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Our Core Team

The McRuer CPAs Team is committed to being worthy of your trust, watchful for trends that may harm or help your finances, and willing to take extra steps to ensure you have all the information and resources you need to make the best financial decisions.

McRuer CPAs Managing Member
Scott McRuer, CPA, CGMA

Client Service CPAs
Charles Hubbard, CPA

Accounting Manager
Michael Froeschl, CPA, MBA

Lead Tax Manager
Steven E. Green, CPA, MBA

Tax Manager

Go Morita, CPA

Team CPAs
Joseph Globoke, CPA
Brian T. Beebe, CPA
Casey Buckland, CPA
Frank Salerno, CPA
Judith Simonitsch, CPA, JD
Sandra Loos, CPA
Dean Sparks, CPA
David Cottle, CPA, CGMA

Staff Accountants
Lauren Bailey
Genevieve Durbin
Jackie Teegarden

Client Services Team Members
Jeannie Salmon
Ariell Braem
Emily Buford
Anita Vanetti

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McRuer CPAs Managing Member

Scott McRuerCPA Scott McRuer is the Managing Member at McRuer CPAs. Scott has nearly 30 years experience in public accounting. Scott's focus is client accounting and tax strategy planning. He also serves as a business growth and a wealth management strategist. Scott has earned his CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant) designation as an expert strategist connecting all aspects of business accounting to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of internal data assessment and reports, planning processes and overall operations. Scott founded McRuer & Associates, LLC in 1987 after years of experience as an auditor for a "Big 8" international CPA firm. He has been a senior auditor for a Fortune 100 manufacturing company and the corporate audit manager for the nation's largest tax preparation service. Having a heart for the protection of the values of his community, Scott also has served as City Alderman Ward 2 in Parkville, Missouri. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting from Westminster College. Scott completed the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants National Tax Education Program offered through the University of Illinois.

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Client Service CPAs

Charles HubbardCPA Charles Hubbard is a strategic client resource at McRuer CPAs. Charlie has in-depth experience working in areas of tax law governing agriculture and construction-based companies and businesses. He also has expertise in consulting family-owned businesses, high net worth individuals and entrepreneurs. Charlie handles tax structure evaluations, the set-up needs of corporations, and IRS audits and appeals. Charlie is also the co-founder of a biodiesel production facility. Charlie holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and has had his CPA designation since 2001.

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Accounting Manager

Michael FroeschlCPA Michael Froeschl is the Accounting Manager at McRuer CPAs. Michael leads our team members providing business clients with bookkeeping and accounting services, and is responsible for helping clients with developing budgets and tracking expenses, researching and coordinating financial data, providing strategies for individual and business tax planning and more. Michael has nearly a decade of public accounting experience, including non-public audit expertise serving as an audit manager. Michael has a Bachelor of Science Business Administration Degree in Accounting and a MBA both from Rockhurst University. Michael is a sports fan and loves attending Kansas City Chiefs and Royals games. He also plays golf.

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Lead Tax Manager

Michael FroeschlCPA Steven E. Green is McRuer CPAs lead Tax Manager. Steven is responsible for leading our income tax preparation team. He has a wide range of expertise including income tax planning and preparation, trust services, estate planning and more. Steven has more than a decade of experience serving both private companies and on a team of accountants for Fortune 500 companies. He has extensive experience as a Federal Tax Manager. Steven has a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from Park University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He also has a Master of Science in Accounting Degree (MSA) from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. When he’s not on the job, Steven enjoys competitive sports.

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Tax Manager

Go MoritaCPA Takamasa "Go" Morita is the McRuer CPAs Tax Manager. Go is responsible for leading our income tax preparation team. Go has a wide range of experience in handling complicated income tax issues for individuals, corporations and partnerships. He has expertise in performing financial reviews and strategic tax planning. Go also has experience as a Controller working with a large construction firm in the Kansas City area. He now uses his range of experience to help clients identify and understand important tax issues that need to be considered in order to reach their personal and business goals. He earned a Master's Degree in Accounting from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. In his spare time, Go loves spending time with his family, biking, swimming and playing the saxophone.

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Team CPAs

Joseph R. GlobokeCPA Joseph R. Globoke is a Staff Accountant at McRuer CPAs.  Joe has more than 30 years experience with tax preparation and solving complex tax issues for businesses and individuals in Missouri and Kansas.  He has worked with non-profit and government organizations.  Joe has also performed reviews and audits of businesses as well as comprehensive accounting services including financial statement preparation.  Joe graduated Cum Laude from Rockhurst University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration majoring in Accounting.

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Brian T. BeebeCPA Brian T. Beebe is a Tax Staff Accountant at McRuer CPAs. Brian has several years of experience with individual income tax preparation. Brian also has knowledge in the tax areas of partnerships and LLCs, S Corporations and C Corporations. Brian’s experience includes tax preparation and planning for not-for-profit organizations as well as tax strategies including gifts and trusts. He also helps with individual and business bookkeeping and accounting work to include compilation preparation. Brian has BSA and MSA degrees in Accountancy received from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. When he has time away from the office, Brian enjoys the out-of-doors with a variety of hobbies including rock climbing, camping, hunting, shooting sports, archery, fishing and bike riding. Brian is also a member of the American Legion and volunteers for a variety of programs throughout the Kansas City area.

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Casey BucklandCPA Casey Buckland is a Senior Staff Accountant at McRuer CPAs. Casey’s responsibilities include helping business clients with bookkeeping and accounting services, preparing monthly/quarterly/annual compilations, and preparing payroll and sales tax returns. Casey also provides business and individual tax consulting and tax preparation services. She has two degrees including a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Major in Accounting and a Minor in Finance and a Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Classical Languages and a Minor in Classical and Religious Studies both from the University of Nebraska. When Casey is not working on tax strategies for clients, she is busy planning and completing Do-It-Yourself projects at home. She also loves motorcycling or any activity involving being outdoors.

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Frank SalernoCPA Frank P. Salerno serves as an Accountant at McRuer CPAs. Frank has nearly a decade of business bookkeeping and accounting services experience. He also prepares individual and corporate income tax returns. Frank has a Bachelor of Science Business Administration Degree from Rockhurst College. When is he not working, he loves running in marathons. To date, he has completed 4 full marathons and 25 half marathons.

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Dean SparksCPA Dean Sparks is a strategic client resource at McRuer CPAs. Dean has more than two decades of experience in public accounting, taxation and commercial real estate due diligence. He also focuses on small business start-ups. Dean has been an active partner in the operation and management of a chain of restaurants and has held an executive position with a Fortune 500 company. Dean earned his Masters of Business Administration Degree from Columbia University. He is an active member of AICPA and MSCPA. Dean continues to take an active role in a variety of community organizations.

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Staff Accountants

Lauren BaileyLauren Bailey is a Staff Accountant on the McRuer CPAs team. Lauren is responsible for helping business clients with bookkeeping and accounting services. She is especially skilled with processing Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable as an area of expertise. Lauren has a Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting Degree from the University of Central Arkansas. Lauren and her husband enjoy watching the Arkansas Razorbacks play as often as they can. When they are not traveling to destinations worldwide, they love spending time with friends and family.

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Genevieve DurbinGenevieve Durbin is a Staff Accountant on the McRuer CPAs team. Genevieve works with individuals and business clients in the areas of bookkeeping and accounting. Genevieve graduated from Park University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. She is currently seeking her advanced degree of Masters of Business Administration expecting to graduate in December of 2017. Genevieve has three sons whom she loves to spend time with when she’s not working or studying. She also loves to read novels and psychological thrillers.

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Jackie TeegardenJackie Teegarden is a Staff Accountant at McRuer CPAs. She has more than 15 years of experience as an accountant providing both private and public accounting services. Jackie is responsible for providing business bookkeeping and accounting services as well as helping to coordinate online business services through MyMcRuer. Jackie has nearly two decades of experience working with QuickBooks earning her QuickBooks ProAdvisor designation from Intuit. She is a NACPB Certified Public Bookkeeper and has an Excel certification from GoSkills.com. Jackie has an Associate’s Degree from Metropolitan Community College. In her spare time, Jackie has enjoyed serving as a Den Leader, Advancement Chair, Camp Coordinator and Committee Member with the Cub Scouts.

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Client Services Team Members

Jeannie SalmonJeannie Salmon is McRuer CPAs Office Manager. Jeannie handles office administration responsibilities including client services, billing, accounts receivable, project tracking, and overall office support. Jeannie has nearly 30 years of banking and financial services industry experience including serving as a Credit Analyst, Marketing and Special Events Coordinator, Trust Business Support Manager and Mortgage Originator. Jeannie holds a degree of Bachelor of Administration in Business Management from Northwest Missouri State University and a Lifetime Teaching Certificate in High School Business from Central Missouri State University. Jeannie is involved with many area Chambers of Commerce and is on the board of the Gladstone Chamber. She is an active Boy Scouts of America volunteer, and a member of P.E.O. which is a philanthropic organization promoting higher education for women.

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Ariell BraemAriell Braem serves in the role of Specialized Administrative Assistant at McRuer CPAs. Ariell has more than 15 years of experience working in the areas of client services and support, project management and event management. Ariell’s responsibilities include providing professional support for the tax preparation team involving the review, assembly and finalization process of tax returns. She also provides professional support for the executive accounting team, staff accountants and office manager. Ariell has an Associates of Arts Degree with an emphasis in vocal music training and performance from Rock Valley College in Rockford, Illinois. She also has an Associates of Applied Science - Paralegal Degree from Rockford Career College. Ariell loves international travel and has participated in humanitarian service missions in Africa and Europe. When she has free time, she enjoys checking out local art exhibits and museums, attending events, and joining friends on short road trips to explore interesting sites.

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Emily BufordEmily Buford serves as Executive Administrative Assistant at McRuer CPAs. Emily has nearly a decade of experience working with client services and program coordination including work with not-for-profit organizations. Emily is your first point of contact at McRuer CPAs to help direct you to the accountant, financial planning strategist and/or tax preparation expert that will address your needs. She also provides administrative support to Managing Member Scott McRuer and other executive accounting team members. Emily is bilingual and is a Certified Spanish to English interpreter. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Spanish from Truman State University and an MA in Intercultural Studies from Wheaton College. When she has a spare minute, she loves to travel internationally. She also enjoys dancing and is an avid runner.

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Anita VanettiAnita Vanetti is Marketing Director at McRuer CPAs. Anita has more than a decade of experience in message strategy as well as marketing and public relations strategic planning and implementation. Previously, she served as a television news reporter and anchor for more than two decades wrapping up her career in Dallas, Texas at an ABC affiliate. Anita specializes in project management and strategic messaging techniques for web-related tools and printed materials as well as event planning and management. She has experience in motivational speaking, creating strategic marketing plans and consulting business owners on media and public relations. Anita has a Bachelor of Journalism Degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

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