Jack Lenhart, CPAOf Counsel
Jack attended the University of Wyoming and earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1973. With over 30 years of tax, accounting and consulting experience in individual, partnership, corporation, fiduciary and estate taxation arenas, Jack has a diverse client base spanning various industries including ranching, oil & gas, construction, retail and restaurants. Jack prides himself on an ability to complete work timely and efficiently while looking after the client’s best interest. Jack is an active AICPA and Wyoming Society of CPAs member. He was also the past member and chairman of the Wyoming State Board of CPAs, an Eastern Wyoming College Distinguished Alumnus and a past board member of the Wyoming Cowboy Joe Club. A Lingle, WY native, Jack enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, and following the UW Cowboys. Jack and his wife Betty have three children: Melissa, Jennifer and Justin.
Rick Mason, CPAOf Counsel
Rick completed his education at the University of Wyoming with honors in 1976. Since graduating from the University, Rick has been with the current firm or its predecessor, giving him over 30 years of experience in public accounting. Rick works with a variety of individual and business clients providing income tax preparation and planning services. He has a specific expertise in oil and gas taxation and real estate activities. Rick has served on many local boards over the years and is a current member of Rotary and treasurer of the Casper Rotary Foundation. He is also a director of the Myra Fox Skelton Foundation and a member of the University of Wyoming Foundation Planned Giving Advisory Council. Rick is a past president of the Wyoming Society of CPAs and past chair of the Wyoming Board of CPAs Rick and his wife, Betty, are avid golfers and enjoy traveling.
Rebekah Bennick, CPASenior Accountant
Rebekah is originally from Georgia and came to Wyoming to enjoy the wide open spaces and abundant access to the great outdoors. Rebekah graduated in 2014 from the University of Wyoming with a BA in Accounting. She is excited to be starting her career with Lenhart Mason and Associates. In her free time Rebekah enjoys running, gardening, camping, and hunting.
Jake BischoffStaff Accountant
Jake is from Lovell, Wyo and graduated from the University of Wyoming in the Spring 2014 with his B.S. in Accounting. In his free time he enjoys hunting, fishing, golfing and spending time with friends and family.
Melanie DowlerStaff Accountant
Melanie has been with Lenhart, Mason and Associates and their predecessor firms for over 10 years. She enjoys client assistance and problem solving through continuous contact. Melanie attended Colorado Women’s College and Temple Buelle College studying music education. She earned her degree in accounting from Casper College and has over 30 years of accounting experience. Melanie and her husband Tom enjoy summer weekends in the mountains, playing tennis, gardening, and spending time with their children and grandchildren.
Kim Garrett, CPAManager
Kim has been a CPA since 2000 and received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wyoming. She has been with the firm since January 2000 working in Individual and business taxation. Kim also prepares the firm’s financials and in-house payroll, retirement plan and benefits & cafeteria plan for the staff at Lenhart, Mason & Associates. Kim lives on the family ranch outside of Casper with her husband Steve, and sons, Ty and Dalton. In her spare time, she enjoys horseback riding and cutting with the Central Wyoming Cutting club, as well as running, biking and reading.
Jaynee HansonStaff Accountant
Jaynee graduated from the University of Wyoming in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. She started at LMA in January of 2018 and is currently working on becoming a CPA. In Jaynee’s free time she enjoys snowboarding and helping out at her family’s nearby ranches.
Tom Hodder, CPASenior Accountant
Tom is a Casper, Wyoming native; he graduated from the University of Wyoming in 2012 with a B.S. in Finance. Tom began his professional career with Porter, Muirhead, Cornia, & Howard in 2013 and after two years moved over to Lenhart, Mason & Associates in late 2015. He earned his CPA license in the summer of 2015 and is a member of both the AICPA and the Wyoming Society of CPA’s. He has experience working on audits for governments, non-profits, and private companies. Along with this he has a wide array of experience with preparing tax returns for individuals, partnerships, S corporations, and C corporations.
Shannon Rigali, CPAManager
Shannon is originally from Chicago and she graduated from Lindenwood University in 2010. She began working for the firm as a tax season intern in January of 2011 and joined the Lenhart, Mason Team shortly after that tax season. Since that time, Shannon has gained a wide variety of tax and auditing experience for all matter of clientele. Out of the office, Shannon enjoys traveling, hiking, and watching Netflix with her dog, Dexter.
Maria SteeleStaff Accountant
Maria has been a staff accountant at Lenhart Mason & Associates since 2010. She received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Administration from the University of Great Falls, Montana. Her public accounting work is concentrated in individual, business and non-profit income tax preparation. Maria has lived in Wyoming for the last eight years and she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.
Kevin Taucher, CFE, CPAManager
Kevin is from Rock Springs, Wyoming and is a recent graduate of the University of Wyoming. He received a B.S. in Accounting in fall of 2011 and an M.S. in Accounting in the spring of 2013. In his free time he enjoys spending time with friends and family as well as attending University of Wyoming athletic events.
Melanie Urwiller, CPAManager
Melanie was born and raised in Casper, Wyoming. While in high school, she was very active in the Fighting Mustang Marching Band, and she still enjoys watching marching band competitions. After graduation, Melanie attended the University of Wyoming. At UW, she held an officer position for Beta Alpha Psi, a business honorary student group, and worked in the Wyoming Union Information Desk. Melanie is new to the accounting profession, starting with the firm in 2013, and is working toward earning her CPA. Outside of work and school, she has always enjoyed crocheting and other crafts.
Alex WinchellStaff Accountant
Alex was born and raised in Glendive, MT. He attended college at Montana State University in Bozeman and graduated in December 2015 with a B.S. in Accounting. He spends most of his free time in the outdoors. He enjoys hunting, fishing, and riding dirt bikes.
Shirley CostopoulosAccounting Specialist
Shirley started working for the firm in January 1990 in the accounting specialist department. She fell in love with bookkeeping in her senior year of high school. Shirley enjoys working with clients performing monthly write-up work, preparing financial statements, processing payroll and payroll reporting, and providing accounting software support.
Angela EricksonAccounting Specialist
Angela is an Accounting Specialist at Lenhart, Mason & Associates. She performs various duties including payroll, monthly bookkeeping, and QuickBooks training and support. She grew up in western Montana. In May of 2006, she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting with a minor in Banking and Finance from Dickinson State University. Angela joined the firm in November of 2009, from Montana where she previously worked at Flathead Bank in Bigfork, MT. Angela is currently studying for the CPA exam and hopes to pass by the end of 2014. In her spare time, she participates on a bowling and softball league, enjoys camping, hiking, and walking her two dogs Harley and Jasper.
Terry GrannanAccounting Specialist
Terry began working at the firm in July 2007 as an Accounting Specialist. Prior to joining the firm, Terry and her husband, Rolly, owned and operated a US Mail contracting business for 20 years in Flagstaff, AZ. She currently performs duties of monthly bookkeeping for a wide variety of clients; payroll, compilations, and QuickBooks assistance are also part of her duties. Terry is a Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor, and welcomes the challenges of problem solving for her clients. She is a member of the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. Terry is currently serving as Treasurer for the Reach 4 A Star Riding Academy; she volunteers in various capacities at the arena, and at the Natrona County Library. Terry has two grown daughters, and enjoys reading, hiking, ranching and gardening, cooking, and spending time with her friends and dogs.
Rhett ReyesAccounting Specialist
Rhett is an Accounting Specialist and performs numerous bookkeeping functions along with QuickBooks consulting. Originally born in Dayton, Ohio, he grew up in Torrington, Wyoming. He has completed his associate’s degree and is in the process of completing his bachelor’s degree in accounting. In addition to his 12 years’ experience with Lenhart Mason & Associates he also recently completed the QuickBooks Proadvisor program. He has extensive knowledge in the areas of payroll, day-to-day bookkeeping operations, and QuickBooks procedures and setup. He also believes that building strong associations with each client is essential and fulfilling. Rhett is married (Amber) and has two daughters. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys playing softball every summer. Their daughters keep the family very busy with dance all school year long. They also enjoy travelling and make a regular trip to San Diego every year. The Reyes’, including two boxers named Max and Diego, live in Paradise Valley.
Amy BlackAdministrative Assistant
Amy was born and raised in Casper, Wyoming, but has lived and worked in Laramie, Sheridan and Washington D.C. Amy has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. Outside of work she enjoys recreational sports, sporting events, camping, hunting, fishing, and going to the lake.
Lindsey FordAdministrative Assistant
Lindsey was born and raised in Casper with a large extended family. She stayed in Casper to complete her Associates in Communication from Casper College; and then moved to Laramie where she received her Bachelors in Communication with interests in advertising and marketing. After college she worked a variety of jobs from retail to health care administration before coming to Lenhart, Mason & Associates.
Lynne HorneAdministrative Assistant
Lynne grew up just south of Pittsburg and relocated to Casper in 1982. She has been with Lenhart, Mason since 2012 after nearly 20 years with a local law firm. Outside of the office Lynne is very active in the community. She currently serves as a board member for the Central Wyoming Rescue Mission and is very involved in small group and women’s ministries at her local church.
Juanita JungckAdministrative Assistant
Juanita grew up in southwest Colorado and moved to Wyoming in 1990. She has a BS degree in Business Administration/Emphasis in Management from Regis University in Denver, as well as a Culinary Arts degree from Le Cordon Bleu. When not at work, Juanita enjoys spending time with family and friends, as well as a variety of hobbies.
Shannon KetterlingAdministrative Assistant
Shannon is originally from Laurel MT and has lived in Casper since 2007. She greatly enjoys the accounting field, and before moving here had been employed with a long standing accounting firm in Billings MT. Out of the office, Shannon enjoys all motor sports, camping in the mountains, four-wheeling, and spending time with her kids, grandkids and poodles.
Nicole AndersonFirm Administrator
Born and raised in Casper, Nicole graduated in 2002 from Casper College with an A.S. in Computer Science and then from University of Wyoming in 2005 with a B.S. in Management Information Systems and a minor in Business Administration. After working for a smaller locally owned company for over 8 years, Nicole joined our team in 2014 as Firm Administrator. In addition to helping manage our day to day business, Nicole is in charge of preparing our firm’s financial statements, in-house payroll, benefit and retirement plan administration and other HR duties, as well as any of our IT issues that arise. She is a member of the Association for Accounting Administration. In her free time, Nicole spends time with her husband, Tad, and their two little boys. She loves being in the outdoors of Wyoming, hunting with her husband. Her main hobbies and passions include photography and Taekwon-Do.