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Meet Our Dell Rapids Team

KMWF & Associates, PC is a full-service Certified Public Accounting firm licensed in SD. All our CPA's hold valid SD State CPA Certificates.

Meet Our Dell Rapids Staff:

Mark W. Feehan

CPA Partner


feehan@kmwfcpa.com

Since 1982, Mark has been an integral part of the KMWF & Associates team. As a CPA partner, Mark provides audit, small business income tax and accounting, and individual income tax and tax planning services. He takes a personal, caring interest in his clients’ tax or financial situations. He truly believes that clients benefit from his knowledge and experience and it ultimately leads to building great, long-term relationships.

Mark and his wife, Dolly, live in Dell Rapids. They have three grown children, Marcus, Lucas, and Abby, and a wonderful granddaughter. When he’s not in the office working with clients, Mark can be found reading, traveling with Dolly, visiting with family and friends, and working on home projects.

Designations
Certified Public Accountant

Education
Bachelor of Science in Biology, Augustana College Accounting Courses, Augustana College

Professional & Community Memberships
South Dakota CPA Society
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants




Justin Schneider

CPA Partner


schneider@kmwfcpa.com

Justin started as an intern at the firm in 1999 and earned his way to becoming partner in 2008. He focuses on income tax with a concentration on farm, small business and individual taxation, as well as audits for governmental and not-for-profit entities. He understands that each client’s situation is unique and that listening is the key to finding the right mix of products and services. He is able to make complex laws and regulations simpler to understand and explain how they affect each individual situation.

Justin and his wife, Briana, have three children, Kenley, Tate, and Payton. Between volunteering at church, sports and staying involved with the kids’ activities, Justin is very busy outside of the office.

Designations
Certified Public Accountant

Education
Bachelor of Arts in Professional Accountancy and Business Administration, Augustana College

Professional & Community Memberships
South Dakota CPA Society, member of Practice Advisory Council
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants




Dave Beeck

Staff Accountant


beeck@kmwfcpa.com

Dave Beeck has been working as a staff accountant at the firm since 2001. His main focus is assisting clients with tax return preparation, bookkeeping and payroll duties. In addition to his accounting experience, he also has 25 years of experience as a self-employed farmer, giving him the understanding of what it’s like to run a small business and how his services can truly help.

Dave and his wife, Krista, live in Wentworth. He has two children and four grandchildren, which take up most of his time! He also enjoys boating and golfing.



Renae Benda

Staff Accountant


benda@kmwfcpa.com

Renae began working at KMWF & Associates in 2006 as an administrative assistant and has since become a staff accountant with the firm. Along with overseeing the day to day operations of the firm, she handles payroll and bookkeeping for various clients from small businesses to medium size corporations. Renae also prepares compilations and is involved in processing individual, partnership, and corporate income tax returns. In addition, Renae is in charge of the information technology for the Dell Rapids office and is here to assist our client’s with installation of new software. She is willing to meet with client’s to teach them how to use QuickBooks and give them helpful tips to meet their business needs.

Renae lives in Dell Rapids with her husband, Brian. They have two sons, Joshua and Matthew. She enjoys reading, camping, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Education
Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Southwest Minnesota State



Benjamin Temple

Certified Public Accountant


temple@kmwfcpa.com

Ben joined KMWF & Associates in 2012 as a Certified Public Accountant. He spends most of his time performing audits and assisting clients with their personal taxes, but working with Ben is not just about their finances. He is personable and outgoing—encourages clients to share not just their financial situation with him, but also talk about their lives so he can help find solutions that fit them well. He knew accounting would be his calling ever since his first accounting course.

Ben and his wife, Stacey, live in Sioux Falls with their three children, Aubrey, Austin, and Alexa, as well as their cat, Max and dog, Jewels. He enjoys spending time in the great outdoors—hunting, fishing and golfing. While being a devoted husband, father, and professional, Ben is also a sergeant in the South Dakota Army National Guard.

Designations
Certified Public Accountant

Education
Master of Professional Accountancy, University of South Dakota
Bachelor of Business Administration, University of South Dakota

Professional & Community Memberships
South Dakota Army National Guard- Retired
First Reformed Church, Former Deacon




Kirby Fitzgerald

Certified Public Accountant


fitzgerald@kmwfcpa.com

Kirby first began as an intern at the firm in 2012, and became a full-time staff accountant early in 2014 after earning his Master of Professional Accountancy. He specializes in audit and individual tax returns. He is continually furthering his knowledge to add greater value to the work he provides his clients.

Kirby lives in Dell Rapids and his hobbies include sports and working with his dad on the family farm. He enjoys spending time with his parents, Jack and Connie, and also his siblings, Cami and Colby.

Designations
Certified Public Accountant

Education
Master of Professional Accountancy, University of South Dakota
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business, South Dakota State University


Emily Tollefson

Staff Accountant


tollefson@kmwfcpa.com

Emily joined KMWF & Associates in September of 2016 as a staff accountant and is working on obtaining her CPA license to further help clients with their accounting needs. Emily’s responsibilities include working on individual, partnership, and corporate tax returns, compilations, reviews, audits and payroll. Being a Dell Rapids native, she enjoys assisting the people of Dell Rapids and building lasting relationships. 

Emily and her husband Caleb live in Dell Rapids with their son, Colton. Her hobbies include spending time with family and friends, volleyball, golfing, and Minnesota Vikings football. 

Education
Bachelor of Business in Accounting, University of South Dakota



Teri Eddy, CFP ®

Director of Financial Services

eddy@kmwfcpafinancial.com

Teri started as office manager of KMWF & Associates in 2001, but quickly progressed into a financial services role with KMWF Financial Services. As Director of Financial Services, Teri provides comprehensive solutions to meet the needs of families and businesses of the Dell Rapids and Sioux Falls communities. No matter the size of the investment or the complexity of the situation, Teri understands the value of total transparency and unbiased advice. She goes out of her way to be available for clients and make sure they are comfortable with their plan of action before moving forward.

Outside of the office, Teri can be found golfing or spending time with her family. She and her husband, Tim, have three children, Julie, Karen and Brent. She has had a life-long passion for learning and collecting new skills and information

Designations
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ™

Licenses
FINRA Series 6
FINRA Series 7
FINRA Series 63
FINRA Series 65
Insurance Licenses in South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, and Pennsylvania

Education
Bachelor of Arts in Management, University of Sioux Falls
Associate of Arts in Modern Office Systems, Dakota State University

Professional & Community Memberships
Financial Planning Association

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