Our Team

Our Team

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Bryan Lantz, CPA

Certified Public Accountant

Bryan Lantz has 17 years of accounting experience and provides accounting, tax, and consulting services for individuals and businesses. Bryan has worked with a variety of clients in real estate, construction, financial services, retail and professional services. Bryan graduated with a BA in Accounting from the University of Northern Iowa and is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants. Bryan lives in Waukee, Iowa, with his wife Darci and their three children Taylor, Ian, and Noah. Outside of the office, Bryan enjoys playing live music, attending his kid’s sports and musical activities, and cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes.

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Missy Hyde

Client Service Manager

Missy has 15 years of experience in the accounting arena and works closely with our CPAs to ensure that client deadlines are met and client expectations are exceeded. Her attention to detail and passion for excellence make Missy an integral part of our team. Missy lives in Johnston with her husband, Lane, and together they have four children: John, Maddison, Mackenzie, and Makenna. Outside of the office, Missy enjoys family vacations, entertaining, and relaxing during a good thunderstorm with her Great Dane, Molly.

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Megan Niffenegger

Office Manager

Megan has 8 years of financial services experience and helps ensure that all of our clients enjoy a positive experience at KLA Tax & Accounting Services. Megan has a BS in Marketing & Management from Iowa State University. She lives in Ankeny, Iowa with her husband James and their three children Georgia, Clara, and Harrison. In her free time, Megan is active in her church, book club, and enjoys boating.

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Nicole Schmelzer

Marketing Manager

With 10 years of marketing experience, Nicole is responsible for client communications, social media, and client events. She graduated from Drake University with a BA in Public Relations. Nicole lives in Urbandale, Iowa with her husband Brian and their son Henry. She enjoys traveling, reading, and watching college sports.

Our Leadership

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Rich Keeling

Chief Executive Officer

As the Chief Executive Officer of KLA Tax & Accounting Services, Rich provides leadership to our team and offers financial consulting services to business owners. Rich received a BS in Business from Iowa State University. Rich lives in Johnston, Iowa with his wife Jessica and their three children Ben, Allie, and Emma. Rich is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys cycling, boating, and camping. He’s also involved in the American Heart Association and Boy Scouts.

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Tim Rourk

Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer, Tim leads the implementation of strategic planning and growth, process development, operational functions of the organization, staff leadership, recruitment and community engagement. Tim’s background working on the software development side of banking and financial services industry, program management, and research operations paired with his passions for leadership brings a unique blend of experiences to the business. Tim holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from Iowa State University. He is an active cyclist, runner, rock climber and triathlete. Tim, his wife Kristin, and their son Connor live in Johnston.

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