Lisa Baalman, Principal, Pinion, LLC

Lisa Baalman fosters the financial business health of multistate construction and manufacturing companies, and is specialized in tax compliance and consulting, financial reporting, risk mitigation, and business life cycle planning.  As an experienced Certified Public Accountant (CPA), she finds and captures opportunities for businesses to save money and minimize financial risk. Lisa provides helpful guidance to business owners who desire to leave a legacy for their family members.

She is a proactive partner to businesses who seek to sell, acquire, or merge with other businesses, and her comprehensive knowledge of the financial and tax implications of making capital investments and changing entity structures provides tremendous value to her clients. By modeling proposed debt and projecting the personal tax effect on owners, she assesses the full circle of financial consequences to minimize tax liabilities, reduce unnecessary risk, and achieve overall economic benefits to the company and key players.

Lisa Baalman is well versed in the qualifications for numerous tax credits, which helps enable construction and manufacturing businesses to hang on to more cash for working capital and reinvest in the business rather than overpaying on income taxes.

Working in a veterinary office while in college gave Lisa an appreciation for the accounting and bookkeeping needs of a small business. She finds true career satisfaction from making personal connections with business owners and their families and establishing accounting and tax strategies that help them reach their goals.


B.A., accounting, magna cum laude, Wichita State University


Licensed CPA in Kansas

Professional Associations

American Institute for Certified Public Accountants
Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants
National Association of Women in Construction
Construction Financial Management Association

Civic Associations

Big Brothers Big Sisters, United Way
Project Salina, supporter

Personal Interests

Loves going boating with her husband and trying to learn to fish. Definitely understands why it's called "fishing" and not "catching."

Recent Insights related to Lisa Baalman

Baalman and Bauer Earn Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional Designation

January 4, 2024 – Lisa Baalman and Brea Bauer of Pinion, were recently recognized as Certified Construction Industry Financial Professionals (CCIFP) by the Institute of...

Accounting Standard Update: Delayed Effective Date and Its Effects on Leases

Partner Announcement – KCoe Isom

K·Coe Isom announced the appointment of three individuals as a new partner: Jeanne Bernick, Brent Bright, and Michelle Ellis; and seven firm leaders as principals: Roxie...