Who We Are

A team of experts who support your mission

Your nonprofit exists to transform communities. We exist to help you make that transformation possible.

From accounting to contracts, human resources to administrative support, you’ll never think of us as consultants.

We’ve partnered with nonprofit organizations and government-funded programs for the past 25 years and are passionate about the good work they accomplish.

If you’re looking to save time, gain financial clarity, and increase your impact, you’ve come to the right place.

Our Team of Certified Public Accountants, Human Resource Specialists, Contracts Managers, and Administrative Specialists Empower Nonprofit Organizations To Focus On Their Cause.

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We bring over 50 years of collective experience.

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Bryon Budensiek, CPA
President

Bryon is a leader on a mission to make our communities better.

He’s spent the last ten years partnering with community organizations to increase their impact, with experience that includes finance roles, project accounting, controller and business management positions. Bryon has worked with more than 15 nonprofit organizations, small businesses, start-ups, and a multinational corporation. He graduated from Trinity Western University in Vancouver, Canada with a degree in Business Administration and continued his studies in Accounting at the University of Washington, and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

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Wendee Herold, BA, MA, PHR
Director of Human Resources

Wendee is passionate about supporting people.

She brings 10 years of management and human resources experience supporting employees in their onboarding, professional growth, and development. Her specialties including employee relations, talent acquisition, and performance management. She has worked in various industries including hospital, security, and social services. Wendee holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Minnesota Duluth and a Masters in Organizational Management from Ashford University.
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Amber Gangestad, CPA
Accounting Manager

Amber loves numbers and forecasting.

Her background is in auditing nonprofit and governmental organizations. She is responsible for developing and implementing accounting systems and procedures that help organizations operate more efficiently and with more clarity into their finances. She holds a bachelor’s of Science in Accounting and a minor in Finance from the University of Wyoming and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

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Vanesa Bullock, M.A.
Associate Director of Operations

Vanesa is focused on the fine print.

She has worked in the legal system for nearly 20 years. Her previous experience includes work with at-risk youth in Colorado’s Juvenile Justice system as well as paralegal and law office administration for a private law firm. She specializes in contract management, compliance, legal systems, and subcontractor supervision, to ensure that our clients and their partners are in compliance with the various contracts and grants that they operate under. Vanesa holds a Master of Arts degree in Criminal Justice Management and Administration.

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Jessica McIntosh
Accounting Specialist

Jessica is all about the details.

Over the past 2 decades, Jessica has worked in various leveled accounting roles, including AP Supervisor, Accounts Payable, Payroll, and Accounts Receivable in various industries in California and Arizona. In 2012 Jessica obtained her AA Degree in Accounting. Jessica has attended many trainings and educational seminars over the years including an IRS Tax Forum, Sales/Use Tax training, Generally Accepted Accounting Practices, and Sarbanes Oxley Compliance, to name a few.

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