This month the Alliance is proud to showcase Tafoya Barrett Associates. Tafoya Barrett was founded in 1979 by Bill Brown and Steve Wheeldon to provide high quality, high-end tax and financial consulting services here in Durango, Colorado. The firm grew steadily and was acquired by current owners Pat Barrett and Brad Tafoya in 2005.
Tafoya Barrett is a member of CPA Associates International, giving them access to unique accounting resources for companies in our region. They currently have 10 full time employees, five of whom are Fort Lewis College graduates (including Brad Tafoya!).
The owners of the company love doing business in La Plata County. They are amazed by the community here, as well as their business clients, local resources, and of course our great lifestyle which makes the day AFTER April 15th so enjoyable.
The company was recently named Small Business of the year by the Durango Chamber of Commerce, in part because of the firm’s extensive community efforts through programs like Rotary’s Red Ball Express and the Dave Spencer Ski Classic at Purgatory. Tafoya Barrett is also committed to our local businesses through its role in the Alliance. Brad Tafoya helped form the Alliance in 2010, and later served on the Board as well as being Board Chair from 2013 to 2014.
Thanks to Tafoya Barrett for being a founding Investor-level member of the Alliance, and all they do to make Durango and La Plata County a great place to live and do business!