Tyra has over twenty years of experience, specializing in governmental and nonprofit organizations, and focusing on financial and single audits of governmental entities of various sizes and complexities. Prior to joining ACM in January 2012, Tyra spent five years with Clifton Gunderson LLP. Tyra’s clients have included state agencies, counties, cities, school districts, and special districts. Prior to working in public accounting, she spent five years at the Colorado Office of the State Auditor and three years as a senior internal auditor at a mortgage company.
Tyra is a member of the CGFOA and has presented at the annual conferences each year between 2013 and 2018. She has also presented at the COCPA Governmental Conference and was a presenter for the COCPA for governmental courses in 2019. In addition, Tyra is a Lecturer of Accounting for the University of Northern Colorado, where she has taught the Governmental and Institutional Accounting and Survey of Accounting courses.
Tyra enjoys spending time with her son, Maxwell, and husband, David. When not spending time with her family and friends, she fills her time traveling, visiting amusement parks, reading, watching movies, and playing the piano.