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Background

For years, McNurlin & Associates, P.C. has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. McNurlin & Associates, P.C. expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients's needs through research and sound analysis. McNurlin & Associates, P.C. is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism.

Our Team

Don M. McNurlin, CPA

don@mcnurlincpa.com 303-988-5648 Certified Public Accountant

Don started his own practice in 1987 as a Certified Public Accountant; in 1990 this practice merged with M. James Sealock. In June 1993, the merger was dissolved and what is now McNurlin & Associates, P.C. was formed.

Don spent four years as treasurer of Blackgold Energy Resources Inc., an oil and production company, responsible for financial and tax matters for Blackgold and several affiliated companies. Prior to that, he worked for five years in the audit department of Fox & Co., a national CPA firm where he audited both public and private companies.

Don graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Denver with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He holds a CPA certificate in Colorado and is an active member of the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has also participated in a number of organizations devoted to small businesses and non-profits and has volunteered in numerous youth athletic endeavors.

Kim Hitchcock, CPA

kim@mcnurlincpa.com 720-457-1862 Certified Public Accountant

Kim started her career in Maryland with a regional CPA firm specializing in small business and homeowner association audits. She moved to Alaska in 1998 where she worked for the Big-4 firm, KPMG LLP as a Tax Manager with an emphasis on the taxation and annual reporting for Nonprofit Organizations, small businesses, insurance companies, Alaska Native Corporations and individuals. Kim and her family moved to Colorado in 2007 where she spent two years working as a senior tax analyst in the manufacturing industry before joining McNurlin & Associates, P.C.

Kim specializes in all areas of accounting and taxation including audits, reviews, compilations and financial statement preparation as well as the taxation of individuals, partnerships, LLCs, corporations and trusts.

Kim graduated with honors from Pennsylvania State University and is currently licensed in Colorado, Maryland and Alaska. She is a member of the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Kim participates in more than 40 hours annually of seminars and courses of continuing education in the maintenance of her license as a CPA.

Michelle Franca, CPA

mfranca@mcnurlincpa.com 303-988-5648 Certified Public Accountant

Michelle is a supervising auditor with the Firm. Michelle started her career in public accounting with a focus on audited, compiled & reviewed financial statements as well as individual, partnership, and corporate income tax preparation. Additionally, she also worked in the bookkeeping department on accounting, sales tax and payroll tax reporting. After working in public accounting for approximately ten years, she left to work in the governmental regulation industry as an analyst for the Colorado Public Utilities Commission, specializing in electric, gas, and water regulation. She also worked in the oil and gas transportation, and telecommunications industries.

Michelle graduated with honors from Metropolitan State University of Denver with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Accounting, and received her CPA license in Colorado in 2007. She is a current member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Colorado Society of CPAs.

Stephen P. Kessler, CPA

skessler@mcnurlincpa.com 303-988-5648 Certified Public Accountant

Steve is a full time accountant for McNurlin & Associates, P.C. Steve specializes in all areas of taxation including individuals, partnerships (LLCs), corporations, trusts, estates, and tax planning. He also has experience in audits, reviews, compilations, and financial statement preparation. He has vast experience with small to medium size businesses.

Steve has over 30 years of experience in public and private accounting. He has served as controller of three medium sized businesses (revenues from 10 million to 20 million a year) and worked with three public accounting firms.

Steve graduated from the University of Denver with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Accountancy. He is a member of the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Lou Klane, CPA

lou@mcnurlincpa.com 303-988-5648 Certified Public Accountant

Lou is a full time accountant for McNurlin & Associates, P.C. She provides bookkeeping, auditing and tax services for various clients.

Lou was an auditor with Ernst & Young (formerly Arthur Young & Company) for five years. After taking time off to be at home with her young children, she returned to work on various accounting projects for numerous medium-sized companies. Lou then went on to become a certified residential appraiser and co-owner of a multi-state appraisal company. She returned to public accounting in 2008.

Lou graduated from the University of New Orleans with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and obtained a CPA certificate from the State of Colorado.

Joe Trabucco, CPA

jtrabucco@mcnurlincpa.com 303-988-5648 Certified Public Accountant

Joe Trabucco joined McNurlin & Associates, P.C. in 2015. He started his career in Eastern Iowa working for Bergan Paulsen, P.C., a mid-sized CPA firm serving clients ranging in net assets from $1 million to $25 million. He is experienced in financial statement audits, reviews, compilations, and income tax return preparation for small businesses and homeowner associations.

Joe graduated from the University of Iowa with both a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Accountancy degree. He currently holds a CPA license in the state of Iowa. His passions include the outdoors and fitness.

Kimberly Sheahan, CPA

ksheahan@mcnurlincpa.com 303-988-5648 Certified Public Accountant

Kimberly Sheahan is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). She specializes in all areas of taxation including corporations, partnerships and individuals.

Kimberly graduated from the University of Kansas with a B.S. in Accounting and is in her tenth year of public accounting. She started her career focusing on bookkeeping, payroll taxes and individual taxation at a local Kansas firm. After that she moved into real estate partnership, high net-worth individual taxation and corporate taxation. As an avid rock climber she decided to move to the mountains in 2013 and has added knowledge of banking institutions to her repertoire.

Working in each of these disciplines has given Kimberly a well-rounded background that allows her to address a wide range of needs for her clients. She has also developed a niche in representing clients in front of the IRS to resolve complex tax controversies. She advises on entity selection, annual tax planning and strategies, and new Federal, State and Local tax laws. Kimberly also analyzes the overall health of a business and connects owners to other necessary professionals; particularly in legal and financial fields. She strives to be a resource for her clients by having a strong professional network.

Anne Husted, CPA

ahusted@mcnurlincpa.com 303-988-5648 Certified Public Accountant

Anne is a part-time accountant with McNurlin & Associates. She provides audit and tax services for various clients.

Anne received her bachelor’s degree from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, double-majoring in Economics and Russian Language. She went on to earn her Masters of Accountancy at the University of Denver. Anne has worked in Kansas, Washington, and Colorado, working in various capacities in auditing and taxation. Her favorite part of accounting is making complex ideas more easily understood.

When not crunching numbers, Anne enjoys spending time with her husband and kids. She loves hiking, yoga, and playing in various musical groups.

Lauren Kested

lauren@mcnurlincpa.com 303-988-5648

Lauren joined McNurlin & Associates, P.C. in 2015. After graduating from Metropolitan State University of Denver with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting Lauren started her career working for a public accounting firm in Denver. Her past experience in taxation includes corporation, partnership and individual returns. While initially specializing in taxation, Lauren’s focus at the firm is on both tax and audit.

Currently, Lauren is working on the last steps of obtaining her CPA license. She has passed all four exams and will be starting a Master of Accountancy program in the fall of 2016. In her spare time she enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with family and friends.

Michael De Seguin

mdeseguin@mcnurlincpa.com 303-988-5648 Enrolled Agent

Michael is the newest addition to McNurlin & Associates, P.C. working as an accountant for the firm. After working 11 years at Eiffage, an international construction group in France, Australia and Houston, Michael was the owner of a small construction business in the Denver area for 20+ years. He then retired from this activity, passed his four CPA exams, and started a second career in public accounting.

Michael holds an MBA from Cornell University and an engineering degree from ESTP, Paris. He enjoys the Colorado outdoors and was an active triathlons participant for many years.

Tammy Fanch

tfanch@mcnurlincpa.com 303-988-5648 Certified Quickbooks Pro Advisor

Tammy is a full-time employee of McNurlin & Associates, P.C. She has also owned and run her own accounting practice. She is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, able to offer QuickBooks advice from installation to technical details. She also does accounting for small entities, payroll tax returns, payroll set-up and monitoring, and individual and corporate taxes.

Wydad Ciaramitaro

wydad@mcnurlincpa.com 303-988-5648

Wydad is a recent addition at McNurlin & Associates, P.C. as a staff accountant. She provides bookkeeping, payroll, and tax returns’ preparation services to various entities.

Wydad graduated from MSU Denver with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 2013 and has since been working in public accounting.

Sarah Szabo

sszabo@mcnurlincpa.com 303-988-5648 Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor

Sarah is the Director of Operations and a staff accountant at McNurlin & Associates, P.C. She started her career in New York working for a small CPA firm before moving to Colorado in October 2014. Sarah graduated from the State University of New York at New Paltz with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. She is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, specializing in QuickBooks Desktop and Online versions. She also specializes in payroll processing, accounting, bookkeeping and individual tax return preparation.

Bobbi Blakley

bobbi@mcnurlincpa.com 303-988-5648

Bobbi is the firm administrator and has worked at McNurlin & Associates, P.C. for more than 15 years. She is responsible for client relations, including billing and collections, personnel matters and all office administration.

Her skill at handling so many jobs comes from experience: in previous positions, Bobbi has been bookkeeper, accounting clerk, secretary and clerical support. She has an Associate Degree in Accounting from Midlands Technical College in Columbia, SC.

Jacqueline Schmidt

jschmidt@mcnurlincpa.com 303-988-5648

Jacque is a part time Administrative Assistant and has worked at McNurlin & Associates, P.C. for more than a year. She is responsible for client relations, administrative and clerical activities.

Jacque has over 8 years of experience in office operations, including 6 years as a receptionist.