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About Our Firm

Our service philosophy is simple. Our success is measured by the success of our clients. We focus on providing comprehensive business and financial services to our clients by maintaining long-term relationships as a firm and as individual professionals. Our professional group is made up of CPAs with strong communication skills and a core commitment to a sense of ownership in our firm, its mission, and the success of our clients.

JDS Professional Group, Certified Public Accountants, Consultants and Advisors is licensed with the Colorado Board of Accountancy License number 656


Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. JDS Professional Group is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose JDS Professional Group receive competent and timely advice

Key Contacts

John D. Smith

Jill E. Korenek
Audit Partner 303-771-0123 ext 3146 CPA

Specialized industry experience in nonprofit, OMB A-133 compliance, captive, life and other insurance entities, employee benefit plans, and various for-profit entities.

CO License # 0012098

Brian Chase
Tax Partner 303-771-0123 ext 8328

Brian has established an expertise in tax, business valuation, and financial planning. He specializes in individual, corporate, partnership, and fiduciary taxes as well as accounting and database systems development.

CO License # 0015932

Erin Sparks
Partner - Arizona 480-346-1269 CPA

Over 19 years of experience providing audit, tax and consulting services to small and middle market companies. Skilled in Tax Preparation and Planning, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Financial Statement Audits, Reviews and Compilations, Internal Controls, QuickBooks, Revenue Recognition and Due Diligence.

AZ License # 19415

David Burks
Partner 303.771.0123 CPA, EA

David specializes in providing proactive tax planning, consulting and compliance services to closely held businesses and individuals in a broad range of industries. He is also experienced in fiduciary and gift tax, as well as estate planning for high net worth families.

CO License #9038666

Shannon Sanders
Audit Director 505.208.7789 CPA,CFE

Shannon has over 20 years of experience providing audit and consulting services. She specializes in nonprofit and OMB A-133 compliance, and has experience in various for-profit industries, as well as conducting fraud investigations.

NM License # 5894

Amy Larson
Tax Director 505.808.7832 CPA

Amy has experience in individual and entity taxation. She has established an expertise in accounting, payroll, CFO services, consulting, entity type selection, tax planning and taxation of entities in a number of industries.

NM License # 6303