Experience:

Lucy has been in bookkeeping since 1998 and began her public accounting career in 2015. Her industry knowledge includes transportation, construction, imports, manufacturing, real estate, repairs & maintenance, retail, restaurants, ranching and more. She has experience documenting business processes and teaching internal controls + bookkeeping to both clients and business owners.

Lucy speaks fluent Spanish and is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor for both QuickBooks Online and QuickBooks Desktop.

Professional + Community Involvement:

Lucy is a supporter of Shriner’s Hospital for Children, donates clothes to Dress for Success and volunteers her bookkeeping services to her family’s church.

Hobbies + Interests:

Lucy enjoys gardening, long sunset walks and playing Uno with her friends and family.

Experience:

Chris holds himself to the highest standard with hard work, intelligence, trust and putting himself in his client’s shoes. He spent 15+ years of his career working in restaurants learning the meaning of hard work, team work, time management, communication and building relationships with people of all backgrounds and beliefs.

Since beginning his public accounting career in 2006, Chris has continued to apply these vital skills that have contributed to the success that he has achieved during his career as a Certified Public Accountant. He currently works with small businesses by implementing strategic plans to create efficiencies, manage cash flow and ultimately increase the value and sustainability of their companies. He also provides consultation services to clients in a variety of tax areas including Federal income taxes, state income tax planning and entity restructuring in order to minimize tax liabilities.

Chris also holds an Accredited Mortgage Professional (AMP) certification. Issued by the Mortgage Bankers Association of America, this certification signifies the achievements of individuals in the real estate finance industry for their pursuit of educational excellence, high ethical standards and commitment to professionalism.

Professional + Community Involvement:

Chris is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants (COCPA),  the Colorado Restaurant Association, the Colorado Association of Business Intermediaries, the Alternative Business Networking Group  and the Colorado Professional’s Network (COPROs).

Hobbies + Interests:

Chris currently resides in Centennial, Colorado with his wife Nicki and daughter Remi, along with their two dogs, Salem and Charlie. In his free time away from the office, Chris enjoys hiking in the Colorado Mountains, playing soccer and golf, as well as dining out and traveling with his family.

Experience:

Jennifer started her public accounting career at SKR+CO in 2018. She has experience working with estate + trusts, real estate, small businesses, private foundations, nonprofit organizations and high-net worth individuals. Prior to her accounting career, Jennifer served in the United States Coast Guard.

Professional + Community Involvement:

Jennifer is currently a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants (COCPA).

Hobbies + Interests:

Jennifer enjoys camping, gardening, and spending time with her family.

Experience:

Kiley has been a member of SKR+CO since 2017. She has experience supervising and managing client tax services. Kiley specializes in working with individuals, nonprofit organizations and small businesses.

Hobbies + Interests:

Kiley enjoys comedy shows, concerts, hiking, biking and spending time with her dog, “Ray”.

Experience:

Vickie has worked in the public accounting world for nearly two years and brings over two decades of banking experience to SKR+CO’s Client Advisory Team. She is a QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor and has her Xero Advisor Certification.

Professional + Community Involvement:

Vickie is working to obtain her second bachelor’s degree. She plans to graduate her Bachelor of Science in Accounting program in 2024.

Hobbies + Interests:

Vickie enjoys the outdoors, camping, reading, and trying new restaurants.

Experience:

Justin started with SKRCO as an intern in 2018. He has experience working with Real Estate, Construction, and Opportunity Zone businesses and High-Net Worth Worth individuals. Previous to joining SKR+CO, Justin worked as a laborer for a local construction company that specializes in the construction of Caissons.

Professional + Community Involvement:

Justin is currently a master’s of accounting candidate at University of Colorado Colorado Springs. In his spare time he volunteers as the wrestling coach for both Falcon High School and Falcon Middle School.

Hobbies + Interests:

Justin enjoys coaching, rooting for his Pittsburgh sports teams and spending time with his family and friends.

Experience:

Michaela originally joined our team while completing her bachelor’s degree as an Accounting Services Intern. She has extensive experience in accounts payable, administration, bookkeeping, customer service and the preparation of financial reports.

Professional + Community Involvement:

Michaela is an active volunteer and chapter leader for the non-profit, Team River Runner.  Team River Runner seeks to provide veterans and their families with health, healing and community through paddle sports.

Hobbies + Interests:

Michaela enjoys kayaking, group fitness, photography, archery and snowboarding.

Experience:

Claudine brings nearly two decades of experience in business administration, finance management, financial planning, and human resources to SKR+CO’s Client Advisory Team. Claudine collaborates with clients at the Controller/CFO level to identify areas of improvement and build effective business plans to fulfill each client’s individual needs.

Currently a master’s of accounting candidate, Claudine has collaborated with companies in telecommunications, defense contracting, law, nonprofit and more. This diverse background has given her the ability to work effectively with management, staff and clients alike.

Professional + Community Involvement:

After starting her career in business administration, Claudine transitioned to the world of finance in 2015, when her position at a telecommunications company sparked her interest in accounting and numbers. Claudine has been cultivating her accounting skills ever since.

Claudine enjoys working with diverse industries and creating solutions that set her clients up for growth and success. Claudine offers Controller-for-hire or fractional Controller consultation for various industries in Southern Colorado.

Hobbies + Interests:

Claudine enjoys crafting, attending concerts and spending time with family and friends.

Experience:

Daigen has been working in the public accounting field since 2016. His expertise ranges from preparing + reviewing income tax returns to managing a client lists for consultation and planning. Daigen has experience working with clients from a wide-range of industries, including technology, manufacturing and construction.

Professional + Community Involvement:

Daigen serves as the treasurer for River Keepers and Sigma Phi Epsilon Montana Beta Alumni Volunteer Corporation. He is also a member of the The Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants (COCPA).

Hobbies + Interests:

Daigen enjoys sports, video games, cooking and fitness.

Experience

Started as an intern in January of 2017 before becoming a full time employee in May 2017. I have experience in a variety of areas, primarily real estate, multi-state corporations, and construction. I work with smaller clients that require more hands on business advisory as well as larger clients that have complex tax structures and transactions and everything in between.

Professional + Community Involvement

Board Treasurer for CONO, Building Neighborhood Networks. Our mission is to strengthen neighborhoods through community engagement, education, and trust-building in the public process. Volunteer for UCCS College of Business Alumni Leadership Team. We work with UCCS faculty to plan events and improve alumni engagement.

Hobbies + Interests

Basketball, spending time with my family, hiking, and snowboarding.