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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Jeffrey started with the McKillip Group CPAs in August of 2012. He heads up the front office as our office manager, receptionist 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. The McKillip Group CPAs 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.
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.
Jamie Dickson, Tax Preparer – This will be Jamie’s 3rd year as a seasonal tax preparer.