HISTORY

"More than just numbers" since 1936!

  • 1936

    The CPA firm of Swindoll, Janzen, Hawk & Loyd, LLC began in McPherson, Kansas when P. H. Willems opened an accounting practice located in the Grand Building on the northwest corner of Kansas and Main Street.

  • 1937

    Robert Benson joined Mr. Willems and the firm name became Willems and Benson, Accountants and Auditors.

  • 1943

    Robert Benson left the firm to take a position as chief of the special audits branch of the U.S. Army Air Force in Dayton, OH.

  • 1944

    Kenneth K. Haury joined the firm in 1940 and became a partner in 1944. The firm name was changed to Willems & Haury.

  • 1949

    Robert Haury of Newton, KS was admitted as a partner.

  • 1952

    Willems left the firm to open his own law practice and the firm became Haury & Haury, Certified Public Accountants.

  • 1955

    Richard Emery was admitted as a partner.

  • 1960

    The firm moved to 901 N. Main Street.

  • 1962

    Dwight Hill and James Scherer were admitted as partners and the name changed to Haury, Emery, Hill & Scherer, C.P.A.'s.

  • 1966

    Dwight Hill left the firm and Rusell Pearman and Phillip Stuart were admitted as partners.

  • 1968

    The firm continued to grow and expanded their building.

  • 1972

    The firm name was changed to Haury, Emery, Pearman & Stuart, C.P.A.'s.

  • 1974

    Robert R. Coe was admitted as a partner.

  • 1978

    B. Carver Swindoll was admitted as a partner.

  • 1983

    The firm name was shortened to Emery, Pearman & Stuart, C.P.A.'s.

  • 1987

    Keith S. Janzen was admitted as a partner.

  • 1990

    The firm moved to its present location at 123 S. Main, after renovating the historic downtown building.

  • 1990

    Kyle J. Hawk and D. Scot Loyd were admitted as partners.

  • 1993

    The name of the partnership was changed to Swindoll, Janzen, Hawk & Loyd, CPAs.

  • 1996

    The partnership changed the entity to a limited liability corporation; therefore, changing the name to Swindoll, Janzen, Hawk & Loyd, LLC.

  • 2008

    Voted "Best Firms To Work For" by Accounting Today.

  • 2009

    Voted "Best Firms To Work For" by Accounting Today.

  • 2010

    Voted "Best Firms To Work For" by Accounting Today.

  • 2011

    Chet Buchman was admitted as a partner.

  • 2012

    Opened a second office location in Hutchinson, Kansas by merging with BSE, LLC. Both firms began operating under the Swindoll, Janzen, Hawk & Loyd, LLC name.

  • 2014

    Chet Buchman became managing partner.

  • 2016

    Opened a third office location in Wichita, Kansas by merging with the Wichita office location of CBIZ MHM, LLC. With the transition, Anne Downing and Debbie Coan were admitted as partners. All firms operate under the Swindoll, Janzen, Hawk & Loyd, LLC name.

  • 2019

    Jesse Glazier, Justin Kaufman, Jaymie Rothrock, and Stacie Wilson were admitted as partners.

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