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Dryg Butler, CPAs, P.C. is a full-service Certified Public Accounting firm licensed in Colorado. All our CPAs hold valid Colorado State CPA Certificates.

Meet Our Staff:


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Kevin Dryg, CPA, CVA

kevin@drygcpas.com
CO License #22306

Kevin's areas of expertise include tax planning and compliance for business and individuals, and performing business valuations. Kevin has been in public accounting since 2000 and received his Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) credential from the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts in 2005. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 1995 from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a double major in accounting and management.

Kevin is an active member of the Colorado Society of CPAs, serving on the board for the Northern Chapter of the organization. He is on the boards of directors for the Fort Collins Symphony Association and CARE Housing, is active in the Mountain View Rotary Club, teaches for the Larimer County Small Business Development Center, and is a volunteer for the Loveland Center for Business Development. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts.

When Kevin is not in the office or volunteering his time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Katie and their two children, as well as hiking, skiing, and golfing.


Teresa Butler, CPA, MS

teresa@drygcpas.com
CO License #22300

Teresa has been in public accounting since 2002. She is responsible for the preparation and review of tax returns. Teresa has extensive experience with clients involved in various real estate activities including, commercial and residential real estate investment and development. She also has extensive experience with new business startups and enjoys helping clients navigate this new world. Teresa's previous experience included reviewing and supervising the preparation of various publications which were used in coordination with yearly CPE courses given through the Colorado Society of CPAs.

Teresa graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science in education and graduated from Colorado State University in 2001 with a Master of Science in accounting. Teresa is currently on the board of directors of Homeless Gear as their treasurer, she is an active member of the Loveland Thompson Valley Rotary Club and also serves on the club board of directors and she teaching classes at both the Loveland and Fort Collins Small Business Development Centers. Teresa is also an active member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Colorado Society of CPAs.

Teresa enjoys spending time with her husband, Mark Butler and her two beautiful daughters.  When not working Teresa is usually found working outside in the garden or walking the dogs.


ASSOCIATES


Karla Chernock

karla@drygcpas.com

Karla joined the firm in December 2017.  Karla is responsible for all the administrative functions of the office.  She handles the processing of client information and tax returns, and supervises the staff of college interns during tax season. 

Karla is from Cleveland, Ohio where she graduated from Ashland University with a Bachelor of Science in Education.  She loves living in Colorado and exploring new things.  Outdoor activities, sports, and traveling are a few of her interests.  


Brenden Davis

brenden@drygcpas.com

Brenden is beginning his public accounting career at Dryg Butler CPAs, after completing an internship here during the spring of 2018. He prepares income tax returns, researches tax issues, and assists with other accounting functions while studying for the CPA Exam. His professional interests revolve around tax policy, financial analysis, and helping entrepreneurs grow their business.

Brenden recently graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting & Finance. He was active in Beta Alpha Psi, Housing & Residential Education, and Financial Management Association.

Raised in Littleton, Brenden is a Colorado native and enjoys the outdoors. He spends most of his time learning, exploring, and trying to make a difference in the community.


Charlene Farley, EA

charlene@drygcpas.com

Charlene has been in public accounting since 2007 with a concentration in tax for individuals and small to medium-sized companies in diverse industries including: manufacturing, automotive, real estate, wholesale distribution, retail, non-profit entities, and high-wealth individuals.

Charlene was born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas and graduated from Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting concentration.

She joined Dryg Butler in 2019 when she relocated to northern Colorado.  She loves the mountain air, and when she's not busy training for endurance events, she enjoys spending time with her family, catching up on sleep, and eating.


Colleen Kalblinger

colleen@drygcpas.com

Colleen has lived in the Loveland area since 1983. Prior to joining our firm, she worked in banking and provided bookkeeping services for a variety of businesses and non-profit entities.

As a former business owner, she has extensive knowledge of the challenges owners face when it comes to maintaining up-to-date accounting records, thus making her a great fit for her role of providing small business clients with weekly or monthly bookkeeping entries and support. She is very proficient using QuickBooks Accounting Software and has the skills necessary to quickly find and adjust any entry using standard accounting practices.

Colleen enjoys spending time with her family and time outdoors.


Linda Martinez, Senior Accountant

linda@drygcpas.com

Linda has been in public accounting since 1988 providing professional and friendly service to our clients.

She specializes in individual and business income taxes, and has been a QuickBooks ProAdvisor for eight years.

With her 20 plus years of experience she provides a strong base for small businesses, including assisting with bookkeeping, payroll and sales tax.

Linda is a native of Colorado and enjoys spending time with her family, traveling and the outdoors including hiking, biking, and fly fishing.


Jared Marumoto, CPA, CVA

jared@drygcpas.com
CO License #29498

Jared has been in public accounting since 2009 and joined the firm in December 2014. He is responsible for preparing both individual and business tax returns and tax projections.  In addition to tax services, Jared’s previous experience includes assisting with employee benefit plan audits and preparation of various publications, which were used in coordination with yearly CPE courses given through the Colorado Society of CPAs.

Jared graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in 2009 with his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Accounting.

Originally from Hawaii, Jared enjoys spending time with friends, reading, and playing with his two dogs.  He spends his winter days under layers of clothing and blankets wondering why he decided to leave the tropical weather of Maui.


Brian Packard, CPA

brian@drygcpas.com
CO License #34828

Brian began his career working as a financial analyst in the agricultural industry. He decided to take his accounting knowledge and experience into public practice  and joined the firm in January 2016.  His main duties include preparing business and individual tax returns for the firm. He also prepares compilations, bookkeeping, payroll, and tax planning for the firm’s clients.

In 2008 he earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from The University of Colorado – Boulder. In 2017 he earned his Masters of Accountancy from Regis University. Also in 2017 he acquired his Certified Public Accounting license from the state of Colorado.

Brian was born and raised in Loveland, and lives here with his wife Jenna, daughter Immi, and their dog. He enjoys playing and watching sports, especially football and basketball, and is a big Denver Broncos fan. He also enjoys hiking, camping, and spending time outdoors.