October 22, 2011

Staff

Our Family, here to help Your Family


At Manning & Associates, we strive to create a family atmosphere, not only with our clients but also within the firm as well. Take a moment to get to know our team, they certainly look forward to getting to know you!

received_1387524441267291Mark Manning, CPA
President

Mark founded the firm in 1988 in Crete.  In 1992, he bought the practice in Geneva and expanded the firm by consolidating the two offices in 2000.  Mark works in Crete most days, but travels to Geneva on Thursdays and as needed to assist clients. Mark earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln in 1981, when he first started working in public accounting. Mark specializes in small businesses, agriculture, construction, financial statements, and estate planning.

Mark is active within the Nebraska Society of CPA’s and the Nebraska State Board of Accountancy. In his free time, he enjoys working on his acreage, running, or playing racquetball.

img_20170110_092438Greg Zoubek, CPA,
Senior Accountant

Greg began working in our Crete office in August 2013 . Greg earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln in 1993. Greg specializes in farm and business taxes along with tax planning. He also works with businesses on QuickBooks setup and training.

Greg is a member of the American Institute of CPA’s and the Nebraska Society of CPA’s. In his free time, he enjoys working on the family farm with his brothers and attending his kid’s activities with his family.

img_20170106_123812Jay Sorensen, CPA,
Senior Accountant

Jay has been working part-time in our Crete office since 2001. Jay earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of South Dakota in 1983.  Jay works with our corporate clients as well as assisting with tax preparation and review.

Jay is a member of the American Institute of CPA’s and the Nebraska Society of CPA’s. In his free time, he enjoys golfing and working out at the YMCA.

received_1387527104600358Heather Lightwine, CPA
Senior Accountant

Heather started with our firm in 2016. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting & Business Administration from Doane College in 2016. Heather was issued her Certified Public Accountant License in May of 2018. She mainly works in Geneva but travels to the Crete office on occasion.

Heather is a member of the Nebraska Society of CPA’s. In her free time, she enjoys camping, working outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.

 

received_1387529574600111Sherri Pospisil
Geneva Office Manager & Staff Accountant

Sherri joined the practice in September 1992 in the Geneva office.  When the offices consolidated, Sherri stayed in Geneva, although she does travel to Crete when needed. Sherri earned her Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Nebraska – Kearney in 1991.  Sherri handles our bookkeeping and payroll clients as well as preparing tax returns. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and reading.

 

img_20170110_093635Joshua Johnson
Crete Office Manager

Josh joined the Firm in November 2015 in the Crete Office. Josh earned his Associate of Science in Legal Office Administration from Southeast Community College in 2015. Josh manages our filing systems, website, and general office policies and procedures.

Josh is a member of the Nebraska Writer’s Guild. In his free time, he enjoys writing, reading, and working with computers.

received_1391860614167007Jann DeLong
Staff Accountant

Jann has been with our firm since January 1998. She works in our Geneva office. Jann prepares tax returns, does bookkeeping and assists anywhere needed.

 

 

 

 

 

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