Ron Detweiler, CPA, CSA
Ron Detweiler, CPA, CSA serves as the President of Basepoint Tax & Accounting and has more than 40 years of experience providing accounting, tax, business, financial and advisory client services. He began his career at a local CPA firm, later founding his own CPA firm, while also working as a group leader for a public company.
For 17 years he served in management roles as region director and managing principal for two national firms and also served concurrent positions as a trusted tax, business, and financial advisor. He joined corporate H&R Block in 2005, and in 2012, Ron and his firm, Detweiler & Associates CPAs LLC, joined Honcamp Krueger & Co, PC as part of the Hiawatha branch.
His specialties include individual and business preparation and compliance, small business consulting and services. IRS/state representation, accounting and payroll tax services, financial and investment planning, and retirement planning.
Ron earned his B.A. in accounting from the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa, and he is a certified public accountant (CPA) and a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)®. His professional affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants (ISCPA). He is a decorated United States Air Force Sergeant, earning the Air Force Commendation Medal in 1976.
Active in his local community, Ron serves as a member of the American Legion #298, the Fraternal Order of Eagles, the Knights of Columbus, and for nine years served on the Board of Directors as treasurer and was the Chairman of the Endowment and Finance Committee for the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library. He returned to these board positions in January 2019.
Ron also serves as board treasurer for the Ecumenical Community Center Foundation. He volunteers at St. Joseph Catholic School and is a member of the parish Hand Bell Choir and volunteers at Xavier High School where he is also the past co-chair of the Xavier High School Foundation Annual Parish Appeal.