Colby Siebersma

Education

BS in Accounting, Ivy School of Business at Iowa State University, Magna Cum Laude

MS in Accounting, Ivy School of Business at Iowa State University

Overview

Colby Siebersma is a Senior in CLA's Nashville, Tennessee office. He has been with CLA since 2018 and has focused his career seamlessly serving clients in both tax and outsourcing/BizOps. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Kansas, Iowa, and Tennessee. Colby’s primary industry focus is Manufacturing and Distribution; however, he serves many client in real estate, construction, retail, and also has experience with not-for-profit companies.

Colby's passion has been helping clients grow by walking alongside them, providing valuable insight to decision-making, and helping to adapt to regulatory and industry-specific changes. His technical experience includes preparing and reviewing complex partnership, S-Corporation, C-Corporation, and individual tax returns; 990 preparation for small to mid-size nonprofit entities; and outsourced accounting and CFO services for entrepreneurial business-owners.

In addition to his client-facing roles, Colby is also actively involved in recruiting and onboarding efforts in his local office. From interviewing new-hire candidates to training and developing our younger staff, Colby believes that investing time in CLA's people is a vital to the success of both our firm and our clients.

Colby is also a member of CLA's Young Executive Team - a diverse group of young leaders working to make an impact in moving our firm forward through innovative and meaningful initiatives that execute on CLA's local and firm-wide priorities.

 

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In the community

Associations

  • Nashville Entrepreneur Center
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Kansas Society of Public Accountants
  • Member, Overland Park Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Overland Park Young Professionals
  • Member, ACG Next Kansas City - Associatioon for Corporate Growth

Civic Involvement

  • Junior Achievement of Kansas City

Additional Roles

  • M&D Firmwide Directly Responsible Team - Seamless
  • Young Executive Team member
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Ambassador