J. R. has more than fifteen years of experience in public accounting with local and regional CPA firms including tax preparation, planning services and consulting for individual, partnership, LLC, and corporate clients with specialization in construction and agriculture. He also extensive experience providing accounting and auditing services for small businesses. J. R. is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Nebraska Society of Certified Public Accountants. He received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

Sharon has over a decade of income tax experience and has worked in local, regional and international public accounting firms. She specializes in individual taxation and in small businesses and enjoys helping people succeed. If you have questions for Sharon, please send her an email. To see other posts by Sharon, click here.

Sharon Blaha has a bachelor's degree in accounting from Bellevue University. She has been a CPA since 1990 and has 27 years of accounting and tax experience. She has been with Dickinson & Clark since 1987. Her areas of expertise include small business accounting, individual taxation, and corporate taxation. To see other posts by Sharon, click here.

Francis Clark is the Firm’s senior tax practitioner. He is a CPA and a native of the Council Bluffs area. Francis works with individuals and business owners on tax, accounting and management issues.

Francis has broad experience in Farm, Limited Liability Company, Corporate, and Partnership tax issues. He also advises on Estate and Trust issues. Francis has over three decades of experience in the field of public accounting.

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 sixteen 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 nine years of experience in public accounting.