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About Us

About Our Firm

Klismith Accounting & Tax Group, SC has offered accounting, tax, planning, and financial advisory services to business and individual clients since 1988.

 

 

The specialized and knowledgeable staff will provide you with the expertise you expect and the service you deserve. Our goal is to build and maintain long-term relationships that help our clients grow their financial resources. As trusted advisors we understand how to find and implement effective solutions for your personal and business needs. By focusing on your concerns, we work with you to meet and exceed your financial goals.

Klismith Accounting & Tax Group, SC continues to expand and currently serves clients throughout the Central Wisconsin area. With offices in Plover and Amherst we are able to work closely with our clients in order to assure them the best possible service. Through our hard work and dedication we have earned a reputation for our thorough, precise, and exceptional service. We strive to go beyond the ordinary and live by our motto...

We're more than your accountant, we're your personal business advisor.

 

We invite everyone to stop in so we have the opportunity to introduce ourselves. We want to be an active part of the business community and get to know all of you.

 

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Klismith Accounting & Tax Group SC is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Klismith Accounting & Tax Group SC receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Thomas Klismith
Certified Public Accountant

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Tom, native to the Stevens Point area, is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point. In 1988 he founded Klismith Accounting & Tax Group SC with the goal of providing high quality tax and accounting services to the Central Wisconsin area. Our team of highly qualified professionals strives to live by the firm's brand, "We're More Than Your Accountant, We're Your Personal Business Advisor". Clients utilize and appreciate his varied background in the areas of tax preparation and planning, financial reporting, business budgeting and forecasts, financial, estate and retirement planning, and business consulting services. He is connected and passionate about the Stevens Point community and currently serves on the UWSP Foundation Board. Tom's off-the-job interests include spending time with his wife Deb, newest grandson Daxton, boating, golfing, travel, and watching sports events.

Randy Swanton
Certified Public Accountant

katg@klismithcpas.com CPA

Randy is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater and has practiced in CPA firms for over 30 years. Randy's experience is broad based in clientele and services performed. Services include all areas of tax preparation, financial reporting, business valuation and business consulting. Emphasis is given to service the client in all areas of their business and individual needs.

Brad Kruger
Certified Public Accountant

katg@klismithcpas.com CPA

Brad is part owner of the firm and has been with Klismith Accounting and Tax Group SC since 2003 as a full service accountant. His experience is broad, including ten years working at an executive level for a successful private company and 15 years in public accounting at Klismith. He is licensed as a CPA in the State of Wisconsin and his education includes a Bachelors Degree in Accounting and Specialized Business Administration with honors from Lakeland College. Brad is a member of the Advisory Committee at Mid-State Technical College for the Accounting Program. Additionally, in his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife and kids and being active outdoors.

Sharon Scruggs
Accountant

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Sharon recently moved to Wisconsin from Idaho where she worked for a larger accounting firm that specialized in the Dairy industry. She has an Associates Degree in Computerized Bookkeeping. She is experienced in QuickBooks and other automated systems. Her experience also includes payroll, sales tax, financial statements, and tax return preparation.

Todd Heinz
Accountant

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Todd has been with KATG since 2015 after graduating with degrees in Accounting and Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point. He has completed personal income tax returns the last two years as an intern and for a non profit organization. Going forward, he is looking forward to working with clients and providing them with excellent services.

Gavin Lamers
Accountant

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Gavin has gained great experience through multiple internships and while completing degrees in Accounting and Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point. Starting with KATG in 2016, he has completed personal income tax returns as an intern. He looks forward to learning more about accounting as he studies for his CPA certification.

Karli Klismith
Office Administrator

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Karli joined the team at Klismith Accounting & Tax Group in 2018 as their Office Administrator. Karli's experience stems from her professional background in the staffing industry and legal arenas. Originally from the Stevens Point area, she too graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point with a Bachelor's degree studying Political Science and Sociology. She then continued her education completing her Master's Degree in Human Resources Management in 2017. Karli is passionate about many things - human resources, process improvement, but most of all helping people. Karli sees herself as a lifelong learner. She looks forward to helping serve clients to meet their individual and business needs.

Our Staff includes highly trained professionals, ready and willing to meet your professional needs. Please feel free to contact us for more information or questions regarding accounting services.