Meet Our Team

When you engage Thousand CPA Services, you are commissioning our whole team to support you in your goal. Our professionals will partner with you to serve your needs from scoping the initial engagement through delivery and support of the final analysis.

Nicole Thousand

Nicole Thousand

Founder
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Matt Ott

Matt Ott

Partner
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Wendy Danneman

Wendy Danneman

Senior Accountant
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Keely Scott

Keely Scott

Operations Manager
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Colleen Mrazik

Colleen Mrazik

Accountant
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Jessica Schopp

Jessica Schopp

Accountant
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Cathy Loffelman

Cathy Loffelman

Manager
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Michael Weber

Michael Weber

Senior Accountant
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Mary Lynn Harig

Mary Lynn Harig

Office Manager
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Dennis Zaretsky

Dennis Zaretsky

Jessica Poppenhager

Manager

Joanna Krueger

Staff Accountant
Zoey Hartrick

Zoey Hartrick

Staff Accountant

Garrett Brangenberg

Staff Accountant

Adam Poertner

Senior Accountant

Susan Higgins

Staff Accountant
Nicole Thousand
Nicole Thousand

Nicole Thousand

Nicole Thousand is the founder of Thousand CPA Services.

Nicole Thousand graduated from University of Missouri- Columbia with a master in accounting specializing in tax. She has over 16 years of experience in providing accounting and tax services to a wide range of clients and industries.

 

Nicole’s tax experience includes a wide variety of tax return preparation including: corporate, partnerships, individuals, personal property, payroll and sales tax returns. She performs intensive tax research, planning and projections for businesses and individuals. Nicole also specializes in accounting support which includes QuickBooks implementation, training and accounting review. She also aids in managing cash flow and other accounting services for small and medium-sized businesses.

 

Nicole values the client relationships she develops and makes it her goal to always make the client her first priority.

 

Nicole and Dan have been married thirteen years and are parents to two wonderful children, William (10) & Katie (6). Nicole enjoys spending time with her family, reading and fly fishing in her extra time.

Matt Ott
Matt Ott

Matt Ott

Matt Ott completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Tulsa and his Masters of Science in Taxation at Fontbonne University. As a partner of Thousand CPA Services it truly is his pleasure to serve small businesses, individuals and families. He is always professional and detail oriented with his clients and now has over 14 years experience in tax and accounting.

 

Also, Matt is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts and the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants. He currently is serving on the Board of Directors for a non-profit, NextStep For Life.

 

Nikki and Matt are married and have three beautiful daughters that manage to take up most of his free time. Although, he does try to sneak in a few rounds of golf each year.

Wendy Danneman

Wendy Danneman

Wendy Danneman is a Staff Accountant at Thousand CPA Services. She attended the University of Missouri-St Louis. She has had experience in Corporate, public, and non-profit accounting. Wendy’s current responsibilities at Thousand CPA Services include preparing tax returns and serving as a contact for many of our clients while maintaining their QuickBooks files.

 

Wendy is married to Wayne and together they have one wonderful child.

Wendy Danneman
Wendy Danneman
Wendy Danneman
Keely Scott
Keely Scott
Keely Scott
Keely Scott

Keely Scott

Keely Scott is our Operations Manager here at Thousand CPA Services. Her 13 years experience in the financial planning and accounting industry also include the administrative side of financial planning, accounting, insurance and office operations. Along with that she is also our in house Notary.

 

Current responsibilities include managing the daily office operations, Human Resources, implementing policies, Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable. Keely creates and maintains our computer-based filing organization systems of records to keep our office paperless. She also handles scanning tax documents for tax returns and assembles the client copy.

 

Working for Thousand CPA Services is enjoyable and everyone is a team player. The entire team strives to continually work to improve our operations and policies. Everyone is encouraged to continue their education and better themselves. The company has a great work/life balance and is a really friendly place to work. We work hard and play hard together!

 

Keely is married to her husband, Alex. Together they have a three year old son Calvin who is an active and fun toddler. She also loves baking, trying new restaurants with friends, attending concerts, as well as, camping, boating and fly fishing.

Colleen Mrazik

Colleen Mrazik

Colleen Mrazik graduated from the University of Missouri- St. Louis with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Organizational Behavior.

 

Colleen’s experience includes working for several small businesses in a managerial position, overseeing finance and operations.

 

Colleen’s current responsibilities at Thousand CPA Services include preparing tax returns and serving as a direct contact for many of our clients, while maintaining their QuickBooks files.  Colleen also helps clients create a business accounting system and trains them on how to maintain the implemented system.

 

Colleen is married to Bill and together they have 9 wonderful children.

Jessica Schopp

Jessica Schopp is a CPA and Manager at Thousand CPA Services, a full-service accounting firm in Chesterfield, MO.  

 

Jessica has 13 years of experience in the accounting field. Prior to working at Thousand CPA Services, Jessica worked for a mid-size local accounting firm where she specialized in financial statement audits, reviews, compilations as well as provided interim CFO services for clients in construction, manufacturing, distribution, and non-profit industries. She also spent time in the corporate world where she managed full-cycle accounting and cash flow for a local restaurant group 

 

Jessica’s current responsibilities at Thousand CPA Services include preparation of a variety of tax returns including business income tax returns, sales tax returns and property tax returns. She also performs recurring accounting services including compilations and bookkeeping engagements in addition to serving as a direct contact for her clients. Jessica also has significant experience with Quickbooks and provides maintenance and training services.  

 

Jessica enjoys working at Thousand CPA Services as it allows her an opportunity to do fulfilling work with people she genuinely enjoys while offering her the perfect work-life balance that she needs.

 

Jessica is a St. Louis native and is married to her high school sweetheart, Brad. Together they have 2 wonderful children, Claire and Sam. In her time outside of the office, she enjoys going to movies, baking, investing in real estate, and spending time with her family.

Cathy Loffelman

Cathy Loffelman

Cathy Loeffelman is a CPA and Manager at Thousand CPA Services, LLC. She graduated from the University of Missouri – St. Louis with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Emphasis in Accounting, and a Minor in Psychology.

 

Cathy has over 25 years of accounting and tax preparation experience. Her expertise is working with small business clients. She has extensive knowledge of QuickBooks, and preparing tax returns for individuals, corporations, partnerships, and non-profits.

 

Cathy’s current responsibilities at Thousand CPA Services include preparation and review of a variety of tax returns. She also performs recurring accounting services including compilations and bookkeeping engagements, in addition to serving as a direct contact for her clients. Cathy provides training and support with QuickBooks as well.

 

Cathy enjoys working at Thousand CPA Services because of the one-on-one contact with business owners, as well as assisting the staff. She also enjoys being a resource for tax issues.

 

In her free time, Cathy spends time at her cabin at Innsbrook. She loves doing all things outdoors, mostly kayaking and hiking, with their 2 German Shepherds – Ruger & Remi. She also enjoys running half marathons, traveling, and Blues/Cardinals/Mizzou games with friends!

Michael Weber

Michael Weber

Michael (Mike) Weber, is a Staff Accountant at Thousand CPA Services. He completed his undergraduate degree and Master of Business Administration at Rockhurst University in Kansas City.

 

Mike’s current responsibilities include preparing both individual and business returns, maintaining client’s QuickBooks files, and serving as the contact for many clients. He enjoys interacting and finding a solution that best fits their needs. Mike is currently studying for the CPA and hopes to have all sections passed very soon. When he’s not working or studying, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, spending time outside, and playing golf at various courses around St. Louis.

Mary Lynn Harig
Mary Lynn Harig

Mary Lynn Harig

Mary Lynn Harig is our Office Manager here at Thousand CPA Services. Mary handles the administrative tasks of Thousand CPA Services and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Greeting our clients when coming in for appointments, answering phones, provide tax returns when clients request them, organizes taxes in preparation for accounts to prepare a return, handle wealth management documents, daily banking, office inventory, mailing and scanning of documents, setting up appointments when clients contact the office and create proposals.

 

Working at Thousand CPA Services as the Office Manager gives me the opportunity to work with all the clients and I can put a name with a face. All the employees here are super friendly, vibrant, and everyone works hard to get the job done! Working for Thousand CPA has been a wonderful experience for me, and each day brings new learning opportunities and growth.

 

Mary Lynn has been married to Dan for 25 years and together they have three wonderful children, Katy, Sarah and Daniel. In her down time, she enjoys working out, going to the Lake of Ozarks, visiting Kansas City to see our daughter and spending time with family and friends.

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