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:

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:

Linda started in public accounting in 2015 after a progressive career working in accounting management as an accounting consultant and as a director of finance. Linda specializes in business advisory at the CFO/Controller level on financial and accounting practices, and business planning using a systems approach.

An entrepreneur and former small business owner, Linda has worked with companies in manufacturing, technology, architecture, construction, retail, solar energy, healthcare, ranching, social services, nonprofit, and more.

Professional + Community Involvement:

After starting her career in biochemstry and molecular biology, Linda was introduced to the world of accounting while doing contract work for a lab at the University of Texas at Austin. Exposure to the project sparked an interest in business administration, lean practices and financial managment, and Linda has been in honing her skills ever since.

Well versed in risk-assessment and the divergent needs of business owners, Linda enjoys taking a holistic view for problem solving, implenting solutions and adding value
for her clients.

Hobbies + Interests:

CrossFit, permaculture and sustainable practices, metalsmithing and hiking with friends.

Experience

Buddy has been in public accounting since 2008 and specializes in serving auto dealers, construction clients and high-net worth individuals. He also provides business valuation services and maintains his designation as a certified valuation analyst through the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts® (NACVA®).

Professional + Community Involvement

Buddy is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants (COCPA) and UCCS Alumni Association. He also volunteers as a reserve deputy for the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office and serves as treasurer at the Home Front Military Network. A passionate supporter of the Colorado Springs community, Buddy was honored as a Rising Star in 2016. Buddy was recognized as a 40 under Forty Award by National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts® (NACVA®) in 2019.

In 2022, Buddy was honored by Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) as an industry Rising Star. CFMA, the only nonprofit dedicated to the success and growth of construction financial professionals, annually recognizes leaders under 40 years old  for their positive impact on companies and the construction industry.

Hobbies + Interests

Buddy enjoys fishing, hiking, camping, hunting, movies and volunteering.

Experience

Jennifer has been in public accounting since 2005, with 10 years in a CPA office. She has worked with large and small companies including local, nationwide and worldwide. She has accounting experience with crypto, real estate, legal, restoration, retail, major educational corporations and more. Jennifer has 5 years of experience in business plan writing, budgeting, forecasting and tax planning. She is advanced in Excel and a QuickBooks Pro Advisor, currently working towards an Enrolled Agent Certificate.

Professional + Community Involvement

Jennifer is passionate about the community and is involved with the  National Association of Self-Employed (NASE), Colorado Springs Small Business, Colorado Women in Small Business and the Small Business Administration (SBA).

Hobbies + Interests

Jennifer enjoys the beach, hiking, reading, learning new things, tea and spending time with her family.