Wyatt graduated cum laude from Coe College with degrees in Business Administration, Public Accounting, and Economics while also being a member of the wrestling team all 4 years.
Wyatt started his career working for a CPA firm in Omaha, NE helping individuals and small business owners performing tax, audit, and consulting services. He worked with business owners in the healthcare, service, farming, manufacturing, insurance, and financial industries.
He then made the move to Denver, CO where he spent 12 years as an Executive in charge of finance, accounting, information technology, human resources, risk management, and investments for a Private Equity Company. During that time, he operated a real estate tax lien business from a start-up to $140 Million and a top 25 company in the industry. He was also a panelist at the National Tax Lien Association's (NTLA) annual conference and a member of the NTLA's Legislative Committee. In addition, he was the CFO and minority owner in an affordable housing business that he helped grow from a start-up to $150+ Million and a top 50 company in the industry.
Wyatt and his family routinely volunteer for various community and faith-based organizations. Wyatt is a current board member for Beaver Ranch Community, Inc., a non-profit that operates the 450 acre Beaver Ranch Park in Conifer, Colorado. When he's not working, he enjoys backpacking, camping, fishing, hiking, hunting, and spending time with his wife, Michele, and their daughter, Maya.
Built start-ups to multi-million dollar businesses
16+ years of experience in accounting, finance & investing
BA in Business Administration, Public Accounting & Economics
Jacob graduated in 2021 from Buena Vista University with a degree in Business Management. Jacob started his career as an Accounts Payable Associate with the Lindsay Corporation in Omaha, NE. At Lindsay Corporation, he works with vendors on a daily basis to process invoices and troubleshoot issues.
Building relationships with the vendors at the Lindsay Corporation made Jacob realize how much he enjoyed working with and helping some of the smaller businesses. This lead him to join Rugged Financial as a Staff Accountant. As a Staff Accountant, Jacob works with our business clients performing various bookkeeping and accounting services for their businesses.
When he's not working, Jacob enjoys volunteering and coaching for the local youth wrestling club. Jacob also enjoys spending his spare time with his wife and their three children. He enjoys watching his daughters in soccer, dance, and going to wrestling tournaments.
BA in Business Management
QuickBooks Online Certified ProAdvisor
Gusto Payroll Certification
Tyler graduated in 2008 from Coe College with degrees in Business Administration and Public Accounting. He was a 4-year member of the Coe wrestling team. Tyler began his career at a regional CPA firm in Cedar Rapids, IA. There he was involved with tax and audit services for their individual and small business clientele. His industries of focus were primarily farming and agriculture, construction, and service.
After leaving public accounting and making a move to Omaha, NE, Tyler worked for a couple of Fortune 500 companies before finding his way to private aviation. There he spent 7+ years leading the accounting teams in full cycle accounting, software conversions, regulatory filings, and budgeting. Tyler is currently the Assistant Controller with Capital Express, Inc. in Omaha, NE.
Tyler is a current board member for Glenwood Wrestling Club, a non-profit that operates the youth wrestling club in Glenwood, IA. When he’s not working, Tyler enjoys spending time with his wife and their three children. When they aren’t at soccer, dance, or wrestling, Tyler and his family enjoy fishing, hiking, and spending time at the lake.
BA in Business Administration & Public Accounting
14+ years of experience in accounting and finance