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LWBJ announces 2018 class of summer interns

WEST DES MOINES, June 4, 2018 – LWBJ Managing Partner Paul Juffer has announced the firm’s 2018 class of summer interns. They are Bailey Moore from Iowa State University, Kelsey Mertz from the University of Northern Iowa, and Cole Grossman…

Erik Bonstrom elected to ISCPA board

WEST DES MOINES, May 4, 2018 – LWBJ Senior Audit Partner Erik Bonstrom has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants. He will also serve on the ISCPA Financial Literacy Committee, which…

LWBJ recent transactions exceed $1 billion

West Des Moines, May 21, 2018 – The LWBJ Capital Advisors team served in an M&A advisory or investment banking role for 12 significant recent transactions. Investment and acquisition activity spanned the retail, health science, agribusiness, technology and financial industries.…

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…