Independence Associates

Al Flick

Al is a Certified Public Accountant with RFSW at the Independence branch.

Having graduated from Upper Iowa University with a BS in accounting, Al has 27 years of experience in the accounting and tax field, and has been with RFSW for the past 17 years. He is also a member of the Iowa Society of CPA’s.

Al is married to wife Julie. He has three children, Jason, Justin and Autumn and two step children,Emily and Olivia. Outside of the office, Al enjoys recreational sports like hunting, fishing, cycling and exercising and he also likes traveling.

Curtis Lamont

Curtis has been in the financial and accounting industry for close to 15 years. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in both Accounting and Finance from Mt. Mercy College where he was awarded with the Outstanding Finance Student of the Year.

Curtis and his wife Tiffnie have three children: Lillie, Carter, and Lincoln. He enjoys spending time with his family and stays busy with all of their activities. His spare time usually revolves around his children and loves helping them with their sports and coaching. Curtis is an avid Iowa Hawkeye fan, especially wrestling and football.

Amanda Coonrad

Amanda studied accounting at the University of Iowa College of Tippie and has practiced bookkeeping and payroll services for over 15 years utilizing QuickBooks software for 10 of those 15 years. Often times referred to as the glue of our Independence office, Amanda started full time in our Independence office in the summer of 2016.

Amanda is married to Josh Coonrad and the happy couple enjoys the company of their three daughters Jaden, Kylie and Jersey! Amanda is very active in many civic activates in and around the Independence community and she and Josh also own “Signs and More”.

Amanda’s spare time is occupied by spending time with her family, going to the family cabin, boating, travel, golf and of course; Iowa Hawkeye Football!

Jessica Cook

Jessica is our Office Administrator at our Independence location and studied accounting at the University of Northern Iowa. She joined RFSW in September of 2018.

Jessica was born and raised in Winthrop where she currently lives with her three children Emma, Abby and Aiden who are all high schoolers at East Buchanan. She also runs a baking business, EAAsy Street Treats, out of their home in Winthrop.

When there is any spare time, Jessica enjoys supporting her kids and the Buccaneers at various sporting and fine arts events, cooking and baking, cheering on the Iowa State Cyclones and spending time with family. She is a member of the East Buchanan Fine Arts Boosters Board and has also joined the Independence Chamber Ambassadors since joining RFSW.

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