Gary's background includes over 30 years of experience in virtually all aspects of auditing, taxation and management consulting. Gary's career as a CPA began with Deloitte & Touche in Minneapolis, St. Louis, and Denver. In 1981 he formed Mitchell Finley and Company, PC and was Managing Director and Shareholder from 1981 to 1995. In 1996 Mitchell Finley combined with BDO Seidman, LLP and Gary became Office Managing Partner and later the Regional Managing Partner of Tax Services, prior to being a founding member of ACM in July 2002.
Gary is especially skilled with helping entrepreneurial business owners convert their objectives into a viable structure and plan, and assisting financial management with advanced, sophisticated, value-added services. Gary assists clients with long-term financial growth strategies, including capital formation, financing growth, income tax cost management, and alignment of management and ownership goals with those of the business entity.
"My experiences with Deloitte and BDO, being a business owner myself for almost all of my career, and my extensive academic training, have been invaluable assets for my clients to draw upon. Most of all, I love what I do", says Gary.
Gary maintains an effective sphere of influence to bring the very best service from others to his clients. He is actively involved with various groups within the Colorado Society of CPA's, BDO Seidman's World Wide Alliance Network, and the Rocky Mountain legal, commercial, banking and investment banking communities.
Professional Affiliations and Civic Organizations:
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants
Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Colorado I Have a Dream Foundation
Masters in Taxation, University of Denver
MBA, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
BS Management, University of South Dakota
Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
Former Instructor in Accounting, University of Colorado and University of Minnesota