Great Bend, Kansas - The certified public accounting firm of Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball (ABBB) is proud to announce the promotion of Brett Behrends, CPA, Danielle Hollingshead, CPA and Nicole Zink, CPA.

Brett Behrends, a graduate of Great Bend High School, is the brother of Adam and Cody Behrends and the son of Stan and Marcy Behrends. Brett joined ABBB as an intern for the Hays office in 2009, transitioned to a full-time staff accountant in 2010, and relocated to Great Bend in 2013.  He was recently promoted to Senior Staff Accountant.

Behrends received his Bachelor of Business Administration degrees in Accounting in 2009 and Financial Planning in 2010 from Fort Hays State University.  Behrends is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants (KSCPA).  Behrends, and wife, Kinzie reside in Great Bend, Kansas. Behrends enjoys weight lifting, hunting and golfing in his free time.

Hollingshead, the daughter of Tracey and Kelly Hoffman and a graduate of Claflin High School, joined ABBB in 2009 and was recently promoted to Audit manager. As Audit Manager, Hollingshead manages and supervises audit engagements and other attestation services.

Hollingshead, a Fort Hays State University graduate, received a dual Bachelor's degree in Business Administration in Accounting and in Finance in 2009. She is a member of the AICPA, the KSCPA and the Central Kansas Chapter of Certified Public Accountants.  Hollingshead, husband Dereck, and daughter Haylee reside in Claflin, Kansas.

Zink, a graduate of Claflin High School, is the daughter of Joseph and Lora Zink. Zink joined ABBB in 2012 and was recently promoted to Senior Staff Accountant. 

Zink, a graduate of Kansas State University, earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in December of 2008 and her Master of Accountancy in 2010.  She is a member of the AICPA, KSCPA and the Central Kansas Chapter of Certified Public Accountants.  Zink currently resides in Claflin, Kansas.

Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered provides a wide range of traditional and non-traditional CPA and consulting services to clients throughout Kansas, including agriculture organizations, construction companies, feed yards, financial institutions, governmental and not-for-profit organizations, manufacturers, medical practices, oil and gas companies, professional service firms, real estate companies and small businesses. Founded in 1945, today the firm maintains 13 office locations throughout the state. For more information about Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, please visit http://www.abbb.com/.