David Wyatt, CPA — Bentonville Manager
David is a licensed CPA in Arkansas. David graduated Cum Laude from Arkansas Tech University receiving two Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degrees with a major in accounting in 2001 and a major in economics and finance in 2003. David has been practicing accounting in both the private and public sectors since 2001. Prior to joining our firm, David's experience included for-profit and not-for-profit audits, retirement plan audits, compilations and reviews as well as income tax preparation. David has been married for 11 years to his wife Kristy and they have one daughter. David enjoys traveling, hiking and spending time with family and friends. consulting.
Jeffrey S. Kinard, CPA — Senior Tax Specialist
Jeff is a University of Arkansas graduate, earning a bachelor of science in business administration with a major in accounting. He is a CPA with over 20 years in tax, business, and retirement planning. Serving in both public and private industries, Jeff has developed a deep knowledge in the foundation and growth/development of small to medium size businesses. He is happily married to his wife Shandra of 25+ years and proud father of two beautiful girls. His family and faith are very important to him.
Jaison Black — Senior Auditor
Jaison has been involved in over 50 government and non-profit audits since 2013. He holds an MBA from John Brown University with an emphasis in Leadership and Ethics, as well as a Bachelor of Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting and Business Administration from the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith. He is a CPA candidate in the state of Arkansas, and is currently working towards passing the exam. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children, stamping his passport, enjoying time with friends, and going to Razorback games.
Jason Grant — Tax Specialist
Jason graduated in 2013 from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in accounting. Jason is a CPA candidate in the state of Arkansas, and is currently sitting for the exam. Jason has worked in public accounting for four years, primarily working in tax. Outside of the office, Jason enjoys traveling, camping, hiking and cooking.
Fred Combs — Audist Specialist
Fred graduated in 2015 from the University of Nebraska Omaha with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration/Accounting. He served in the United States Marine Corps with two tours to Iraq. He moved to Northwest Arkansas in December 2015. Fred and His wife are expecting their first daughter, and are looking forward to being new parents. In his spare time, Fred enjoys being a Husker fan, making furniture, cooking and spending time with his family.
Joel Ellis — Senior Tax Specialist
Joel graduated from Missouri Southern State University receiving two Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degrees with a major in accounting in 2009 and a major in human resource management in 2012. Joel has been practicing tax accounting in the public sector since 2010. Prior to joining our firm, Joel’s experience included individual, corporate, and partnership tax returns, and preparing offer in compromise agreements with the IRS. Joel has been married for 3 years to his wife Jessica. Joel enjoys hiking, swimming and playing drums. He also has a penchant for all things Star Wars.
LeAnn Barnes — Administrative Assistant
I am a native of Valley Center, KS where I attended Wichita State University. I have been with the company two years, prior to that I spent eight years working for a brokerage firm in Kansas. I have two kids, Ryan age 27 and Morgan age 22. My fiancé Jon and I live on Beaver Lake and love being outdoors. We enjoy fishing, boating, hiking and going 4-wheeling.