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Financial Institutions

Financial institutions operate in a complex and highly regulated environment requiring unique types of audits, compliance and reporting. It can be challenging to meet all regulatory requirements while also surviving in a highly competitive market.

AGH works extensively with all sizes of financial institutions. AGH's financial services industry team members focus specifically on this industry sector, bringing many years of experience and serving financial institutions with CPA and advisory services. The team's goal is to bring value and increased profits to clients through a wide range of services including:

Industry Team Leader and Senior Advisor

Mark Schmelzle

Senior Vice President,
Assurance Services
Mark Schmelzle’s practice focuses primarily on financial institutions, manufacturing/wholesale/distribution entities and private equity groups. He leads the firm’s financial services industry team and is a member of the manufacturing and private equity teams. In the financial services and manufacturing industries, his experience includes financial statement audits, fraud investigations and other types of attest services.

Working with private equity investors, Schmelzle provides a wide range of merger and acquisition assistance for the private equity groups and their portfolio companies, including due diligence, cash flow analysis, quality of earnings review, and potential cost-savings analysis.

Schmelzle is a certified public accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants, and Young Bank Officers of Kansas. He is an alumnus of Leadership Wichita and named one of the Wichita Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” young leaders in the community. He serves in leadership positions for community organizations including Youth Entrepreneurs and the Wichita Aero Club.
Mark Schmelzle
Mark Schmelzle

Sean Weaver

Executive Vice President,
Assurance Services
Sean Weaver leads the firm’s assurance department and serves as a senior advisor to the manufacturing and financial services teams. Weaver serves clients in the manufacturing, financial services, and construction industries as well as other service-related organizations. A certified public accountant, he is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Institute of Internal Auditors.

He currently holds board or leadership positions with the Wichita Aero Club, Wichita Manufacturers Association, Wichita Downtown Development Corporation, Project Wichita, and the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission. He has also held recent board leadership positions at the Cosmosphere-International SciEd Center and Space Museum (formerly Kansas Cosmosphere) and Prairie Dunes Country Club.
Sean Weaver
Sean Weaver