KKB&N is a client-focused professional service firm providing innovative solutions as trusted business advisors. The firm, founded in 1990, is built on a solid foundation of personal integrity and dedication to our clients. Each of our clients has unique personal, business, and organizational goals. To help reach these objectives, we offer a full range of services, including:
  • accounting
  • tax planning and preparation
  • retirement planning
  • succession planning
  • bank financing
  • QuickBooks setup & support
  • new business formation
We coordinate our actions to provide excellent professional services for each client in a timely, personalized manner at a fair price. We also are committed to helping our clients keep up with a constantly changing business environment; therefore, each of our staff continues their professional education.

Why do our clients choose us?

  • We are large enough to handle unique situations
  • We are small enough to be their personal accountant
  • We have a unique combination of high caliber work and individually tailored services making us different from other firms
It is this special combination that has brought many organizations, businesses, and individuals to us, year after year. No business is too large or too small and all are treated in the same professional manner with integrity & excellent service.

Partners

Edward M. Behrens, CPA

Edward M. Behrens, CPA

Edward M. Behrens, CPA, has been with the firm since 1985, and a partner since 1990. He graduated, cum laude, with an Accounting degree from Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry, NY in 1982.

Ed lives in Middletown with his wife, Cathy, and has been a member of the Middletown Rotary since 1989 where he serves on the Board and is the Treasurer. He is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Ed has served on the Advisory Board of the Salvation Army and has also served on the Board of the Middletown Business Improvement District.

Joseph J. Neenan, CPA

Joseph J. Neenan, CPA

Joseph J. Neenan, CPA, has been with the firm since 1997, and a partner since 2002. Joe graduated from Orange County Community College with an A.S. degree in Business Management in 1993 and from SUNY New Paltz with a B.S. degree in Accounting in 1995.

Joe lives in Deerpark, NY and has been a member of the Port Jervis Rotary Club since 2002. As past President, he has also served as Treasurer since 2004. Joe is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of CPA’s.

>W. Kurt Wieman, CPA

W. Kurt Wieman, CPA

W. Kurt Wieman, CPA has been with the firm since 1995, and a partner since 2013. Kurt graduated from Orange County Community College with an A.S. degree in Accounting in 1997 and from SUNY New Paltz with a B.S. degree in Accounting in 2000.

Kurt lives in Middletown with his wife and two children. He is currently serving on the board of the INSPIRE Foundation as Treasurer and is a past treasurer of the Kiwanis Club of Middletown from 2005-2014. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Lori A. Vreeland, CPA

Lori A. Vreeland, CPA

Lori A. Vreeland, CPA, has been with the firm since 2006 and a partner since 2013. Lori graduated from the State University of New York at Oneonta in 1997 with a B.S. degree in Accounting.

Lori lives in Middletown with her husband and two sons. Lori is currently the treasurer for Minisink Cares, Inc. She has also served as Treasurer for the Minisink Valley Youth Football League and Minisink Aquatics. Lori has assisted many local non-profits with filings and organization. She is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.


Staff

Marty Howe

Marty Howe

KKB&N’s receptionist, Marty has been with the firm since 2012. Marty is active in volunteer work, serving as Secretary and Fundraising Chairperson for Troop 169 of the Boy Scouts of America.

Alison Kearney

Alison Kearney

Alison has been a member of KKB&N since 2007 and is the firm’s bookkeeper. Alison earned an A.S. degree in Accounting from Orange County Community College in 2005.

Kimberly Sisco, EA

Kimberly Sisco, EA

Kim graduated in 2005 from Mount Saint Mary College with a B.S. in Accounting. She joined the firm in 2005 and is one of KKB&N’s staff accountants. Currently she is the Treasurer for the Brittany Miller Foundation. Kim is certified as an Enrolled Agent and is a QuickBooks ProAdvisor.

Rachel Wieboldt

Rachel Wieboldt, CPA

Rachel has been a staff accountant here at KKB&N since 2013. One of the firm’s QuickBooks Pro Advisors, Rachel earned her MBA in 2016 and BS in Accounting in 2013 from SUNY New Paltz.

Matthew Schratzmeier

Matthew Schratzmeier

Matt graduated from Orange County Community College with an A.S. in Accounting in 2013 and SUNY New Paltz with a B.S. in Accounting in 2015. He joined our firm in September 2015 as a staff accountant.

Jonathan Lacen

Jonathan graduated from Orange County Community College with an A.S. in Accounting in 2012. He graduated from CUNY Lehman in 2015 with a B.S. in Accounting. Jonathan joined our firm in November 2017 as a staff accountant.


Retired

John “Jack” Keating

John “Jack” Keating, CPA, PFS

John “Jack” Keating, CPA, PFS, joined the accounting firm in 1982, and became a partner in 1990. He graduated from the University of Arizona and Orange County Community College.

Jack lives in the town of Mount Hope and has served on the Board of Directors of the Middletown YMCA as Treasurer and also on the Foundation Board for Orange Regional Medical Center. He is a member of both the New York State Society of CPA’s and the American Institute of CPA’s. In 2001 he was awarded the PFS Designation (Personal Financial Specialist) by the AICPA.

Charles W. Krogslund

Charles W. Krogslund

Chuck is the founder and retired president of KKB&N, CPAs. He has been a CPA for over 35 years and continues to be very active in the Middletown Kiwanis and Otisville Mt. Hope Presbyterian Church. He has been married for over 40 years to Gerda who is a retired school teacher. They have two sons and two grandchildren; all who live and work in the Orange County area.