Mary BethscheiderAdministrative Assistant

 

Ms. Bethscheider recently joined B&A after many years of customer service in the healthcare field. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln before relocating to Colorado.  She is excited to begin her new career path with Burdick & Associates.

 

James L. Burdick, CPA - Shareholder

Mr. Burdick graduated with honors from the University of Wyoming, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.  In 1994, he received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Wyoming College of Business.  He holds a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certificate from the State of Colorado and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants.

After graduating from the University in 1974, Mr. Burdick began his career in the audit department of Price Waterhouse and was later appointed Audit Manager.  In 1981, he joined Bow Valley Petroleum, Inc., a large independent oil and gas company headquartered in Denver.  Mr. Burdick served as Bow Valley Petroleum’s Controller until 1983 when he left to form his own practice in Indiana and Colorado.  In 1984, he merged his accounting practice with B&A.

Mr. Burdick has extensive experience in taxation, auditing, and accounting, as well as in management advisory and planning services.  He has represented companies in industries such as oil and gas, real estate, wholesale distribution, and retail.

Ms. Burdick received her Bachelor of Arts degree, Cum Laude with Honors, from Loyola University Maryland in 2002, where she received the Presidential Scholarship and was a member of the Honors Program, Dean’s List, and Sigma Tau Delta Honor Society.  She obtained her Juris Doctor degree in 2005 from the University of Denver, where she was awarded the Sam and Freda Davis Scholarship and the DU Law Scholarship.  Ms. Burdick is licensed to practice law in Colorado and Utah.  She holds a CPA certificate from the State of Colorado and is a member of the AICPA, the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Council of Petroleum Accountants Societies, Colorado chapter.  Kellie worked for B&A from 1997 to 2005, and she again joined our staff in 2011.  Ms. Burdick has experience in taxation, auditing, and accounting in industries such as oil and gas, real estate, closely held companies, and personal service companies.

Jay E. Youngblood, MAc - Staff Accountant