Our Professionals

Helen M. Taylor, CPA, CGMA graduated from Missouri Western State University with a major in accounting and received a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Northwest Missouri State University. She opened her public accounting practice in 1984. Her firm specialized in the areas of small business consulting and tax services with an emphasis on the ag sector. Her background also includes 11 years teaching accounting at Missouri Western State University and 16 years as a CFO of a St. Joseph animal health care distributor.


Ronilu Thompson, CPA, graduated from Northwest Missouri State University with a B.S. in Business Administration. She has over 30 years public accounting experience with an emphasis in the areas of tax, payroll and small business accounting services and consulting. Her experience includes working for small local CPA firms as well as a national firm.


Judith Hausman, CPA, (retired June 2014)


Denise Kiehnhoff, CPA, (retired April 2017)


Deborah Steilen, graduated from Iowa State University with a major in accounting. She spent ten years as a project accountant as well as having 8 years public accounting experience in tax preparation and accounting services.


Emily Snyder, graduated from Missouri Western State University with a B.S. in accounting. Before joining Taylor, Thompson & Hausman, Emily held various accounting positions for businesses in the St. Joseph area.