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About Us

About Our Firm

For years, Culver & Garrity, CPA, PC has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Our expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as reviews, financial statements, and financial planning.

Culver & Garrity, CPA, PC is one of the leading firms in and throughout the area. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Culver & Garrity, CPA, PC is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Culver & Garrity, CPA, PC receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Sheila K. Culver, CPA

President Bachelor of Arts in Accounting
Certified Public Accountant

Sheila K. Culver is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa and a member of the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She has been a practicing accountant since 2000 and is the president and managing partner of the firm.

John F. Garrity, CPA

Vice President Bachelor of Arts in Accounting
Certified Public Accountant

John F. Garrity is a Certified Public Accountant, a member of AICPA & ISCPA with over 30 years of experience and is the senior partner of the firm.

Sonja Christen

General Manager/Senior Accountant Bachelor of Arts in Business & Economics and German

Sonja joined the firm in 2006, under the firm name, John F. Garrity, CPA, PC. She oversees the management of the office as well as working with small businesses. Her experience includes working with businesses in the construction industry, daycares, restaurants and start-up technology.

Eldon Fouchek

Staff Accountant


Eldon is a staff accountant specializing in Agri-Business and Trusts. He has been with the firm since 1999 and works part-time through the tax season as a return preparer.

David A. McKelvy

Staff Accountant 319-545-4829 Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

Dave joined our firm in January of 2016. He is a graduate of Mt. Mercy University and works with small businesses and individuals.