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:

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:

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:

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.

Experience:

Before joining Stockman Kast Ryan + Company, Rebecca began her career in public accounting in 1990 with Deloitte and Touche. During the years from 1993 – 2005, Rebecca served many businesses in Accounting and Business Management in telecommunication, construction and healthcare. She earned her CPA license in 1995, her LL.M in Taxation in 2010 and her JD in 2009. She practiced law for 12 years specializing in tax, business and estate planning as well as probate and trust administration.

Professional + Community Involvement:

Rebecca is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants (COCPA) and serves as a board member for the Estate Planning Council of Colorado Springs.

Hobbies + Interests:

Enjoying the beauty of Colorado with my family and friends.

Experience:

Eric began his career in public accounting in 2012 before joining Stockman Kast Ryan + Company. He earned his CPA license in 2015 and specializes in estate, gift and trust taxation. Eric has received his CTFA designation.

Professional + Community Involvement:

Eric is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants (COCPA). He is an honors graduate of the Cannon Financial Institute Trust School.

Hobbies + Interests:

Eric enjoys snowboarding in Colorado’s beautiful mountains, concerts, biking, hiking, + movies.

Experience

Trinity has been in public accounting since 1996. Her specialties include strategic tax planning for real estate and construction clients, opportunity zone investments and tax consulting for small businesses and their owners.

Professional + Community Involvement

Trinity is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants (COCPA). As a member of our construction and real estate groups, Trinity participates in the Association of General Contractors (AGC) of Colorado, the El Paso County Contractors Association (EPCCA), as well as the Housing and Building Association (HBA) of Colorado Springs. Trinity also serves on the board of directors for the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC.

A passionate supporter of the Colorado Springs community, Trinity was honored as a Rising Star in 2009.

Hobbies + Interests

Trinity enjoys arts and crafts, reading, shopping, fishing, hiking, and spending time with her dogs and husband.

Experience

Eric has been in public accounting since 1977 with significant
experience serving a variety of real estate, manufacturing and small business clients. He also provides estate planning services to high net worth individuals and maintains his designation as a Personal Financial Specialist (PFS℠) through the AICPA.

Professional + Community Involvement

Eric is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants (COCPA), the Estate Planning Council of Colorado Springs, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs Ambassadors and the University’s Reach Your Peak Scholarship Advisory Board. He is the chairman of the Foundation for Colorado Springs’ Future and formerly served as chairman of the Audit and Ethics Committee for the United States Anti-Doping Agency.

Hobbies + Interests

Eric enjoys golfing and skiing.

 

Experience

Ann has been in public accounting since 1986. Her specialties include estate planning, estate and gift tax and the taxation of trusts.

Professional + Community Involvement

Ann is member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants (COCPA). Ann is certified as an Accredited Estate Planner® (AEP®), a designee by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC). She is a member of the Probate Section of the El Paso County Bar Association, a member and past President of the Estate Planning Council of Colorado Springs and serves on the Pikes Peak Community Foundation Practice Advisors Council.

Hobbies + Interests

Ann enjoys reading, gardening and travel.