Elizabeth SpeikerElizabeth Speiker
President

In 1987, Elizabeth Speiker with her husband, James Speiker, Sr., started Speiker & Company, Ltd. Since its inception, the business has grown from a one-office insurance agency to a prominent landmark in Downtown Prior Lake.

Elizabeth is now retired allowing her more free time to travel and spend more time with her grandchildren.

Maria Belden, E.A.
Vice President
Enrolled Agent
Maria.Belden@SpeikerCompany.com

Maria joined Speiker & Company, Ltd. in 2002. She has a degree in Management from Hamline University and is a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA) and the MN Society of Enrolled Agents (MNSEA).

Maria is a member of the Prior Lake VFW Auxiliary and a Youth Mentor through her membership with the Prior Lake Optimist Club. Maria, with her husband and three kids, live in Prior Lake and her favorite summer activity is Beach Parties hosted by City of Prior Lake.

James Speiker II Speiker and CompanyJames Speiker, II
Vice President
Insurance Advisor & Tax Preparer
James.Speiker2@SpeikerCompany.com

James joined Speiker & Company, Ltd. in 2007. He has a degree from Brown College.

James is a Board Member of the Prior Lake Savage Optimist Club and received their Key Member Award in 2012. James is also the Gambling Manager for Optimist Club. When not busy with work or Optimist Club, James enjoys spending time with his family or running in a charity 5K.

Sara Wintheiser, MBA
Director of Operations
Sara.Wintheiser@SpeikerCompany.com

Sara has worked at Speiker & Company since 2014. Sara has a Master of Business Administration degree from University of St. Thomas and a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Minnesota.... go Gophers! Sara is also a member of the United States Army Reserve, lifetime member of the Prior Lake VFW, and active with the Prior Lake Chamber of Commerce as an Ambassador. 

In her free time, Sara loves going for a run or spending time with her daughters and husband at their home in Savage.

Betsy Speiker Speiker and CompanyBetsy Speiker, MA
Shareholder

Betsy joined Speiker & Company, Ltd. in 2004 and worked until 2013 when she took a leave of absence to pursue her Masters in Counseling Psychology from Adler University in Chicago. Upon graduation, she relocated to Texas and works at a practice that incorporates her love of yoga, meditation and healing. 

When not enjoying the Texas heat, Betsy enjoys traveling and spending time with Rocky, her rescue dog. She is as active in the business as her schedule allows.

Support Team

Amy Maass Speiker & CompanyAmy Maass
Administrative Assistant
Amy.Maass@SpeikerCompany.com

Amy joined Speiker & Company in 2015. She has her Associates of Liberal Arts degree and several years of experience working Customer Service and HR. Her favorite parts of the job are working with the positive people. When not at work, Amy enjoys reading, baking and trying new restaurants with her husband – she considers herself a foodie!


Cathy Lecher & CompanyCathy Lecher
Administrative Assistant
Cathy.Lecher@SpeikerCompany.com

Cathy joined Speiker & Company in 2016 with years of Customer Service. When not at work, Cathy enjoys walking the trails at Lakefront Park and spending time with her family.


Linda Stadtherr-King 
Administrative Assistant 
Linda.Stadtherr@SpeikerCompany.com

Linda joined Speiker & Company in 2020. Linda has lived in Prior Lake for years and is very involved in many community events. Linda's favorite part of the job is getting to see and work with all the clients that come to our office for tax, insurance, bookkeeping or payroll meetings. 


Tax Department

Maria Belden, Enrolled Agent
Maria.Belden@SpeikerCompany.com




James Speiker II Speiker and CompanyJames Speiker, II
James.Speiker2@SpeikerCompany.com .

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Karen Neubert Duzois Speiker & CompanyKaren Neubert Dozois, Enrolled Agent
Karen.Dozois@SpeikerCompany.com

Karen joined Speiker & Company, Ltd. in 2010 with over 30 years of prior experience in small business set-ups, accounting and taxes. In Karen’s spare time, she enjoys boating and fishing. .

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Bryan BohnsackBryan Bohnsack
Bryan.Bohnsack@SpeikerCompany.com

Bryan joined Speiker & Company in 2017. Bryan is a huge baseball enthusiast and when not at work, can usually be found cheering at a local baseball game.
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Pat Devitt Speiker & Company Pat Devitt
Payroll 
Payroll@SpeikerCompany.com

Pat has been a member of the Speiker & Company, Ltd. staff for over 20 years! His favorite part of working at Speiker & Company is the flexibility in his hours. When not at work, Pat enjoys cooking or spending time with his grandchildren.


Tina Gordon
Payroll  
Tina.Gordon@SpeikerCompany.com and Payroll@SpeikerCompany.com

Tina joined Speiker & Company in 2020 with prior payroll experience. She loves working with our payroll clients because each client is unique from employee number, industry, and pay frequency. When not working at Speiker & Company, Tina keeps herself busy with her own small business of interior staging on the side. 


Anastasiya Malanina Anastasiya Malanina
Bookkeeping
Anna.Malanina@SpeikerCompany.com and  Bookkeeping@SpeikerCompany.com

Anna joined Speiker & Company in 2019 in our bookkeeping department and also works directly with our Tax Preparers as support staff. Anna is currently working on her Bachelor's Degree in Accounting as well as working full time with us. Currently all Anna's spare time is dedicated to her studies so upon graduation, she is most excited to spend more time with her family and get back into reading for fun.

Insurance Department

Colleen Beuch Speiker and CompanyColleen Beuch

Life/Health Insurance Specialist
Colleen.Beuch@SpeikerCompany.com

Colleen has over 20 years of experience as an Insurance Agent and is a member of Fraternal Insurance Counselor (FIC). Her favorite quote is “Always turn lemons into lemonade!” When not at work, Colleen enjoys watching baseball, especially the MN Twins and St. Patrick amateur baseball.


Lisa Fahey Speiker and CompanyLisa Fahey, CPIA
Insurance Advisor
Lisa.Fahey@SpeikerCompany.com

Lisa has nearly 20 years of experience as an Insurance Agent and joined Speiker & Company, Ltd. in 2005. In addition to managing the Insurance Department, she is on the Board for Belle Plaine Festivals and Events as well as the Commission for the City of Belle Plaine Economic Development Authority (EDA). When not at work, Lisa enjoys photography, and many outdoor activities such as hiking and kayaking with her family.


Jennifer Miller
Insurance Advisor 
Jennifer.Miller@SpeikerCompany.com

Jennifer joined Speiker & Company in 2020. She is excited to be working downtown Prior Lake - she loves living and working in this community! When not at work, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her daughters or going for long bike rides. 


James Speiker II Speiker and CompanyJames Speiker, II
James.Speiker2@SpeikerCompany.com

 

 

 

Maria Belden, E.A.
Maria.Belden@SpeikerCompany.com