Colin provides the team with over 30 years of experience in public accounting in Colorado. Colin graduated from Michigan State University in 1980. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant. His extensive experience with real estate and small business make him a leader in the industry. Colin’s expertise is to identify tax structure opportunities that are advantageous to our clients to maximize tax savings.
Colin is known for his creative approach at helping clients in creating add-on services and revenue-generating ideas that have produced great success. His passion and adoption of paperless technology has made him a pioneer in the accounting industry. Colin moved to Denver for the opportunities and quality of life that only Colorado can offer. In his spare time, Colin enjoys going to car shows and camping by a lake with his wife, Tracie.
CPA Certificate Number: 10765
Ralph has been in the public accounting and the financial planning business since 1985 and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP®).
Ralph has extensive experience in assisting start-up companies, serving as an on-call CFO for several of his business clients. He is skilled in entity selection and business development, interfacing with other business partners, including bankers, attorneys and developers. He has previously provided venture capital financing to enhance start-up success. His other activities have included real estate projects of which he has been an investor/partner. Ralph’s areas of expertise are Advanced Tax and Financial Planning for closely-held businesses and affluent individual clients, retirement, trust and estate planning, litigation support, and business consulting. He has extensive experience in real estate taxation and structuring of entities to protect personal assets of individuals and businesses as well as sophisticated planning of transactions to minimize taxes and add value to clients’ portfolios. Ralph is a member in Good Standing of the Colorado Society of CPA’s (COCPA), American Institute of CPA’s (AICPA) and the Financial Planning Association (FPA). In the past, he has served on the boards for several not-for-profit organizations in Northern Colorado and currently serves on the Colorado State University Accounting Department advisory board.
In his spare time, Ralph enjoys playing golf, hiking, and mentoring
CPA Certificate Number: 11954
Lisa has been working in the public accounting industry since 2007 and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Colorado. She graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting.
Lisa has worked with a variety of individual and business clients, assisting with tax planning, consulting, compliance, and litigation support. She is a member in Good Standing of both the American Institute of CPA’s (AICPA) and the Colorado Society of CPA’s (COCPA).
In her spare time, Lisa enjoys reading, building furniture and gardening.
CPA Certificate Number: 28783
Rob started his accounting career with ClearPath in 2018. He graduated from Colorado State University
in the same year with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting. Rob’s interests
include tax planning and business advisory services.
Prior to accounting, Rob had a robust engineering career. He earned a Master of Engineering degree
from Colorado State University and spent 12 years working in the energy and aerospace industries. He
held various positions in startup and global engineering firms and his work resulted in multiple patent
assignments for energy storage technologies.
When not at the office, Rob dedicates his time to family and friends. Some of his favorite activities
include taking advantage of Colorado’s outdoors by mountain biking near Horsetooth Reservoir,
snowshoeing in Rocky Mountain National Park, and camping.
CPA Certificate Number: 9036718
Michelle has lived in Northern Colorado for the past 27 years. Prior to ClearPath she worked in the Contracting and Manufacturing industry in Finance and Operations management.
Serving as the Firm Administrator, Michelle’s job duties include supporting staff with day-to-day activities, scheduling appointments, digital dispatching of information to the appropriate people, basic bookkeeping, client communications, along with other staff & administrator duties.
In her spare time, Michelle enjoys reading, fishing, camping, and spending time with family and friends.
Jordan was born and raised in western Nebraska. She attended the University of Denver and received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus on Finance and Marketing. She is currently pursuing an additional degree in accounting.
Jordan is an Administrative Assistant. Her job duties include supporting staff with day-to-day activities, scheduling appointments, digital dispatching of information to the appropriate people, basic bookkeeping, client communications, along with other staff duties.
In her spare time, she enjoys working out, reading, traveling, volunteering with the Nebraska Lions Foundation, and Nebraska football.