Flannery Tax Service, established in the early 1970's by Larry and Marge Flannery was located in the Flannery's home for over 40 years. Kathleen joined her father Larry in the family business in 2000 with Wayne joining in 2010. Larry passed away in 2011 and the Salgrens purchased the business from Marge in 2012 and moved it to their new larger facility in January 2016. They are currently located at 912 1st Ave N. The business has also been expanded to include bookkeeping and payroll services and renamed Flannery Tax & Bookkeeping.
Wayne and Kathleen Salgren are on the Iowa State Board of Directors for NATP (National Association of Tax Professionals). Kathleen has been a member for 10 years and on the board for 4 years. At the State Convention held in Des Moines in September she was voted as Vice President for a 3 year term. Wayne was also voted as a board member at the same meeting for a 3 year term. Wayne earned the designation of QuickBooks ProAdvisor in 2014 to assist clients with their small businesses using QuickBooks.
Wayne is also on the local Fort Dodge Area Landlords Association board and Kathy is the secretary for the board. They have been part of the association for 15 years.
Wayne and Kathleen have 5 children, 2 of whom help in the family business. Marge still works part-time during the tax season to help out in the office and making appointments.
Wayne and Kathleen enjoy traveling and spending time with their 5 grandchildren.