The Company. Our Core Values. Our People.

About K & R Consulting Group

K & R Consulting Group was established in 1994 as a firm specializing in the installation and support of Sage MAS90 Accounting Software. Today, K & R Consulting Group offers a broad range of services including accounting & business management software sales, consulting, software implementation, training, and top notch support.  We have carefully chosen each business software management solution based on overall features, functionality, deployment options, and future investments in technology by the software publisher.  Our software management portfolio aligns with our philosophy to provide an Exceptional Customer Experience in functionality, quality, and support.

We currently serve clients in 12 states, Guyana, South America, and China from our offices in Johnston Iowa, Omaha, Nebraska, & Denver, Colorado.  Our clients range in size from start-up companies to multi-office companies with annual sales exceeding over $2 billion.  We service clients in a wide range of industries, however, 80% of our customer base is in Manufacturing, Distribution, and the Service Industries.

Our Key Attributes

WE HAVE THE RIGHT SOFTWARE TOOLS

Fully integrated end-to-end business management software to include: Acumatica Cloud ERP, Sage 100c ERP, Business Intelligence and much more…

EXTRAORDINARY PEOPLE

A high caliber team of consultants that take a unique approach in working closely with our customers upfront to understand their critical business needs.

INDUSTRY EXPERTISE

Delivering business software solutions specific for the manufacturing, distribution, field service and construction industries.

100+ COMBINED YEARS EXPERIENCE

Our knowledgeable staff  has over 100+ years combined direct hands-on experience in the various industries we serve.

CUSTOMER FOCUS

A commitment to exceed expectations, deliver results, and provide quality consulting services that create a long-term partnership.

EXCEPTIONAL SUPPORT

Dedicated to provide our customers with the highest level of support and personal service.

Brad Kain, CPA

Brad Kain, CPA

President, & Owner

Brad has over 31 years of Accounting and Business Management software consulting, system design, and implementation experience. He began his career with Deloitte & Touche in 1988 as a staff auditor. He moved into the consulting division to assist clients with system analysis and implementation, business plans, and financial projections. In 1991 he joined Business Management Software as a system consultant and sales manager. In 1994 he Co-Founded K & R Consulting Group specializing in Sage MAS90/MAS200/MAS500 sales, training, & support. Today, Brad leads the Sales and Implementation Team as the Chief Solutions Architect. Brad received his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting with a Minor in Management Information Systems from Buena Vista University in 1988. Brad is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Iowa and Nebraska Society of CPA’s.

Dee Kain

Dee Kain

Vice President, Owner, & Administrator

Dee started her career at a regional accounting firm in Council Bluffs, Iowa, as a staff auditor in 1988. In 1990, she purchased and operated Norfolk Precision Hearing Aid Centers. Dee Co-founded K&R in 1994, her maiden name is Reichter, which is the R in K & R. Today Dee is in charge of Administration and is the first point of contact for our support team to insure exceptional service and response time. It is very rare today to call into a service company, and have one of the owners answer the phone. Dee received her Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting with a minor in management information systems from Buena Vista University (Storm Lake, Iowa) in 1988.

Our Mission is working with our clients as a true partner to understand their business challenges and help them utilize software and technology to solve those business issues as if we owned their company.  We are Passionate about providing our customers with the highest level of Support and Personal Service!

Brad and Dee KainOwners

Meet Our Team!

Susan Alcock, CPA

Susan Alcock, CPA

Consultant

Sue has over 30 years of accounting and information systems experience and joined K & R in 1998. Sue has over 9 years experience as an Information Systems Manager for a major manufacturing company. Sue specializes in Sage 100 ERP & JobOps system conversions, implementation and training. Sue also provides extensive training courses for Crystal Reports. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Math/Computer Science and Accounting from Central College in 1982.

Gordon Graham

Gordon Graham

Consultant

Gordon has over 30 years combined experience in accounting, management, and consulting. During his tenure with K & R Consulting, Gordon has served clients across various industries including distribution, manufacturing, retail, and service. Gordon implements and supports Sage 100 ERP, and related products including Sage CRM and Crystal. Additional skills including Access, Excel, VB scripting, third party integrations, and financial reporting allows Gordon to provide solutions to many areas of client’s operations. Prior to joining K & R in 2001, Gordon was a Project Manager for a national consulting firm where he specialized in financial accounting implementations, system analysis/design, and software development. Gordon has also held several management level positions in private enterprise including Controller, Operations Manager and General Manager. Gordon received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics, Computer Science and Business Administration from Hastings College, Hastings, NE in 1985 and attended MBA graduate studies at Drake University in Des Moines.

Todd Thomas

Todd Thomas

Consultant/Support

Todd has over 15 years of experience in the credit card industry, most recently in information technology as a programmer analyst. He joined K&R in 2005 and provides support and system design for ERP and CRM Software. In addition, Todd extensively works behind the scenes to develop prototype(s) and design file layout mapping projects. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration from Grand View College (Des Moines, Iowa) in 1990.

Tim Griffiths

Tim Griffiths

Consultant

Tim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Colorado Leeds school of Business, and his career spans over 25 years of finance, information technology, and operations experience in growth oriented organizations. Tim’s previous responsibilities range from day-to-day operational and accounting activities of a software development company to managing over $400 million in asset backed securitization portfolios in the equipment leasing industry, to senior level business leadership positions across a variety of companies. Tim has led the evaluation, selection, design, implementation and on-going support for numerous ERP system implementations throughout his career. His experience ranges from custom developed, proprietary in-house solutions to highly integrated ERP solutions with MS Dynamics GP as well as Acumatica. Since 2013, he has focused solely on the Acumatica Cloud ERP solution. His skill set includes thorough e-commerce, retail and wholesale distribution, service industries, fulfillment center operations, data integration and financial reporting functions.

Kevin Stopak

Kevin Stopak

Consultant

Kevin has over 30 years of manufacturing accounting and information systems experience. Prior to joining K&R in 2005, Kevin was a Corporate Controller for one of the largest pre-cast and pre-stressed concrete building products manufacturers in the nation. Kevin specializes in Sage 100, Sage 500 ERP, Acumatica, and Infor CSI (Syteline) installation, conversion, and training. In addition, Kevin also implements Fixed Assets and Financial Reporting. Kevin received his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Northwest Missouri State University in 1985.

Tony Zito

Tony Zito

Sales Consultant

Tony has over 17 years combined experience in sales and marketing. Prior to joining K & R in 2005, Tony held various sales and marketing positions that provided him the experience and tools needed to build solid business relationships and truly define the understanding of the clients’ needs. Today, Tony handles the sales process to make sure the right solutions are being proposed to new and existing customers. He received his Bachelor of Science in Marketing with an emphasis on Promotion and Sales from Missouri Southern State University in 2000.

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