Great Bend, KS -- The certified public accounting firm of Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered is pleased to announce Erika L. Brining, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, has been named Director of Human Resources.


“We are thrilled to welcome Erika to the ABBB team,” says Brian Staats, CPA, CGMA, Managing Partner of Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball. “She brings to the firm a great deal of knowledge and expertise in the area of human resources and will be an asset to our team.


Brining currently serves as the Executive Board Secretary for the United Way of Central Kansas and as a board member for Crimestoppers of Great Bend and Barton County. She graduated from Friends University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources Management. She has three grown children and currently lives in Great Bend, Kansas. In her free time, Brining enjoys listening to music and spending time with her grandchildren and pets.


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