Bland & Associates Promotions and New Staff
Bland & Associates would like to congratulate our recent employees for their hard work in their promotions as well as welcome our new staff members.
• Heidi McMahon hired as Supervisor
• Nate Kallhoff hired as an Intern
• Amy Cooper hired as Administrative Assistant in
the Medicare Department
• Thomas Larson III hired as Senior Associate
• Jason Mace hired as Associate I
• Melissa Turkin hired as Associate I
• Nick Eker promoted to Manager
• Danielle Senske promoted to Supervisor
Ms. Heidi McMahon recently joined Bland & Associates as a Supervisor. She graduated with a BS from Iowa State University in 2000. Heidi grew up in Mapelton, Iowa and enjoys watching sports and baking. She presently works in the Federal Contracting Department.
Bland & Associates welcomes Nathan Kallhoff, Intern. Currently, Nathan is working with all departments. Mr. Kallhoff received his first Bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 2012 and is currently working towards a second Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
Ms. Amy Cooper recently started with Bland & Associates. She graduated with a BS from Wayne State College in 2009. Ms. Cooper supports the Federal contracting team as well as assists with compliance reviews and audit efforts. She grew up in Mapleton, IA, and enjoys road trips, concerts and hanging out with family and friends.
Bland & Associates welcomes Thomas Larson III, as a Senior Associate. He will conduct Medicare Audits in our Federal Contracting Department. Mr. Larson served in the U.S. Army reviewing Medicare cost reports ensuring compliance with Medicare regulations. He was raised in Omaha and enjoys playing disc golf and sports.
Jason Mace recently joined the Audit team with Bland & Associates as an Associate I. He received his BSBA from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2008 and will receive his Accounting degree along with 150 hours in December of this year. Mr. Mace has a son and enjoys playing the guitar and the drums.
Bland & Associates welcomes Melissa Turkin, as an Associate I in the Client Accounting Services Department. Melissa graduated with Highest Honors while earning her Bachelor’s Degree at Friends University and is currently in pursuit of her MBA. She is an active member of the AICPA Student Membership Committee. Melissa was born and raised in Topeka, KS, and enjoys scrapbooking, photography and rides a motorcycle.
Nicolas Eker, newly promoted Manager, is heavily focused in our Audit Department. His primary industry focuses are within the Governmental, not-for-profit and manufacturing areas. Nicolas received his Bachelors in Accounting in 2007, while attending Nebraska Wesleyan University. He has been with Bland & Associates since 2008.
Ms. Danielle Senske, promoted to Supervisor, presently works in the Tax Department. Her main concentration is in the real estate and construction industries. Senske attended University of Nebraska at Omaha, where she graduated Cum Laude in 2011. She loves working with her clients. Senske grew up in the Ralston area and was recently married and adopted a puppy.
John Schulte, promoted to Supervisor, will lead and supervise audit and attestation services for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on such projects as Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug (MAPD) plan, Managed Care Organization (MCO) cost report, and Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC) examinations, as well as reviewing Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) applications. He is a 2003 graduate from Creighton University.
Read more about Bland and meet some of their staff on their website at www.BlandCPA.com.
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About Bland & Associates, P.C.
For nearly 40 years, Bland & Associates, P.C. has provided accounting and business consulting services to business, governmental and not-for-profit entities in the greater metro Omaha area. The firm’s team of professionals provides individualized hands-on service in areas such as assurance services, tax services, forensic accounting, management consulting and cost segregation services.
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