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Jeff Johnson

Jeffrey Johnson, LPA, CFP, EA

Owner

Jeff established Jeffrey A Johnson, LPA, PC in 1982 after graduating with an Associate of Specialized Business with an Accounting Major in May of 1979. With over 40 years of experience, he specializes in tax preparation, compilations, and bookkeeping for farmers and small businesses. Jeff and his wife Kathy have been married for 43 years and have three grown children and six grandchildren. Outside of work, he enjoys golfing, biking, and serving local community organizations.

Nick Weimers

Nick Wiemers, EA

Tax Advisor

Nick began working with the firm in 2019 and provides advisory, tax, and accounting services to individuals and small businesses. He graduated in 2018 with a Finance degree from the University of Northern Iowa. Nick has farming and trucking operations, so he particularly enjoys working with clients in the agriculture and transportation industries to create long-term tax and financial strategies. In his free time, Nick enjoys spending time with his wife, serving on local boards, and being outdoors.

Andrew Klaaassen

Andrew Klaassen

Tax Advisor

Andrew is new to the firm in 2022 after starting his career in the banking industry. He graduated in 2021 from Buena Vista University with degrees in Accounting, Ag Business, and Business. Andrew will be preparing and reviewing tax returns as well as assisting clients with their accounting. Andrew grew up farming and enjoys spending most of his free time working on the farm.

Duane Weimers

Duane Wiemers

Tax Advisor

Duane began preparing tax returns with the firm in 2002 and has continued to work part-time through tax season assisting individuals and small businesses. He has degrees in Computer Science and Accounting. Prior to joining the firm, Duane worked in programming and accounting for 13 years followed by five years of private consulting. Most of his time outside the office is spent farming, but he also enjoys traveling with his wife and spending time with his three grown children and granddaughter.

Kathy Johnson

Kathy Johnson

Office Manager

Kathy received an Associates degree from the American Institute of Business, where she and Jeff met in 1977. They moved to Pocahontas in 1979 where she began working for a local law firm. In 1984, she started working for Jeff and never left! She now works part-time from home and enjoys keeping up with her three kids and six grandchildren, especially FaceTiming.

Kathy Josephson

Kathy Josephson

Bookkeeper

Kathy has been working with the firm since 2013 and handles bookkeeping and administrative services. She has degrees in Accounting and Sales & Marketing from Iowa Lakes Community College alongside 22 years of experience in the accounting field. Kathy lives on the family farm of over 100 years with her husband of 33 years. She is a proud mom of three, grandma of four, book nerd, quilter, and self-proclaimed crazy cat lady!

Mary Saathoff

Mary Saathoff

Payroll Administrator

Mary has been with the firm since 2015 performing payroll and administrative duties. She has an Accounting degree from Iowa Central Community College and spent eight years as a Personnel Management Specialist for the US Army Reserves. Mary has a large family including a grown daughter and two German Shepherd/Rottweiler dogs. She enjoys walking, road trips, and reading; having read over 3,000 books that are currently in her electronic library!