Since celebrating our 16-year anniversary on June 1, 2016, Lohman Company has had time to reflect on all the events we’ve been part of since our 15-year anniversary. We invite you to share in our lives over the past year through a series of posts looking back at what we’ve been up to.

Change at Lohman CompanyKari Kidd's retirement party #2

Kari Kidd retired from Lohman Company on April 20, 2016 – just following tax season. Kari worked with Lohman Company for almost 12 years and was a valuable member of the team. Congratulations, Kari! We wish you well in retirement.

Kari Kidd's retirement party

New Additions at Lohman Company

Ryan McDonald, CPA, joined our team as an assurance supervisor on August 31, 2015. Ryan is a graduate of Brigham Young University and earned his MBA from the University of Wyoming. He has experience working in both public and private accounting and has lived and worked in California.

Diana Costa joined our team as an accounting supervisor on December 28, 2015. Diana is a graduate of Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy. She most recently worked in industry prior to joining the firm.

Duke Alford

Duke Alford

Bryana Van Egmond joined our team as an associate on January 4, 2016. Bryana is a graduate of Arizona State University with Bachelor of Science degrees in both Accountancy and Computer Information Systems. She also received a Master of Accountancy degree from Arizona State University.

Katie Aguirre, CPA, joined our team as an assurance manager on January 18, 2016. Katie is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. She has experience working in national and local firms in southern California.

Congratulations to Doug Alford and his wife, Analycia, on the arrival of their son, Duke, on April 18, 2016!

Grady Hare

Grady Hare

Lori Thompson joined our team as an accountant on June 13, 2016. Lori has over 20 years of experience with QuickBooks and has worked with companies in a variety of industries in Southern California and Arizona. We are excited to have Lori help our clients out with their accounting services needs.

Dennis Hare and his wife Amy welcomed their new son, Grady, on June 23, 2016. Congratulations!

Other 2015-16 Lohman Company Sightings

Craig Lohman & John McCainOn September 2, 2015, Craig Lohman and other Mesa Chamber of Commerce “VIP” members had the opportunity to meet Senator John McCain!

On December 18, 2015, Amanda Perrotte graduated from Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. Please join Lohman Company in congratulating Amanda. Way to go!

At the beginning of 2016, Craig Lohman was elected Chair of the Board of Directors for the Mesa Chamber of Commerce.

Stay tuned for our next newsletter, where we’ll continue looking back on a great year at Lohman Company, PLLC!

Keep reading Part II.