Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 10, 2013
Gary Mitchell, managing partner of accounting and consulting firm Anton Collins Mitchell LLP (ACM), has announced that effective October 1, 2013, he will step down as the Firm’s managing partner. Mitchell has spent the past 31 years in a managing partner role and will remain in a client service role.
In his place, ACM has named two partners to lead the growing firm into the future. Gregory Anton will serve as CEO and Chairman and Stacey Hekkert will serve as Managing Partner and President. “This is an exciting time for ACM. Greg and Stacey are tremendous leaders and I am confident that their shared vision and guidance will ensure ACM’s future success.” Mitchell stated.
Anton is a founding partner of ACM and has recently completed a term as Chairman of the AICPA bringing a unique perspective to accounting and the marketplace. Anton sees the future as bright, “We’re in a time of growth and opportunity. ACM is well positioned to serve clients and continue expanding.”
Hekkert joined ACM in 2003 and was previously a partner in the Dallas office of BDO USA, LLP. Hekkert brings an in-depth understanding of the internal operations, infrastructure and people at ACM. “It is my privilege to lead the talented team of professionals we have at ACM. My passion is to help each person reach their maximum potential and with that in view, I’m looking forward to the years ahead.”
Both Anton and Hekkert credit Mitchell’s leadership for the growth the firm has experienced in the past 11 years. ACM has grown from one office and 24 people to three offices and 100 people and has been named a Best Company to Work for in Colorado and a Best Accounting Firm to Work for and a two time Fastest Growing Private Company.
ACM is a full service public accounting firm headquartered in Denver, Colorado with offices in Northern Colorado and Boulder. ACM provides assurance, tax and consulting services to entrepreneurs, established companies and exempt organizations ranging in size from start-up to companies with multi-state and international operations. The firm’s membership in the BDO Seidman Alliance and 30 year relationship with BDO USA, LLP enhances its personal client approach with the resources of one of the world’s leading accounting services organizations.