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LPL Registered Representative
Michael A Dawson was born and raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He graduated from Regis Catholic High School in 1977. He then went on to Kirkwood Community College and received an A.A. degree in Pre-Business in 1979. In 1984 Mike married his wife, Laura, and had two children, Sarah and Ryan. He has two wonderful granddaughters that he loves spending time with.
For 15 years, Mike owned and operated a small group of restaurants in Cedar Rapids, Hiawatha, and Iowa City. His years of experience owning and operating small businesses offers a unique perspective for our clients.
Mike has volunteered for the Cedar Rapids Community Schools in many capacities from President, Vice President and Treasurer of the PTA’s at Truman Elementary and Taft Middle School. To President and Vice President of The Band of Blue Parents Association at Jefferson High School.
He has served on many Cedar Rapids School District Committees starting in 1996 with the Facilities Studies Committee, which was the start of the process to identify the needed improvements to the district's schools. He continued to work with the School District to serve on multiple oversight committees. He currently is the Chairperson for the Master Facilities Plan Oversight Committee, which has been charged with overseeing the intended use of the "SAVE" sales tax receipts.
Mike joined Jack Selk at the firm in October 2007. Mike shares the values and work ethic that the firm has built its reputation on.
Financial Office Coordinator
Rachel A Fell was born in Manchester, Iowa. She graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 2009. After high school, Rachel worked at La Cantina Bar and Grill for eight years. While there, she gained extensive customer service experience. While working in the restaurant industry she graduated from Kirkwood Community College with an A.A. in Applied Science.
In 2017, Rachel and her fiancé, Mike, were blessed with a beautiful baby girl, Kaci. Kaci became a big sister in 2019 when her sister, Kamryn was born. In Rachel's free time she loves to travel, run, and hangout with family!
She began auditing taxes in 2013 at Selk Dawson Tax Services. In 2015 she expanded to the financial side for Selk Dawson.
Jack Selk (Deceased)
LPL Registered Representative
Jackson T Selk was born and raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1965. He went on to receive a B.S. degree in Psychology from the University of Iowa and a M.S. degree in Counseling from Iowa State University. He has two happily married sons, John and Jason. He has been blessed with two beautiful granddaughters and four handsome grandsons.
Jack started his income tax business in 1970 shortly after returning from the service, with time in Viet Nam. He will soon have 50 years in the income tax business. In 2004 he received his financial advisor's license and added full financial services to his tax practice.