Ben Borgers, CPA, CVA
Phone: (303) 953-1454 ext. 110
Ben is a CPA with over 15 years experience in public accounting. Ben has two degrees from Texas A & M University. One is in Information Technology (IT) and the other is in Accounting. He began his career as a database administrator for the Texas Agricultural Extension Service managing several web enabled databases covering employees and support personnel in 254 different counties in Texas. Ben developed and maintained the databases and the web portal for these and also worked for an IT consulting company on weekends doing general IT and database consulting. This gave him a solid background in IT and Database systems and allows him the ability to understand complicated information systems and IT internal controls.
Douglas A. Grande, CPA, Audit Director
Phone: (303) 953-1454 ext. 102
Doug is a CPA (Colorado) with over 20 years experience in public accounting. Doug obtained his degree in business administration –accounting emphasis from California State Polytechnic University Pomona.
Doug joined Deloitte and Touche, LLP out of college where he spent nearly 13 years serving private and public audit clients in diverse industries including multi-nationals. Part of Doug’s experience includes a two-year stint in Deloitte’s national office where he performed pre-filing reviews of registration statements and other public documents and advised local partners on interactions with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Eric Lien, CPA, CGMA
Phone: (303) 953-1454 ext. 114
Eric is a CPA (Colorado) and a CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant) with over 8 years experience in public accounting and 2 years experience in corporate accounting in US, China and Taiwan. Eric obtained his master degree in accounting from The University of Texas at Dallas and the bachelor degree in business administration focusing on accounting from National Taipei University, Taipei, Taiwan.
Eric was born in Taiwan and Mandarin is his native language. After completion of his accounting degree and the 2 years of compulsory military service, he began his accounting career with Deloitte Taiwan as a financial statement auditor, mainly performed the audit services for Taiwanese listed companies and large petrochemical and electronics consumer product manufacturers in China. He had learned business and accounting practices in both China and Taiwan and built a solid foundation for the financial statement audit.
Billy D. Downs, MBA, EA
Phone: (303) 953-1454 ext. 106
Billy has been in the public accounting and tax field since 2010. Billy is IRS registered Enrolled Agent and has represented clients with IRS and states in many audits. Billy specializes in a variety of solutions including tax planning, tax preparation, IRS/State audits, business consulting and small business accounting. Billy is a Quickbooks ProAdvisor in desktop and online versions of the software. He uses his expertise to achieve his clients goals. In his spare time, Billy likes to spend time playing and teaching tennis and hiking before the snow begins to fall and skiing after.