Professional Memberships

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants (KSCPA)


Certified Public Accountant - KS (CPA)


Lives in Emporia, KS

Graduate of Emporia State University

Josh Thuma, CPA

Josh grew up in Hartford and graduated from Hartford High School, Southwestern College, and Emporia State University.  He graduated from SC in 2002 and received a Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science.  He graduated from ESU in 2010 and received a Master of Business Administration with an accounting concentration.  Josh received his license to practice as a Certified Public Accountant in 2014.  He worked as a staff accountant for Brian J. Schmidt, CPA, PA for five years prior to merging with Agler & Gaeddert, Chartered in 2016.  His main focus during his professional career has been in taxation.  He has experience working with corporations, partnerships, and individuals.

Josh is married to Whitney and they have three children, William, Kathryn and Elizabeth.  He enjoys spending time with his family, working on projects around the house, and fixing up his 1952 Chevy truck.  He also enjoys the local folk and bluegrass music scene and has played upright bass with several local bands.

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