Jodi A. McKillip, CPA
Jodi is a CPA who grew up locally and graduated from Douglas County High School. She received her Bachelor of Science degree, in accounting with an emphasis in Finance and Systems, from Metropolitan State College in Denver, Colorado.
Experience counts… Jodi has been in private and public accounting for over 20 years. She started in accounting as a bookkeeper in high school, and continued on to get her degree and license. She has managed several large national and local firms in the Denver area during her career. Most of her clients have consisted of top level corporate executives with high level tax return and accounting issues. Other areas of expertise include: real estate, oil and gas, software companies, retail stores, construction, law firms, Doctors, medical supplies, manufacturing, farming, ranching and more. Jodi has a wide range of experience including tax return preparation and planning for individual and businesses. Jodi specializes in business, individual, estates & trusts, non-profit tax, and multi-state filings.
Volunteer in the community… Castle Pines Chamber-Past Chair, Chair Elect and Past Treasurer. Larkspur Elementary School-Past PTO Treasurer; American Society of Women Accountants-Past Committee Chair.
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Office Manager/Bookkeeper – QuickBooks Pro-Adviser
Jeffrey started with the McKillip Group CPAs in August of 2012. He heads up the front office as our office manager and bookkeeper. He keeps the office running smoothly and handles most of our in-house client bookkeeping. Jeffrey has his QuickBooks Pro Advisor Online Certification and is working on the advanced QuickBooks classes. He specializes in converting clients from QuickBooks desktop to QuickBooks online. He also strives to help clients simplify their everyday bookkeeping needs. Jeffrey can offer a discounted Pro Advisor rate on most QuickBooks online subscriptions.
Jeffrey spent two years at Pikes Peak Community College studying Biology from 2007 to 2009. He then founded Platinum Morphs, a reptile breeding and distributing company. Platinum Morphs specializes in uniquely captive bred ball pythons and other exotic snake species and has several world’s first genetic combinations. Jeffrey’s work with Platinum Morphs has given him hands on insight on how to run a small business effectively which helps him connect with our client’s small business needs.
Claire is our seasonal tax preparer. She grew up in Central Minnesota and graduated from Saint Cloud State University with a Bachelor of Science in accounting with a focus in auditing and finance. Throughout college Claire worked at Stearn’s Bank as a bank teller and as a VITA volunteer. January 2017 she began her career with CliftonLarsonAllen public accounting firm. She has experience in both auditing and taxes. Claire is in the process of becoming a CPA.
In Claire’s free time she loves to spend time with family especially her little nephew, rock climb, snowboard, hike and train in Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai (MMA).
Angela has 25 years’ experience in giving superb customer service and absolutely loves people! She runs our front desk during tax season, handling all the receptionist duties and helping with the in-house bookkeeping as well. She works with us part-time, as she is also a licensed Realtor with Keller Williams Action Realty. Before working for The McKillip Group CPA’s and becoming a Realtor, Angela was fortunate to enjoy many wonderful years as a stay-at-home mom. She is also a licensed Cosmetologist and although she no longer works in that industry, still really enjoys cutting hair for her friends and family.
Angela has been a resident of Castle Rock since 2003 and loves this town! She enjoys spending time with her 3 children, who are fairly well behaved…most of the time. She likes cooking, taking care of her home and being outdoors. On the weekends you will find her showing homes or holding Open Houses in the area.
Kim Lothringer, EA
Senior Tax Preparer
Kim is an Enrolled Agent with over 15 years of experience preparing tax returns. She earned her Enrolled Agent designation in 2008. She has been with the McKillip Group CPAs since 2011. Before that, Kim worked for a retail tax firm as preparer, office coordinator and instructor. She has experience preparing all types of returns including individual, small business, foreign income, and investment income. She holds memberships in the NAEA (National Association of Enrolled Agents), NATP (National Association of Tax Professionals) and COSEA (Colorado Society of Enrolled Agents). In May 2015, she participated in the NAEA Fly-In Day where Enrolled Agents meet with Congressional Staff to promote issues important to EAs and Taxpayers.
Kim has a Master’s Degree in Bioengineering from UC San Diego. She did medical research before moving to Colorado in 1983. After a stint as a stay at home mom raising brilliant children (her son is a rocket scientist! and her daughters are a middle school teacher and occupational therapist), she found she enjoyed preparing tax returns. When it is not crazy tax season, you might find Kim on a trip somewhere with her husband Joe, reading a book, watching an Avs game or sewing on a quilt. She also volunteers for the Friends of the Arapahoe Libraries, and Eastern Hills Community Church.
Tax Preparer – This will be Jamie’s 4rd year as a seasonal tax preparer. Jamie helps us with preparing tax returns when they start to pile up, but he spends most of his time a Sous Chef for Castle Pines Country Club.