Chet Buchman
(620) 241-1826
The Best Thing in the Whole Wide World: Having your kids come running to you when you walk through the door.

My Ideal Escape: Golf trip to Hawaii.

My Favorites:
  • Movie: Dumb and Dumber
  • Sports Team or Athlete: Bulldogs (not Georgia) McPherson College
  • Hobby: Chasing a little white ball across a well-manicured field
  • Book: The Fred Factor
Areas of Concentration: Chet's areas of concentration include tax preparation and planning for individuals, partnerships and corporations and a specialized expertise consulting with closely-held businesses.
Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from McPherson College; McPherson, KS in 2002. Masters Degree of Accounting with an Emphasis in Taxation from Kansas State University; Manhattan, KS in 2003.

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. In 2013, Chet completed the certification process with the Exit Planning Institute to earn the designation of Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA). This designation is specifically for business advisors who work closely with owners of privately held companies. 

Experience: Entered the accounting profession with KPMG, Kansas City, MO in 2003 and joined SJHL in August 2006. Admitted as partner at SJHL in 2011. Became managing partner in 2014. 

Professional Affiliations: Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants; Central Kansas Chapter of KSCPA; Member of AICPA; Chartered Global Management Accountant.
Community Involvement: 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.
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