Staff

Jesse Jans, CPA – Raised in Western Iowa, Jesse graduated from the University of Iowa with a B.A. in accounting. He passed the CPA exam in 2003 after working at Kuhl, Phillips, and Jans since 2002. As a land owner in Southern Iowa he is very knowledgeable when working with farmers and small business owners alike.

John Phillips, CPA - Raised in Northwest Iowa on a farm, John graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a B.A. in accounting. He passed the CPA exam in 1996 and began working at Kuhl, Phillips, and Jans the same year. His background and strong family ties give him a real understanding of the needs of families and small businesses.

Eric Otte, CPA – Raised in Cedar Falls, IA, Eric graduated from the University of Iowa with a B.A in accounting and finance. Spring of 2022 will be Eric’s 14th tax season with KPJ. While working at KPJ he has assisted a broad client base with everything from Quickbooks bookkeeping and payroll services to tax preparation. Eric lives in Schueyville with his wife, 3 children, and a small zoo of animals. Outside of work he enjoys spending time in the outdoors fishing, hunting, and boating with his family.

Lori Donahoe – Raised in Eastern Iowa, Lori graduated with her A.A. from Scott Community College. Lori has been working at Kuhl, Phillips, and Jans since 1994. She assists the accountants during tax season as well as handles all of the electronic filing of tax returns.