About Abacus Accounting Center, LLC

Abacus Accounting Center, LLC is a local Denver, CO CPA Firm providing local businesses and individuals with tax and accounting services. We know our small business owners take pride in their business - and we do too - which is why we work hard to reduce your expenses and increase your productivity. We also take our knowledge in savings and translate that to reliable tax services to help our individual clients maximize income and minimize taxes.

Interested in seeing how Abacus Accounting Center, LLC can help you with your tax or accounting needs? Give us a call at 303-275-8910 to schedule your free initial consultation. We look forward to working with you!

Our Staff

Trey D Horton, CPA, MBA, CTC

Trey has over 20 years of experience in public accounting with a focus on small businesses and individuals. He has extensive experience in the retail, wholesale, real estate, medical, hospitality, and service industries. He works with business owners and individuals to reduce their taxable income to make sure they are taking advantage of all tax breaks. While the owner of Abacus Accounting Center, he could not do it without the wonderful staff that are here. Trey enjoys spending time with the family, traveling, the beautiful outdoors of Colorado and attending his kids sport activities.

Cynthia A Martin, CPA – Tax Manager

Cindy has over 20 years of experience in public accounting, including both tax and accounting services. She specializes in small businesses and individuals. She works closely with her clients in providing financial & tax planning guidance. She also helps new businesses with various tax-related issues, including what type of entity is best. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the states of Colorado and Washington. Cindy enjoys hiking, music, and spending time with her husband and dogs.

Anthony Shah, Tax Accountant and EA

Anthony graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Upon his graduation in 2015, he joined the firm as a tax staff accountant. During his time with Abacus, his main focus has been on individual taxation. He is a licensed Enrolled Agent. Anthony enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and trying unique restaurants.

Gennie L Hawbaker, Office Manager

Gennie has worked in public accounting office management for over 20+ years and ensures the smooth day to day business of the Abacus office. Her responsibilities range from administrative to client service to IT management. If you need anything at all, Gennie can get what you need. Some previous roles have included merged multiple offices into one consolidated office, IT administration & technical support coordination. Gennie enjoys traveling, reading mystery books and taking leisurely walks.

Nicole M Priebe, MBA, Staff Accountant

Nicole has over 15 years of experience via a combination of both public and private accounting. She specializes in the financial accounting area by preparing and examining financial records along with the associated financial reporting. She aims to work closely with her clients to ensure their records are accurate. Nicole enjoys spending time with and spoiling her three nephews.

E. Diane Pope, Staff Accountant

Diane has over 40 years of accounting experience with 15 years in the corporate world and 25 plus years in public accounting. She specializes in accounting services for small business clients including payroll, software training, and monthly accounting. Diane has been a Certified Pro-Advisor for QuickBooks since 2002. Diane has two granddaughters and two great granddaughters and loves spending as much time being “Nana” as possible. Diane also enjoys walking, reading and horseback riding.

Stephanie L Horton, Payroll Clerk and Administration

Stephanie has over 20 years of experience in business retail management. She has recently on boarded with Abacus Accounting Center and performs payroll services for clients and various administrative work. She is people persona and enjoys the one on one contact she has with clients and team members. Stephanie enjoys spending time with the family, traveling and the beautiful outdoors of Colorado.

Cheryl L DeBey, Staff Accountant

Cheryl has over 25 years of experience in Accounting and Bookkeeping. She has experience in the tax prep for individuals and businesses. Her focus is bookkeeping for small businesses and enjoys working with small business owners. She received her Bachelors of Science in Accounting from Regis University. Cheryl enjoys traveling and spending time with her kids.

Jessie R Shulo, CPA, MPA

Jessie has over 13 years of experience in public accounting, including both tax and accounting services, and currently specializes in small businesses. She enjoys working with clients on their financial statements as well as preparing their tax returns. She is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of Colorado and Nebraska. Jessie enjoys spending time in the great outdoors by teaching skiing part-time during the winter, traveling and seeing new places in the summer.

Sarah L Couch, CPA - Tax Accountant

Sarah graduated from the University of Colorado with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration with an Accounting emphasis in 1998 and obtained her CPA license in 1999. She later completed her Master's in Taxation from the University of Denver in 2004. Sarah worked full time in public accounting until her first son was born in 2009. During that time, her primary focus was Individual, Partnership and Fiduciary taxation. Since then she has worked seasonally, focusing primarily on individual taxation. Her second son was born in 2012. Sarah’s husband Chad is also a CPA. They enjoy watching their sons play baseball and traveling as a family, especially to beaches and car races.

James D Buck, retired CPA, Tax Accountant

Jim has over 35+ years of public accounting experience and is currently semi-retired. During the winter months Jim assists with tax return preparation from the comforts of his HI home and in his spare time enjoys hiking, golfing, his dogs, and riding bikes by giving island tours.