REDW LLC, one of the Southwestâ€™s 10 largest certified public accounting and business consulting firms, is pleased to announce that Principal Mike Chelius, CPA has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Outstanding Member in Public Practice Award by the New Mexico Society of CPAs (NMSCPA). He will be honored at the NMSCPAâ€™s annual â€œPride in the Professionâ€ ceremony to be held November 2, 2017 at Sandia Resort & Casino in Albuquerque.
Mike has more than 20 years of tax accounting experience and advises on tax issues related to privately held businesses in construction, real estate, retail, advertising agencies, and other professional services. As a member of REDWâ€™s commercial accounting practice, heâ€™s earned the highest respect of his colleagues for his ability to assist clients in expanding their businesses and preserving and growing their financial assets.
â€œWhat our clients appreciate most about Mike is his interpersonal style,â€ notes Jimmy Trujillo, head of REDWâ€™s Tax practice. â€œBeyond being friendly, accessible and patient, Mike is thoroughly knowledgeable and practical. He is able to distill the most complex tax and business reporting requirements down to simple facts, and help clients understand and implement effective strategies to address them.â€