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Wayne Neil

Wayne is a Montana native, raised on a ranch at Canyon Creek Montana, north of Helena.  A graduate of Montana State University with a degree in business accounting, Wayne has been in public practice as a CPA for more than 45 years in Bozeman.  He is currently the senior partner in the accounting firm of Neil and Company, CPAs.   He was honored to accept his twin, CPA sons into his practice upon their graduation from Montana  State University.  He is proud of their being part of the 2002 graduating class which was number one in the nation for pass rate on the CPA exam.Wayne has extensive experience in the areas of individual, corporate, partnership and  fiduciary/trust income tax compliance and planning as well as business consulting and estate planning.  His goal is to serve all clients, no matter the size of the account, with timely, professional and courteous service.  Wayne enjoys working with clients in all fields from agriculture and small business to large and small corporations.   His professional networking in the community developed through the years is an asset to his clients and to the service he can provide them.

Wayne currently serves on the Board of Directors of First Security Bank in Bozeman and over the years Wayne has served in various community organizations such as Hawk Boosters as treasurer, Lions Club, Shrine Club, and has volunteered in various capacities in the local school system as a parent.

Wayne and his wife, Jean, are privileged to have all three of their sons and their wives and grandchildren living in Bozeman.  Family festivities at their cabin on the lake, attending sporting events, running 5K races, downhill skiing, and collecting antique and classic cars are some of his favorite activities.

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Doug Neil

Doug Neil is a Bozeman native and has been in public practice as a CPA since 2002. Doug partnered with his twin brother and father in 2007 to form Neil & Company CPAs P.C. A proactive accountant, Doug enjoys working with clients to help them obtain success using a broad knowledge of tax planning and strategies. He has extensive experience including preparation of individual, corporate, partnership, non-profit, and fiduciary/trust income tax returns as well as financial statement preparation and business advisory and valuation services.

Doug graduated from Montana State University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and in 2002 with a Masters of Professional Accounting. Doug is a licensed CPA and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Montana Society of CPAs. He is involved in volunteer work in his community including serving as Treasurer for the Bozeman Hawk Booster Club since 2003, youth football coach with the Gallatin Empire Lions Club, and basketball and soccer coach with the YMCA.

In his free time, Doug enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife, Kristin, and two kids, Drew and Avery. He enjoys trail running, mountain biking, alpine and Nordic snow skiing, water skiing, hiking, bird hunting, and attending MSU Bobcat athletic events.

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Jake Neil



Jake received his Bachelors degree and Master of Professional Accountancy from Montana State University in 2001 and 2002, respectively. He is a licensed CPA who has been in public practice since 2002 and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Montana Society of Public Accountants. Jake partnered with his twin brother and father in 2007 to form Neil & Company CPAs, P.C. Jake is passionate about public accounting and strives to meet the needs of each and every client in an effort to help create success in their business pursuits. His expertise includes income tax preparation and planning for businesses and individuals along with financial statement preparation and business succession.Jake was born and raised in beautiful Bozeman, MT and is proud to still make it his home. In his free time, he enjoys running, summer water activities, snow skiing and traveling with his wife. Jake believes it is important to give back to the community that has given him so much and thus is a past board member of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Gallatin County and has coached Bozeman Blitz youth soccer, along with youth basketball and football.

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K Dolesh

Katy-2016

Katy was born and raised in Minnesota. She started her accounting career at the age of five at her family’s small meat market helping as a cashier. While growing up in Minnesota her family made it a priority to escape the humidity and mosquitos of the Midwest and travel to Glacier National Park in northwest Montana. After finishing her undergraduate degree from Wheaton College in Wheaton Illinois with a double major in Business/Economics and Biblical Studies, she moved to Montana to get closer to Glacier Park and the mountains. The closest she could get was Bozeman where she advanced her experience as a meat market cashier and received her Master’s in Accounting from Montana State. She is licensed as a CPA and has been in Bozeman for over fifteen years working in public and private accounting. She is married and has two children. When work and school are not on the calendar, they hike and explore the mountains of Bozeman and Glacier as often as they can. After April 15th, she is usually outside, unless she is making cookies.

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C Holland

Christine-2016

Christine was born and raised in Southern California. Her saving grace is that she married a Montana man and he enticed her and their three children to move to the Big Sky Country in 2003 and she has never looked back. With over 30 years experience in the bookkeeping field she brings the knowledge well matched to the task Neil & Company have assigned to her providing payroll and bookkeeping services to our clients.

In her free time she likes to work on the family’s small farm in Belgrade breeding, training and showing her Paint Horses around the country, as well breeding Kiko goats and collecting eggs from the chicken coop. She also enjoys cooking entertaining, and fly fishing at the family’s cabin on the Big Hole River.

To contact Christine at Neil & Company, CPAs P.C., please use the contact form below:

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L Wagner

IRS Enrolled Agent (EA)

Lorie is a Montana native, having grown up in Harlem, MT.  She graduated from Montana state University with a degree in Business Management and received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Central Washington University.   She began working for Neil & Company, CPA’s P.C. in December, 2007.  Lorie works on income tax preparation, payroll and bookkeeping services.  She has been an IRS Enrolled Agent since April 2012.

Lorie, her husband Rod, and three daughters have made their home in the Bozeman area since 2002.

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K Vergeront

Kali-2016

Kali is a Montana native, raised in Polson, MT on the beautiful Flathead Lake. She graduated from Montana State University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and in 2012 with a Masters of Professional Accounting and began working with Neil & Company, CPA’s P.C. in June 2013. She is a licensed CPA and member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Montana Society of CPAs. Kali is experienced in income tax preparation, financial statement preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll services. She recently became a board member for local non-profit Thrive.

In her free time, Kali enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her two dogs Murdoc and Luka. She also enjoys camping, hiking, playing on the lake, painting, quilting, antiquing, refinishing furniture, and anything else that keeps her busy.

To contact Kali at Neil & Company, CPAs P.C., please use the contact form below:

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M Bender

Miriam-2016

A Montana native, Miriam was raised in the beautiful Bitterroot Valley. In 2010 she traded that in for the splendor of the Gallatin Valley when she moved to Bozeman, MT to attend Montana State University. At the conclusion of her studies, which included studying abroad in Ireland and spending some quality time on horseback, she graduated in the fall of 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science with an equine emphasis and a Business Administration minor. With a desire to gain more professional experience in a business atmosphere, she joined Neil & Company CPAs P.C. in February of 2015. When she is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with family, friends, her horse Ruger and her dog Foxy. Miriam enjoys the fast-paced family atmosphere of Neil & Company and looks forward to easing the pain of taxes with a smile and a fresh pot of coffee.

To contact Miriam at Neil & Company, CPAs P.C., please use the contact form below:

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