Erika Varela-Ortega, Associate

McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP (MHP) welcomed five new Audit Associates in August, one of whom we are pleased to announce is Erika Varela-Ortega.  Erika completed her degree in Accounting and Finance at the University of Northern Colorado in May. Erika grew up in Durango, Mexico and Greeley, Colorado.  Erika said, "My parents wanted a better life for me.  I can't imagine a different life where I…

Audit Manager Obtains CITP Credential

Andrew Roberts joined McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP in August of 2007 after graduating from college in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He was excited and ready to return to Cheyenne after college and was happy to join the MHP team. Andrew already knew a few of the partners and employees at MHP so he was eager to work for MHP. Andrew began his career as an Audit Associate and now holds the title of…

Alex Visser, Senior Auditor

Alex Visser, Senior Auditor, grew up in Marriott-Slaterville, Utah and attended Utah State University for several years, trying out many different majors including animal science, psychology, and finance before moving to Laramie and completing his Bachelor's degree in Accounting in 2012.  When Alex was interviewing with accounting firms, it quickly became his goal to obtain an offer to work…

Summer Internship Program

The McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP (MHP) Summer Internship Program is again coming to a close.  "Our Internship Program has proven to be one of our most valuable recruiting activities at MHP.  Many years ago, Robin Sims, who was an audit manager with us, was asked to revamp our program and is largely responsible for what it is today.  Amber Nuse, Amy Stinson, Laura Bump, and Alex Bradford…

Jim Hearne Retirement

"We built this Firm on the foundation that excellent client service is our principal characteristic." – Jim Hearne Jim Hearne, CPA, CGFM is retiring July 31, 2015 after almost 43 years in public accounting.  He has served as Managing Partner at McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP since 2000. Jane Moran, taking on Jim's role as Managing Partner of the Firm, added, "While we cannot replace Jim and what…

Jane E. Moran

We are pleased to announce Jane E. Moran has been promoted to Managing Partner of McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP. Current Managing Partner, Jim Hearne, will be retiring the end of July and Jane will assume responsibilities as of July 1, 2015. Jane Moran, CPA, TEP has been a Partner at McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP since 2008. She started her career in public accounting in 1976, and joined our…

Pat McGuire's Retirement

Pat McGuire, CPA has been a Partner at McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP since he and his partners acquired the office from McGladrey in 2000.  He started his career in public accounting in 1971 when he joined our predecessor firm, Broeker Hendrickson & Co, in Rochester, MN for 8 years, McGladrey Hendrickson in Hibbing, MN for 4 years, McGladrey Hendrickson & Pullen in Indianapolis, IN for 2…

Brandy Marrou, Partner

Brandy Marrou was raised in Dubois, Wyoming.  Some of her fondest memories include the seven years she spent living on the Bitterroot Ranch, a dude ranch where her parents were caretakers.  It was here that she developed a love for animals. Brandy's passion for animals remained strong, and she attended the University of Wyoming with a declared major in pre-veterinary medicine.  However, after…

Christy Klungness

Christy Klungness joined McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP in November 2001 as an Administrative Assistant. She has held many different Admin roles and is currently the Admin Assistant for Pat McGuire. Christy received her Associates degree in Business Office Systems from Casper College. After college, Christy worked for McGladrey and Pullen in Casper and Las Vegas. She relocated back to Wyoming to…

Jeff Stacey and Brenda Fernandez

Jeff Stacey is a Senior Manager of our firm and is the head of our Employee Benefit Department.  Jeff has a B.A. in Management/Human Relations from Trevecca Nazarene University, and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Certified Employee Benefit Specialists.  We are blessed that he and his family moved to the “old west” and…

Amy Stinson, PHR, SHRM-CP

This week we had the pleasure of welcoming one of our community's top human resource professionals to the McGee, Hearne & Paiz, LLP team. Amy Stinson, PHR, SHRM-CP has assumed the duties as our Director of Human Resources. Amy brings over twenty years of managerial and human resource expertise to our organization; she has developed her skills in various industries. She is an accomplished…

Internship Program

Our Summer Internship Program is in full swing!  We normally hire 2-3 college interns each summer as part of our recruitment efforts.  Our goal is to provide each intern with an enriching and rewarding experience, not only introducing them to MHP, but the Cheyenne community. Our goal is to make MHP and Cheyenne more attractive to these young professionals in the hopes they return to the…