Partners

James T. Brems, CPA

James T. Brems, CPA, Partner founded the Certified Public Accounting firm of James T. Brems, P.C. in November 1994 after twenty years of employment in public accounting firms, the latest of which was Ernst & Young. Jim is responsible for providing tax and estate planning services to businesses and individuals in the local area. He graduated with a BA Accounting degree from Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa. Jim is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is also past president of the Cedar Rapids Tax Group and the Cedar Rapids Area Estate Planning Council.

Education

BA in Accounting 1971 - Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa

Over 40 hours of continuing professional education annually conducted by AI CPA, Iowa Society of CPAs and internal firm courses for years 1974 to date.

Professional Certifications and Organizations

Certified Public Accountant - 1982

Past president of Cedar Rapids Area Estate Planning Council Member of:

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants

Community Involvement

Past Treasurer of Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Loras Alumni Club - 10 years

Past Chair Person of Xavier High School (F/K/A Regis and LaSalle High Schools) Budget & Finance Committee - 5years

Past Chair Person of Mt. Mercy College Scholarshare Campaign

Past member of Loras College National Alumni Board- 9 years

Past President of Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Loras Alumni Club - 20 years