Jan fills two roles at Mize CPAs as a Shareholder and as head of Human Resources. In her shareholder role, Jan focuses on leveraging and growing the firm’s payroll and HR services business. Her HR leadership includes talent planning, leadership and all aspects of HR including talent development and acquisition, performance management, compensation/benefits, and HR operations for employees in the Overland Park, Topeka and remote locations.
Jan is a former Missouri CPA and investment industry license holder. She brings a professional background with experience in public accounting with KPMG and corporate finance with Sprint. She spent 10 years at H&R Block where she held a variety of positions including Director of Tax Professional Experience where she was responsible for HR functions for 100,000 tax professionals. As H&R Block’s Director of Learning, Marrs was responsible for training and hiring up to 20,000 new tax professionals each year. Following her career at H&R Block, Marrs transitioned to Black & Veatch as Director of Global Compensation and Retirement where she was part of the senior HR leadership team.
The Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) Senior Certified Professional
Speak Up – Suicide Prevention Education Awareness for Kids (Board member)
Overland Park Mental Health Task Force
Blue Valley School District: Health and Wellness Services Committee
As a community activist, Jan supports many organizations that focus on mental health issues for children and family. You’ll also find her and her husband on the road to visit their daughter at the University of Arkansas.