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Heather R. Eichem, CPA

Heather R. Eichem, CPA, has more than 10 years of public accounting experience with primary emphasis in health care entity audits. She is involved in the supervision and review of audit engagements including not for profit and governmental hospitals, long-term care facilities, and continuing care retirement communities as well as the preparation and review of Medicare and Medicaid cost reports.

Heather has experience providing accounting and management consulting services to the following industries and/or sectors:

  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Not For Profits
  • Continuing Care Retirement Communities

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Brian J. Florea, CPA

Brian J. Florea, CPA, has more than 20 years of experience and specializes in providing tax compliance and consulting services to the firm’s clients. He works with business owners of large and small companies, assisting them in evaluating the tax impacts of contemplated transactions and strives to ensure these transactions are as tax efficient as possible.

Brian serves as a trusted business advisor to numerous top executives and high net worth individuals, helping them develop financial strategies that are integrated and take into account the many aspects of wealth accumulation and its ramification on business and family.

Brian has extensive experience in the following areas of tax compliance and consultation:

  • Personal Taxation
  • Business Taxation
  • Trust Taxation
  • Estate & Gift Taxation

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John R Helms, CPA

John R. Helms, CPA, has more than 35 years of experience in public accounting, specializing in services for the healthcare industry. He is highly involved with Medicare and Medicaid cost reports, special payments and underlying law and regulations.

John provides extensive services to hospitals in the areas of operational reviews, audits of financial statements, forecasts and projections, and advanced consultation related to Medicare reimbursement. He is frequently an instructor for numerous training programs relating to the healthcare industry.

John has extensive experience in providing accounting and management consulting services to the following industries and/or sectors:

  • Hospitals
  • Nursing homes
  • Not For Profits

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Eric L. Otting, CPA

Eric L. Otting, CPA, is a Managing Member of the firm. Eric has been with Wendling Noe Nelson & Johnson, LLC since 1990 and serves governmental and not for profit healthcare clients, as well as not for profit organizations.

Eric is highly involved with his clients’ Medicare and Medicaid cost reporting and provides valuable services to healthcare entities in the areas of financial statement audits, Medicare/Medicaid cost report reporting services, forecasts and projections, and general consultation regarding Medicare payments and strategies.

Eric has extensive experience in providing accounting and management consulting services to the following industries and/or sectors:

  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Hospices
  • Workers Compensation Risk Pools
  • Not-for-profits
  • Insurance

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Managers

Adam Crouch, CPA

Adam Crouch, CPA, has 25 years of experience in public accounting, specializing in services for the healthcare industry. He is highly involved with managing financial statement audits, the preparation and review of Medicare and Medicaid cost reports, and coordinating the various audit and reimbursement services delivered to the firm’s clients.

Adam has experience in providing audit and management consulting services to the following industries and/or sectors:

  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Not For Profits
  • Continuing Care Retirement Communities

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Ashley R. Davis, CPA

Ashley R. Davis, CPA, has approximately seven years of public accounting experience with primary emphasis in health care entity audits. She is involved in the supervision and review of audit engagements specializing in services to the health care industry. Her experience includes preparation of Medicare and Medicaid statements of reimbursable cost, review of controls in conjunction with internal control evaluations for audit engagements, assistance to health care clients in evaluating financing opportunities, and various other operational matters.

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Brian W. Nyp, CPA

Brian W. Nyp, CPA, has more than twelve years of public accounting experience in not-for-profit, governmental, and commercial audits.  He also has experience in internal control design and Single Audit.  Brian is a native of Topeka and attended Assumption (Mater Dei) grade school.  He graduated from the University of Kansas in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and business administration.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Government Finance Officers Association, and Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants.  Brian and his wife, Angie, currently reside in Eudora and have two sons and three daughters.

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Retired Former Members

Darrell D. Loyd, CPA

Darrell D. Loyd, CPA, is a retired Member, but still plays an active part in the firm. Darrell has served business owners, not for profit and governmental entities since 1970. He has earned the AICPA Certificate of Educational Achievement in Governmental Accounting and Auditing. Darrell has extensive experience in the following industries and/or sectors:

  • Not For Profits
  • Construction
  • Sales and Manufacturing
  • Employee Benefit Plans
  • Local Government

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Jere Noe, CPA

Jere Noe, CPA, is a retired former Member, but still an active employee of the firm. He has serviced the tax and accounting needs of individuals and business for over 55 years at Wendling Noe Nelson & Johnson LLC. He currently provides extensive services to small business and their owners. Jere is a past president of the Northeast Kansas Chapter of CPA’s, past president of the Kansas Society of CPAs, and a past member of the AICPA Council. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Kaw Valley Bank where he serves on several committees. He is actively involved with Washburn University where he earned an Honorary Doctor of Commerce Degree.

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John E. Wendling, CPA

John E. Wendling, CPA, is a retired Member, but continues to be active in the firm. John has more than 40 years of experience in public accounting, specializing in services within the healthcare industry. He is highly involved with Medicare and Medicaid cost reports, special payment systems, and underlying law and regulations.

John provides services to hospitals in the areas of operational reviews, audits of financial statements, forecasts and projections, special studies and general consultation. He has worked extensively with the Kansas Hospital Association, members of congress and their representatives and with CMS in drafting the laws and regulations related to Medicare reimbursement. He was instrumental in developing the EACH/RPCH and CAH programs, and has spoken nationally on the subject at forums sponsored by the American Hospital Association, the Alpha Center, state agencies and hospital associations.

John has extensive experience in providing accounting and management consulting services to the following industries and/or sectors:

  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Not For Profits

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