Chet Buchman, CPA, CVA Promoted to Partner

May 18, 2011

The CPA firm of Swindoll, Janzen, Hawk & Loyd, LLC is pleased to announce the promotion of Chet Buchman to Partner. 

Chet is a 2002 graduate of McPherson College where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance and a 2003 graduate of Kansas State University where he received his Masters Degree of Accounting with an Emphasis in Taxation. 

Chet began his professional career at KPMG in Kansas City, MO as a tax and audit staff accountant. In 2005, Chet moved back to McPherson and went to work for Home State Bank & Trust as the Vice President of Real Estate. Chet joined Swindoll, Janzen, Hawk & Loyd, LLC in August 2006.

In 2009, Chet completed the certification process with the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA) to earn the designation of Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) that certifies him to perform business valuation services. 

Chet's areas of concentration include tax preparation and planning for individuals, partnerships and corporations and a specialized expertise consulting with closely-held businesses. 

Son of Rod and Cheryl Buchman, Chet and his wife Jami happily reside in McPherson with their children Reese, Cru and baby #3 to come in February 2011.

Chet enjoys spending time with his family and serving his community. Chet is a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, board member of the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants (KSCPA), president of the McPherson College Alumni Board, and a member of the McPherson High School Business Advisory Council.

Chet is accepting new clients and can be reached by e-mail at, by phone at (620) 241-1826 in McPherson, or toll free at (888) 241-1826.