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Senior Tax Manager, Brandon Powers, receives prestigious award
October 5, 2015 (Denver) - Anton Collins Mitchell LLP (ACM) is proud to congratulate Brandon Powers for being named a 2015 "Top 10 Public Accounting Professional Rising Stars" in Colorado by the National Academy of Public Accounting Professionals (NAPAP). The award is designed to recognize outstanding public accounting professionals who have been practicing for less than fifteen years.

"We are very pleased to recognize Mr. Powers, whose expertise, leadership and impressive achievements in the field of public accounting while practicing for less than fifteen years have earned him this significant honor," says Paul Witte, Executive Director of NAPAP. Read full release.

What's at Stake? A CPA's Insights into the Federal Government's Finances
Gregory Anton, CPA, CGMA, AICPA Immediate Past Chairman of the Board of Directors, offers a non-partisan and clear analysis into why the financial statements provide a different perspective compared to the annual budget. With this video, the Institute seeks to raise awareness of this distinction, call attention to how and why the financial sustainability of our country is at stake. The CPA profession calls on both policymakers and the public to engage in a national dialogue to improve our country's fiscal health. Watch What's at Stake or Read full article
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Doty, Lyle and Jones, LLC now ACM's Boulder Office
(DENVER, CO — December 14, 2011) Anton Collins Mitchell LLP (ACM), ranked the 5th largest Colorado-owned accounting firm announces a new ACM office in Boulder. The accounting firm of Doty, Lyle and Jones, LLC (DLJ) has combined their practice with ACM. This combining of firms is effective January 1, 2012 and part of ACM's strategic initiative to build a larger Colorado footprint.

"While ACM has been providing services to clients in the Boulder area for the past decade, the addition of our new Boulder office and the individuals from the DLJ firm is a significant strategic step forward in our ability to provide service more quickly and effectively for those clients. ACM brings a sophisticated depth of service and client-centric focus into the Boulder marketplace which we see as part of a larger value proposition," says firm managing partner, Gary Mitchell, "Rick Doty and Bill Jones have built a well respected practice and we are proud to have them as partners."

The staff in the Boulder office remains the same and will continue to be led by Rick Doty and Bill Jones. Their firm's 20 year commitment to over 1500 clients providing independent, objective and comprehensive business solutions remains intact. Read full press release.

Phoenix (Oct. 19, 2011)—Gregory J. Anton, CPA, is the new chairman of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the world's largest organization representing the accounting profession.

In his acceptance speech, Anton detailed the many ways technology is changing the profession. Automation has transformed the way financial information is collected, processed and presented, but a CPA's value continues to lie in his or her ability to solve problems and identify opportunities for clients and employers, he said. "As CPAs, we can decipher, disseminate and manage knowledge," said AICPA Chairman Greg Anton. "This is what a computer or smartphone cannot do."

Anton, 47, was elected to the one-year volunteer post this morning by AICPA's Council, which concludes its annual fall meeting today. The governing body also accepted the findings of Horizons 2025, a research report on the anticipated evolution of the profession over the next decade-and-a-half. Read full press release.

Gregory Anton joins a distinguished group as he is named to Accounting Today's Top 100 People read article here.

How many times have you seen an accountant on rollerblades on the cover of a national publication? Dave Taylor, ACM Tax Partner, isn't just your ordinary tax partner. The cover of CPA Magazine shows clearly Dave's personality. In the subsequent article he discusses why he chose tax over audit, his experiences and how ACM helps clients get through tax season. Full Article - Rolling Through Tax Season


(DENVER, CO — October 4, 2010) Anton Collins Mitchell LLP (ACM), ranked the 4th largest Colorado owned accounting firm announces that Watkins & Schommer, Inc. has combined their practice with ACM resulting in the addition of a new ACM office located in Greeley serving Northern Colorado. The Northern Colorado office provides ACM with opportunities to better serve their existing clients as well as expand their capabilities in the governmental and nonprofit markets. Read full press release.

ACM was recently named as one of the 2010 Best Accounting Firms to Work for. The annual list of "Best Accounting Firms" was created by Accounting Today and Best Companies Group.


Jeffrey (Jeff) Barker was named a 2009 Everyday Hero by the Colorado Society of CPAs. In addition to being a tax partner at ACM, Jeff has spent a large part of his life giving back to our community in a variety of ways. Learn more about Jeff and a few of the worthy organizations he's involved in via the following YouTube video. Jeff Barker YouTube

Dave Taylor named to FIVE STAR: Best in Client Satisfaction Program for 2009-2012! 5280 and ColoradoBiz magazine highlight financial professionals who demonstrate integrity, knowledge, experience, quality and overall satisfaction. Congratulations Dave!

Everyone in America is dealing with our nation's economic downturn. But there are strategies you can take to keep your companies' financials looking up. The "CPA Straight Talk" podcast series is intended to brief you on key financial and non-financial issues we are facing during this difficult economic time. In this episode, Scott Spiegel, CFO of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Gregory J. Anton founding partner of Anton Collins Mitchell LLP discuss Asset Impairment Considerations in Today's Economic Environment.

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