Steve Baumrucker

Wealth Consultant
Hays, KS

How I help . . .

Family is everything to me, and getting to help your family thrive is what I strive to do. Getting to know my client’s dreams and goals is at the heart of my work. I like to get to know them and what they value so that I can help coach them to reach their goals from a financial standpoint. Listening to my clients and helping teach them financial concepts is an important part of my process.

Whether it’s helping you plan your estate and gifts to help your family or helping a farmer manage his finances, I’m passionate about offering my expertise from decades of experience to all my clients. I believe having a close, personal relationship with my clients helps to create a strong working relationship. Being a trusted advisor to my clients is my favorite part of my position.

“I am a CPA who focuses entirely on helping people meet their comprehensive financial goals through an income tax perspective.”

Q&A with Steve

What does above + beyond mean to you?
Going above + beyond means doing more than what is necessary to exceed expectations.
What does being a strategic ally mean to you?
That is the first person you think of when you need help considering your options to make the best possible decision.
What are your favorites?
My favorite kind of food is Mexican food, and my favorite restaurant is Chipotle since it’s fast, delicious and consistent. I like variety, so I listen to all kinds of music. I mostly read investment and financial planning related books.
What inspires you?
I am inspired by my clients and seeing them be successful. I love when their lives are made better from a small part that I have played.
What is your favorite/least favorite word and why?
My least favorite word is quit. One should never quit; many lessons are learned from trying and making mistakes.

Life Outside the Office

Frequented Websites

  • CNBC

Little Known Facts

  • I started out in college as a pre-vet major. I have always loved all types of animals.

My Professional History


  • Western Kansas Council on Estate Planning & Giving
  • Heartland Community Foundation Board Member
  • Hays Optimist Club


  • Fort Hays State University
    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Work Highlights

  • Year joined Adams Brown: 1990
  • Year entered accounting: 1974


  • CPA
  • PFS
  • Certificate of Education Achievement in Estate Planning
  • Insurance Agent License (Life and Health)
  • California Practice Privilege