As Founder and Managing Director of KGC, Tony leads the firm’s growth and development. He takes a hands-on approach to ensure clients receive the highest level of service, while empowering his team to assume ownership of the projects they manage. Tony began his career with Pricewaterhouse Coopers and has over 30 years of experience consulting for various industries including real estate, mining, healthcare, and renewable energy.
Here at KGC we take pride in our focus on collaboration, teamwork, innovation, and other core values that are key in helping our employees and our clients succeed. We strive to continually improve our processes by embracing new information systems and thereby maximizing efficiency and value.
Our leadership team ensures that new ideas are always welcomed, and everyone’s input is considered crucial to our success. In this way, we view our entire team as leaders in accounting excellence and the growth of our employees, our clients, and the industries we serve to be not a roadblock, but an opportunity.
Evan is originally from the upstate of South Carolina. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the College of Charleston and is a licensed CPA in the State of Arizona. Prior to joining KGC he gained experience in the real estate and logistics industries. He focuses on assisting clients in the areas of Controllership, Forecasting, Budgeting, and Operations. Evan is passionate about traveling and hopes to one day visit every country in Europe and venture into South America and Asia.
Kayla is originally from Boulder, Colorado. She holds degrees in Accountancy and Computer Information Systems from Northern Arizona University and is a licensed CPA. Her skills include information system implementations and transitions, project management, and writing and editing. She uses those skills to encourage continuous innovation for her clients and industry, resulting in not only her success but also the success of those around her. She has a passion for animal rescues and her rescue pups, reading, board games, and spending time exploring the mountains.
Marianna is from Phoenix, Arizona and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from Northern Arizona University. She has cross-functional expertise in administrative services, human resources, marketing, and sales. In her free time, she enjoys any and every activity in or around water, cycling, restoring vintage furniture, and overhauling real estate.
Mike is a licensed CPA that specializes in waste-to-value projects. Originally from Western Pennsylvania, he ventured west and attended Arizona State University where he earned undergraduate degrees in Accounting and Finance as well as a Master’s in Accountancy from the W.P. Carey School of Business. He values mentoring others and strives to provide his teams with opportunities for both professional and personal growth. Mike is passionate about animal welfare and serves on the Finance Committee for the Arizona Humane Society.
Mike is from Salt Lake City, UT and graduated from the University of Utah and Southern Utah University with Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Accounting, respectively. He is both a licensed CPA and a certified CMA. Mike’s renewable energy industry experience includes commercial solar, energy storage, and fuel cell technology just to name a few. He has solved complex accounting problems in the areas of revenue recognition, asset acquisitions, business combinations and consolidations. He loves working with and learning from the KGC team as each person has valuable experience to share. When Mike isn’t working, he is usually doing something outside such as playing pickleball, open water swimming, or hiking.