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MHCS names Glen Swanson, CPA to Chief Financial Officer

Aug 20, 2020

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (August 20, 2020) – McGowen Hurst Clark Smith (MHCS) announced today that former Assurance Manager, Glen Swanson will be promoted to his new role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO)...

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MHCS Shareholder, Jim Smith, Reappointed to Iowa Accountancy Examining Board

Jun 18, 2020

WINTERSET, Iowa (June 17, 2020) – McGowen Hurst Clark Smith (MHCS) Shareholder, Jim Smith, CPA, was reappointed to the Iowa Accountancy Examining Board by Gov. Kim Reynolds. This appointment was confi...

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Tax Principal, Nate Beck, Graduates from West Des Moines Leadership Academy

Jun 05, 2020

Each year, a limited number of participants from the area are selected to join the West Des Moines Leadership Academy (WDMLA). This nine-month program is designed to give participants an opportunity t...

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Tyler Van Surksum Earns ISCPA Community Spirit Award

May 05, 2020

Each year at their Annual Meeting, the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants recognizes individuals and teams that participated in their September Month of Service. This year, our very own Tyle...

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AccountingToday Top 100 Firms

Mar 13, 2020

We are honored to be recognized in Accounting Today’s Top 100 Firms. Thank you for this recognition and congratulations to all our fellow CPAmerica, Inc. member firms who were also mentioned! ...

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LifeServe Blood Drive

Feb 13, 2020

Thank you to those who donated blood at our recent blood drive with @LifeServe. Together we donated 10 units and saved up to 30 lives! Our next blood drive is on May 1 and registration is open. We hop...

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Feast For Your Senses Gala

Jan 30, 2020

Kudos to Variety - the Children's Charity of Iowa and all of their endless efforts to help children who are at-risk, underprivileged, critically ill, or living with special needs throughout Iowa. We a...

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Brandon Elbert, CPA

Jan 10, 2020

Congratulations to Brandon Elbert on passing his CPA exams! ...

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America's Top Recommended Tax and Accounting Firms 2020

Dec 18, 2019

We are honored to be recognized by Forbes and Statista as on of the 2020 Top Recommended Tax and Accounting Firm. This means so much to us. Thank you! Link to the full article and list....

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Nov 27, 2019

What are you thankful for? What's your favorite Thanksgiving tradition? What are you looking forward to this Thanksgiving? Check out some of our MHCS Family Thanksgiving favorites. As a reminder, our...

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