Meet the Managers – Las Vegas, NV

Meet the Managers – Las Vegas, NV

At Haynie & Company family is important. It’s a core value we strive to incorporate in our daily decisions. I hope you feel more like family after getting to know a few fun and interesting facts about our Las Vegas managers.

Samuel Lee, CPA

The perfect match exists on the tennis court for Samuel, as well as in consulting clients on tax and business management

• Someday he’d like to snowboard like the pros, performing crazy flips in the air
• His favorite part of Haynie & Company is the company culture
• Samuel has been with Haynie for one year

Jennifer Luczak, CPA, EA

Jennifer is a true supermom, homeschooling her child by day and serving as a tax manager by night (or day)

• Jennifer has been with Haynie & Company for 1 year as a tax manager
• She loves going to Vegas Golden Knights games
• Jennifer is on the board of an animal welfare non-profit organization

Thomas M. Baxter

Thomas is a huge sports fan and brings that team mentality to the office every day

• Thomas is originally from Massachusetts, but moved to Las Vegas in 2004
• He graduated from Babson College in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting
• When he’s not in the office you can find him swimming, skiing or playing video games

Kaitlyn Cook

Kaitlyn believes public accounting is one of the greatest professions on Earth, and we think she is one of the best managers on Earth!

• Kaitlyn joined Haynie in November of 2020
• She has a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting, Summa Cum Laude from University of Mount Union and a Master of Professional Practice in Accounting, Summa Cum Laude from Ohio Northern University
• Kaitlyn was born and raised in Ohio, but recently moved out West with her beau, Kyle and their “furry family”

Christopher J. Duranso

Once a movie theater usher, Chris is now the star of the show as an accounting manager for our Las Vegas office

• Chris has been with Haynie & Company since 2018 when they acquired the Las Vegas office
• His favorite place to be when he’s not at the office, is at home
• Chris has grown from a staff associate to an accounting manager

Mitch Landy

Mitch calls New York, New York home but now lives closer to the New York New York Casino

• Mitch was inspired to become a CPA by his grandfather who became a CPA back in 1950
• The COVID pandemic prompted him to leave NY and travel westward, landing in Las Vegas in October 2020
• In his free time he enjoys road cycling, roller skating, kayaking, horseback riding and playing softball

Gregory M. Ward

Greg loves being a tax manager at Haynie & Company almost as much as he loves the Chicago Cubs

• Greg specializes in trusts & estates, real estate, and high net-worth individuals
• In his spare time, Greg enjoys long hikes with terrain and views
• He once worked mowing the putting greens at a golf course in central Illinois