Aimee Kent, Senior Accountant

Email: akent@kollathcpa.com

Phone: 608.416.1014
Education | BBA in Accounting

Work Experience | Insurance accounting since 1992.

Favorite quote and it’s author? “Not everything that is faced can be changed but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” – James Baldwin, Novelist 

 

Chris Flessert, CEBS, SPHR, Human Resource Consultant

Email:  cflessert@kollathcpa.com
Phone:  608.416.1003
Education |  BBA in Management,UW-Whitewater; BA in Accounting, Lakeland College -Madison Campus
Work Experience |  Human resource generalist since 1992.  
Specialties |  Employee benefits, Employee relations, Human resources administration, Job description development, Legal compliance
Certifications |  Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS), Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) 
Favorite outdoor activity? Long distance walking  
 

Chris Roche, Outsourced Accounting Manager
Email: croche@kollathcpa.com

Phone: 608.416.1010

Education | BBA in Accounting and Management, University of Wisconsin-Madison; BBA in Human Resources, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Work Experience | Public accounting since 2013.  Nonprofit accounting since 2015.

Specialties | Assurance services, CFO contract services, General financial consulting, Internal controls
Technology | Bills.com Guru, QuickBooks Online Certified

Hidden talent? Thumb wrestling 

Emily Bartling, Senior Accountant

Email: ebartling@kollathcpa.com

Phone: 608.416.1023

Education | BA in Accounting, Upper Iowa University

Work Experience | Public and private accounting since 2007.

Favorite quote and it’s author? "No matter how dark the moment, love and hope are always possible. – George Chakiris"

Jared Krueger, CPA, Senior Accountant

Email: jkrueger@kollathcpa.com

Phone: 608.416.1007

Education | BS in Accounting and Finance, University of Wisconsin -La Crosse

Work Experience | Public accounting and tax preparation since 2013.

Specialties | Individual and business tax, Tax planning, Bookkeeping

Memberships | American Institute of Certified Accountants (AICPA), Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)

Hidden talent? "Still trying to find it."

Mike Kollath, CPA, Managing Partner

Email: mkollath@kollathcpa.com

Phone: 608.279.4099

Education | BBA in Accounting, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Work Experience | Public and private accounting since 1993. 
Specialties   Assurance services, CFO contract services, General financial consulting, Individual and business tax planning and compliance, Nonprofit accounting and tax review and preparation

Community | Treasurer for Madison4Kids, Madison Development Corporation, Crestwood Association for Parents and Teachers

Memberships |American Institute of Certified Public Accounts (AICPA), Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)

Favorite place to be? Maui 

 

Mike Brand, CPA, Partner

Email: mbrand@kollathcpa.com

Phone: 262.391.5855

Education | BA in Business and Psychology, Lake Forest College

Work Experience | Public Accounting since 2011
Expertise | Assurance services, Budgeting and forecasting, CFO services, Financial consulting and management, Internal controls, Implement and improve efficient accounting processes and procedures, Nonprofit accounting, QuickBooks software

Memberships | American Institute of Certified Public Accounts (AICPA), Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)
Community | Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County

Favorite sport to play? Basketball 

Jessica Primrose, Firm Administrator
Email: jprimrose@kollathcpa.com

Phone: 608.416.1019

Education | BA in Communication, Western Illinois University

Certification | Wisconsin Notary Public 

Work Experience | Office administration and marketing since 2008.

What is the best vacation you have ever been on? London  

Kelly Kutler, Payroll Consultant

Email: kkutler@organicpayroll.com

Phone: 608.347.3336
Education | BA, University of Wisconsin -Steven's Point

Work Experience | Payroll consulting since 2005.

Community | Volunteer for Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC), Ambassador at Doyenne Group
Memberships | WWBIC, Doyenne Group, Greater Madison Area Professional Networking (GMAP), and Madison Area TIP Club

Interests | Travel, Interior design, Madison’s farmers Market, Skiing (water & downhill), Spending time on the lake and at a cabin up north

Erin Long, Payroll Specialist

Email: elong@organicpayroll.com

Phone: 262.498.4906

Education | BS in Zoology and Psychology, University of Wisconsin -Madison

Work Experience | Outsourced payroll since 2007.

Specialties | Payroll, HR, Employee Benefits

Memberships | American Payroll Association

Favorite outdoor activity? Rock Climbing 

Carmen Jeschke, CPA, Tax Manager

Email: cjeschke@kollathcpa.com

Phone: 608.416.1011

Education | BS, Journalism, San Diego State University; AA, Accounting, Madison College; Foundations of Management Certificate, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Work Experience | Business management since 2001. Public accounting since 2007. Corporate controller since 2011. 

Community Involvement | Business Coach, Nehemiah Center for Urban Leadership Development

Memberships | American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (WICPA)
Industries | Nonprofit, Construction, Restaurant

What is the best vacation you have ever been on? "One of the best vacations I’ve taken was a trip to Paris to see Rafael Nadal play tennis on the red clay of Roland Garros!"

Tracy Gast, CPA, Senior Accountant

Email: tgast@kollathcpa.com

Phone: 608. 416.1005

Education | MPA, Accounting, University of Wisconsin -Whitewater

Work Experience | Auditing, Bookkeeping, Compilation, Individual tax preparation, Payroll tax preparation

Memberships | American Institute of Certified Accountants (AICPA)

Board game you dominate at? Sleuth 

Kristi Yeager, CPA, Senior Accountant

Email: kyeager@kollathcpa.com

Phone: 608.212.7794

Education | BBA, Accounting, University of Wisconsin -Madison

Work Experience | Public and insurance accounting since 2008.

Specialties | Insurance statutory reporting

Hidden talent? 80’s music trivia 

Meet our friendly staff located in

Middleton, Wisconsin.

Pat Timmerman, Senior Insurance Accountant 

Email: ptimmerman@kollathcpa.com

Phone: 608.416.1008
Education | BS, Accounting, University of Wisconsin-Platteville

Work Experience | Insurance accounting since 1999.

Community Involvement | Tee Ball Coach for Fitchburg City Rec, 1st Grade Group Facilitator at St. Thomas Aquinas

Who is your favorite singer or movie star? Dave Matthews

 

Chantel Schmitz, Administrative Assistant
Email: cschmitz@kollathcpa.com

Phone: 608.416.1015

Education | BA, Clarke University 

Community Support:  Cantor, Lector and Religious Education Teacher -St. Bernard Catholic Church

What is the best vacation you have ever been on? "My husband and I went on a trip to Germany, Austra, and Switzerland.  We only had a place to stay the first night - just found our way once we were there.  We hiked through the mountains between Austria and Germany- Beautiful!"

 

Richa Shah, Accounting Generalist

Email: rshah@kollathcpa.com

Phone: 608.416.1036

Education | AA in Accounting, Madison Area Technical College

Work Experience | Retail accounting since 2017.

Favorite Quote | "Being defeated is often a temporary condition; giving up is what makes it permanent. Never stop trying. Be POSITIVE. Think POSITIVE." -Marilyn vos Savant

Ze Ching Oh, Associate Accountant

Email: zoh@kollathcpa.com

Phone: 608. 416.1029

Education | AA, Finance, Madison Area Technical College

Memberships | Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Industries | Professional Services, Tax, Bookkeeping

Favorite Sports Team | FC Barecelona

Emily Grosse, Associate Accountant

Email: egrosse@kollathcpa.com

Phone: 608.416.1016

Education | AA, Applied Sciences, Madison Area Technical College

Community Involvement | Monday Lunch Coordinator and Cook at St. James School, Girls Scouts Troop Leader, Home and School Association and Athletic Association Member at St. James School
Industries |  Professional Services, Tax, Bookkeeping

My Favorite Hobbies | Children and dogs

Kristi Pulvermacher, HR Consultant

Email: kpulvermacher@sustainablehr.net

Phone: 608.416.1004

Education | BA, Organizational Communication, University of Wisconsin -Eau Claire

Community Involvement | Adult leader for 4-H

My favorite hobby? Spending time with my twins and husband.

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