The Lebanon Team
Dale (Dewey) Staedtler has been with Walters, Staedtler & Allen since 1991 and is one of the founding partners. He attended Missouri State University and received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Dewey is married to the great cake baker LeAnn Staedtler and they have two children: Matthew and Christina.
Dewey has had his CPA license since 1991 and over 30 years of experience in accounting. He started out by working with Randy D. Walters in 1986 and after obtaining his license he and Randy started our firm in 1991. He splits his time between our Camdenton and Lebanon Offices.
Dewey is a member of First United Methodist Church of Lebanon. His hobbies include spoiling his grandchildren, traveling and gardening.
Kevin (Boss Man) Allen has been with Walters, Staedtler & Allen since the fall of 2002. He became a firm partner shortly thereafter in 2006. Kevin is a Lebanon High School graduate. He is a 1998 graduate of Missouri State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Kevin is married to furniture store legend Katrina Lynch-Allen and they have 3 children: Hayden, Hannah and Abe.
Kevin earned his CPA license in 2000 and has over 18 years of experience in public accounting. He started out with BKD in Springfield in 1999 before coming to Walters, Staedtler & Allen in the fall of 2002.
Kevin is very involved in the Lebanon community through various organizations such as Lebanon Rotary, serving on the board of directors for several local non-profits and is a member of First Baptist Church of Lebanon. His hobbies include Crossfit workouts and watching his kids in their numerous sports activities.
Andrew (Andy) Cook has been with Walters, Staedtler & Allen since the summer of 2012 and is one of the four CPAs in our firm. After graduating from Plato High School he attended College of the Ozarks where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting. Andrew is married to his high school sweetheart Tiffany Cook and currently has two children: Emma and Chloe.
Andrew obtained his CPA license in 2015 but has over 5 years of experience in tax preparation and accounting. While in college he volunteered for the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program for two years and concurrently was an intern for a Branson firm. He is also our firm's QuickBooks specialist and IT support.
Andrew is a member of Family of Faith Church in Competition where he teaches the Wednesday night teen class and is a youth group leader with his wife for the 6-8 year olds. He is also a member of the Lebanon Kiwanis club. He enjoys reading and discussing religion and politics.
Stephanie (Stevie) Allen has been with Walters, Staedtler & Allen since the beginning of 2015 and is one of four CPAs in our firm. After graduating from Waynesville High School she attended Devry University where she received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and then obtained a Masters in Accounting and Financial Management from Keller Graduate School of Management. She has two children: Nicholas and Blake. She is currently engaged to Mike Pritchard.
Stephanie has had her CPA license since 2012 and has over 15 years of experience in accounting.
Stephanie is a member of Lifepoint Church of Lebanon and is the President of Lebanon Optimist Club. She enjoys running, fishing and spending time with her kids.
Jessica has been with Walters, Staedtler & Allen since the beginning of 2016. She graduated from Lebanon High School and is married to rancher Joe Vitale.
Jessica is a member of Community Baptist Church of Lebanon. She enjoys spending time with her husband and family. Her hobbies include farming, shopping, going to church and dominating any card game known to man.
Diane Eidson joined Walters, Staedtler & Allen in 2017 following a 41-year career as a Department of the Army civilian at Fort Leonard Wood, most recently serving as the installation's chief of publications. After retiring in 2015, she decided that retirement just wasn't for her! Diane graduated from Plato High School and attended Drury University.
Diane and her husband Mike have two daughters and four grandchildren. They love spending time with their family, attending car shows, cruising their Corvette, traveling, boating, and playing pool and cornhole.
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