Lawrence W. O'Donnell, Jr., CPA
Lawrence (Larry) is the President of O'Donnell Professional Services, P.A., a firm that he founded in 2003. Larry has over 28 years of experience as an accountant and tax preparer, all within the Leavenworth area. Following graduation from Kansas State University in 1986, Larry passed the CPA exam and earned his license to practice while spending 7 years as a staff accountant for a local CPA firm. Larry's previous experience also includes over six years as the first controller for a rapidly growing small business in the community, along with almost three years as an investment advisor for an Edward Jones branch office. In January 2014, OPSCPA acquired the accounting and tax practice of Robert Stephen Wagner, Chartered, a local firm with over 38 years in the area.
The firm currently offers the following services: income tax preparation for individuals and small businesses to include corporate, partnership, and fiduciary returns, along with accounting and payroll services. The firm also consults with small business owners that use QuickBooks helping them setup the software and also maintain the file through Right Networks.
Larry lives in northern Leavenworth County with his wife, Tammy, and their twin daughters and son. He enjoys coaching all of his kids in their various athletic activities to include football, baseball, wrestling, basketball, and soccer. He even fulfilled a life long dream of coaching the local Catholic High School wrestling team for four seasons. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends, especially parties around the grill and pool, traveling, and listening to great music and watching movies. He has been active in his community serving as Treasurer of the local Kiwanis club for several years along with serving on the finance committee for the Leavenworth Regional Catholic Schools. He most recently was appointed to the Board of the Lansing Educational Foundation and is currently the Treasurer. In addition, he is a member of the local Commerce Bank Board of Directors.
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Accounting - Kansas State University - December, 1986.
Successfully passed the Certified Public Accountant Examination in 1989.
1987 - 1994, Staff Accountant - Wagner & Associates, Chartered
1994 - 2000, Controller - Studdard Moving & Storage, Inc.
2000 - 2003, Investment Advisor - Edward Jones
2003 - Present, President - O'Donnell Professional Services, P.A.