Established in 2005 by Dave Unger, CPA, as Unger & Associates, PC, this CPA firm has proudly served as a trusted partner to clients in the Platte County and surrounding Missouri and Kansas areas. Dave Marsh, CPA, joined the firm in 2012 as a highly respected client advisor.

In 2020, the firm went through a rebranding and the name was changed to Unger & Marsh, PC. Personal and professional service for our clients is a priority in the firm. Working with individuals as well as small and mid-sized businesses, the entire team is here to assist and is committed to ensuring that our clients are on course for greater financial success.

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Dave Unger – With his extensive background in taxation and expertise in estate and trust, small business and management consulting, Dave is recognized in the field of Accounting for his professional excellence and within the community for his personable, caring approach to our clients and colleagues. Dave is also a dedicated family man and enjoys utilizing his handyman skills and an occasional golf game when he is away from the office.

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Dave Marsh – Understanding that clients’ respect must be earned, Dave is passionate about working in partnership with his clients. With a diverse background that includes accounting, tax and managing business operations as a Chief Financial Officer, Dave has first-hand knowledge of the challenges facing small business owners and has the skills to guide his clients as their advisor and advocate. Dave is a dedicated family man, avid ice hockey fan, enjoys hunting and fishing, as well as a great barbecue.

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Lisa Bjustrom – With more than 30 years of experience working in the tax and small business services departments of large and small Kansas City area CPA firms, Lisa’s specialty is helping clients navigate the ever changing tax laws. She thrives on the opportunity to work with clients on short and long term planning. Lisa is a dedicated wife and mother and enjoys volunteering at church and other organizations as well as exercising with the family dog.
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Diane Thompson – As an IRS Enrolled Agent (the highest certification given by the IRS) Diane provides tax return preparation for individuals, corporations, partnerships and trusts as well as payroll and bookkeeping services. Formerly an accountant and controller in the transportation industry, she brings technical expertise, timeliness and focused commitment to her clients. Diane is dedicated to her family and also helps to run family businesses as well as spending time volunteering in her community.
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Kevin Unger – Through his extensive experience in process efficiency program development and the operations side of investment accounting, Kevin supports our clients with operational consulting and improvement initiatives. In addition, his attention to detail is a valuable asset in the preparation of our client’s financial statements. Kevin is a dedicated family man and since 2013 has operated a league of 20+ adult ice hockey teams.

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Bob Johnston – After an extensive search for the right firm to acquire his accounting and tax practice, Bob became part of the Unger & Associates team in January, 2014. Before finalizing the sale, specific requirements needed to be met. First and foremost, to serve his clients the firm he chose needed a history of excellent client service, professional expertise, and a commitment to a positive environment for clients and associates. With more than 40 years of experience as a Public Accountant, Bob’s insights and perspectives are tremendous assets for our firm.
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Tammy Fivecoat – Working with the public for the past 18 years, management, and owning a small business with her husband all are experiences that provide Tammy with a solid background for being part of the team. She provides a friendly face/voice as she assists clients and also works to assist all professional staff. Tammy is a dedicated wife, mother, and proud Gigi who enjoys crocheting and scrapbooking.

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Alicia JensenAlicia joined our team in mid-January 2021 and stepped right into her front office position ready to go with prior experience working with the public, with income tax preparation, and with office management. She and her husband reside at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas where he is attending the Command General Staff College. She is a dedicated military wife and busy mother of 3.
Beth Dandini – Beth leads our front office operations. She has an extensive background in customer service, collections and business administration. Beth is committed to each of our clients providing them with timely communication and efficiency and ensuring a positive experience with our firm. “At the heart of this firm are the principles of integrity, knowledge and reliability. That is what drives everything we do.”

Sheila Roth – Drawing upon the excellent organizational skills and attention to detail that served her well in the medical field, Sheila manages the administrative tasks that make an accounting firm run efficiently. “How you feel about your work reflects on the
company overall. The respect we have for our clients and one another is part of what makes this a great place to work.”