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2010-2011  MEMBERS OF THE NEBRASKA BOARD OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY <ul><li>Douglas W. Skiles, CPA - Chair, McPherron, Skiles &...
Area 77358 sq mi 16 th  largest “Flat Water”
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NEBRASKA COMMERCE & INDUSTRY <ul><li>CONAGRA </li></ul><ul><li>UNION PACIFIC </li></ul><ul><li>BIRKSHIRE HATHAWAY </li></u...
2 ND  LARGEST FINISHED CATTLE
<ul><li>2 ND  LARGEST PRODUCER OF CORN </li></ul><ul><li>2 ND  LARGEST PRODUCER OF ETHANOL </li></ul>
Nebraska finishes at the top <ul><li>3 rd  lowest cost of doing business </li></ul><ul><li>3 rd  employment per population...
Nebraska finishes at the top <ul><li>4 th  for best quality of life </li></ul><ul><li>4 th  best state for jobs </li></ul>...
7 th  4-5 star public golf courses per capita
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Welcome to Nebraska - Doug Skiles - Thursday - Regionals 2011

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Welcome to Nebraska - Doug Skiles - Thursday - Regionals 2011

  1. 1. Welcome to
  2. 2. 2010-2011 MEMBERS OF THE NEBRASKA BOARD OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY <ul><li>Douglas W. Skiles, CPA - Chair, McPherron, Skiles & Loop, PC, McCook </li></ul><ul><li>Michael Wassinger, CPA – Vice Chair , McDermott and Miller, P.C., Hastings </li></ul><ul><li>Anne K. Fuhrman, CPA – Secretary , Fuhrman, Smolsky, & Furey, PC, Gretna </li></ul><ul><li>Richard G. Zacharia, CPA - Frankel, Zacharia, Arnold, Nissen, Stamp, & Reinsch, LLC, Omaha </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas M. Obrist, CPA - Dana F. Cole & Company, LLP, Lincoln </li></ul><ul><li>Kate King Wu, CPA - University of Nebraska Omaha, Omaha </li></ul><ul><li>James Rieker, Public Member, Midwest Housing Equity Group, Inc., Omaha </li></ul><ul><li>Bernie Gutschewski, Public Member, Retired Union Pacific, Omaha </li></ul><ul><li>Dan Sweetwood, Executive Director, Jo Lowe, Kelly Ebert </li></ul>
  3. 3. Area 77358 sq mi 16 th largest “Flat Water”
  4. 18. NEBRASKA COMMERCE & INDUSTRY <ul><li>CONAGRA </li></ul><ul><li>UNION PACIFIC </li></ul><ul><li>BIRKSHIRE HATHAWAY </li></ul><ul><li>TD AMERITRADE </li></ul><ul><li>MUTUAL OF OMAHA </li></ul><ul><li>MODERN WOODMAN </li></ul><ul><li>ALEGENT HEALTH </li></ul><ul><li>GALLOP </li></ul><ul><li>KIEWIT </li></ul><ul><li>VALMONT </li></ul><ul><li>OMAHA STEAKS </li></ul>
  5. 19. 2 ND LARGEST FINISHED CATTLE
  6. 20. <ul><li>2 ND LARGEST PRODUCER OF CORN </li></ul><ul><li>2 ND LARGEST PRODUCER OF ETHANOL </li></ul>
  7. 21. Nebraska finishes at the top <ul><li>3 rd lowest cost of doing business </li></ul><ul><li>3 rd employment per population age 16+ </li></ul><ul><li>1 st in Gazelle jobs (firms 20%+ 4 consecutive years) </li></ul>
  8. 22. Nebraska finishes at the top <ul><li>4 th for best quality of life </li></ul><ul><li>4 th best state for jobs </li></ul><ul><li>9 th best for business and careers </li></ul><ul><li>5 th best education climate </li></ul><ul><li>1 ST 2009 for 1 st- time pass rate CPA exam </li></ul>
  9. 23. 7 th 4-5 star public golf courses per capita

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