Dave Peterson – Partner, CPA
As a small business specialist, David R. Peterson fills the unique needs of smaller companies with services ranging from tax planning to the creation of accounting systems. The management advisory services he provides are especially useful for fast-growing, start-up, or troubled businesses.
Dave provides further consultation as an employer/employee relations specialist, utilizing the Predictive Index. With this proven personality evaluation tool, Dave assists clients in evaluating employees’ strengths, and further counsels clients on strategies for increasing effectiveness and overall motivation.
Dave began with Haynie & Company as a student intern in 1975 and excelled. After he graduated from the University of Utah in 1977, Haynie & Company offered Dave a full partnership in the firm. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting, with minors in math and computer science.
As a member of both American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants (UACPA), Dave is active in the professional accounting community. He has chaired UACPA’s Public Relations Committee, and served on their Political Action Committee. He is also part of the Private Companies Practice Session of the AICPA.
Internationally, Dave is a member of “Choice Humanitarian,” a charity that provides training, service, and goods to villages in Mexico, Bolivia, Vietnam, Nepal, and Kenya. Locally, Dave’s community service includes membership on the Downtown Planning Committee and the Planned Gifts Committee of Primary Children’s Hospital. He is currently serving on the Alzheimer’s Board. He is an active University of Utah Crimson Club member and a past president and past treasurer of the Ute Little League Football program. He enjoys art, electronic gadgetry, fast cars, and stamp collecting. Dave is married, and has five children and six grandchildren.
Daniel Baird – Partner, CPA
Daniel Baird is a partner of Haynie & Company in the Salt Lake City, Utah office. He contributes a broad range of accounting and tax services to individual clients, and both privately held and publicly held business clients. He has served clients in retail, wholesale, manufacturing, construction, and real estate. Daniel has extensive experience in all areas of taxation, especially with partnership, corporation, and multi-state issues.
Daniel attended Weber State University. He received a bachelor’s degree in 1992 and a master’s degree in professional accountancy in 1993. While at Weber State University, he was a sprinter on the track team and broke several school records, as well as several stadium records at other universities. Daniel passed the CPA exam in 1994. He joined Haynie & Company promptly after graduating in 1993.
He is a member of the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Daniel and his wife Kristina have seven children. Staying active in the community is important to Daniel, as being a good neighbor and father is a high priority for a balanced life. He stays involved with his children’s school programs and is active in his church.
Daniel enjoys playing the piano and the trumpet, and helps with the kid’s band practice. He also enjoys participating in sports activities and traveling with his wife and children.
Kent M. Christensen – Partner, CPA, CVA
Kent M. Christensen received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah and a Master of Science in Accounting degree with an emphasis on taxation from Weber State University. Kent joined Haynie & Company in 1999 and manages the Salt Lake City tax department. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants (UACPA). He is well qualified in corporate income taxation, partnership taxation, individual taxation, and related planning and business organization.
Kent’s experience includes consultation on a wide array of issues including multi-state taxation, methods of accounting for inventories, inventory capitalization rules, fixed asset depreciation, alternative minimum tax, methods of accounting differences between book and tax, forms of doing business, and all other phases of consulting and compliance, including consolidated filing issues, mergers and acquisitions, international tax, IRS interface, and year-round tax planning. Kent consults with domestic companies, many with international operations, to comply with complex tax reporting requirements and help minimize federal and state income tax liabilities.
Nick Warnick – Partner, CPA
Nick Warnick provides audit and consulting services, and enjoys helping clients and companies from diverse industries get through the audit process smoothly. He grew up in Manassas, Virginia, and received a Bachelor of Science degree and subsequently a Master of Science in Accounting degree from Brigham Young University in April 2001. A Certified Public Accountant in the State of Colorado since 2002, Nick is also a member of the AICPA and the COCPA. Nick began as a staff auditor at Ernst & Young in Denver, Colorado, and over five years managed various clients in industries such as healthcare, real estate, technology, financial services, and manufacturing. His background includes experience with IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, consolidations, Sarbanes-Oxley, and SEC reporting. Nick also worked as a senior manager with the internal audit team for Western Union, a public company in the financial services industry. While at Western Union, he traveled to Ireland, Italy, Hong Kong, and China to assist in their international departments.
Since joining Haynie & Company CPAs in October 2007, Nick works with a wide variety of clients in the SEC, governmental, not-for-profit, for-profit, HUD, and employee benefit plan practice areas. He continues to work with industries such as real estate, cities, special districts, mining, broker/dealers, and manufacturing. He also participates in “Peer Review” services for other CPA firms.
Nick currently is involved in the community working with the Boy Scouts of America and recently completed a backpacking trip with scouts to the famed Chicago Basin area in southwest Colorado, where he summited three “fourteen’ers” (mountains over 14,000 feet). Nick and his wife Sara have four red-headed boys, which is Nick’s greatest achievement, he says. He enjoys spending family time with them mountain biking, camping, and just jumping on the trampoline.
Jeff Jones – Partner, CPA
Masters of Accountancy, Southern Utah University
Bachelor of Science degrees, accounting and political science, Southern Utah University
Who Am I?
Married to Amanda, father of three beautiful daughters, Savannah, Rachel and Leah. Enjoy running, hiking, hunting and most outdoor activities. Annually, I light up my house in the most red neck fashion possible for Christmas.
Areas of Expertise
Audit Partner: Specialty in SEC, HUD, Non Profit audits. Reviews, Compilations and other Agreed Upon Procedures.
Brian Jacobson – Partner, CPA
Brian Jacobson is the Tax Manager in the Loveland office of Haynie & Company. Brian graduated from North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting. Brian has 12 years of experience in tax planning and compliance. Prior to joining Haynie & Company, Brian was a tax manager with Olsen Thielen & Co., a regional CPA firm with offices in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. Brian has a strong background in corporate and individual taxation. He specializes in income tax planning and corporate taxation for closely-held businesses with experience in multi-state, consolidations, mergers and acquisitions. He works with clients in a variety of industries including manufacturing, agriculture, real estate, professional services and not-for-profits. Brian is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants (COCPA).
Chuck Bryson – Partner, CPA
Chuck has extensive experience in working with business owners in a wide variety of industries such as construction, manufacturing, professional practices, retirement plans, and non-profits. Chuck frequently speaks on the tax and business topics to other CPA’s and business owners. Chuck’s strong point is his objectivity and his ability to understand both sides of opposing views which then allows him to mediate disputes among business owners and family members. Chuck also consults with business owners in all phases of the life cycle of a business.
After managing his own practice for 12 years, Chuck merged his practice into Haynie & Company in November of 2013. Prior to operating his practice, Chuck worked for three different local CPA firms in the Denver metropolitan area gaining valuable experience over a period of 17 years.
Chuck is a graduate of Colorado State University where he received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting. Later, he obtained a Master’s degree in taxation from the University of Denver. He is a licensed CPA in Colorado.
Chuck has been active in numerous organizations over the years including Denver Public Library Friends Foundation, Greater Park Hill SERTOMA, various professional accounting organizations and the Black American West History Museum.
Lauren Scott – Retired, CPA
Lauren has been working with individuals, businesses, non-profit entities, trusts and estates for nearly 40 years, providing comprehensive tax guidance, advice, compliance and dispute resolution, with a special emphasis in trusts and estates. She earned a B.S. Degree in Accounting from Indiana University and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants (CSCPA). Lauren was a partner in the CPA firm of Halliburton, Hogsett, Scott and Associates when the firm merged with Haynie and Company in 2013. Lauren began her career in accounting in Indiana, prior to moving to Colorado.
Patsy Stewart – Partner, CPA
Attended Brigham Young University and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. After attending Brigham Young University began working at Haynie & Company and passed the CPA exam shortly thereafter.
Who Am I?
Member of the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Have one son. Enjoy working out and trying to stay fit and watching various sports on television with my son.
Areas of Expertise
Over 30 years of experience in providing consulting, taxation and certain assurance services to her clientele. She has served clients in various industries, which include but are not limited to; retail, wholesale, manufacturing, construction and professional services firms. In addition, she specializes in providing reviewed financial statements and compilations to her clients.
Richard Fleischman – Partner, CPA
Lead Engagement Partner, Littleton Office
The partner overseeing your audit would be Richard Fleischman. Richard is a graduate of Northeastern University. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants (CSCPA). Richard joined AJ Robbins, PC in 1994 and was part of the merger into Haynie & Company in 2013. Richard has managed engagements for public companies in excess of 6,000 hours. He has worked with technology companies, mobile application providers, retail and wholesale distributors, e-commerce, motion picture, manufacturing and service companies, restaurants, and gaming and entertainment companies. His experience includes audits in China, Macau, Hong Kong, Singapore and the UK, as well as extensive work throughout the US. Richard has extensive experience working with our affiliate firms on multi-national audits.
Steve Avis – Partner, CPA
Weber State University – Master in Professional Accountancy, Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Who am I?
I enjoy spending time with my wife and four children when we are not all running around in different directions. I also enjoy woodworking.
Areas of Expertise
Specializing in audits of public and privately held companies.
Industry specialization: Construction, Manufacturing, Technology, Turnarounds, Biotech.
Robert Jensen – Partner, CPA
Robert Jensen, CPA
Ty Holman – Partner, CPA
Title: Ty Holman, CPA – Partner
Ty is a graduate of Brigham Young University and Mesa State College. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants (CSCPA). Ty worked with Ernst & Young and Great West Life and Annuity in Denver, Colorado prior to joining Haynie & Company in 2008. He has experience in a variety of areas, including: SEC, governmental, not-for-profit, HUD and private clients in a number of industries. Ty’s clients come from a variety of industries including, real estate, financial services, technology, professional services, hospitality, mining, special districts, cities, and not-for-profit entities. Ty has extensive experience in governmental audit and accounting. Ty is also Yellow Book compliant with respect to continuing professional education.