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Meet the Team

Duane Eckelberg, CPA

Duane Eckelberg“We see our job as helping our clients understand the choices available to them, and recommending options that best satisfy their priorities.”

Having spent many years advising and working with CPAs on particularly challenging aspects of tax law, Duane has developed a special expertise in this arena. For example, he has resolved issues for non-citizens who are taxed as U.S. residents. He has completed a lengthy program in estate planning and administration. In 2016, he completed the IRS Acceptance Agent program.

Duane is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Financial Planning Section of the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Prior to forming Eckelberg & Wienshienk, Duane operated an independent accounting and tax practice in Sun City, Arizona. He has also served as the Western Operations Manger for SCS/Compute. During his 12 years with that firm, he worked closely with hundreds of CPAs throughout the West, supporting their use of tax software systems to complete individual and business tax returns.

Prior to entering the accounting profession, Duane was a licensed contractor in Oregon. He has also served as an assistant to the honorable US Representative from the state of North Dakota, Arthur Link.

duane@ewcpa.com

 

Lois Wienshienk, CPA

Lois Wienshienk“Our goal is to help our clients understand and use financial information as a tool to promote growth and stability. Many of our clients have been with us for more than a decade”

Widely experienced in all aspects of tax and accounting, Lois has a special interest in the development of financial statement presentations, individual and business tax planning.

She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and the Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants. On behalf of the AICPA, Lois has served as an AICPA Quality Reviewer, responsible for ensuring the continued excellence of AICPA members.

Prior to forming Eckelberg & Wienshienk, Lois was the controller of an Arizona concrete construction company. She is a former partner in the CPA firm Finerman & Associates, PC, having previously been associated with Finerman & Smith, PC for many years. Lois has also served as a Community Court Judge in the Marshall Islands and as treasurer of Girl’s Ranch of Arizona.

lois@ewcpa.com