Bruce Whitsitt, EA
Bruce grew up in the Odessa area, graduating in May 1973. Attending CMSU in Warrensburg, he received his 4 year degree majoring in accounting in November 1976. In his business career he worked for public and private companies as Controller, VP of Finance, and Treasurer and has dealt extensively with companies in financial distress and startups. He also served on the Odessa Board of Education for 9 years. Bruce married his wife Debbie (Kinney) in May of 1976. They lived in Blue Springs from 1977 to 1994 and subsequently returned to the Odessa area.
Bruce has been preparing taxes professionally for over 40 years. In 1983 he opened a tax and accounting office in Blue Springs, ultimately selling that office to a CPA firm years later. Since 1990 he has also prepared taxes at a Prairie Village, KS CPA firm (Kenneth DeCoursey CPA PA) and their predecessors. In June of 2012 Odessa Tax and Accounting LLC was opened to provide business accounting services and tax preparation services.