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. …

Robert Dahill Graduates Leadership Wyoming

 In August, 2015, McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP (MHP) Partner, Robert Dahill, began his journey through the Leadership Wyoming program. Robert has kindly shared with us his thoughts and experiences from Leadership Wyoming: On May 7th, I graduated as a member of the 16th class of Leadership Wyoming (the "Best Class Ever"). Leadership Wyoming is an interactive nine-month program that provides…

Ken Dugas Ends Term as Cheyenne LEADS Board Chairman

Ken Dugas, Partner with McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP, will be ending his term as the Board Chairman for Cheyenne LEADS this coming Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Cheyenne LEADS (or LEADS) is a private, not-for-profit corporation and is funded by the Cheyenne business community with more than 300 corporate and individual dues-paying members and through contracts with the City of Cheyenne, Laramie…

Chris A. Johnson, CPA/PFS, Tax Manager

Chris recently moved to Cheyenne, Wyoming and started work at McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP (MHP) in July 2015.  He graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1996 and has been serving small business and high wealth clients for the last 19 years in Denver, Fort Collins, and now Cheyenne.  He specializes in accounting, income tax planning and tax preparation for corporations, partnerships, and…

MHP Manager to Present at AICPA EDGE Experience

McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP has always prided itself for being cutting edge in the industry, but we now have a staff member who is literally cutting "edge"!  In August, Stephanie Pickering, CPA, will present at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) 2016 EDGE Experience in Las Vegas, Nevada. EDGE, which stands for Evolve, Distinguish, Grow, and Engage, was started in…

20 In Their Twenties: Rising Star - Brittany M. Wilson, CPA

We are proud to announce that Brittany Wilson, Supervisor with McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP (MHP), has been selected as one of twenty "Rising Stars" in our community by the Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber recognized these outstanding young professionals at their luncheon on April 1, 2016 to celebrate a group not only dedicated to their professions but loyal to their community. The keynote…