Partner Ameritus

Jim Ridihalgh

Jim is a "Partner Emeritus" at Ridihalgh, Fuelling, Snitker, Weber & Company and has been with the Company since its was founded in 1975.

Jim is a native of Oelwein where he and his wife Linda now reside. They have two grown daughters, Susan and Jennifer, and two grandchildren.  Linda is a retired teacher who enjoys reading, cooking and community activities. Jim, in his free time, enjoys swimming, yoga, painting, traveling and gardening.


Gene Fuelling

Gene has been with the firm since inception in 1975 and now enjoys the status of "Partner Emeritus".

Gene has a BA in Accounting and a MA in Business Administration from the University of Northern Iowa. Gene is a Certified Public Accountant with over 35 years of experience in the business world. Before joining the firm in 1975, he was an auditor for the Defense Department, an accounting instructor at the University of Northern Iowa, and the Business Manager at Upper Iowa University. He is a member of the Iowa Association of Certified Public Accountants and specializes in individual and business taxation.

Gene is a board member of the Oelwein Chamber, Northeast Iowa Community College, Mercy Hospital Foundation, the Oelwein Charitable Foundation, the Little Husky Childcare Center, and the William’s Center for the Performing Arts.

Gene and his wife Sara have two sons and six grandchildren. In addition to spending time with his family, he enjoys golf, racquetball and traveling.


Don Snitker

Don is also a “Partner Emeritus” at Ridihalgh, Fuelling, Snitker, Weber & Company and operates out of the Oelwein office.

Don graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a BA in Accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant, a member of the AICPA, the ISCPA and has 40 to 45 years of professional business experience including two years with Chamberlain Manufacturing and four years with the United States Air Force.

Don’s wife is Mary Jo and together they have three children, Tracie, Emily and Christopher. The have three grandchildren. .He is a member of Christ United Presbyterian Church and in his spare time enjoys movies, working on his acreage, golfing, running and reading.

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