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About Us

About Our Firm

For years, Boyle, Hess & Elliott, CPAs, P.C. has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Boyle, Hess & Elliott, CPAs, P.C.'s expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.

Boyle, Hess & Elliott, CPAs, P.C. is one of the leading firms in and throughout Omaha. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Boyle, Hess & Elliott, CPAs, P.C. is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of Omaha's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around Omaha. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Boyle, Hess & Elliott, CPAs, P.C. receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team



John S. Elliott, CPA, CVA

John is the managing shareholder of the firm. He joined Boyle, Hess & Elliott, CPAs in 1985 having served in both the public accounting and private industry areas. He became a partner in 1989 and president of the firm in 1993. John is a certified public accountant and has been practicing in the Nebraska area since 1981.

John works closely with business owners and individuals providing them with accounting, tax and business consulting services, business valuations and negotiations, and due diligence. With his insurance expertise, he is also able to provide a wide range of risk management services.

John has been a member of the AICPA and Nebraska Society of CPAs since 1981 and a member of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.

A graduate of Creighton University in 1969 with a Degree in Business Administration with an Accounting major, John actively supports both the academic and athletic programs of the University.

Patricia E. Elliott, CPA

Patricia joined the firm in 1991 and became a partner in 1997. She is in charge of audit and accounting services, oversees the firm’s quality controls and serves as the firm’s administrator. Patricia has been a licensed CPA since 1988.

Having previously spent four years with a regional accounting firm, Patricia provides a variety of audit and accounting services, individual income tax preparation and expertise in QuickBooks. Her clients include not-for-profit organizations, construction, retail, real estate and professional service corporations.

Patricia is a member of the AICPA; Nebraska Society of CPA’s and is currently serving as Vice-Chairman of Society’s Review Committee. She has served on various not-for-profit boards and contributes her time and expertise to many other local and civic organizations.

She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business in 1985.

Thomas W. Hosier, CPA, PFS, CAP®

Tom joined Boyle, Hess & Elliott CPAs in 2003 with more than 20 years of tax experience with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), national and other local accounting firms. His position as the senior tax manager has focused his experience of providing accounting, tax and consulting services to all sizes of companies in manufacturing, construction and professional services. Additionally he has worked extensively in the areas of estates, trusts and non-profit entities.

Tom also leads the firm’s wealth management service group with assisting clients with identifying and accomplishing their short and long term personal and financial goals. These include planning in the areas for executive compensation, education funding, risk analysis and management, investment goals, estate and retirement planning. He is one of select group of CPA’s who have earned the Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) designation from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. This certification is only awarded to CPA'’s who have additional comprehensive financial planning experience and training. Additionally he is licensed in Life & Health Insurance with the State of Nebraska, has earned his Series 66 Securities License and is an Investment Advisor Representative with advisory services offered through Mariner Wealth Advisors a Registered Investment Advisor.

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In 2015 Tom received his Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy, CAP® designation. Earning the CAP® designation required taking three graduate level courses in philanthropy covering the vaious impacts of planning for family wealth, charitable giving strategies, and gift planning in a non-profit context. You can learn more about this designation at:

Tom is a CPA and a member of both the American (AICPA) and Nebraska Society's of CPAs. He is a past President and current treasurer for the Masonic Youth Foundation of Nebraska and previously served on the boards of the Girl Scouts –Great Plains Council and Ballet Omaha.

He is a graduate of Creighton University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. He is married, has two daughters and enjoys many outdoor activities.

David R. "Doc" McKinney

David "Doc" McKinney joined Boyle, Hess & Elliott, CPAs in 1997. He has more than thirty years' experience in accounting and business development and has an extensive background in operations and management responsibilities. He is a member of the firm's management team and manages the firms Accounting Services Group which specializes in accounting services for privately-owned businesses. He supervises the accounting engagements for a variety of industries including retail, restaurants, real estate, distribution, and professional service corporations.

Doc graduated from Creighton University in 1969 with a Degree in Business Administration with an Accounting major. He is a former member of Beta Alpha Psi.

Elizabeth Tritsch, CPA, MBA

Liz is a Certified Public Accountant and has been preparing taxes for 18 years; 15 of those with Boyle, Hess & Elliott, CPAs. She is a former corporate cash manager who did a mid-life career switch to public accounting.

She is a member of the AICPA and the Nebraska Society of CPAs and specializes in tax accounting. Liz works with individuals of all types of small businesses, trusts and partnerships.

Liz is a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, holding a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with a double major in economics and finance. She also holds an MBA degree with a specialization in finance from the University of Nebraska.

When not working, Liz scours local and international markets for antique jewelry and early 20th century Danish silver.

Ed Britton

Ed joined Boyle, Hess & Elliott CPAs in 1972 after graduating from Business College. He has over 46 years of experience in the business and started out as a computer programmer and data entry operator.

Ed is a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and specializes in web design and payroll. He provides support and training for a variety of clients using QuickBooks. He serves as the firms IT Manager, in addition to handling payroll processing for various clients.

He enjoys spending time with his wife, two sons and many grandchildren. Ed also enjoys working outdoors, exercizing and also keeping up with the latest in technology and web development.

Molly Winquist, CPA

Molly is a Certified Public Accountant of Nebraska and joined Boyle, Hess & Elliott CPAs in October 2013 as the Director of Accounting Services. Molly is a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. Her areas of emphasis include bookkeeping, payroll taxes, corporate taxes, financial reporting and auditing. Prior to joining the firm, she was a financial auditor for a public accounting firm based in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois.

Molly received a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Accounting and Finance from the University of Iowa in 2005. While attending the University of Iowa she was a member of Beta Alpha Psi and Phi Sigma Theta. Molly is a member of the AICPA and the Nebraska CPA Society.

When not working, Molly enjoys spending time with her husband and three daughters.

Sandra Campos

Sandra joined Boyle, Hess & Elliott, CPAs in 2016 as an intern. After graduating from University of Nebraska Omaha she joined the firm full time as Staff Accountant.

Sandra is pursuing to become a Certified Public Accountant; currently studying for the CPA examinations. She obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with an Accounting concentration and a secondary concentration in Management.