Robert Piatz

Bob is the Managing Partner of Schauer & Associates. He has extensive experience with individual tax, all aspects of business operations and taxation, from startup on through transition opportunities, financial consulting, and business valuations. With over forty years in public accounting, his oversight and knowledge are extremely valuable to his colleagues and his clients alike. You can email Bob at:

Jennifer Bollingberg

Jennifer is a Partner and has worked through all aspects of individual and business tax preparation over the last seventeen years. Her agriculture background supports her knowledge of farm taxes, but she also works extensively with business pass-through entities and provides QuickBooks and bookkeeping services to support growth and longevity of our clients. You can email Jennifer at:

Amie Oettle

Amie is a Partner and has over twenty years experience with individual tax and multi-entity business operations. She consults on complex payroll situations and the related bookkeeping issues. Amie is a QuickBooks Consultant and offers training and technical support to help businesses achieve the reporting they need to make important business decisions. You can email Amie at:

Megan Aldinger

Megan is a new Partner and has over ten years of experience in many facets of public accounting, including individual and business tax. She manages our payroll and annual information reporting department and is our “go-to” for payroll tax compliance. Her QuickBooks and small business tax knowledge make her a valued advisor to small business startups. You can email Megan at:

Kathie LIndsay

Kathie is an Enrolled Agent and has provided individual tax return services in Jamestown for over forty years. She has advised individuals with their business and farm operations, the transition to retirement opportunities, and ultimately to assist families with trust and estate requirements. You can email Kathie at:

Duane Dunn

Duane is a former Partner and focuses his tax services on individuals, estates, and trusts; and continues to be a trusted advisor to his business clients as well as the senior member of out audit staff. Duane has a unique ability to decipher and assist with complex taxation issues so he is a valued advisor to our staff. You can email Duane at:

Ronn Fuchs

Ronn is the former Managing Partner and has reduced the amount of time he spends at the office, but is commitment to his clients and love for this profession have not diminished. He continues as a senior staff member, focusing primarily on agricultural and individual tax clients, as well as providing support to the firm’s younger staff. You can email Ronn at:

Brian Wenzel

Brian is a Staff Accountant and is a University of Jamestown graduate and Jamestown native. He has been a valued team member since 2020 and supports many of our ag-based clients, but has also gained vast experience in partnership taxation and individual tax services. You can email Brian at:

Abbey Kitchens

Abbey is a Staff Accountant and received her undergraduate degree from Mayville State University and her Masters in Accounting from NDSU. She joined the firm in 2022 and quickly became a valued member of the team. She has gained extensive experience in individual and business tax, payroll and annual information reporting, and bookkeeping. You can email Abbey at:

Laurie Forsythe

Laurie manages the client payrolls for Schauer and Associates. She originally joined the firm as the Office Manager in 2022 after relocating to Jamestown from Nebraska. Her extensive experience in public accounting – from administration to client accounting – made for an easy transition to manage the firm’s client payrolls. You can reach Laurie at:

Danielle Hatch

Office Manager |

Leslie Sjostrom

Receptionist / Office Assistant

Kayleen Harr