Ben Borgers, CPA, CVA, Managing Partner
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.
Eric Lien, CPA, CGMA, Audit Director
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.
Jaslyn Sellers, CPA, Audit Director
Phone: (303) 953-1454
Jaslyn Sellers is a Audit Director with BF Borger’s Audit and Assurance Services Department. She has primarily specialized in serving privately held and publicly traded companies and has assisted her clients with initial public offerings, private offerings, international and domestic acquisitions, various other accounting, and reporting issues surrounding other transactions.
Jaslyn is a Certified Public Accountant with more twelve years of experience in public accounting. She currently specializes in both SEC and non-SEC audits, reviews, and compilation ranging in size from start-ups, entrepreneur & family owned business to established corporations. Jaslyn is experienced in audits and reviews of companies in various industries including manufacturing & distribution, technology, professional service, healthcare, and oil & gas.
Brian Rusywick, CPA, Audit Director
Brian Rusywick is an accounting and finance professional with in-depth experience in start-ups, emerging companies, and operating companies in all aspects of accounting, finance, and management in Canada and the U.S. He has assisted these companies with developing and implementing their strategic plan and financial models. Brian’s experience spans a wide range of industries including health care, distribution, retail, technology, real estate, professional/business service.
Brian has years of experience advising and consulting with development stage to mid-market companies completing going public transactions (Form A-1, Form S-1, and reverse takeover transactions) and secondary public offerings for companies that maintain their core operations in Canada and the United States of America. Prior to this, Brian has ten years of experience as a Managing Member for correspondent real estate lending company that operated several warehouse lines of credit with Flagstar Bank and Wells Fargo. Brian has served as a corporate accountant for a North American Logistics Company and an Optical Technology Company.
Brian is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in California and has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance from Simon Fraser University, Canada.
Chris Wolden, CPA, Audit Manager
Phone: (303) 953-1454 ext. 113
Chris Wolden is a Certified Public Accountant in Colorado and a graduate of Penn State University with the degrees of Master of Accounting, Bachelor of Finance and Bachelor of Accounting.
Chris started his career with Grant Thornton LLP in Philadelphia, PA as an external audit associate. His clients ranged from Fortune 500 companies to privately-held organizations and not-for-profits, but gained most of his experience on publically traded clients in the oil and gas sector. Learning about auditing from the bottom up, he worked his way up from an intern to supervising his engagements and becoming his client’s primary point of contact. Chris passed the CPA exam in 2016 and became licensed in Pennsylvania.
Beth Hancock, EA, Director of Tax and Consulting
Phone: (303) 953-1454 ext. 106
Beth Hancock is an Enrolled Agent with over 25 years of experience in tax preparation, tax resolution, payroll and bookkeeping. Beth has BS in Psychology and an MBA from University of Illinois.
Beth grew up in a Kankakee, Il, a midsized farming and industrial town an hour south of Chicago. During high school and college, Beth worked in the accounting department of her family’s business, KAL Auto Leasing, until its sale in 1986. At KAL she covered for accounting staff during vacations and when they were involved in preparing for the annual audit as well as assisting the CFO with preparation of excise tax returns.