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Mike is a Creighton University Law School graduate and specializes in general business & tax matters.Read more...
Mike joined the firm in 1987 and specializes in general business and tax matters. Mike is a member and past president of B'nai B'rith, past Treasurer for the Jewish Federation of Omaha and the Rose Blumkin Home, past chairman of the Workforce Development Board for the City of Omaha, past president of Beth El Synagogue, the past Chair of the Metropolitan Community College Foundation Board and past chairman of the CPAmerica Tax Advisory Committee. Mike graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln with a B.S.B.A.; he then obtained his law degree from Creighton Law School. He is a member of the AICPA, the NSCPA and the Omaha Bar Association.
Gene E. Arnold
Gene is a University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate and specializes management consulting, accounting, taxation, internal audit consulting and litigation support.Read more...
Gene E. Arnold
Gene joined the firm in 1997 and specializes in management consulting, accounting, taxation, internal audit consulting and litigation support services.
Gene graduated from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln and is a member of the American Institute of CPA’s (AICPA) and the Nebraska Society of CPA’s (NSCPA). Gene has served on the NSCPA Management Consulting Service Committee and recently finished a 10-year term on the Board of Directors for Special Olympics of Nebraska. Gene and his wife Cathi are actively involved in numerous civic and charitable organizations in Omaha and Nebraska. During his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and grandchildren as well as being an avid University of Nebraska fan.
Cindy is a Wayne State College graduate and specializes in S-Corp and partnership entities.Read more...
Cindy joined the firm in 2011 and has more than fourteen years of Big Four public accounting experience. Cindy works in all areas of taxation, and specializes in flow-thru entities and tax planning for high net worth individual clients.
Cindy graduated from Wayne State College summa cum laude with a B.S.B.A and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), and the Nebraska Society of CPAs (NSCPA). Currently, Cindy is a member of the Omaha Estate Planning Council and is active in many civic and charitable organizations.
Pat is a Doane College graduate and specializes in taxation and representation before the IRS.Read more...
Pat joined the firm in 2013 and prior to joining Frankel Zacharia, Calvert owned his own accounting practice, as well as served as CFO for a medical practice. His early experience as a revenue agent with the Internal Revenue Service provided him with vast experience in the areas of taxation and representation before the IRS.
Pat graduated from Doane College and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), and the Nebraska Society of CPAs (NSCPA). Currently, Pat is the Treasurer for the Gretna Basketball Association and is involved with various local and civic organizations.
Dan is a Creighton University graduate and specializes in auditing and general accounting. Read more...
Dan joined the firm in 2009 and devotes the majority of his time in the areas of auditing and accounting, and other business consulting services. Dan has experience working with a variety of businesses and their owners, with an emphasis serving companies in the manufacturing, construction, retail, real estate development, not-for-profit and employee benefit plans.
Dan graduated from Creighton University with his Bachelor in Business Administration, and from University of Nebraska Omaha with his Master’s in Business Administration. Dan is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Nebraska Society of CPAs (NSCPA). Currently, Dan serves on the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of the Midlands, and is on the Creighton University College of Business Administration Advisory Committee, and the Creighton University Accounting Department Advisory Committee.
Jeff is a University of Nebraska-Lincoln graduate and specializes in providing value-added service in structuring M&A and refinancing transactions. Read more...
Jeff joined the firm in 2014 and has more than twenty-two years of Big Four public accounting experience. Jeff enjoys serving a diverse group of clients in a variety of organizational structures and industries. Jeff serves private equity and closely-held businesses and provides value-added service to clients in structuring M&A and refinancing transactions. Jeff also provides tax planning, consulting and compliance services to numerous executive and high net worth individual clients.
Jeff graduated from University of Nebraska at Lincoln and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), and the Nebraska Society of CPAs (NSCPA). Currently, Jeff is active in many civic and charitable organizations, including the American Cancer Society’s Advisory Committee for Hope in the Heartland Gala, King of Kings Lutheran Church, and the Omaha Agribusiness Club.
Ryan M. Luetkenhaus
Ryan is a Creighton University graduate and specializes in taxation, business consulting and business valuation services.Read more...
Ryan M. Luetkenhaus
Ryan joined the firm in 2003 and specializes in the areas of taxation, business consulting, and business valuation services as well as managing the tax practice of the firm and serves on the Firm's Executive Committee.
Ryan graduated from Creighton University where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and Master of Business Administration. Ryan also attended Golden Gate University where he earned his Master of Science in Taxation with high honors. Ryan was also accredited by the AICPA in Business Valuation (currently inactive). Ryan is a member of the Omaha Estate Planning Council and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), Nebraska Society of CPAs (NSCPA).
Rob is a graduate of Creighton University and specializes in the construction, manufacturing, and ERISA-related benefit plan practice areas.Read more...
Rob joined the firm in 2006 and specializes in the firm’s construction, manufacturing, and ERISA-related benefit plan practice areas. Rob provides financial reporting services as well as tax services to individuals and closely-held businesses.
Rob graduated from Creighton University with his B.S.B.A. with degrees in both Accounting and Management Information Systems. Rob has successfully completed the AICPA’s Advanced Defined Contribution Plan Audit Certificate exam demonstrating the commitment to advising clients on technical matters and perform the highest quality audits for this very specialized area of practice. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Nebraska Society of CPAs (NSCPA).
Travis is a Creighton University graduate and specializes in financial reporting and tax services.Read more...
Travis provides clients with financial reporting and tax services. He also specializes in business consulting, including internal reporting and analysis, budgeting, retirement planning and various other business improvement and management solutions. He has experience serving a wide variety of industries, including manufacturing, construction, real estate, wholesale distribution, technology, restaurant, and not-for-profit. Travis received his B.S.B.A. from Creighton University, with majors in accounting and finance. He serves as a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee and is a member of the AICPA and NSCPA.
Scott is a Creighton University graduate and specializes in auditing and accounting, general tax and related consulting services, & wealth management.Read more...
Scott devotes the majority of his time in the areas of auditing and accounting, mergers and acquisitions, tax compliance, consulting C-level executives on high level corporate issues, and their personal wealth management planning, and is also experienced with the ERISA requirements related to benefit plan audits. Scott serves as the Managing Partner of the Firm and serves on the Firm's Executive Committee.
Scott graduated from Creighton University, and currently serves on the Creighton Accounting Dept. Business Advisory Board. Scott also serves on the Board of the Omaha Children's Hospital Foundation, and he is a Trustee with the Omaha Business Ethics Alliance. Scott is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), and the Iowa and Nebraska Society of CPAs.
William A. Startzer
Bill is a University of Nebraska-Omaha graduate and specializes in taxation, estate planning, financing activities and business valuations.Read more...
William A. Startzer
Bill joined the firm in 1984 and specializes in taxation, and estate planning, and is accredited in business valuation.
Bill graduated from the University of Nebraska Omaha and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), and the Nebraska Society of CPAs (NSCPA). Bill has been awarded the Certificate of Educational Achievement by the AICPA for its program in Tax Planning and Advising for Closely Held Businesses and is also accredited in business valuation as designated by the AICPA. Currently, Bill is active in many civic and charitable organizations. Bill is a current member of the NSCPA and the AICPA Tax Division.
Andy is a graduate of University of Nebraska-Omaha and specializes in closely held businesses and sales tax.Read more...
Andy joined the firm in 2009. He works in all areas of taxation and business consultation, specializing in income tax planning and business consulting for a wide range of closely held businesses. Andy works diligently with his clients to help them create and maintain strategies for long term success. Andy serves within a variety of industries, with a focus in professional services, real estate, and transportation among others
Andy graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with his Bachelor of Science degree. Currently, he serves as treasurer of the Holy Name Housing Corporation, as well as stays active with other local civic organizations. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Nebraska Society of CPAs (NSCPA).