Dan Kratcha graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a degree in accounting in 1987, and earned his CPA license shortly after that. Dan joined the Loughrin Accounting team in August of 2015. Although most of Dan’s career has been in public accounting he also has spent time in private industry in various capacities. One of Dan’s first jobs after graduating from college was with Loughrin Accounting back in the early 1990’s. When Pete Loughrin and Dan re-connected in 2015 the current chapter was created! Dan enjoys the team approach at Loughrin Accounting and takes pride in knowing that our clients appreciate the “big picture” approach we take for them. In his spare time Dan likes to watch and play sports, travel, and hang out with his sons Sam & Jack.
Shelly Stauffacher, Office Manager
Dan Kratcha, CPA
Shelly has been a part of the Loughrin Accounting team since January, 2004. As the Office Manager, Shelly is a vital part of maintaining the accounting files including the accounts payable and receivable, reconciliations, charting, and payroll. In addition, Shelly assists in the preparation of individual tax returns, payroll reports, personal property taxes, and financial statements. As the Office Manager, she is a multi-tasker and her duties are far reaching. She has been married to her husband, James, since 1996, and has two children.
Peter Loughrin graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with a degree in Accounting in 1976. Pete furthered his education by earning a Master's Degree from Edgewood College in 2005. Pete is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants and has presented seminar topics for the WICPA. He is currently on the WICPA Federal Taxation Committee. In addition, Peter has been on the faculty of both Upper Iowa University and Edgewood College, teaching various accounting, management, finance, and income tax courses over his 40+ year career. Currently, Pete is an Adjunct Professor for Edgewood College. Pete primarily serves the small business community with accounting services, and income tax preparation services. Mr. Loughrin is very proud of his close, personal relationships with his clients and his proactive approach toward "understanding their financial past and seeing their financial future." Pete is regularly involved in the community in which he lives including the Town of Rutland Budget Committee where is a member and active participant in town meetings and initiatives. Peter and his wife, Debbie, recently celebrated 40 years of marriage and are the proud parents of five children and proud grandparents of ten grandchildren.