Des Moines Office


Dale McCleish, CPA

Dale McCleishDale McCleish, CPA, has been involved in public accounting for more than 28 years, and is currently the partner in charge of the firm’s office in Des Moines. The office offers tax, accounting, management, and consulting services as well as investment services.

Dale is a graduate of AIB College of Business in Des Moines and also hold’s a bachelor’s degree from Upper Iowa University in Fayette, Iowa. He is active in many church organizations, including serving as chairman of his church’s finance committee for more than 10 years. He also is a member of the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce and enjoys golfing and attending sporting events in his free time.

Michael Ver Meer, CPA*

Michael Ver MeerMichael, a certified public accountant, is active in the firm’s financial and tax services, estate planning, management consulting services, and investment and insurance services.

Michael is a graduate of Dordt College with a bachelors of arts degree in accounting and business management. He is a member of the Iowa Society of CPAs and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Michael also is a Certified Specialist in Estate Planning (CSEP), a certification he received from the National Institute for Excellence in Professional Education. In addition, he is a registered representative holding securities licenses series 6 and 63 and also holds an Iowa Insurance Producer’s License with qualifications in Accident & Health, Life, and Variable Contracts.

Michael is an active board member of Pella Community Ambulance Service.  He enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, various sports, photography, and aviation.

Professional Staff

Lance Dieleman, CPA

Lance DielemanLance Dieleman, CPA, joined our staff in 2010. At S & U, he is involved with business and individual income tax preparation, financial statement preparation, and various assurance services. He also provides clients with support for QuickBooks and Peachtree accounting software.

Lance holds a bachelor's degree in accounting and business administration from Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. He also obtained a Master of Accountancy degree from the University of Iowa. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants.

In his free time, Lance enjoys golfing and watching sports, particularly Iowa Hawkeye football and basketball. He also is involved in various church activities.

Mark Sardeson, CPA

Mark SardesonMark Sardeson, CPA, joined the firm in 2005. He is involved with corporate and individual income tax preparation, financial statement preparation, write-up, and audit assistance. Mark also provides our clients with support for Peachtree and QuickBooks accounting software.

Mark graduated from Upper Iowa University in Fayette, Iowa, with a degree in accounting and finance.

He is a member of the Story County Pheasants Forever and enjoys hunting and fishing.

David Storm, CPA

David StormDavid Storm, CPA, joined our professional staff in 1987. He is involved with individual and business income tax and financial statement preparation. He is involved with our firm’s computer network and is in charge of computer maintenance and software implementation and upgrades. Dave also provides clients with QuickBooks and Peachtree accounting software support.

He is a graduate of Central College in Pella with a bachelor of arts degree in accounting.

Dave enjoys sports, music, and spending time with his family.

Para Professionals

Christy Koelker

Christy KoelkerChristy Koelker joined the firm in 2003. Christy is involved with write-up, payroll, quarterly returns, and financial statement preparation.

Christy holds an associate’s degree from Des Moines Area Community College.

Christy enjoys gardening, any activities that involve her son, and Hummer off-road events.

Pam Papenberg

Pam PapenbergPam Papenberg joined the firm in 2001. She is involved with write-up, financial statement preparation, payroll, and quarterly reports. Pam also provides clients with QuickBooks and Peachtree accounting software support.

Pam graduated from AIB College of Business in Des Moines with an associate’s degree in accounting and computer programming. Pam has over 25 years of accounting experience.

Pam is actively involved in her church and with the church’s missions team. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, quilting, crocheting, flower gardening, reading, and life itself.

Meisha Sible

Meisha SibleMeisha Sible joined the firm in 2009. Meisha is involved with write-up and financial statement preparation.

She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls.

In her free time, Meisha enjoys reading, completing sudoku puzzles, bike riding, hiking, camping, and traveling.



Carol Brummel

Carol BrummelCarol Brummel joined S & U in 1998. Carol is the office receptionist and is our first staff member to greet our clients when they arrive. Her duties include answering phones, scheduling appointments and electronically filing completed tax returns.

Carol enjoys movies, card games, and shopping. Carol is also an active church member.



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