Liz Golway, CPA, PFS - Partner - Director of Tax and Accounting

Liz received her accounting degree from Rockhurst University in 1997. She has been with the firm for the past sixteen years. Liz oversees accounting and tax compliance. She is a CPA, QuickBooks Professional Adviser and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and has a Specialist Accreditation as a Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) by the AICPA.


Chad Allen, CPA.CITP - Partner - Director of Audit & Attest Services

Chad received his accounting degree from the University of Kansas in 2001 and has provided assurance services with firms in the Kansas City area his entire career.

Chad is a member of the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants (KSCPA). He previously served as the Chairman of the Board of the KSCPA and on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors. Additionally, Chad served on the Board of Directors for the KSCPA Metro Chapter, and is a Past President of the Chapter. He is also an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and serves as a member of Governing Council for the AICPA, as well as the Executive Committee for the Private Companies Practice Section (PCPS). Chad has additionally received the Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) credential from the AICPA.

Chad was one of 37 individuals selected from across the U.S. for the 2013 AICPA Leadership Academy, and was a member of the 2011 class of the KSCPA’s "20 Up To 40” Leadership Program. Along with his wife, Gillian, Chad co-founded the McSwain Foundation, a non-profit created to benefit the Lawrence, KS fire department and community. He also served two years as chairman of a fundraising committee for the Gillis Home, a Kansas City non-profit serving 1,600 families each year. Chad is an avid Jayhawks, Royals and Chiefs fan, and spends his free time either fishing or fixing his boat so he can go fishing. Chad and his wife Gillian live in Lawrence with their 2 children.


Lisa Oxley, CPA - Tax Manager

Lisa graduated from the Rawls College of Business Administration at Texas Tech University with her accounting degree in 2008. She then continued on to The University of Kansas to receive her Masters of Science in Accounting in 2010.

She previously practiced as a Certified Public Accountant for BKD and spent a short time in private accounting. She has experience in business, not-for-profit and individual taxation. Lisa is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).