Meet Our Team

Rodney Wolf

Rodney D. Wolf, CPA
Managing Shareholder
rod@jbwc.com

Rod has been a shareholder at JBWC Certified Public Accountants since 1985 and has been in the public accounting industry since 1979. Rod has over 30 years of experience focusing on the tax planning aspects of the practice. The greatest value he can deliver to clients is providing a "proactive" plan for their future; that plan is developed between April 16th and December 31st.

He is a member of the Nebraska Society of CPA's, a graduate with a B.S. Degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University in Lincoln. Rod holds NASD Series 7 and 66 licenses and is affiliated with Broker/Dealer Securities America, Inc. of LaVista, NE. He is also a licensed Nebraska Insurance Agent.

Rod is a former President (Mayor) of the Ogallala City Council. He is the past President of numerous Boards and Civic organizations and gave freely of his time as a volunteer assistant with high school golf teams.

Brett Cipperley

Brett J. Cipperley, CPA
Shareholder
brett@jbwc.com

Brett Cipperley became a shareholder at JBWC Certified Public Accountants in 1998. He has been in the Public Accounting profession since 1984 and is licensed in both Colorado and Nebraska. Cipperley holds his Master's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska-Kearney. He also graduated from Chadron State College with a Major in Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting, Management and Marketing; and a Minor in Economics. He holds a NASD Series 7 and Series 66 and is a registered Representative of Securities America, Inc. of LaVista, NE. He is currently a licensed insurance agent in Nebraska.

Cipperley is a member of both the Colorado and Nebraska Society of CPA's. He has served as the treasurer for Ogallala Community Hospital Advisory Board, and president for both the Ogallala Lions Club and the Ogallala Jaycees. Cipperley is currently a member of the Ogallala Optimists and serves as an Elder for St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Ogallala. He also coached youth baseball and was the treasurer for the Ogallala Baseball Association.

Mike Tuttle

Michael Tuttle
Principal
mike@jbwc.com

A native of Ogallala, Mike Tuttle graduated from Chadron State College with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Economics. He has worked with JBWC Certified Public Accountants since the Fall of 2001. Mike became a shareholder of the firm in January of 2013. He works with clients on many levels from 1040 preparation to business returns. He is also a QuickBooks ProAdvisor and is currently working towards his CPA license. He enjoys providing timely and efficient client services.

Mike is actively involved in his community. He is currently the President of the Goodall City Library and West Central Nebraska Development District. He is also on the Boards of Keith County Area Development, Ogallala Baseball Association and Western Nebraska Ringnecks a Local Pheasants Forever Chapter. He has coached several youth teams and helps run an annual Cowboy Classic Baseball tournament.

During his off-time, Mike enjoys spending time with his wife and four kids, and taking them to their many activities and sporting events. He also enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time at the lake.

Brady Caskey

Brady Caskey CPA, MBA
Shareholder
brady@jbwc.com

Brady Caskey joined the JBWC Certified Public Accountants team in 2006 as a Staff Accountant. He has been a partner at the firm since 2013. Brady graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, and then went to the University of Minnesota where he earned a Master of Business Administration degree. Brady is experienced in farm and ranch tax planning and preparation, individual tax planning and preparation, business and corporation tax planning and preparation, and much more.

Brady is involved in the community and has spent time as a Treasurer for the Keith County Crime Stoppers Program Inc., is a director for the Ogallala Youth Football league, and is an Elder for the St. Paul's Lutheran Church & School.

Charles Engel

Charles W. Engel
Senior Tax Manager
charles@jbwc.com

Charles W. Engel earned his B.A. in Business Administration from Chadron State College. Charles has over 20 years of experience as a tax preparer, 11 years with JBWC Certified Public Accountants. In addition to being a Registered Tax Return Preparer, Charles has operated a farming enterprise in Keith and Perkins Counties for over 30 years.

Charles serves as a director of the Big Mac Sports Club and is a member of Trinity Lutheran Church of Ogallala.

Barb Wolf

Barb Barrett-Wolf
Tax Specialist
barb@jbwc.com

Barb has been with JBWC Certified Public Accountants since 2005 on a part-time basis. She is a tax specialist who works full-time during tax season and then, as needed the rest of the year.

Barb is a graduate of UNK with a B.S. degree in Accounting. Prior to joining the firm, she was a banker for 22 years and then a self-employed Mortgage Broker for 5 years. She was on the adjunct staff at North Platte Community College for several years teaching Accounting, Marketing, Economics, and Real Estate Finance.

Joseph Uerling

Joseph N. Uerling
Tax Specialist
joe@jbwc.com

Joe Uerling graduated from Scottsbuff Senior High School in 1978. He took accounting courses at the University of Nebraska-Kearney, Tarrant Community College and Mid-Plains Community College. Joe spent 13 years in the hotel industry in various positions up to Assistant General Manager. Joe worked 3 years at KPMG Peat Marwick as their Computer Operator. Joe was Controller of Texas D.A.R. Enterprises, Inc., an after market vehicle spoiler manufacturer for 11 years. Joe has extensive experience assisting clients with their bookkeeping, QuickBooks, write-up and tax return preparation. He has been in the public accounting industry for the last 6 years, joining JBWC Certified Public Accountants as a tax specialist in 2009.

Mat Stegeman

Mat Stegeman

Native of Chappell, graduated Chappell High School In 1985. Was in the Air Force 1985-1990 serving as an aircraft mechanic in numerous locations around the world. After leaving the Air Force worked as an aircraft mechanic for several years including from 1992-1998 in Hershey. Earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis on Accounting from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in 2007. Worked in the Tax Department at the Pamida Headquarters in Omaha 2006-2012. In 2013 moved back to the area to work in the accounting industry. Started at JBWC in 2014.

Matthew McGill

Matthew McGill

Matt McGill has been with JBWC Certified Public Accountants since September of 2015. Matt grew up in Omaha and graduated from Bellevue University where he earned a Bachelor of Sciences in Accounting. While attending school, he was awarded scholarships from the Bellevue University Accounting Faculty and Nebraska Society of CPA’s. Matt has completed the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination and is currently working towards the requisite experience for licensure as a CPA in the State of Nebraska. Prior to joining the firm, Matt worked as a Senior Mutual Fund Accountant for Gemini Fund Services in Omaha, Nebraska. In his free time, Matt enjoys hunting, fishing, and kayaking at the lake.