ABOUT US

The Trusted Trident Team

Trident’s team of professionals has decades of experience providing accounting, tax, and business consulting services.

Our Values

  • Quality – We focus on quality in all we do to achieve excellence as a firm.
  • Integrity – Our decisions reflect the highest ethical, legal, and professional standards.
  • Satisfied Clients – We combine dental industry knowledge with comprehensive business acumen to optimize our clients’ business, tax and accounting results.

We believe Trident CPA Services, LLC is your best choice to provide the professional accounting services for your dental practice and personal needs.

Jim Zenk, CPA/JD, Founder

Jim Zenk, CPA/JD is your partner in optimizing your practice’s financial performance. Jim is the consummate service professional, bringing deep experience, sound insight, and innovative thinking to every client relationship. For the past five years, he has focused his practice exclusively on providing tax and accounting services to dentists.

Jim earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Iowa State University and his law degree from the University of Kansas. Throughout his studies, Jim built a proficiency in tax and business law. Earlier in his career, Jim accumulated significant public accounting experience through roles with prestigious “Big Four” accounting firms. His exclusive commitment to the dental industry began in 2011.

Jim is a licensed attorney in Minnesota and Washington, DC, and a licensed CPA in Kansas, Missouri, and Illinois. He is a member of the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Jeanne Meadows, CPA, Income Tax Services

Jeanne Meadows, CPA, helps dentists implement year-round tax planning strategies and prepares clients’ tax returns. She has over two decades of experience in complex tax matters and has worked exclusively with dentists the last 3 years. Prior to Trident, Jeanne spent more than seven years at regional firm Mize Houser preparing complex tax returns, as well as extensive small business and individual tax returns. Jeanne earned her bachelor’s degree in education from Northern Illinois University and completed hours toward a Masters in Accountancy degree at Southern Illinois University.

Scott Stanley, CPA, MBA, Client Lead

As a Client Lead, Scott Stanley, CPA, MBA manages all aspects of client needs. Scott draws from 30+ years of accounting experience, including Big 4 financial audit supervisory experience and recent positions as controller of Foxbarry Companies, LLC, and Prairie Fire Group, LLC. Scott has experience in all aspects of financial analysis, reporting, and budgeting. Scott graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He also obtained a Master’s in Business Administration from Rockhurst University.

Angie Bensman, Client Lead

As a Client Lead, Angie Bensman manages all aspects of client needs. Angie brings a wealth of accounting and financial analysis experience to Trident’s clients. Previously, Angie served as manager of investor relations for Euronet and manager of financial planning and analysis at a medical device company. She implemented financial planning processes following an IPO, and tracked financial and budget data. Angie’s career also includes roles with Bain Capital, UMB Financial Corporation, and KPMG. She earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration with focuses on accounting and finance from Kansas State University.

Anne Hlasney

Integrator, Practice Operations
Anne is a results-driven leader, experienced in managing complex programs from concept through implementation. Anne has over 20 years of progressively responsible experience, succeeding in various roles at Sprint Corporation. Anne is experienced in identifying and establishing best practices, defining workflows, improving processes, and implementing governance processes that prioritize and manage projects through the pipeline.

Anne earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Management Information Systems, from Oklahoma State University.