Our Team

Kenneth L. Jackson, CPA, CFP

Ken began his accounting career at the age of eighteen working for a CPA firm while attending college. He graduated with a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Denver in 1978. He obtained his CFP certification in 1982. Ken is married with two children and enjoys golf, scuba diving and bicycling.

In an annual survey by Crescendo Business Services, an independent research firm, Ken has been named as one of Denver's Five Star Wealth Managers in the area of accounting and tax since the inception of the survey in 2009, through 2013. The award winners are published annually in the November issue of the 5280 magazine.

Linda L. Doerksen, CPA, MBA

Linda graduated from California State University, Fullerton in 2000 with a Master's in Business Administration. She moved from California in August 2000 and joined our team. Linda is a Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor and has been using QuickBooks for over seventeen years. She became a partner in the firm in 2010. Her hobbies include riding her horses, raising Alpacas and volunteering for Golden Retriever Rescue of the Rockies.

Heidi McPeters, CPA

Heidi graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver with a B.S. In Accounting in 1994. She has been working in public accounting in the Denver area ever since. After joining the team in 2010 she became partner in 2015. Growing up in Colorado she always enjoys keeping an active lifestyle in which includes skiing, cycling, camping and yoga.

Todd Nishihira, CPA
Staff Accountant

Todd came to our firm in January 2009 from the beautiful state of Hawaii. He graduated from the University of Hawaii in 2006 with a Bachelors Degree in Accounting and Finance. During college, he worked at the Hawaii Medical Service Association (Blue Cross Blue Shield) in the legal department. From September 2006 through December 2008 he worked at Deloitte Tax LLP, one of the largest accounting firms in the world, in their Honolulu office. His hobbies include spending time with family and friends, being a huge fan of the University of Hawaii Rainbow football team, and collecting sneakers.

Rus Abayev
Staff Accountant

Rus graduated from Metro State in 2008 with a Bachelor's in Accounting. After a few years of working in Colorado, he moved to New York to work with an international accounting firm. With a growing family of 3 kids, Rus and his wife decided it would be better to raise them in Denver and joined our firm in February 2018. Hobbies include hiking and fishing. He loves to play with his kids and acts like a big one as well.

Jennifer Toriggino, CPA, MS Accounting
Staff Accountant

Jennifer obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration-Accounting degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1989 and a Master of Science-Accounting degree from San Diego State University in 1996. She began her career with KPMG in Southern California in 1989. She left that firm to continue her education and to start a family in 1996. After a nine year “kid” break and subsequent move to Denver, she joined a local firm in Arvada as a seasonal tax accountant from 2005 to 2020. Looking to make a change, she joined our team in January 2021 as a seasonal accountant. In her free time, Jennifer enjoys playing golf, gardening and taking walks in the beautiful Colorado sunshine. She is married with two adult sons.

Angie Chien, CPA
Staff Accountant

Angie graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2005 with a bachelor's in Finance. After working for a number of years at IBM in finance and planning, she made a career transition into public accounting. In January 2022 she obtained her CPA certification and joined our firm in June 2022. Her hobbies include playing the piano, building Legos and longboarding. She is married with one daughter.