Owners

Tom

Tom Umphreys is the managing shareholder of the Firm. He is a CPA, and is also a native of the Council Bluffs area. Tom has been with Dickinson & Clark since 2002, and has over 22 years of combined experience in corporate and public accounting.

Tom spent seven years working for national companies in accounting, financial reporting, and federal compliance filings. He also performed due diligence on potential corporate acquisitions, and integrated newly acquired companies into corporate consolidated financial reporting. In addition to his corporate experience, Tom has over 15 years of experience in public accounting.

Tom works primarily with small to medium-sized businesses (under $10M annual revenue) and their owners providing accounting and income tax services. He also provides CFO consulting services focused on the balanced scorecard and implementing processes.

Tom holds a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from the University of Nebraska in Omaha, and an Associate in Arts Degree from Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs. He is a member of the American and Iowa Societies of CPAs. Tom is actively involved as an Elder at First Christian Church.

Jeremiah R. Woltemath (J. R.) joined the firm in 2016 and became an owner in 2019.  He has over 16 years of experience in public accounting in local and reginal CPA firms with technical expertise in agriculture, construction and real estate taxation. J. R. has a wide range of experience including tax preparation and planning services for Individual, Sole Proprietors, Farm, Limited Liability Company, Corporate, Partnership and Non-profit clients as well as accounting and auditing services for construction contractors and other small businesses.

J.R. graduated with a Bachelor of Science and an MBA from the University of Nebraska at Kearney and began public practice in 2004.

Growing up on a livestock and row crop farm in southeast Nebraska J.R. is deeply passionate about helping farmers, construction companies and small business owners in smaller and rural communities succeed and continue to pass on the traditions that have been passed down to them.  He considers himself a lifelong learner and enjoys family, camping, hunting and fishing as well as helping on his family’s farm in southeast Nebraska.

Shane D. Eloe joined the firm in 2009 and became an owner in 2016. He has over 12 years of experience in public accounting with technical expertise in agriculture, construction and real estate taxation. He has experience in agricultural accounting, tax preparation, tax planning services, and business planning. He has worked with Individuals, Sole Proprietors, Limited Liability Companies, Corporations, and Partnerships in both tax and business advisory roles.

Shane graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration from Creighton University and began public practice in 2006.

Shane grew up on a livestock and row crop farm in Sherman County Nebraska, giving him first hand experience in the operations of a family farm in a rural community. He loves to learn new things and enjoys the peace and quiet of the countryside.