SKR+CO Promotes Buddy Newton to Tax Partner

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Colorado Springs, Colo. – Stockman Kast Ryan + Co, LLP (SKR+CO), the largest locally-owned certified public accounting firm in Southern Colorado, congratulates Buddy Newton, CPA , CVA®, as the eleventh member of the SKR+CO partner group. Buddy brings thirteen years of experience as a business valuation analyst and tax accountant, with a specialty focus in the construction, auto dealer and high-net worth industry.


“We are pleased to welcome Buddy to the partner team,” shared SKR+CO Tax Partner Judy Kaltenbacher. “Buddy’s extensive background, industry expertise and education will complement our team and provide more value for our clients.”


In addition to being a CPA, Buddy holds certification in Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA®). Buddy has a Master of Science in Taxation from Northeastern University and a bachelor’s in business with an emphasis in Accounting from University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.


In 2019, Buddy was recognized as one of that year’s 40 Under Forty Honorees by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts® (NACVA®).  NACVA’s® 40 Under Forty program recognizes the nation’s emerging visionary leaders across all spectrums of the accounting and financial consulting professions. The honorees embody the drive, motivation and courage needed to lead the industry’s next generation.


Buddy was most recently a Senior Tax Manager at SKR+CO.  He also serves as a reserve Sergeant for the El Paso County Sherriff’s office.


About Stockman Kast Ryan + Co

SKR+CO is Southern Colorado’s largest independent certified public accounting firm providing a variety of in-depth consulting for businesses and individuals. Advisory services include tax planning, audit and assurance services, outsourced controller and contract CFO, financial reporting, estate planning, business valuations and litigation support. For more information, visit SKR+CO is an independent member firm of the BDO Alliance USA, a nationwide association of independently owned local and regional accounting, consulting and service firms with similar client service goals.

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