Mike Welbes, CPA, ABV


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Mike leads Honkamp Payroll and is based out of the firm’s headquarters in Dubuque, Iowa. He has more than 25 years of experience serving clients with their management advisory needs.

Mike also serves as vice president, director of mergers and acquisitions for Honkamp, P.C., a Top 10 Midwest CPA and business advisory group (Accounting Today, 2024). 

Education & credentials

B.A. in accounting, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)

Professional affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants (ISCPA)

Community involvement

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dubuque, Member of the Board of Directors
Opening Doors/Maria House and Teresa Shelter, Past President of the Board of Directors
The Grand Opera House, Past President of the Board of Directors
Habitat for Humanity of Dubuque and Jackson Counties, Past Member of the Board of Directors

Family life & hobbies

Mike and his wife, Carrie, have four children, Karlie, Hayley, Luke and Wil. Mike enjoys attending his children’s sporting events as well as staying active and participating in sports himself.