McGowen, Hurst, Clark & Smith, P.C. Promotes Wendy Moran to Partner

McGowen, Hurst, Clark & Smith, P.C. Promotes Wendy Moran to Partner WEST DES MOINES, IOWA (September) – McGowen, Hurst, Clark & Smith, P.C. (MHC&S), a certified public accounting and professional services firm, recently announced the promotion of Wendy Moran, CPA from Director to Partner overseeing Assurance within the company effective immediately. She assumed the role earlier last month and will continue to work from the firm’s West Des Moines office location.

Moran is originally from Woodward, Iowa and graduated from Iowa State University with her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Accounting. She joined the firm in 2015. With over 15 years of experience, Moran is among a group of eight partners at the firm and will continue to specialize in audits, reviews, agreed-upon procedures and consulting engagements related to financial statements and controls. The firm works with over 5,300 clients that are among several different industries including transportation, non-profit, distribution and contractors that Moran will focus her time.

“Wendy’s professionalism, insight and approach is a perfect fit with our culture of meeting and exceeding client expectations and creating a great work environment for our team members. We look forward to Wendy being part of the MHC&S leadership for many years,” says Dan Schwarz, CPA, Co-Managing Partner.

The firm, MHC&S, was founded in 1946, employs 75 associates within two locations and remote workers. The firm has earned the distinction of being named one of the Best Accounting Firms To Work For in the nation by Accounting Today, Des Moines Business Record’s annual Best of Des Moines Event-Accounting Category, as well as Des Moines Register’s top 100 Workplaces in Iowa in Small Business and Best Company in Iowa for Work/Life balance.