ABOUT US

The Trusted Trident Team

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

Our Vision is to be a Premier CPA firm for Dentists.

Our Mission is to help our clients make and save more money.

Our Goal is to consistently provide best-in-class tax and business planning, where every Trident employee makes a valuable contribution to the success of our efficiently run firm, resulting in exemplary customer satisfaction.

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. Since 2011 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.

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.

Jennifer Bock

Tax Manager
Jennifer Bock holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Loyola University in New Orleans, LA, where she also studied cello performance. She has 18 years of public accounting experience as a Staff accountant, a Forensic Accountant, and has spent the last 11 years as a Tax Manager for a regional firm in Dallas, TX where she specialized in tax compliance and planning for clients in private medical and legal practices. Jennifer has extensive experience in tax preparation for businesses, non-profits, trusts as well personal and state tax returns. Additionally, she has handled many IRS and state audits. Jennifer assisted her clients with budgeting and profitability analysis in addition to the emphasis on tax planning. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Dallas Cotillion Club as well as the Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center. Jennifer is working remotely from her home in Dallas, TX.

Kate O’Leary, CPA

Tax Manager
Kate O’Leary, CPA, specializes in providing robust and comprehensive tax planning and compliance services for small business owners. She utilizes up to date knowledge of the tax code and straightforward communication with clients to design strategies and solutions to create a solid financial foundation for business owners and their families. Kate graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park, with a degree in English, attained her CPA license in 2014, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in taxation at University of Baltimore. She has ten years of experience in tax preparation and planning for businesses and individuals. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Professional Accountants and the Maryland Society of Accounting and Tax Professionals. Kate is working remotely from her home in Middleton, MD.

Jeanne Meadows, CPA

Seasonal 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 since 2012. 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.

Overland Park Dental CPA

Bill Eliott, MBA

Client Lead
As a Client Lead, Bill Elliott, MBA, consults with his clients on a broad array of topics.  With nearly 20 years of executive experience, Bill has a solid foundation from which to pull to help clients navigate business management and ownership.  His experience spans executive level positions with Sprint conducting forecasting and budgeting from a marketing perspective, to Controller/CFO roles for privately held small businesses with under $20M in revenue.  Bill obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Missouri and Master’s of Business Administration degree from the University of Missouri, Kansas City.

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.