL®), a leader in digital animal health compliance solutions, has announced a significant investment led by Lead Edge Capital. LWBJ served as a financial and tax advisor to GVL for the transaction.…

Michael DeKock joins LWBJ as Audit Manager

WEST DES MOINES, February 12, 2018 – LWBJ Senior Partner Maureen Dockstader has announced the appointment of Michael DeKock, CPA, to the position of Audit Manager with the firm. Mike was previously an Audit Manager with McGowen, Hurst, Clark and…

LWBJ congratulates Eurofins on top ranking for value creation

WEST DES MOINES, January 22, 2018 – Coinciding with the 20th anniversary of its initial public offering, Eurofins has been ranked first in value creation among all stocks listed in Europe since October 24, 1997. According to data from Marten…

Mark Otte receives ABV credential

WEST DES MOINES, January 19, 2018 – LWBJ Senior Analyst Mark Otte, CPA, has received his Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) Credential from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The ABV credential is granted exclusively to qualified CPAs…

LWBJ announces tax and audit staff promotions

WEST DES MOINES, January 11, 2018 – LWBJ Managing Partner Paul Juffer has announced the promotion of several associates within the firm. Brandon Pratt, CPA, has been promoted to Senior Tax Manager. Mr. Pratt specializes complex partnerships, S-corps and multi-state…