Wyoming Cowboys Football

The University of Wyoming (UW) Cowboys football team has had quite a season! McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP (MHP) employees have been extremely supportive of the Cowboys this season and every season. As the days become shorter and the leaves begin to fall, it can only mean one thing: FOOTBALL!!! No matter what happened the previous season, the prospect of greatness in the coming season brings UW…

Teaching at the University of Wyoming

Greg Vaughn, Senior Tax Manager at McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP, is teaching a course at the University of Wyoming (UW) for the fall 2016 semester. He teaches Tax II, which is the master's level tax course, once a week for a span of three hours. This is Greg's first semester teaching at UW. The opportunity came about when the university approached MHP, as they did not have anyone to teach the…

Alex Visser - The Newest CPA at McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP

Alex grew up in Ogden, Utah and then attended Utah State University before transferring to the University of Wyoming (UW). He graduated from UW in May 2012 with his bachelor's degree in accounting and started with McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP (MHP) that June as an auditor. Before finding his place in accounting, Alex worked as a manager, customer service representative and even a beekeeper.…

Recruiting

Recruiting season has arrived at McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP (MHP) and this year has been extremely exceptional. "Meet the Firms" is an annual event, held on the University of Wyoming (UW) and the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) campuses every fall, which allows students and firms to "get to know each other."  For UW, Meet the Firms is hosted by Beta Alpha Psi, the honorary accounting…

2016 Tax Promotions

We are pleased to announce that Tax Senior Manager, Brenda Elliott, has been promoted to Partner! Brenda Elliott knew from an early age that she was destined to become an accountant. After attending college at the University of South Dakota, Springfield for two years after high school, she worked as an accountant for a law firm and then for a CPA firm before moving to Wyoming in …

2016 Audit Promotions

We are pleased to announce that two of our Audit Supervisors have been promoted to Audit Managers! Brittany Wilson and Laura Bump - Promoted to Audit Managers Brittany Wilson was born and raised in southeastern Wyoming and joined McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP after graduating from the University of Wyoming in 2011. She is licensed to practice as a CPA in Wyoming and specializes in government…

Internships at McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP

McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP (MHP) is known to be a leader in the community and our Internship Program is no exception; it is one of our most powerful recruiting tools. MHP has been able to recruit interns and retain them as full time employees like no one else. Internships at MHP typically take place between one's junior and senior year or before starting a Master's program. Most of our interns…

Summer Fun at MHP

There is something to be said for things that stay the same, like rec league sports, McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP (MHP) giving back to the community through volunteer work, and late nights under the stars. But 2016 brought a BIG change to MHP. It was decided that instead of doing the usual "End of Tax Season" Party, we would wait and celebrate this summer with a team building, family friendly…

United Way 2016 Campaign

McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP (MHP) is a Pacesetter for the United Way of Laramie County 2016 Campaign! Through our fundraising campaign, we "set the pace" for other campaigns and fundraising for the year. MHP has been a pacesetter for decades, increasing our fundraising annually. This year our Campaign Coordinator is Jessica Robinson. With the help of MHP Partner and United Way of Laramie County…

A Legendary Retirement, Val Johnson

Webster's Dictionary defines a legend as "a famous or important person who is known for doing something extremely well; a person who inspires." McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP (MHP) is saying farewell to someone who is the definition of a legend. Val Johnson, Report Processing Specialist, is retiring from MHP on July 28th after nearly 28 years of service. Val shared, "I will so miss the people and…

Jeff Stacey Testifies Before United States Senate Subcommittee

Jeff recently traveled to Washington, DC with four other retirement plan industry experts and appeared before the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee on Primary Health and Retirement Security. The topic of the hearing was Small Business Retirement Pooling: Examining Open Multiple Employer Plans. It was a bi-partisan hearing chaired by Senator Mike…

Brenda Elliott Promoted to Partner

McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP is proud to announce the promotion and admission of new Partner,Brenda J. Elliott. Brenda knew from an early age that she was destined to become an accountant.  After attending college at the University of South Dakota, Springfield for two years after high school, she worked as an accountant for a law firm and then for a CPA firm before moving to Wyoming in 1997. …