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About Varney & Associates, CPAs, LLC

In November, 2019 we moved to our new location at 1501 Poyntz.  Our new building is almost double the size of our old location and allows us to have our entire team under one roof.  

Varney & Associates, CPAs, LLC consists of ten owners and is directed by the executive committee. We are a progressive advisory CPA firm of choice for our team members and clients. Michelle Crow is the CEO and leads a vibrant team of professionals dedicated to helping you achieve your business and personal goals. Through the years the firm has experienced a few name changes and people have come and gone, but the foundation is still the same. We are committed to: QUALITY service, Mutual TRUST, INTEGRITY with CONFIDENTIALITY.


Varney & Associates commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

 Our firm is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and connectedness.  We prosper and learn better together with a diverse team of employees. 

Varney & Associates fosters a culture of open-mindedness, compassion, and inclusiveness among individuals and groups. Our core values are strengthened when all members have a voice and are encouraged to contribute. We welcome the unique contributions that each individual brings to our team.

The differences in our life experiences, knowledge, innovation, self-expression, and talent that our employees invest in their work represents not only part of our culture, but our reputation. 

Employee News

Governor Kelly appointed Julie Spiegel, Manhattan, to the Board of Accountancy.

The board licenses and regulates certified public accountants, and is authorized to carry out the laws and administrative regulations governing CPAs. The board is disciplinary and has the authority to conduct investigations.

“The Board of Accountancy is instrumental in maintaining a quality workforce of CPAs," Kelly said. “Julie is passionate about her work, and has professional experience both as an auditor and as an accountant. I am confident she will serve the state well.”

Spiegel, is an owner of Varney and Associates, CPAs, LLC. Previously, she was the vice president of business services at Frontier Farm Credit. Spiegel holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting and business administration from the University of Kansas. She has been a certified public accountant since 1997.

The governor appoints all seven members to the board, and her appointments are not subject to Senate confirmation.


Julie Spiegel Appointed to Kansas State Board of Accountancy.

Our Owners
Our Team
Our History

Varney & Associates, CPAs, LLC was founded by T. William Varney in September, 1959.  As a sole practitioner, he started business with 18 tax clients.  Additional owners and staff were brought on as the success of the firm continued and the number of clients increased.  We moved to our current location at 1501 Poyntz at the end of 2019, after having been our at our prior location for over 35 years.  Over the past 25 years we have grown to serve over 2,400 clients in the Manhattan community to the far reaches of Kansas and even a significant number that reside outside the state of Kansas. Throughout the years, the firm has experienced a few name changes and people have come and gone, but our foundation is still the same.