Spence obtains CPA designation

The certified public accounting firm of Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered announced that Michelle R. Spence, staff accountant, recently obtained her CPA designation.

"We are proud of Michelle for her accomplishment, which is a big step for any professional in the accounting industry," said Brian C. Staats, CPA, partner of Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball. "Michelle is an integral member of our team, and I am confident she will effectively use her CPA designation to grow as a professional and better serve our clients."

Spence joined the firm in 2008 and currently serves in its Colby, Kansas, office. In her role as staff accountant, she performs a variety of professional accounting and bookkeeping functions for the firm's clients, as well as tax return preparation and tax planning services. In addition, Spence prepares and reviews clients' financial statements.

Spence is a graduate of Kansas State University, where she earned a Master of Accountancy degree in 2008. She also earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University in 2007. Spence is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Kansas State University Alumni Association, and Alpha Kappa Psi Alumni Association. She currently resides in Colby.

About Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered:

Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered provides a wide range of traditional and non-traditional CPA and consulting services to clients throughout Kansas, including agriculture organizations, colleges and universities, construction companies, feed yards, financial institutions, governmental and not-for-profit organizations, manufacturers, medical practices, oil and gas companies, professional service firms, real estate companies, and small businesses. Founded in 1945, the firm maintains 12 office locations throughout the state.

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