Bob has been in public accounting for more than 25 years, spending a majority of this time consulting in corporate, individual, trust and estate taxation. As a business owner himself, he brings many years of insight into the day-to-day operations and challenges of taking care of a company. Bob now facilitates the Blueprint for Excellence program, endorsed by the firm, which works with organizations to improve their processes and create excellence in their organization. He is a graduate of Southwest Missouri State University, and serves as an active community leader on the boards of many local organizations.

Governor Jay Nixon recently appointed Robert Helm, of Springfield, to the Missouri State Board of Accountancy.  The mission of the Missouri State Board of Accountancy is to protect the interests of all the citizens of the state of Missouri by examining, certifying, licensing and regulating certified public accountants and public accountants, and firms of certified public accountants and public accountants in the state of Missouri. The Governor has appointed him for a term ending July 1, 2016.