Manhattan

Sink, Gordon & Associates LLP


727 Poyntz Avenue

Manhattan, KS, 66502

Phone: (785) 537-0190

Fax: (785) 537-0158

Email: info@sinkgordon.com

Get to know our Leadership Team


Becca Anderson  |  Email  |  LinkedIn


Becca joined the SGA team in November 2020, and her primary responsibilities include providing administrative support to clients and staff. She graduated with her Associate of Arts from Wentworth Military Academy and Junior College. In her spare time, Becca is a competitive ballroom dancer. She also loves to travel, be outdoors, and spend time with family.

Betty Bachamp |  Email


Betty joined SGA in 1992 and has a B.S. in Business Administration from Kansas State University. Her responsibilities include tax preparation, payroll, and monthly accounting . Betty is involved as a member and part of the Board of Directors for the Public Accountants Association of Kansas serving on the Accountants Seminar Committee and Membership Committee. She is active in the community with Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, Seven Dolors Catholic Church, serves on the Riley County 4-H Foundation Board and the Fairy Godmothers Board.  In her free time, she loves to spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren, and travel.

Tyler Beavers  |  Email  LinkedIn


Tyler began working as an intern at SGA in January 2021 and plans to graduate from Kansas State University in May 2022 with a degree in accounting. He is a member of the Student Accounting Society and Acacia Fraternity. Tyler enjoys volunteering with his fraternity, watching movies and sports, and spending time at the lake during the summer.

Michelle Blodgett  |  Email


Michelle joined Sink, Gordon & Associates, LLP in December 2017 and brings over 28 years of experience to the firm. She primarily works with corporate accounting clients. Michelle earned her Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from Kansas State University in 1989. Outside of her responsibilities at the firm, Michelle is a member of St. Thomas More in Manhattan, Kansas, volunteers at the local schools and her church and has two children, Cody and Hannah.

Andy Bowen, CPA  |  Email  |  LinkedIn


Andy has worked at SGA since November 2005 and specializes in tax preparation and planning, payroll tax reporting and QuickBooks Online. He is professionally involved as a member and part of the Board of Directors for the Public Accountants Association of Kansas, serving as the Accountants Seminar Committee Chair, and serves as Scholarship Committee member. Andy graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and his Master of Accountancy in 2002.  Outside of the office, Andy is a member of Faith Evangelical Free Church and treasurer for the Manhattan Rotary Club. Beyond his commitments, Andy enjoys spending time with his family and son Jacob, volunteering for Cub Scouts, serving as a Den Leader and watching K-State sports. 

Brandon Broeckelman | Email


Brandon has been part of the SGA team since September 2018 and focuses on tax planning and preparation. He earned two degrees from Fort Hays State University: a Bachelor of Business Administration in 2015 and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in accounting in 2016. In his free time, Brandon enjoys staying active, participating in and watching sports, and spending time with family and friends. He serves on the Board of Directors for Camp Tomah Shinga - a church organization in Junction City. 

Karla Carrender  |  Email


Karla has worked in the accounting field for over 40 years, joining Sink, Gordon & Associates LLP in February of 1993. She assists our clients with personal tax, business tax, and bookkeeping. Karla attended Kansas State University, where she earned her bachelor's degree in 1977. Outside of her time at the firm, Karla enjoys time with family and has one son.  

Erika Cave, CPA  |  Email  |  LinkedIn


Erika joined Sink, Gordon and Associates LLP in 2013. She graduated in 2002 with her Bachelor of Arts degree from Wartburg College in 2002. She then furthered her education by earning her Master of Music degree in 2004 from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Erika went on to obtain her Master of Accountancy degree from Stetson University in 2011. Prior to her work with SGA, she gained eight years of accountancy experience and lived in a variety of communities prior to Manhattan due to her husband’s active military service.  She advises clients in a number of areas including military tax strategies, QuickBooks consulting, tax preparation, payroll services, and general bookkeeping. Erika is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, especially her two young daughters, and being active in her church and community, including serving as a 3-16 CAV Regiment FRG Advisor.

Amy M. DuPuis, CPA  |  Email


Amy has been with Sink, Gordon & Associates LLP since January of 2010 and works with business entities and individuals on taxation, research and consulting. Amy has a combined 20 years of accounting experience and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants. She pursued a Bachelor of Science in Allied Health-Medical Dietetics at The Ohio State University and graduated in 1977. She gained her Master of Professional Accountancy from Wichita State University in December 1996. Amy gained her CPA designation in January 1997. Outside of the firm, she is involved with her church in Topeka, St. David’s Episcopal. Additionally, Amy volunteers for several organizations within the Topeka community by participating in Share Fest, Let’s Help and volunteering at Rescue Mission, among other organizations. Amy has three children.

Cara Fisher  |  Email  |  LinkedIn


Cara started at SGA in October of 2015 and focuses on administrative duties and client care. Prior to joining the firm, Cara earned her Associate of Arts from Barton Community College in 1998 and went on to earn her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Kansas State University in 2001. Cara is a member of St. Bernard’s Church. In her spare time, she enjoys baking and gardening, as well as spending time with her family.

Marne Fischer  |  Email


Marne has worked in the accounting field for more than 25 years, joining Sink, Gordon & Associates LLP in August 2018. She is primarily responsible for firm administration duties. Marne graduated from Washburn University in 1991 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in management. Outside of her time at the firm, Marne enjoys spending time with her family and watching movies.  She and her husband have one daughter, Emily and two labs, Cole and Callie. They are members at University Christian Church in Manhattan.

Kaitlan Fritz  |  Email  |  LinkedIn


Kaitlan joined the SGA team in November 2014 and specializes in individual and business tax preparation and planning, QuickBooks consulting and training, payroll, and bookkeeping. Before joining the firm, Kaitlan earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 2011 from Drake University in Des Moines, IA. Outside of work, Kaitlan is involved as a USATF Certified Track and Field Official and serves as a Track Official for Kansas State University.  Outside of her time at the firm, she enjoys spending time with her husband Brady and son Winston, traveling to Iowa to see her family, cheering on and attending many K-State Wildcat sporting events, and is a member of University Christian Church in Manhattan.

Nastassja Heitmann |  Email


Nastassja Heitmann joined SGA in August 2020, bringing 15 years of accounting experience with her. She graduated in 2002 from St. John’s University in Jamaica, NY, with a Bachelor of Science in Finance, and her primary focus for SGA will be tax preparation. In her free time, Nastassja enjoys watching her two children play competitive soccer, baking, bike riding, attending K-State sporting events, and volunteering at her church and at her children’s school.

Teresa Hopper  |  Email


Teresa has been with SGA since December 1996. Her main roles include tax returns, monthly accounting, and payroll. She attended Manhattan Area Technical School before joining the SGA team. She serves as a board member for the Public Accountants Association of Kansas. Teresa is involved in the community through attending Chamber After Hours and as an active member of the Fairview Presbyterian Church. Outside of her commitments, Teresa enjoys gardening and reading, attending her grandchildren’s activities and has three children. 

Scott Lake, CPA  |  Email  |  LinkedIn


Scott joined the SGA team in January of 1998 and is responsible for income tax preparation and planning, working with small businesses and not-for-profit entities, and is a resource in employee benefit plans. As a member of the firm, Scott enjoys helping clients develop and realize their goals for their business and the future. Scott graduated from Kansas State University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics. He is currently a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  Scott is active within the Seven Dolors Catholic Church and serves as secretary for Northview Rising.

Jenna Maas, CPA  |  Email  | LinkedIn


Jenna has been part of the SGA team since July 2018 and focuses on tax planning and preparation. She earned two degrees from Fort Hays State University: Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting (2016) and Master of Business Administration with an accounting emphasis (2017). Professionally, she is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Kansas Society of CPAs. In her free time, she enjoys cooking and baking, cheering for the Royals, quality time with family, and long walks and drives through the country. Jenna is an active member of St. Isidores Catholic Church and serves the Riley County Humane Society as their treasurer.

Travis Marfield, CPA  |  Email  |  LinkedIn


Travis joined the SGA team in January 2010. He advises clients on business and individual tax, trust and estate tax, and works as a certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor. Travis graduated from Kanas State University with his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 2008 and his Master of Accountancy in 2009 from Kansas State University. Along with his career, Travis is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and serves on the Board of Directors for the Public Accountants Association of Kansas. Beyond his professional commitments, Travis is a volunteer coach for several area youth sports teams and is a lifelong Kansas City Royals and Chiefs fan.

James Marsicek, CPA  |  Email  |  LinkedIn

James Marsicek joined the SGA team in July 2019 and primarily focuses on tax preparation and planning. He has more than seven years of accounting experience and enjoys working with agriculture and construction clients. James graduated from Doane University in Crete, Nebraska, with bachelor's degrees in accounting and business administration. Professionally, he is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Kansas Society of CPAs. He is also a member of the Manhattan Young Professionals "Play" Committee, Pheasants Forever, and the Optimist Club. James played baseball in college and volunteers as a youth baseball coach. In his free time, he loves attending sporting events and enjoys outdoor activities like hunting, fishing, and golfing. 

Elmerene McArthur  |  Email


Elmerene brings over 50 years of accounting experience to the firm. She joined SGA in November 2017 and specializes in small business accounting and tax preparation. Outside of the firm, Elmerene takes pride in supporting local charities, spending time with her grandchildren, being outdoors and reading.

Tim McClure, CPA  |  Email


Tim started at SGA in 1994 and has over 41 years of experience in accounting. Tim’s focus for the firm is tax preparation and planning. Tim gained his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Pittsburg State University in 1976. Outside of the firm, Tim is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Manhattan Country Club, and has two older children.

Vicky Miller, E.A.  |  Email  


Vicky joined the firm in 2007 and brings ten years of accounting experience to her clients. Her primary areas of focus are payroll, financial statements, and trust, business, and individual tax preparation. She earned her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from York College in 2007. Professionally, Vicky is a member of the Public Accountants Association of Kansas. Outside of her time with the firm, Vicky stays active in the community with her church and enjoys time with family and friends. She and her husband, Jacob, have three children: Brooklyn, Delcie and Cason.

Kelly Nun  |  Email  |  LinkedIn


Kelly joined SGA and James Gordon & Associates CPA, P.A. in January 2020 after earning her Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Accounting at K-State. She specializes in auditing for non-profit entities and is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants. Kelly attends Faith Evangelical Free Church and likes to volunteer with Laundry Love to allow people in Manhattan to do their laundry for free. *All attest services are performed by this individual through James Gordon & Associates CPA, P.A.

Margret Paddock  |  Email


Margret has been with Sink, Gordon & Associates LLP since January 1983. Her most important responsibilities at the firm include basic accounting-bookkeeping, financial statement preparation, and payroll. Margret appreciates her time at SGA because she enjoys working with her clients and having the opportunity to get to know them. Margret graduated from Kansas State University in 1978 and began her career with International Harvester prior to joining SGA. Outside of her time in the office, Margret serves as the Director for the Public Accountants Association of Kansas and enjoys needlepoint and crocheting. 

Laurene Pageler, CPA  |  Email  |  LinkedIn


Laurene holds 33 years of experience in the accounting industry, 23 of which have been with Sink, Gordon & Associates LLP, beginning in January 1994. Laurene specializes in tax preparation, tax planning, consulting, payroll preparation, and working as a Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor. In conjunction with her work, Laurene is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants. Before beginning her career, Laurene earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis area in Accounting from Kansas State University, graduating in 1994 and earning her CPA designation.  Currently, Laurene spends the majority of her free time serving as a council member for both Wamego High School and St. Bernard Catholic Church and served as the Treasurer for the Wamego Athletic Booster Club. Outside of volunteering her time for the Wamego community, Laurene dedicates her time to her children, Nathan, Ellianna, and Adam and to following Kansas State sports.

Gary Powell, CPA  |  Email


Gary joined SGA in November 2020 and has 14 years of experience in the accounting industry. He provides tax preparation and business consulting services for corporations, s-corporations, partnerships, and individuals. Gary graduated from Texas Tech in 2008 with two degrees: a Master of Science in Accountancy with an emphasis in taxation and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants. In his free time, he enjoys reading, exploring the outdoors, cooking, listening to music, and rooting for the Red Raiders.

Sandi Redding  |  Email


Sandi has been with Sink, Gordon & Associates LLP since July 1984, immediately following her graduation from Manhattan Area Technical College. She is responsible for accounts receivable, billing, payroll, and electronic filing. Sandi is very active in her community, serving as the treasurer for the City of Randolph, secretary for Randolph PRIDE, and an active member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church. She volunteers for the Randolph Independence Day festivities and the community fish fry. Outside of her time at the firm, Sandi enjoys spending time with her family, attending KSU football games and walking for exercise.

Gina Roberts  |  Email  |  LinkedIn


Gina joined Sink, Gordon & Associates LLP in January 2011, bringing 6 years of public accounting experience with her. Her professional experience includes income tax preparation, consulting, municipal budgeting, payroll services, and other accounting services. Additionally, she is a QuickBooks ProAdvisor.  In 2004, Gina graduated from Kanas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, majoring in accounting with an economics minor.  She then pursued her Masters of Accountancy degree with an emphasis in accounting information systems, graduating in 2005. When not at the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two small children attending sporting events, school activities, and enjoying the outdoors.

Marco Stogsdill  |  Email  |  LinkedIn


Marco joined the SGA and James Gordon & Associates CPA, P.A. teams in January 2020 and primarily focuses on auditing. He graduated from K-State in 2019 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. In his free time, Marco loves living an active lifestyle, motorcycle riding, watching sports, and spending time with friends and family, especially his son. *All attest services are performed by this individual through James Gordon & Associates CPA, P.A.

Kylie Tran  |  Email LinkedIn


Kylie has been part of the SGA team since January 2020. She graduated in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science from Rutgers University. Her primary responsibility is tax preparation, but she also has experience in acccounting and payroll services. Outside of work, Kylie enjoys hiking in national parks, trying new foods, doing jigsaw puzzles, and spending time with her two cats.

Adam Umscheid  |  Email  |  LinkedIn


Adam has been with SGA since September of 2014, focusing on Information Technology services including network management, technical support, and systems information technology. He graduated from Kansas State University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics and Management Information Systems. Adam is a member of St. Isidore’s Catholic Church and serves as treasurer of the Westmoreland Recreation Commission. In his free time, he enjoys watching K-State sports, spending time with his two sons, Jackson and Lane, going to the lake, and helping on his family farm.

Gail Wetter  |  Email


Gail grew up in Clay Center, KS and graduated from Clay Center Community High School in 1986. Immediately following graduation, she attended cosmetology school at Crum’s Beauty College in Manhattan, Kansas, where she graduated with a cosmetology degree in June of 1987. Gail went to work for Sink, Gordon & Associates LLP in 1992 and has been a tax return assembly specialist for 27 years. Gail also assists with monthly payroll, bank reconciliations, and other monthly accounting services. In addition to her duties at SGA, Gail coordinated and managed the Blue Valley Ball Association for youth in the USD 384 school district for six years. In her time off she likes spending time with her family and taking care of their dogs and cats.

Nancy Williams  |  Email


Nancy has been with Sink, Gordon & Associates LLP since 1978 and is responsible for accounts receivable and providing administrative support for the partners. Prior to her work in the accounting industry, Nancy earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas in 1974 and raised three children: Michael, Daniel, and Katelyn. Nancy stays involved in the community by serving as the Public Relations Chair for both the Riley County Genealogical Society and the Friends of Peace Memorial Auditorium. Most recently, Nancy was appointed to the Riley County Museum Board of Trustees by the Riley County Commissioners.

Logan Winter, CPA  |  Email  |  LinkedIn


Logan joined the Sink, Gordon & Associates LLP team in 2017 and is responsible for tax and accounting services for individuals, partnerships, and S-corporations. He graduated from William Jewell College in 2016, obtaining bachelor degrees in accounting and business administration, and later earned his masters of accountancy in June 2017 from Kansas State University. Outside of work, Logan serves on the Manhattan Young Professionals "Play" Committee and is a member of Bethany Lutheran Church. He enjoys playing sports and cheering on K-State, the Chiefs, and the Royals. 

Shelia Wright  |  Email  |  LinkedIn


Shelia has been with Sink, Gordon & Associates LLP since September of 1998.  She specializes in a variety of areas in for the firm, including preparation of corporate and partnership tax returns, individual taxation preparation, payroll preparation and compliance, small business accounting, and sales tax. Prior to joining SGA, Shelia earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in accounting from Rockhurst College in 1993. In conjunction with her career, Shelia serves on the Board of Directors for the Public Accountants Association of Kansas. Currently, Shelia devotes most of her free time to her three children: Michael, Elizabeth, and Isabel and is an active member of the community, holding leadership positions in several organizations including the Blue Valley Booster Club, the Manhattan Catholic Schools Booster Club, and the College Hill 4-H Club. 


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