Kansas City, Mo. - MarksNelson LLC accounting and consulting firm announces the hiring of five new accountants joining the assurance department.

Alisha Bultemeier is a graduate of UMKC with BS in Accounting and a Bachelor in Business Administration. Previously, she worked for H & R Block as a Corporate Tax and Internal Audit intern.

Dan Baird joins MarksNelson from the University of Kansas where he was working as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Business School. He holds a Masters of Accounting from the University of Kansas.

Bret Mueller graduated in December 2015 with a BS in Accounting from Tabor College. Previously, he worked at Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chtd. as a client specialist intern.

Kylie Shanley comes to MarksNelson after graduating from the University of Central Missouri with a Masters in Accountancy. She worked as an audit intern last year for Marsh & Company, which was recently acquired by the firm.

Stephen Werth joins the firm from State Street Bank and Trust where he was working as a Fund Accountant. He is currently attending UMKC and set to graduate May 2016, with a BS in Accounting.

About MarksNelson LLC

MarksNelson LLC is an accounting and business advisory firm that is committed to working with clients to safeguard and grow their businesses. The firm provides a variety of services including Assurance, Accounting Services and Business Advisory, Business Valuation, Consulting, Cost Segregation, Employee Benefit Plan Audits, Location Strategies, Litigation Support, Forensic Accounting, International Tax, State and Local Tax and Tax Services.  MarksNelson is a member of The Leading Edge Alliance, a professional association serving clients who need additional resources on a national or international level.  MarksNelson has significant accounting and business advisory experience in the auto dealership, construction, insurance, manufacturing, distribution and real estate sectors. MarksNelson has received national recognition, having been named to the INSIDE Public Accounting (IPA) nation's Top 300 Firms, Accounting Today's list of top Midwest Accounting Firms and the publication also named Managing Partner Mark Radetic one of its "2014 MP Elite," the top 10 managing partners of U.S. accounting firms. To Move Forward with MarksNelson, contact us at www.marksnelsoncpa.com.