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Great Bend accounting firm, Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered announces promotions
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Regan Ochs

Adams, Brown, Beran & Ball, Chartered (ABBB) announces the promotions of Regan Ochs, Nancy Peschka and Brad Shirer.
Ochs, previously HR/Marketing Associate, now serves as the firm’s Executive Administrator and Marketing Specialist. In this role, she will manage all university recruitment efforts and coordinate the TALENT internship program for the firm. In addition, Ochs will be responsible for all internal and external marketing efforts. She will support the firm’s Managing Partner and the Board of Directors by assisting with strategic objectives and special projects.
Ochs is a 2013 summa cum laude graduate of Fort Hays State University where she received her Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership. She is active in the community serving as an ambassador of the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce; Prairie Godmothers member and volunteer; and the vice chair and leadership committee chair of the Barton County Young Professionals. She is also involved at Prince of Peace Parish, where she leads the Dante Deo Catholic college ministry program at Barton Community College. Ochs, originally from Hoxie moved to Great Bend and joined the ABBB team in May 2013.
Peschka, previously Chief Operations Officer, now serves as Internal Consultant and Project Manager. In her new role, she will provide strategic guidance to the firm’s Board of Directors and partner group. Peschka originally joined the ABBB team in 2000. Born and raised in Great Bend, Peschka currently resides in Lincoln, Neb. with her husband, Dan. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, including her daughter, Kimberly Peschka Bilder, son-in-law and two grandsons.
Shirer, previously Chief Financial Officer, now serves as the Chief Administrative Officer. He oversees ABBB’s financials and will also take on the oversight of the firm’s day-to-day operations, facilities, the HR team and its functions, and organizational development. Shirer has been with the firm for 25 years and has served in various capacities, including: Staff Accountant, Manager, Firm Administrator, and Director of Administration.
Shirer received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Kansas State University, where he was a member of the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity. Currently, he is a member of the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce and Trinity United Methodist Church in Hutchinson. Shirer is a Hoisington native. He currently resides in Great Bend with his wife, Sarah.