4643 S Ulster St Ste 325, Denver, CO 80237 | Barb@watsonaccounting.com
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More About Watson & Company, Inc.

Our company was founded in 1984 with the idea of being a bookkeeping service for small businesses. When new ownership lead by Barb Gay joined in 2003, our firm began to build on our already stellar reputation. Over the many years we have been around, Watson & Company, Inc. has grown into a full-service accounting firm.

We not only provide more than bookkeeping and accounting services, we also find new ways to go beyond the numbers in many ways. Our mission has always been to better serve our clients and provide them a full range of service they can benefit from. We have added payroll services, tax planning, and business consulting to our list of services. Along with our diverse list of services, we also use and upgrade our technology to offer our clients choices that are convenient for them.

Our focus is always about more than just numbers, we ensure each customer experience is pleasant and helpful, making customer service a huge part of our success. Unlike many other accounting firms, we at Watson & Company, Inc. provide each of our clients with the personal attention they need to make it through the process of accounting. We want our small business owning clients to focus on what they do best, growing a successful business.

When our company began in 1984, we had a team of only 3 people, now we assist more than 170 clients with our team of 9 experts.

Meet Our Team

Barb Gay - Accounting in Denver, CO
Barb Gay, President

Barb Gay is the President of Watson & Co., Inc. Barb attended University of Colorado in Denver (ucd) and is an Enrolled Agent with more than 25 years of experience. When Barb began working for Watson & Co., Inc. she started like many of the rest of us, working up the ranks. In 2003, Barb became co-owner with Vice President Lori Cardenas.

Barb realized she had a love for accounting when she was a senior in high school while taking an accounting class that lasted the entire year. During the second semester there was a small business accounting project where each student ran a checkbook, made journal entries, and created their own financials for their business. That's when she fell in love with accounting.
Working at Watson, and now as the president, Barb likes accounting and what she does because she gets to work with many different kinds of businesses and clients which keep things different and new. “Nothing is ever the same when you are dealing with this many variables. I also like to help our clients with accounting because it makes them successful as business owners and I am a business owner like them. I am proud of the work we do here and the product we provide for our clients. We talk to our clients which is unusual for accountants.” comments Barb.

Barb and most of her immediate family are here in Aurora, Colorado. She is a great “hands-on” aunt to her niece and nephew. She loves to watch hockey, baseball and tennis, and is a huge Av's and Rockies fan. People who know Barb, know it is more than just numbers that she enjoys. During her free time she enjoys spending time at her lakeside cabin in the mountains, traveling, riding her Honda scooter and she is an avid “Cropper” (making cards and scrapbooking).
Bryn Massman - Accounting in Denver, CO
Bryn Massman, Supervisor

Bryn Massman is a Supervisor at Watson & Co., Inc. Bryn attended CU Denver while working at a local dealership, where he realized his love of accounting and business. Yes the dealership used Watson & Co and that is when he first met Barb. Throughout those years he learned a great deal of on the job experience and with the help of the Watson Team was able to advance rather quickly in his position. After the dealership was sold Bryn searched for new ventures to capture his attention and even helped process Corporate Tax Returns one tax season. In 2011 he became a full time addition to the Watson team.
Bryn loves the fact that each client's business is unique and respects the challenges that each business owner faces.

During Bryn's free time he has a passion for cars as well as mountain biking, running and taking on new challenges. He also enjoys spending time with family and friends and focusing on charity work.
Alina Rehder - Accounting in Denver, CO
Alina Rehder, Supervisor

Alina Rehder is a Supervisor at Watson & Co. Inc. She attended CU Denver while working for a local bank. At this point Alina changed her major after realizing that accounting was her passion. Prior to coming to Watson & Co. she worked at two other accounting firms. Alina is proficient with QuickBooks and is eager to help business owners find solutions to their business needs. She believes there is nothing more important than customer service.

Alina enjoys that every day is different and presents new challenges. She always strives to accomplish her goals as quickly as possible.
In her free time she loves to spend time with her family, as well as antiquing and hiking.
Jeri Klitzky - Accounting in Denver, CO
Jeri Klitzky, Payroll Processor

Jeri Klitzky has been an employee of Watson & Co. for nineteen years working in the payroll department. She enjoys the variety of her daily work with client payroll accounts that provide services of transmitting and paying taxes, processing retirement plans and the rapport that has been developed with the clients.

Jeri enjoys participating and volunteering through her church, working on updating her house and waliking her dog, Aspen.
Kim Thompson - Accounting in Denver, CO
Kim Thompson, Payroll Specialist

Kim Thompson has worked for Watson & Co. for a couple of tax seasons, prior to coming on board as the Receptionist in September 2011. Kim has since moved into the Payroll supervisor role since June of 2016. She enjoys her daily tasks of payroll, quarterlies, banking, and various other duties; client interaction and being part of a team is her favorite.

Kim's family is the most important thing in her life, that's why she works for her sister. She and her husband of 27 years enjoy spending time with their 23 year old daughter and 20 year old son, sharing in all their activities and fun family time. Kim also enjoys crafting, cropping and gardening.
Cassie Smith - Accounting in Denver, CO
Cassi Smith

Cassi Smith been with Watson and Company for about 2 years now, as a bookkeeper. She has known since she was young that accounting was the field that she wanted to pursue. Cassi is currently attending Metropolitan State University to finish her degree.

The most important things to Cassi are her family and friends. Spending time with them and enjoying their company and wisdom. She enjoys bowling and crafting in her spare time. The one passion that Cassi has for life is to travel the world as much as possible.

Lyn Anderson - Accounting in Denver, CO
Lyn Anderson

Lyn Anderson has been with Watson for a little over a year, starting out processing Sales Tax and special projects. She moved to full-time bookkeeper in January of 2017, bringing more than 30 years’ experience to the table in business and management. Lyn has worked in several industries, including advertising, wholesale and non-profit, and looks forward to using that knowledge and experience to benefit her clients.

A native of Nebraska, Lyn and her husband raised their two daughters here in the metro area. She enjoys spending her free time reading or with her girls and their families.

Lynn Siegel - Accounting in Denver, CO
Lynn Siegel

I have been with Watson and Company since July of 2016. I enjoy being a part of the Watson team and providing quality service to Watson clients. The most rewarding part of this job is being a consistent and reliable bookkeeper for the supervisors and owner as well as maintaining a strong rapport with clients.

I am an avid runner/jogger that books between forty and fifty miles a week in Wash Park, Red Rocks, and the South Platte River Trail. I originally hail from Coral Springs, FL, but transplanted to Denver in 2004. I consider it a great gift to live in such a beautiful city with its’ breweries, bikers, live music venues, and its’ mountains always beckoning.

Jennifer Higdon - Accounting in Denver, CO
Jennifer Higdon

Jennifer Higdon has been with Watson and company since September 2016. She enjoys her role as the office assistant helping everyone in the office with the different projects and getting to know the clients.

Jennifer is very family oriented and loves spending time with her husband of 15 years and their 2 kids, they do a lot of camping, fishing and football watching!

Experience the Watson & Company, Inc. Difference

We believe in building our client relationship on much more than numbers. At Watson & Company, Inc., we build our relationships in a culture or teamwork and sharing information intelligence. We realized the success of your company goes far beyond the numbers. The success of a company relies on open communication of the information available to help run your company.

More than Just Accounting

We offer a full-service business, focusing not only on account and bookkeeping, but payroll services and business consulting as well.

We take the time to understand our client's personal and business goals, and know what you are trying to accomplish in your business to meet your personal goals.

Contact us today at 303.368.9912 for a FREE Business Review.