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Hacker Nelson adds eight Principals

Posted: Mon, Dec 14, 2020 1:02 PM
PHOTO ID: (Top row, from left): Brent Berns, Kelly Brickley, Ryan Bullerman and Christi Meyer. (Bottom row, from left): Todd Muhlbauer, Michelle O'Neill, Steve Samec and Amanda Webb

The Decorah-based accounting firm of Hacker, Nelson & Co., P.C. is announcing the promotion of eight Certified Public Accountants to the position of Principals of the firm.

Brent Berns, Kelly Brickley, Ryan Bullerman, Christi Meyer, Todd Muhlbauer, Michelle O'Neill, Steve Samec, and Amanda Webb join Ken Keune and Neil Schraeder as owners and Principals of the company.

Hacker Nelson Co-Managing Principal Neil Schraeder says, "This group of incoming leaders brings a proven track record of client advocacy and looking out for the company and its employees. Ken and I will work alongside these professionals to position the firm for continued success in providing client solutions, supporting the employee team, and a smooth transfer of leadership."  Co-Managing Principal Ken Kuene says, "We are happy to recognize the contributions of these CPAs."

The appointments come as Hacker, Nelson & Co. Principal Joe Bouska has announced his retirement, although he plans continue to work on a part-time basis to introduce his clients to these new Principals.