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Three local accounting firm employees earn certificates

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AVON — Bethann Brown, Ashley Schneider and Yadira Chavira of McMahan and Associates, LLC have successfully passed the state requirements to become certified public accountants (CPA) in Colorado.

Brown is a graduate of University of Utah, Schneider earned her undergraduate degree at Sam Houston State University in Texas and a Master’s of Accountancy from the University of Colorado in Denver, and Chavira graduated from the University of New Mexico. All are audit associates at McMahan and Associates. All completed 150 college credits, a four-part state test and one year of experience working under a CPA in order to achieve this designation.

“Earning a CPA requires the kind of intelligence and dedication that we all want to find in the professional advisers with whom we work,” said Michael Jenkins, CPA, managing partner of McMahan and Associates. “We’re proud to welcome Bethann, Ashley and Yadira to our profession.”

About McMahan and Associates

McMahan and Associates has been serving clients throughout Colorado from its Avon offices since 1968. The firm provides audit and a wide array of services to corporations, local governments and homeowner associations, including assurance, tax compliance, and consulting services. Partners Paul Backes, Michael Jenkins and Daniel Cudahy and their staff of 12 have a combined 100 years of tax and accounting experience. They work with business clients to understand their strategies and goals for a customized approach to greater financial well-being. For more information, go to

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