Denver, CO - EKS&H LLLP has announced that Dan Foote, Nate Gordon, and Lucky Heggs have been promoted to partner effective today. The new partners serve clients in the audit and consulting service areas of the firm.

"We are proud to welcome these accomplished individuals to the partnership," said CEO Bob Hottman. "They have each distinguished themselves through outstanding knowledge in several technical and strategic areas, strong leadership within the firm, and exceptional dedication to serving our clients. We offer our sincere congratulations to these three individuals and look forward to the contributions they will make in the future."

Dan Foote, CPA, CM&AA, has nearly 15 years of public accounting experience with particular focus in mergers and acquisitions, financial modeling, and outsourced CFO services. Currently, Dan is a leader in the Accounting Solutions group at EKS&H, providing small to medium-sized businesses and organizations outsourced accounting and functional financial strategies. Our accounting solutions help companies optimize internal processes, which enables them to reduce costs and drive efficiency, resulting in more accurate and timely information related to budgets, spending, revenue, and more.

Nathan Gordon, CPA, has almost 15 years of public accounting experience. He specializes in financial statement audits for public and private companies, and has extensive expertise serving mining, government contractors, and oil and gas clients. He has assisted clients in raising more than $1 billion in capital through initial public offerings, secondary offerings, and bought stock offerings in the U.S. and Canada.

Lucky Heggs, CPA, has 15 years of public accounting experience with financial audits of public and privately held companies in a wide variety of industries. He is a leader in the International Advisory Group, frequently works with emerging growth companies, and also offers extensive expertise assisting clients with initial and secondary public offerings. Previously, Lucky spent two years on staff at the PCAOB.

Earlier in the fall, EKS&H also announced promotions of Dori Eggett and Jenna Zhou, both in the tax service area, to director; ten individuals were promoted to senior manager; and 20 individuals were promoted to manager. These changes also take effect October 1.

According to Bob, "One of the most important criteria for promotions at EKS&H is how the individual fits in to our unique firm culture. I am pleased to say that all of these individuals truly live the special vision and values and commitment to client success that is a hallmark of our work."

About EKS&H

EKS&H is a Colorado-based professional services firm providing audit, tax, and consulting services to clients locally, nationally, and internationally. Our commitment to excellence has resulted in sustained growth since we began in 1978. Working collaboratively, we know the best measure of our success is the success of our clients.