Our People

Hein maintains four offices in Denver, Houston, Dallas, and Orange County. We work as a team to bring together the resources you need, wherever you are located in the U.S., or around the world. Search below to find Hein Partners, Principals, or Directors by name, service area, office, or industry specialization.

People


Kevin Dunham, CPA

Partner

Houston

Kevin joined Hein & Associates as a partner in the tax department in 2015. With over 15 years of accounting experience his expertise is in federal domestic tax advisory services, with a focus on flow-through entity and corporate taxation. Additionally, Kevin has extensive experience related to the tax implications of M&A transactions. His industry experience...

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Alison Dunnebecke, CPA

Partner, National Technology Industry Leader

Denver

Alison has over 32 years of professional experience providing client with a wide range of compliance and tax planning services. She works closely with her clients during periods of significant change in their businesses, providing support for entity planning, transaction structuring, buy/sell agreements, trust and estate taxation, succession planning and other important strategic issues. Alison...

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Jennifer Elder, CPA

Partner

Dallas

Jennifer Elder provides audit and consulting services for both public and private companies. She specializes in Securities and Exchange (SEC) reporting and in assisting companies with issues related to derivative instruments and Sarbanes-Oxley section 404 (SOX 404) internal controls and reporting. She also regularly assists companies with technical accounting research. In addition, she serves as...

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Mira Finé, CPA

Partner, National Director of Tax Operations

Denver

Mira has over 30 years of professional experience providing tax planning and compliance services to both individuals and business organizations. Mira assists clients with significant transactions, corporate reorganizations, and specializes in partnerships, estates and trusts, and succession planning. Mira’s expertise extends to highly specialized areas such as revenue recognition, capital formation, and mergers and acquisitions....

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Charles Grube, Jr., CPA

Partner, Houston Energy Industry Leader

Houston

Charles specializes in audit and financial reporting, especially in serving privately held companies. He has extensive experience in capital formation for structuring and executing initial public offerings (IPOs) and secondary offerings. He provides financial and operational due diligence reviews and employee benefit plan audits, as well as assisting clients with revenue recognition, SFAS 123, asset...

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Patrick Hanley, CPA

Partner

Denver

Patrick has expertise in a wide array of federal and multi-state tax compliance and consulting matters, which is particularly beneficial in his work with consolidated C corporations, partnerships, and other pass-through entities. He assists clients with the complexities of partnership formation and structuring, including review of operating agreements, allocations of partnership items, partnership elections, and...

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Jim Harden, ASA

Principal

Houston

Jim serves as the firm’s Business Valuation Services Leader and is a Principal at Hein.  With more than thirty years of experience in the energy industry, he provides valuation, economic consulting and litigation support services to public and private companies, investment firms and law firms. His expertise includes business valuation, oil and gas reserve valuation,...

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David Harlan, CPA

Partner

Dallas

David provides tax consulting and compliance services to public and private companies of all sizes. He has extensive experience with tax provision (ASC 740) for public companies, private companies, or companies in the IPO process. He has dealt with mergers and acquisitions addressing issues of stock vs. assets, carryover of tax attributes and limitation on...

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Paul Hocevar, CPA

Director

Denver

Paul joined Hein & Associates as a tax director in 2016. With over 43 years of experience, he specializes in serving the oil and gas, mining and real estate industries. In addition to meeting comprehensive tax needs, Paul is an exit strategist and fundraising expert for companies looking to enhance business value or minimize tax...

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Sean Kelly, CPA

Partner, Orange County Tax Practice Leader

Orange County

Sean Kelly provides tax planning and compliance services to closely held businesses, public companies and high net-worth individuals. He has extensive experience with capital structure, capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, and compensation issues. He assists his clients with entity planning and selection; business, estate, and succession planning; and charitable giving. He also has expertise in...

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Guy Knuf, CPA

Partner

Orange County

Guy joined the Hein & Associates team in 2016. As a partner, he is responsible for the transaction advisory services department in Southern California. He has over 25 years of experience advising entrepreneurs, private-equity and strategic investors, lenders, and other capital providers on merger and acquisition, divestiture, and ESOP transactions ranging from $10 million to...

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Michael McCarthy, CPA

Manager

Orange County

Mike is a manager in the Hein & Associates audit and tax departments. He has extensive experience in audit, tax, litigation support, due diligence, distressed companies, internal controls and fraud examination.  He serves clients in numerous industries, including technology, manufacturing, distribution, services, construction and real estate. Mike has also testified as an expert witness in...

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Megan McFarland, CPA

Office Managing Partner

Dallas

Megan serves as both an audit partner and office managing partner for the firm’s Dallas office. Megan specializes in the Energy Industry and Securities and Exchange (SEC) reporting services as well as a developed focus in real estate. With over 23 years of industry experience, Megan’s current and previous roles have given her the necessary...

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Lori Mettille, CPA

Partner

Dallas

Lori joined Hein & Associates in 2006. She specializes in business taxation, including both corporations and partnerships. Specifically, she focuses in areas unique to private equity investments, including maintenance of I.R.C. Section 704(b) capital accounts, targeted capital computations, and I.R.C. Section 704(c) considerations. Lori has an additional focus in ASC 740 accounting for income taxes....

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William Mueldener, CMI

Principal and Denver Office Managing Partner, National Director of State and Local Tax

Denver

Bill brings over two decades of experience to his work with national and international companies. He specializes in state income/franchise tax, sales/use tax, excise taxes, and incentives. In addition to working with companies on their tax compliance, he assists clients with mergers and acquisitions, state tax planning, credit studies, incentive negotiation and state audit controversy...

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Matthew Rolland, CPA

Partner

Denver

Matt has been in public accounting since 2005, providing audit and accounting services to both public and private companies, including Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting, public and private offerings, SOX 404 implementation and continued compliance, and complex accounting issues. Additionally, he spent two years in the Netherlands performing statutory audits under GAAP for various European...

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Duane Snyder, CPA

Partner

Dallas

Duane joined the Hein & Associates team in 1992. As a partner in the firm’s tax department, he specializes in tax compliance and strategic tax planning services for both domestic and international companies. Duane works with clients to identify, analyze, implement and document their various tax credit and other tax savings opportunities; and assists with...

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Billy Tilotta, CPA

Partner

Houston

Billy provides audit and consulting services to both public and private companies, specializing in due diligence services, consolidations, and private offerings, as well as mergers and acquisitions. He has extensive expertise in SEC services, including Section 404 of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX 404) and SFAS 123 (stock options). He focuses in the manufacturing and distribution, and energy...

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Jake Vossen, CPA

Partner, National Director of Audit and Accounting

Denver

Jake Vossen provides a wide range of auditing, financial reporting and consulting services to both public and private companies. He specializes in Securities and Exchange reporting services. He has significant experience helping clients with due diligence and initial public offerings, private placements, and mergers and acquisitions. He has worked extensively with companies in the oil...

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Jimmie Williams

Principal - Transaction Services

Houston

Jimmie joined Hein & Associates transaction advisory services department in 2015. With over 27 years of experience, he specializes in assisting companies, private equity groups and lenders with all aspects of transaction services. In particular, Jimmie assists clients with financial and operational due diligence; outsourced corporate development and M&A support; dispute resolution services; lender services;...

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Steve Williams, CPA

Partner, Houston Tax Practice Leader

Houston

Steve provides corporate and international tax services to private and public companies as well as individuals. He works with clients on cross-border expansion, tax planning, merger and acquisition due diligence, transfer pricing, tax compliance, and representation with tax authorities. Steve also oversees a division of the firm which provides outsourced accounting services. Steve is based...

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William Yeates, CPA

Partner Emeritus

Denver

Bill Yeates is a Partner Emeritus in our Denver office. He has significant experience and expertise in Securities and Exchange (SEC) financial reporting. His industry focus is in extractive, alternative energy, real estate, and information and communications. For several years, Bill was a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board Advisory Council (FASAC) where he...

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