Luann Rinowski grew up watching her father run their family-owned business. She watched how relationships were cemented in integrity and hard work. This first exposure to entrepreneurship and trust ignited Luann’s interest in helping business owners through her chosen profession: accounting. Today, as a Partner at CCK Strategies, Luann helps entrepreneurs and business leaders tackle challenges and seize opportunities by understanding the owner’s personal financial circumstances, business goals, and personal dreams.
Luann has more than 20 years of experience in delivering strategic consulting services in Tax Planning and Compliance Services to businesses across a wide range of industries, including those related to the legalized cannabis industry. Luann helps business owners launch, expand and transition their companies into the next phase of their businesses’ life cycle, using her natural gifts of connecting a solution to the challenge with deep care and technical expertise. She also provides client confidence in interactions with the IRS.
The professional integrity and proven results that earn her the respect of clients also make Luann a trusted friend to many of her colleagues. Luann lives her life by example and staying connected to her community. She deepens her commitment by participating on the Northeastern University’s Accounting Advisory Board where she helps the university guide the next generation of accounting professionals. Luann is also the Director of Finance for Team Tyman Love Legacy Corp (TTLLC), a non-profit organization based on the life of Tyler Merriman, Luann’s nephew. Tyler passed away in December of 2014 after a courageous fight with cancer, but his love for others’ lives on through LLC.
Team Tyman helps rural Oklahomans fighting cancer with travel resources. Rural cancer patients are less likely to seek treatment because of the increased out-of-pocket costs of travel. Team Tyman provides financial assistance by providing gas cards and other travel assistance to those traveling from rural areas.