MEET THE TEAM

We are a team of dedicated professionals, ready to do what ever it takes to help your business

Connor Amman

Connor Amman

Financial Recruiter

Connor Amman is a Financial Recruiter who joined the work force and the TGRP team in 2019. He is excited to grow his chosen career path as a recruiter and help candidates find a lasting and meaningful role in the Denver area.

Connor recently graduated from The University of Colorado, Boulder in the summer of 2019 with a BA in Strategic Communication and a Minor in Business with an emphasis in Finance.

Connor is a Colorado native who enjoys skiing, hiking, climbing, hunting and golf. He loves everything this beautiful state has to offer, especially recruiting.

Alisa Copeland

Alisa Copeland

Consulting Senior Manager

Alisa Copeland is a Consulting Senior Manager for TGRP. She has more than 25 years of experience in a variety of industries, including oil and gas, banking, and manufacturing.  She has served as the controller for smaller businesses and managed financial reporting, corporate accounting, SEC and other regulatory compliance for both small and large Denver-based companies.

Alisa graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Colorado at Boulder.  She began her career as an auditor with Coopers & Lybrand.  Alisa is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Colorado.

Alisa grew up in Colorado and enjoys riding her bike and spending time with her family in the mountains.

Kelley Epps

Kelley Epps

Consulting Senior Manager

Kelley Epps joined TGRP Solutions as a Consulting Senior Manager in 2019. She has more than nine years of experience in multiple industries, including restaurants and hospitality, engineering and construction and real estate.  After starting her career in audit with Ernst & Young, she has served primarily public companies in the Denver area in positions such as corporate controller, SEC reporting and technical accounting director, as well as corporate accounting manager.  In these roles, she has directed SEC reporting and regulatory compliance, technical accounting, consolidations, international accounting, monthly and quarterly close processes as well as pension and benefit plan accounting. Additionally, she has been a key member of due diligence teams for mergers and acquisitions and managed the business combination accounting and analysis for a $3.3 billion transaction.

Kelley graduated with both her Master of Science in Accounting and Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas A&M University as part of its Professional Program in Accounting.  She has active CPA licenses in both Colorado and Texas.

Kelley grew up in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and cherished spending her summers in the Blanco River Basin of southern Colorado.  She relocated to the Denver area in 2013, where she enjoys pursuing various artistic endeavors, biking, gardening, and home-improvement projects with her husband.

Nikki Gubi

Nikki Gubi

Business Development Executive

Nikki Gubi is a Business Development Executive who brings 10 plus years of business development experience within the Colorado market. She graduated from the University of Northern Colorado where she obtained a double Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Journalism. Nikki also sits on the Board of Directors of Mile High SHRM where she manages the volunteer team.

Nikki prides herself on building and maintaining strong relationships with her clients and attributes her success in the industry to those relationships she has built. She is a true business partner who researches the market to stay up to date on information in her demand area to help keep her clients one step ahead. She also understands the importance of collaboration and teamwork.

Outside of the office, Nikki likes to spend time in the mountains with her husband, 2 daughters, and puppy. She also enjoys skiing, hiking, and home improvement projects.

Katie Halbach

Katie Halbach

Operations Manager

Katie joined TGRP Solutions in 2011 after graduating from the University of Colorado with a degree in Marketing. She decided that recruiting would be a good fit because of her strong relationship building and communication skills. Katie’s goal at TGRP Solutions is to work hard in finding the right fit for her clients, while also helping individuals find rewarding careers that suit their needs. She enjoys meeting new people and looks forward to building new relationships with strong accounting and finance professionals.  Katie is a Colorado native and has lived in Colorado all of her life. She enjoys traveling, spending time with family and friends, and skiing.

Trish Herl

Trish Herl

Consulting Director

Trish Herl is a Consulting Director at TGRP Solutions.  She has proven experience in accounting and finance management roles across multiple industries including corporate accounting, consolidations, process improvement, internal audit, SOX controls, financial modeling, budgeting & forecasting, and system conversions and integration.

Trish received her BSBA in Accounting from Kansas State University and is an active CPA.  Her public accounting experience includes both KPMG, LLP and Deloitte & Touche in Kansas City. She enjoys spending time with her husband, which currently consists of pursuing their two teenager’s in their sports and activities.

Renee Kenyon

Renee Kenyon

Consulting Senior Manager

Renee Kenyon is a Consulting Senior Manager at TGRP Solutions.  She has over 15 years of accounting experience which includes SEC reporting, XBRL, corporate accounting, technical accounting, analytics, consolidations, process improvements, SOX controls, acquisitions and accounting software implementation.

Renee began her career in public accounting at Ernst & Young in Denver.  She received both her Bachelor’s and Master’s in Accounting from the University of Denver and is an active CPA.  Renee was born and raised in Colorado and enjoys spending time with her family.

Jim Lockhart

Jim Lockhart

Managing Director of Consulting

Jim Lockhart is Partner and Managing Director of Consulting Services for TGRP Solutions. He is responsible for originating, executing and managing the company’s business consulting, staff augmentation, fractional back office, and professional placement service offerings.

Jim has over 20 years of accounting, corporate finance, recruitment and operational experience.  He started his career in public accounting with Ernst & Young where he served as a Manager within their Real Estate Advisory Group focused on accounting, tax and advisory services.  From there, he was an AVP at BetaWest Ltd. (An affiliate of Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) – Real Estate Merchant Banking Unit) a full service national and international real estate asset management company.  Moving from commercial real estate to residential real estate, he then served as the VP of Finance for John Laing Homes until the economic downturn in late 2000.  At that point he stepped into the accounting & finance outsourcing and placement industry working for Two Degrees/Slalom Consulting and Parker & Lynch where he was responsible for originating, executing, and managing senior level professional service lines.

Jim attended the University of Wyoming and Western State University, has a BA in Accounting and holds his CPA license in the state of Colorado. He is a father of two and enjoys spending time with his family camping, skiing, fishing and biking.

Maggie Lugo

Maggie Lugo

Recruiting Manager

Maggie Lugo serves as the Recruiting Manager at TGRP Solutions.  She is a strong leader who has built a fantastic team of recruiters.  They are readily available to fill any position for their clients at a moments notice.

Maggie loves recruiting because she gets to partner with highly qualified professionals in job searches on both sides of the desk.   She enjoys connecting and learning about her candidates to find the perfect fit for their career, family, and lifestyle.  Recruiting brings Maggie a great deal of fulfillment in knowing the positive impact she has been able to create in the lives of her candidates.

Maggie is a New York City native who has called Denver “home” over the last eight years.  She and her husband relocated to enjoy the outdoors and Denver lifestyle.  Her favorite time is spent with her family as she is a mother to two beautiful kiddos, Ryan and Olivia.

Alex Moore

Alex Moore

Consulting Manager

Alex is a Consulting Manager at TGRP Solutions. He has over 10 years of experience across a variety of disciplines under the CFO in corporate accounting and finance. He started his career at Ernst & Young in public accounting and advisory in the Charlotte and Atlanta offices. His industry experience after EY includes general ledger accounting and FP&A roles at Intercontinental Exchange/NYSE and Verizon. He also worked in performance reporting at State Street as a fund administrator for Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing’s commercial investment portfolio.

Alex graduated with a Bachelor’s in Finance from the University of Notre Dame and a Master’s in Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is an active CPA that appreciates exposure and experience across all industries and sectors.

Alex enjoys spending time with his family and friends skiing, hiking or just being outdoors. He also loves to travel and meet new people. He originally grew up in Denver and is very glad to be back in Colorado after spending 10 years in the southeast.

David Moragues

David Moragues

Consulting Manager

David Moragues has more than 20 years of accounting experience in a variety of industries that include mining, food and beverage and telecom.  He has experience in corporate accounting management of both public and privately held companies holding roles from Corporate Accounting Manager to Controller.  He has accounted for companies in both US GAAP as well as IFRS and is familiar with making conversions between them.  He has managed accounting departments with oversight of General Ledger, Financial Reporting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Asset Management, Inventory Tracking and Payroll.

David received his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Northern Colorado.  He went on to get his Master of Business Administration’s degree in Finance and Accounting from Regis University.  Dave is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Colorado.

David lives with his wife and son in Littleton, Colorado and can be found rooting for his son’s youth sports teams throughout the south metro area.

Doug Nassif

Doug Nassif

Business Development Executive

Doug Nassif is Business Development Executive for TGRP.  He brings 15 years of business development experience primarily in the Accounting & Finance space.  Doug attributes his success to working hard to be a true business partner for his clients by having an endless curiosity about the unique attributes and key success factors for his clients.  Doug works to get past simply matching a resume to a job description by investing his time in trying to really understand what a good fit for each specific team looks like.

Doug was born in Southern California but grew up in Texas and has been in Colorado for the last 25 years—almost achieving ‘Honorary Native Status’. Outside the office, Doug lives with his beautiful wife, young son and sweet dog ‘Taco’ in Arvada.  He is also blessed with 2 older daughters that keep life interesting.  Doug is a recovering restaurant owner and has a passion for food, BBQ, craft beer, baseball, fly fishing, hiking, live music and avoiding doing home improvement projects at all costs.

Danielle Norris

Danielle Norris

Senior Financial Recruiter

Danielle is a Senior Financial Recruiter with 6 years of recruiting experience and a strong emphasis within accounting and finance recruiting. She graduated from the University of Denver in 2013 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Media Studies and a minor in Marketing. Danielle loves the versatility and fast-paced nature of recruiting. She is very relationship-focused and enjoys working with both candidates and clients. She believes the key ingredients for success are communication, teamwork and tenacity. She is a San Francisco native and now resides in Denver with her husband and wild Golden Retriever. In her free time, she enjoys any outdoor activity including running, hiking and golfing to name a few.

Bernadette Perreira

Bernadette Perreira

Senior Consultant

Bernadette joined TGRP Solutions in 2019 as a Senior Consultant.  Bernadette has over 13 years of experience in a variety of industries, including healthcare, not-for-profit, financial services and manufacturing.  She enjoys creating and improving processes to help organizations stay organized and focused.  Bernadette’s strengths include cash reconciliations, process streamlining and improvements, month-end close and account analysis.

Outside of the office Bernadette enjoys spending time with her husband and children.

Marti Pratt

Marti Pratt

Consulting Senior Manager

Marti Pratt is a Consulting Senior Manager at TGRP Solutions. She has more than 25 years of experience in multiple accounting management/consulting roles, in industries such as manufacturing, mining, financial services, real estate, engineering, and SaaS. Her roles have included corporate accounting, SEC/financial reporting, internal audit, SOX compliance, mergers and acquisitions, technical accounting, process improvement, financial statement analysis and NetSuite ERP implementations. Additionally, she was in public accounting with Coopers & Lybrand for over three years in her early career.

Marti received her Bachelors degree in Accounting from Colorado State University, her MBA from the University of Colorado-Denver and is an active CPA license in Colorado.  Marti is a Colorado native, has two college aged sons and her husband is semi-retired.

Mark Reister

Mark Reister

President

Mark brings 15 plus years of recruiting and consulting experience within the Colorado market. After graduating from the University of Colorado with a degree in Finance, he worked a few years with a large Denver based Energy company within their Risk Management group. He found the work extremely interesting, but decided his skills would be better suited within the professional services world. Mark began his recruiting career with a regional accounting and finance recruiting and consulting firm where he spent over 5 years building relationships and understanding what clients and candidates really need.

Chasing the American Dream, Mark realized that there is a good way to do things and there is the “best way” to do things. With this he founded TGRP Solutions in 2010. He began his dream of building a company that would meet and surpass expectations of his clients and candidates. Mark loves that his job allows him to meet so many wonderful people and looks forward to the opportunity to continue to build life-long relationships and friendships.

Outside the office, Mark loves spending time with his beautiful wife, Sarah, his energetic fifteen-year-old son, Drew, and his sweet daughter Natalie and son Benjamin . He also enjoys travel, playing golf, and spending time in the Colorado outdoors. Mark is also in his 15th year of coaching his Special Olympics basketball team at Chatfield Senior High.

W. Kelly Rice

W. Kelly Rice

Consulting Director

Kelly Rice is a Consulting Director at TGRP Solutions.  He earned an MBA from the University of Denver, a BA in Philosophy and is an active CPA.  He was a Manager at Ernst & Young and has held other positions including Controller, Director of Technical Accounting and SEC Reporting and Manager of International Accounting and Consolidations.  His industry experience includes consumer products, technology and midstream oil & gas and has worked with companies such as Molson Coors, Crocs, Storage Technology and NGL Energy. Outside the office, when he’s not otherwise playing his trumpet, he can usually be found at Denver jazz clubs, theaters and coffee shops.

Susan Sowl

Susan Sowl

Consulting Director

Susan Sowl is currently Consulting Director at TGRP Solutions, a Denver based Professional Services and Recruiting Company.  She received her Bachelors and Masters in Accounting from the University of Denver and is an active CPA.  She began her career in public accounting at PriceWaterhouseCoopers and held executive level controller, director of accounting and compliance positions at multiple high technology companies, including: Convergent Group (acquired by Schlumberger), Voyant Technologies (acquired by Polycom), tw telecom (acquired by Level 3) and Trizetto (acquired by Cognizant).

Mary Ann Spence

Mary Ann Spence

Consulting Manager

Mary Ann joined TGRP Solutions in February 2018. She brings her extensive knowledge in Finance and IT applicable to various industries and business types. Her background is diverse, having worked in Restaurant Accounting (Bennigan’s and Steak&Ale Corporate), Big 4 Consulting (KPMG / BearingPoint), and Retail (Gap, Inc. Corporate Shared Services).

Mary Ann has provided leadership at the Manager and Director levels, working with cross discipline teams to seek and implement solutions to existing problems. She has over 20 years of Finance and Accounting project management and systems implementations experience. Mary Ann has been recognized for delivering quality results, leading teams through challenging situations and excellence in leadership.

Mary Ann is new to the Denver area, and enjoys getting outside as often as possible and exploring new places with her husband, Randy.

Briana Stanek

Senior Accounting Consultant

Briana joined TGRP Solutions in 2016 as a Senior Accounting Consultant.  Briana brings a variety of experience from both a corporate environment to that of a small business organization.  She decided to become a permanent consultant so that she could focus on process improvements within many organizations as well as project based work. Briana is great at coming into a company and completing the tasks at hand. Her specialties include month end close, account reconciliations, general ledger clean up, revenue/billing process, cost analysis and process improvements.  Briana loves problem solving and is calm when it comes to stressful situations and strict deadlines.

Briana has lived in Colorado for the past 20 years and enjoys the outdoors.  She enjoys spending time with her friends and family and hopes to one day, finish her screenplay.

Heena Sutaria

Heena Sutaria

Consulting Senior Manager

Heena Sutaria has more than 20 years of accounting experience in a variety of industries that include telecommunications, homebuilding, IT and services and business process outsourcing.  She has experience in accounting management, including corporate accounting, financial reporting, international accounting, budgeting and forecasting, process improvement, system conversions, acquisitions and integration.

Heena is a Certified Public Accountant, has a Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington, and a Masters in Business Administration from St Edwards University.

Outside the office Heena enjoys spending time with her son and friends.

Steve Walsh

Steve Walsh

Consulting Manager

Steve Walsh recently joined TGRP Solutions as a Consulting Manager. Steve returned to Colorado 15 years ago after spending his early career in the Boston area working with technology companies. In Colorado, Steve has been working in the technology and manufacturing sectors where he has gained valuable skills in acquisitions, systems, business integrations and shared services implementation. His experience is with both large public companies as well as privately owned small businesses where he has served as controller, accounting manager and financial analyst.

Steve graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Colorado State University.  He attended high school locally at Columbine High School.  In Steve’s free time he enjoys golf, hiking, camping and spending time with his family.