Firm Profile


About our Firm 

For years, our firm has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Our expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.

Our Mission
Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients’ needs, thorough research, and sound analysis. Our firm is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism.

Our Team

Paul Williams

Paul Williams has more than twenty-five years of public accounting experience in auditing and accounting, he also has thirteen years of management experience in retail service industries. He is a graduate from the University of Northern Colorado, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in business. He also has additional year and a half of masters level accounting course work from the University of Colorado at Denver. He has been certified as a CPA by the Colorado State Board of Accountancy since 1990 and certified as a CVA (Certified Valuation Analyst) by the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts since 1996. The CVA designation is a statement to the business, professional and legal community that an individual is qualified, through academic and practical experience, to meet the standards and professional expertise required by the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.

Professional Experience:

  • 2014-Principal member/owner of firm
  • 2005-2013 Managing member of firm
  • 1995, formed limited liability company, Knezovich and Williams CPAs LLC.
  • Partner, Knezovich and Williams CPAs 1994.
  • Specializes in valuations of closely held businesses for divorce, acquisition, buy/sell agreements, estate and gift taxes, franchise valuation or evaluation, litigation support and sale of business 1996 to present.
  • Supervised or participated in audits of various governmental, not-for-profit, and for profit audits.
  • Staff accountant through senior-in-charge of audits, John B. Knezovich CPA - 1989 to 1994.
  • Staff accountant, Kruchten and Company, CPAs - 1989.
  • Vice-president of operations for Price Point retail stores 1984 - 1988.
  • Sales manager and buyer for FB Design (Fashion Bar) retail furniture and housewares stores 1974 - 1984.

Professional Activities

  • Member National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA)

Community Activities:

  • Colorado Youth Outdoors-Financial Advisor
  • High Plains Hockey League-Executive Committee     

Cheryl Mitts

Cheryl Mitts is our senior tax manager and has nineteen years of public accounting experience in accounting and auditing for small businesses, not-for-profits and governmental agencies. She graduated from California State University - Chico in May 1993 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. Cheryl successfully passed the CPA exam in February 1999 and was certified in July 1999.

Professional Experience:

  • Staff accountant, KW CPAs LLC - January 1997 to present.
  • Staff accountant, Thompson & Associates - October 1994-November 1996.
  • Staff accountant, Powell & Scudder CPAs - 1990-1993.
  • Office manager and bookkeeper, Powell & Scudder CPAs - 1984-1990.
  • Supervised or participated in audits of various not-for-profit, and for profit audits.

Community Activities:

  • Volunteer with the Larimer Humane Society (2001-present).    

Judy Barrett

Judy Barrett has been with our firm for 17 years. She is the administrative assistant/office manager and receptionist for the firm. Besides her normal duties of greeting clients, answering phones for our firm and our gold suite tenants, tax return and audit assembly, accounts receivable and accounts payable, she is also responsible for payroll processing, data entry and bank reconciliation services for our clients.    

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