Certified Public Accountant
David Hagen, CPA graduated from the University of WI Whitewater in 1975. He passed the CPA exam in 1979. David has been preparing taxes since 1975 and officially opened Hagen CPA, LLC in 1976. He is currently a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, The Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and The National Association of Tax Professionals. He also serves as treasurer of the South Central WI Builders Association. Other organizations he belongs to include Forward Janesville, Milton Chamber of Commerce, and the Elks #254.
Denise Webb, EA joined Hagen CPA, LLC in 1999. She passed the Enrolled Agents Exam in 2007 and is now able to represent her clients in front of the IRS. Denise currently serves as the Human Resource and Marketing Manager. She is currently a member of the Janesville Noon Rotary Club, Ambassador for Forward Janesville, Treasurer for Milton Chamber of Commerce, Visitor Host and past President and Treasurer of Business Networking International, 7th and 8th Grade boys Confirmation Leader, Hope Lutheran church, National Association of Tax Professionals, National Association of Enroll Agents, Human Resources Specialist in Compensation and Benefits, Professional Women of Wisconsin, Milton Football Booster Club, Past President of Friends of Northside and Past Treasurer of CSA Boys Booster Club. Her activities of interest include traveling, golf, reading, giving to charities’ such as Salvation Army Adopt a Family and Toy Drive and other local charities, and spending time with family, she also enjoys collection of Department 56 Snow babies and Halloween houses.
Laura joined Hagen CPA in 2005 as a payroll specialist. Laura obtained her associates degree from Blackhawk Technical College in 2001. She is a member of the American Payroll Association and a Notary Public. She enjoys walking her dogs, biking, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Chris Smolinski joined the firm in December of 2014. He received a BA in Accounting from UW-Whitewater in December of 2013 and is currently studying for the CPA Exam. Chris is currently a member of the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accounting and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as an aspiring CPA. When not working, Chris enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, attending sporting events, and golfing.
Joshua joined Hagen CPA in 2014 as a staff accountant. Joshua obtained his bachelor’s degree in 2011 from Maranatha Baptist University. Joshua is working on his master’s degree in accounting from Franklin University Online. Joshua is a student affiliate member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and is preparing to take the CPA exam. In his spare time Joshua also enjoys spending time with his family and golfing.
Amanda Purkapile joined Hagen CPA in September of 2014. She received a BA in Psychology in 2007 from UW-Madison and a BA in Accounting in 2014 from Upper Iowa University. When not working, most of Amanda’s time is devoted to family. She also enjoys reading, painting, and camping.
Rob Vega is a new Tax Preparer with Hagen CPA for the 2014 tax season. Rob has four years of tax preparation experience before joining Hagen CPA. He specializes in personal and small business tax. Rob received his Bachelor’s Degree in Personal Finance with an emphasis in Accounting from the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 2002. In the summer months, Rob enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. Rob also is the Managing Partner of a business in the Janesville area.
Accountant & Project Coordinator
Tim joined Hagen CPA in June of 2015. He received his Associates in Accounting from Gateway Technical College in 2012. Tim is currently enrolled in continuing tax education classes and currently pursuing his Bachelor’s Degree at Upper Iowa University. Tim is an avid cyclist and is a member of the International Mountain Biking Association and Janesville Velo-Club.
Joe Eley joined Hagen CPA in June 2015. He graduated from Blackhawk Technical College with an Associate’s Degree in Accounting in May 2015, and Joe plans to pursue his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting at Upper Iowa University. In his spare time Joe enjoys spending time with his family, friends, and fiancé. He is very passionate about music as it is his biggest interest.