About Us

About Burdick & Associates, P.C.

Founded in 1978, Burdick & Associates, P.C. and its  predecessors have provided both individuals and  businesses with high quality services on a personal basis.

Our focus is on providing the best quality professional services while maintaining the highest standards of integrity, knowledge, and ethical practices.

At Burdick & Associates, P.C., you will have a great support team.  You will benefit from the skills and advice of seasoned professionals with the know-how to serve all your accounting needs.  From partner to support staff, each is dedicated to bringing you an efficient and concentrated team effort.

We provide a professional accounting and taxation service which caters to individuals, small and medium business corporations, investment property owners and new enterprises. We work very closely with our customers, providing them with the necessary accounting and financial services to survive in today’s competitive market. Our experience and dedication make it possible for many businesses to grow and prosper. We help business owners do what they do best so they can receive optimum results from their operations.

Our Team

Ayyan Ahmad

Staff Accountant

Mr. Ahmad attained his Bachelor of Science and Business Administration (BSBA) degree in May of 2022 from Rider University, with a concentration in Finance and field experience from previous tax accounting internships. Soon after, he relocated from New Jersey to Colorado to gain further insight of the profession at Burdick & Associates.

Mary Bethscheider

Administrative Assistant

Ms. Bethscheider joined B&A in 2018 after many years of customer service in the healthcare field. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln before relocating to Colorado. She is excited to begin her new career path with Burdick & Associates.

James L. Burdick, CPA

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Mr. Burdick graduated with honors from the University of Wyoming, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.  In 1994, he received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Wyoming College of Business.  He holds a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certificate from the State of Colorado and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants.

After graduating from the University in 1974, Mr. Burdick began his career in the audit department of Price Waterhouse and was later appointed Audit Manager.  In 1981, he joined Bow Valley Petroleum, Inc., a large independent oil and gas company headquartered in Denver.  Mr. Burdick served as Bow Valley Petroleum’s Controller until 1983 when he left to form his own practice in Indiana and Colorado.  In 1984, he merged his accounting practice with B&A.

Mr. Burdick has extensive experience in taxation, auditing, and accounting, as well as in management advisory and planning services.  He has represented companies in industries such as oil and gas, real estate, wholesale distribution, and retail.

Kellie L. Burdick, JD, CPA

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Ms. Burdick received her Bachelor of Arts degree, Cum Laude with Honors, from Loyola University Maryland in 2002, where she received the Presidential Scholarship and was a member of the Honors Program, Dean’s List, and Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society. She obtained her Juris Doctor degree in 2005 from the University of Denver, where she was awarded the Sam and Freda Davis Scholarship and the DU Law Scholarship. Ms. Burdick is licensed to practice law in Colorado and Utah. She holds a CPA certificate from the State of Colorado and is a member of the AICPA and the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants. Kellie serves as the treasurer on the Board of Directors of Family Star, which serves children and families across the economic spectrum in a respectful and empowering community. Kellie worked for B&A from 1997 to 2005, and she again joined our staff in 2011. Ms. Burdick has experience in taxation, auditing, and accounting in industries such as oil and gas, real estate, closely held companies, and personal service companies.

Colorado CPA License #31936

Ashley Firor

Office Manager

Mrs. Firor is a Colorado native and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Colorado State University, with an emphasis in Finance. She had prior experience working for small businesses managing their bookkeeping and financial needs, before she joined the Burdick & Associates team in May 2022. She is looking forward to growing with the team and expanding her accounting knowledge to help clients wherever she is needed.

Luz Gonzalez

Staff Accountant

Ms. Gonzalez is a Colorado native that recently graduated from Adams State University in 2021, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in accounting and minor in economics and Spanish. She plans to further her education to eventually earn her CPA certificate in the state of Colorado. Luz is excited to gain experience and expertise in accounting within the firm.

Cindy McBroom, CPA

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Mrs. McBroom received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting from Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina, Kansas where she was both a President’s and Dean’s Honor Student.  Cindy holds a CPA certificate from the State of Colorado and is a member of the AICPA and the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants.  Cindy has been a part of the practice at B&A since she relocated to Denver from the Chicago area in 2002.  She has gained significant experience in the areas of taxation and accounting with such diverse industries as oil and gas, distribution, construction, and real estate.

Colorado CPA License #34592

Jeffrey Richardson, CPA

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Mr. Richardson received a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in Marketing from Metropolitan State University of Denver in 2011. After five years of working in the financial industry, Jeff decided to continue his education and pursue an accounting career. He holds a CPA certificate from the State of Colorado and is a member of the AICPA and the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants. Jeff joined B&A in 2015 and has gained invaluable experience in both audit and taxation.

Colorado CPA License #34486

Julie Shuler

Staff Accountant

Ms. Shuler joined the firm after graduating from Colorado State University in 2017, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting. She plans to further her education to eventually earn a CPA certificate in the State of Colorado and is eager to gain accounting experience within the firm.

Theresa S. Williams, CPA

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Mrs. Williams received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Western State College in Gunnison, Colorado, where she double majored in Accounting and Business Administration and was a member of the Honors Program 2002-2004 and the Delta Sigma Pi Professional Fraternity. She holds a CPA certificate from the State of Colorado and is a member of the AICPA and the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants. Theresa has been a part of the practice at B&A since 2006.

Colorado CPA License #33257

Thinking About the Big Picture? We Are Too…Along with the Details

Big success is all in the details. Our attention to details helps our clients feel confident about making major decisions, such as investing in new technology, expanding into related businesses, or opening additional locations.  We also keep our eye on the big picture. We help identify potential problems and ways to avoid them.