WE STRIVE FOR LONG-TERM CLIENT RELATIONSHIPS
Mark S Veta, CPA & Associates was established to provide financial and tax compliance and advisory services to individuals and closely held businesses. We have developed proven methods that provide the highest level of compliance and consulting services in a timely and efficient manner.
We have sought out the finest employees to train in our organizational methods to provide consistent and exceptional services to a wider audience. We strive for long-term client relationships based upon the highest level of mutual trust and respect.
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PROVIDING THESE EXCEPTIONAL SERVICES:
- Business and Personal Tax Compliance
- Representation Before Tax Authorities
- Strategic Tax Planning and Optimization
ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
- Asset Protection and Management
- Business Plans
- Capital Formation
- Closely Held Business Consulting
- Employee Benefits Consulting
- Entrepreneurial Consulting
- Estate Planning
- Executive and Deferred Compensation Planning
- Expert Witness Testimony
- Financial Aspects of Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestures
- Financial Planning
- Investment Evaluation
- Leveraged Buyouts
- New Business Formation
- Profitability Improvement
- Property Settlement
- Real Estate Development and Management
- Reorganization/Insolvency Consulting
- Retirement Planning
- Stock Options and Stock Purchase Plans
- Small Business Consulting
- Succession Planning
- Accounting Systems Design and Implementation
- Cash Management
- Compilation and Write Up
- Controllership Issues
- Forecasts and Projections
- Loan Preparation
- Litigation Consulting and Support
- Operations Analysis and Improvement
MEET OUR TEAM
Mark S Veta, CPA
Colorado State Board of Accountancy Certificate #8753
Mark’s areas of expertise include tax law, property transactions, tax return preparation and review, litigation support, financial planning and analysis, budgeting, and accounting systems operations.
Prior to starting his own CPA firm, Mark served as Director of Taxes at Kenneth A. Friednash & Associates. Mark also has prior experience with Coopers & Lybrand (now Pricewaterhouse Coopers), US WEST (now CenturyLink), and Affiliated Bankshares (now Chase).
Mark has served as an expert witness and is a frequent lecturer on timely topics including Stock Options and Employee Stock Purchase Plans. He has authored numerous articles for The Business Journal. He has been a substitute teacher for the University of Denver College of Law and Graduate Tax Program, and a guest lecturer at Rock Canyon High School. He is a member of the Colorado Society of CPAs, the American Institute of CPAs and its tax division, and a former member of the Society of Micro Computer Users.
Mark has served on the Colorado Society of CPAs Computer Services Committee and has co-chaired the Cherry Creek Arts Festival Finance Committee. He has also been active in the Low Income Taxpayer Assistance Program, the Parade of Homes, and United Way. Mark previously served as co-chairman of the Willow Creek Elementary School Math Club.
Mark is a CPA, holding a Master of Taxation degree from the University of Denver College of Law and College of Business, and a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is also a licensed QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor.
Mark is married to Elena (attorney and homemaker) and has three daughters: Elysa, Jenna, & Ianne. When out of the office, Mark enjoys spending time with his family, cycling, traveling, pleasure reading, movies, and competitive volleyball.
Michelle E Stitt, CPA
Colorado State Board of Accountancy Certificate #33320
Michelle's areas of expertise are individual and business tax return preparation, tax planning, business entity formation, financial accounting, sales tax, and payroll processing and reporting.
Prior to obtaining her CPA license, Michelle was a staff accountant for various local firms both in private industry and public accounting. In addition, she has over a decade of experience with the mutual fund industry establishing and managing business and retirement accounts.
Michelle holds a master's degree in finance and accounting from the Keller Graduate School of Management and a bachelor of science degree in business from Colorado State University. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of Colorado.
Both Michelle and her husband Dave are Colorado natives and have two children. Michelle and her family enjoy the Colorado outdoor life including hiking, biking and 4-wheeling.
Kimberly A Bourret, Tax Accountant
Kimberly’s areas of expertise include tax return preparation, tax planning, payroll tax, sales and use tax, property tax, financial accounting and bookkeeping, office management, and accounting systems operations.
Prior to joining Mark S Veta, CPA & Associates, PC, Kimberly was accounting manager for Cornerstone Baptist Church. She has over 25 years of business and retail management experience, including work with Hyatt Hotels and Resorts, Pier 1 Imports, and Mrs Fields Cookies.
Kimberly holds a bachelor of science degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is a licensed QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor.
Kimberly has been married to Glenn, a commercial estimating coordinator, for over 30 years. Daughter Courtney practices dentistry and lives in the Denver area. When out of the office, Kimberly enjoys spending time with her family, biking, golfing, and traveling.
Patricia M Leonard, Office Manager
Patricia’s areas of expertise are customer service and client advocacy. Her detail-oriented approach, positive attitude, and excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills help us focus on client needs and keep our practice running smoothly.
Prior to joining Mark S Veta, CPA & Associates, PC, Patricia was employed by other firms in the Denver area, including Johns Manville, Great-West Life Assurance Company, and United Banks of Colorado. She has a wealth of work experience, with an emphasis on customer service and technical writing. Patricia holds a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Northern Colorado and a master’s degree in applied communication from the University of Denver.
When not assisting clients or office staff, Patricia enjoys time with family and friends, traveling, reading, theatre, and skiing.