Diane Lee

Fun Facts

The Best Thing in the Whole Wide World: Having my children and other family members around me during the holidays. It's so much fun!

Ideal Escape: Staying near the water in Florida to walk, boat, visit with friends.

Bucket List: To have a really big vegetable garden, and visit the rock churches of Ethiopia.

What Food Do You Wish Had Zero Calories? Bacon

Two Interesting Facts About Myself:

  1. When I was in high school I played piano in a combo called “Robert and the Moonlighters.” I became a CPA. The other members of the group all became professional musicians or music teachers.
  2. I drive a sports car.

My Favorites:

Movie: Max Dugan Returns


Hobby: Gardening

Areas of Concentration

Diane's areas of concentration are tax consulting and preparation of returns for individuals, trusts and estates, corporations, partnerships, LLC's and non-profit organizations. She also provides accounting and business services for all business forms and non-profit organizations. Her business engagements include manufacturing, retail, service companies, charitable organizations, and individuals.


Bachelor of Business Administration - Magna Cum Laude with a major in Accounting from Wichita State University; Wichita, KS.


Certified Public Accountant (CPA); Certified Specialist in Estate Planning (CSEP); Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).


Has been with BSE, LLC, Hutchinson, KS since 1974. Joined SJHL as a Principal in January 2012 when the two firms merged.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and Tax Section of AICPA; Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants (past member of KSCPA board of directors); and National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD).

Community Involvement

Diane currently serves as a Board Member for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas; Treasurer for Delos V. Smith Senior Citizens Foundation; Board Member of the Hutchinson Regional Health Care System as well as on the Executive and Finance Committee. In the past she has served as a Board Member of the Hutchinson/Reno County Chamber of Commerce; Chair Person and Past Vice-Chair for the Hutchinson Hospital Corporation; Chair for the Hutchinson Hospital Foundation; Treasurer for the Reno County Historical Society; Trustee at the First Presbyterian Church; and Chairman of the Board of BCBSKS.