Kaley Hodgen Receives CPA Designation


Kaley Hodgen, a Tax Accountant with Contryman Associates, P.C., has received her certificate and permit to practice as a Certified Public Accountant from the Nebraska Board of Public Accountancy.

As a Certified Public Accountant, Hodgen has met the experience requirement, two years in public accounting, in addition to having demonstrated her technical competency, through comprehensive examination, in the areas of auditing and attestation, regulation, business environment concepts, and financial accounting and reporting. As a Certified Public Accountant, 80 hours of Continuing Professional Education, earned during a two year period, are required in order to renew her permit to practice.

Hodgen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with an accounting emphasis, and a Master of Business Administration, accounting track, from University of Nebraska Kearney. Hodgen has experience with individual, corporate, partnership, trust, and estate tax preparation and planning.  She began her career with Contryman Associates in an internship capacity in 2014 while attending UNK, then full-time in 2016 upon completing college. Kaley is the daughter of Linda Hodgen of Hastings and Scott Hodgen of Lincoln, Nebraska.

Contryman Associates, P.C., Certified Public Accountants, has provided accounting, tax, audit and business consulting services in Nebraska since 1939 with offices in Grand Island, Hastings, Kearney, Lexington, Scottsbluff, Central City, and Geneva.  The firm is a member of CPAmerica International, one of the largest accounting associations in the world.