Fromm CPA firm serves accounting needs
By Mike Mathes
Jeremy and Becky Fromm (center) are joined by an experienced staff that includes (from left) Jean Binversie, Ron Langenfeld, Bob Pautz, and Jo Ellen Gramling.

Jeremy Fromm enjoys helping people. He likes taking a problem-solving approach to accounting.

Thus, it should come as no surprise that Fromm Accounting approaches its business with a clear and simple philosophy. The aim is to provide professional accounting services to Fromm Accounting clientele—and at an affordable price.

Fromm Accounting takes a team approach to listening to client needs and working to find solutions through standard accounting practices and recommendations.

Fromm Accounting took shape when Jeremy purchased the business from long-time Kiel CPA Ron Langefeld in October 2014.

In truth, the ownership change may be the only major visible change that has occurred at the accounting firm in the past two years.

“The same experienced staff is still in place. In fact, even Ron continues to play a key role during the busy tax season,” Fromm said.

Problem solving approach

At Fromm Accounting, problem solving is a major focus. “It’s the best part of what I do,” Fromm said.

“We work hard at listening to our clients’ needs,” he added. “We care about them and we are willing to roll up our sleeves and get in deep with them to find solutions.”

Fromm admits that his prior work with CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP had him pigeon-holed into what was largely a tax preparation role.

“I truly enjoy working with tax prepa-ration, but the main reason I like this business is being able to serve as a problem solver for my clients,” he said.

“We try to focus on how we can solve a problem, meet a need or prevent finanical challenges. Saving the client tax money is certainly one way we can do all of these things,” Fromm said.

Moving to his own accounting firm, Fromm has been able to work more in his fields of interest—business consulting, succession planning and estate planning.

“Those special projects are what makes this business interesting to me. Coming here has allowed me to be a much more well-rounded CPA than I ever would have been had I not made this move back to Kiel,” he said.

Fromm also sees the value in his prior experience. “For the purposes of my career arc, I was fortunate to gain some real tax depth that can be used with other aspects of the profession,” he said.

Fromm Accounting also offers services for business management, accounting and even start-up planning.

One growing aspect of the business regimen at Fromm Accounting, is the

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