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.
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, Audit Manager
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.
Linda Hu, CPA, Audit Manager
Phone: (303) 953-1454 ext. 111
Linda is a CPA (Virginia) with over 8 years of experience in public and corporate accounting, which includes 5 years working in the US. Linda obtained her bachelor degree in accounting from National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan.
Linda joined Deloitte, Taiwan out of college where she served Taiwanese private and public audit clients in diverse industries. She also guided clients in adopting IFRSs to replace the Taiwan GAAP and participated in several IPOs, including foreign issuers from Singapore and Malaysia to register Taiwan Depositary Receipts (TDR). By working with clients in China, Taiwan, Malaysia, and Singapore, she learned the accounting practice in each country and gained capability to research issues in accounting and auditing.
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.