In addition to our newly named partners, several individuals have achieved significant new industry and technical certifications, recognition and accolades. With our expertise constantly growing, EKS&H can help you with a continuously expanding set of services. Some of these personal developments include:

Chris Otto, CPA, CFE, audit partner and lead in the EKS&H Fort Collins office, has become a Certified Human Capital Coach (CHCC). This training enables him to better assist with management and individual coaching, strategic goal setting, alignment of talent with organizational goals and tapping into the knowledge and creativity existing in client organizations.

Eric Stutz, CPA, tax partner; Sarah Montgomery, CPA, audit senior; and Mark Gilmore, CPA, audit manager at EKS&H have each earned the Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP) designation. This designation represents a significant commitment to excellence in turning financial opportunities in the construction industry into bottom-line results.

Patrick McFarlen, CPA/ABV, ASA, consulting partner at EKS&H, has become a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). This certification uniquely bridges industry practice, investment theory, and ethical and professional standards related to investment analysis and portfolio management.

Dottie Clevenger, senior IT consultant at EKS&H, recently passed the Informatica Administrator Certification Exam and has become a Certified Specialist. This rigorous exam focuses not only on Informatica skills and capabilities but also on an individual's performance and the outcomes of Informatica product implementations.

The Consulting Group's Business Intelligence (BI) team has been awarded the IBM Cognos BI Gold Practice Accreditation. To obtain the accreditation, the BI team collectively achieved 19 individual certifications and submitted to IBM a series of customer deployment examples demonstrating the team's capabilities through validated Cognos implementations.