Susan Day

Principal & Tax Service Line Leader
WaKeeney, KS
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How I help . . .

I work to demystify the complex world of tax to help clients reach their goals. My favorite part of working with clients is building personal relationships with them, listening to their needs and building solutions together.

I was inspired to pursue a career in accounting after working as a bookkeeper for a local business in high school. My experience in the accounting profession has provided me with a wide array of opportunities, the chance to expand my knowledge through continual learning and the ability to have a meaningful impact.

MEET SUSAN
“I’m a life-long learner and am always curious. I’m also a wife to a busy entrepreneur and a mother to three great kids. I’m a sports lover, volunteer and self-proclaimed tax nerd.”

Q&A with Susan

What does above + beyond mean to you?
It means exceeding expectations and going the extra mile for the client.
Do you have any specialized skills outside of work?
I have a motorcycle license and assist my husband in his powersports business.
What are some of your favorite things?
I am a huge music lover, so it depends on the day. Pandora is for sure my friend during busy season! When it comes to reading, lately I've been focusing on team building, leadership and organizational development. I also enjoy reading about technology disruption.
What inspires you?
Our clients inspire me. Watching them work through challenges, take on risks and grow in their successes is a privilege.
What is your family like and what are some things you like to do together?
My family and I all like to ride ATVs and motorcycles. We also like all kinds of sports. Some kind of game or motorsports race is usually what is on the TV in our house.

Life Outside the Office


Hobbies & Interests

  • Personal fitness (I hope to get back into running)
  • Sports – especially football
  • Chasing kids to their activities

Frequented Websites

  • Wall Street Journal
  • Forbes

Little Known Facts

  • I have been working since I was 14 years old.
  • I danced from the age of 2 all the way through college and taught dance lessons for three years.
  • I am a big fan of the Marvel movies.
  • I volunteer with our local swim team each summer and am a stroke judge.

My Professional History


Memberships

  • AICPA
  • KSCPA
  • National Association of Tax Professionals
  • Fort Hays State University Alumni Association

Education

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

Work Highlights

  • Job prior to joining Adams Brown: Controller at Radio, Inc.
  • Year joined Adams Brown: 1998
  • Year entered accounting: 1996
  • Awards
    • AICPA Women to Watch, Experience Leader – Kansas

Designations

  • CPA
  • CGMA

Honors & Awards

  • AICPA Women to Watch, Experience Leader – Kansas

MY INDUSTRY SPECIALTIES

MY SERVICE SPECIALTIES