NORTH PLATTE OFFICE

Jeffrey D. Moore, CPA

Born and raised on a ranch in the Sandhills of Nebraska, Jeff graduated from McPherson County High School in Tryon, NE. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln, NE in 1998. After college, he worked in the commercial and agricultural lending department of a Nebraska bank, as well as the accounting department. In 1998, his wife Rayan and he moved to North Platte, NE, where they raised two children. In 2002 he obtained his certificate while he was working at a Nebraska-based CPA firm. After receiving his certificate, he went to work as a Chief Financial Officer for a company in North Platte, NE, with a variety of industries they were involved in – including hotels, convenience stores, quick service restaurants, construction company, commercial rental property, and fuel transportation. During the 14 years as CFO, he continued to prepare tax returns on a seasonal basis for a local CPA firm.

Industry Expertise

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Practice Focus

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Education

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  • Agribusiness

  • Construction

  • Real Estate (Commercial, Agricultural, and Residential)

  • Professional Services

  • Transportation

  • Restaurants

  • Convenience Stores

  • Hotels

  • Estates

  • Trusts

  • Business Tax Services – including planning, entity classifications, and preparation

  • Individual Tax Services – including planning and preparation

  • Audits, Reviews & Compilations

  • Succession Planning

  • Tax Structuring

  • Nebraska Wesleyan University

    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, emphasis in Finance and Accounting

Professional Affiliations

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Community Involvement

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  • Member, AICPA

  • Member, Nebraska Society of CPAs

  • NebraskaLand Days Board Member (2014- 2019) – Treasurer 2019

  • American Youth Soccer Board Member and Coach (2005 – 2013) – President 2006-2010

  • Youth Basketball Board Member and Coach (2005-2010)

  • Youth Baseball Board Member and Coach (2006-2012)

  • Nebraska Registered Official

J. Matthew Hawks, CPA

Matt has practiced public accounting since 2005. He provides accounting, auditing, consulting and tax services to a wide variety of individuals, small business, and not-for-profit organizations.

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Professional Affiliations

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Education

  • Member, AICPA

  • Member, Nebraska Society of CPAs

  • University of Wyoming

    • Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Support Staff

Carilee Lind

Enrolled Agent-Staff Accountant

Tracy Foster

Bookkeeper

Cora Brott 

Staff Accountant

Mike Snider

Staff Accountant

Thessali Jones

Administrative Assistant

Monica Hunt Receptionist

Kimberly Kain
Bookkeeper

Ty Keunning

Staff Accountant

 

HASTINGS OFFICE

Cortney Davis, CPA

Cortney Davis started with Moore & Hawks in our Hastings location in January of 2019. Prior to joining Moore & Hawks, Cortney had a mix of both public and private accounting experience. She worked in public accounting for 5 years, prior to joining the private sector for 2 years. Cortney graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting and Finance. She went on to receive her Certified Public Accountant designation. Cortney (a Hastings native) and her husband, Eric, live in Hastings with their two sons, Jennings and Sullivan.

Industry Expertise

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Practice Focus

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Education

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  • Construction

  • Health Care

  • Restaurants & Bars

  • Retail Stores

  • Real Estate

  • Business Tax Services – including planning, entity classifications, and preparation

  • Individual Tax Services – including planning and preparation

  • Audits, Reviews & Compilations

  • Succession Planning

  • Tax Structuring

  • Payroll

  • HR Consulting

  • University of Nebraska at Omaha

    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, emphasis in Finance and Accounting

Professional Affiliations

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Community Involvement

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  • NE Society of CPAs

  • AICPA Member

  • Hastings Young Professionals "30 Under 30" Award Winner 2019

  • Former Adjunct Professor of Accounting (2017-2018) – Central Community College

  • Hastings Young Professionals – (2016-Current)

  • Leadership Hastings Board Member & Graduate – Past President (2016-Current)

  • Adams Central Schools Foundation – Treasurer (2019-Current)

  • Teammates Mentoring Program Board Member (2015-2019)

Support Staff

Melinda McClaren

Staff Accountant

Paula Childers

Bookkeeper

Cindy Hinrichs

Administrative Assistant

 

SEWARD OFFICE

Shannon W. Meyer, CPA

Shannon grew up on a farm and cattle operation in central Nebraska. He graduated from Bertrand Community High School in 1993, obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with Accounting Emphasis from Hastings College in 1997, and then graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln with a Master of Professional Accountancy degree in 1998. Shannon has over 20 years of experience working for a Big 4 CPA firm, during which time he was based in Lincoln, Nebraska (1998-2007), Brussels, Belgium (2008-2011) and then Minneapolis, Minnesota (2012-2019). Serving a wide variety of clients and industries, Shannon has a diverse background in US corporate, partnership, individual, trust, estate and gift taxation. He specializes in agricultural tax compliance/planning and international individual taxation. Drawing up his Big 4 expatriate knowledge and multiple assignments to India and Belgium, Shannon is uniquely qualified to advise on international tax reporting and planning for US citizens residing abroad and foreign nationals residing in the US.

Industry Expertise

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Practice Focus

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Education

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  • Agriculture

  • Consumer Goods

  • Pharmaceutical/Biotech

  • Construction

  • Estates & Trusts

  • Business Tax Services

  • Individual Tax Services (domestic and international) – Including planning and preparation

  • Expatriation Consulting

  • Succession Planning

  • University of Nebraska – Lincoln

    • Master of Professional Accountancy

  • Hastings College

    • Bachelor of Arts – Business Administration with Accounting Emphasis

Professional Affiliations

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Community Involvement

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  • Member, AICPA

  • Member, Nebraska Society of CPAs

  • Japan America Society of Minnesota Board Member and Treasurer (2013-2019)

  • AmCham Belgium Young Professionals Member (2010-2011)

  • Lincoln Community Playhouse Board Member and Treasurer (2001-2007)