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About Us

About Our Firm

Since 1979, David J. Shively, CPA has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. David J. Shively, CPA's expertise ranges from basic tax preparation and accounting and bookkeeping services to more in-depth services such as reviews and compilations, financial statements, and Quickbooks consulting.

David J. Shively, CPA is one of the leading firms in and throughout Fulton. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. David J. Shively, CPA is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of Fulton's business community for over 30 years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around Fulton. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose David J. Shively, CPA receive competent and professional advice.

Our Team

DAVID J SHIVELY 573-642-6803 x14 BS in Accounting from Truman State University
Certified Public Accountant

Dave is originally from Schuyler County, Missouri. After graduating from Northeast Missouri State University (now Truman State University) in 1976, Dave worked for CPA firms in Fort Dodge, Iowa and St. Charles, Missouri before moving to Fulton in 1979. That same year he purchased Keckeley and Rentschler Accounting and Tax Service which had been in business in Fulton since 1954. Since 1979, the firm of David J. Shively, CPA has been providing accounting and tax services to individuals and businesses in the Callaway County area. The firm audits some local nonprofit organizations and performs reviews for several local contractors and other businesses. The primary focus of the firm is accounting, bookkeeping, payroll and tax services for local businesses, farmers and individuals.

Wade Russell 573-642-6803 x13

Tax Manager

Debbie Knoepflein 573-642-6803 x22

Senior Staff Accountant

Janie Gotcher 573-642-6803 x20

Senior Staff Accountant

Pam Nelson 573-642-6803 x11

Tax Season Receptionist

Brian Frala 573-642-6803 x12

Computer Specialist

Madison Books 573-642-6803 x15

Senior Staff Accountant

Tamara Cott 5736426803

Staff Accountant

Sherry Wolz 5736426803

Office Receptionist