"Thomas Edison once said, 'Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.' I have seen this time and again throughout my career. There's nothing more satisfying than celebrating with a client who has persevered through adversity to success."
Van holds the title of longest employee at Brock and Company. Van celebrated 45 years with the firm in 2011. He was a shareholder for 35 years, and now serves as a Director. In 2008, the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants honored Van with the "Everyday Heroes and Heroines Distinguished Service Award" for outstanding professional and personal commitment and service.
He was an active member of Rotary International from 1969 - 2010, serving as President in 1989-1990.
Above and beyond his giftedness in nurturing client relationships by paying attention to detail, and consistently minimizing estate and income taxes for them, Van excels in:
Corporate, partnership and individual taxation issues
Professional practice compliance and issues
Real estate accounting and taxation
Outside interests for Van include grandchildren, biking, hiking, golf, travel, photography and playing bridge.
University of Colorado, Boulder, 1966 - Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Certified Public Accountant
Professional and Civic Involvement
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants
Boulder County Business Hall of Fame Inductee, 2006
Boulder County Business Hall of Fame Board of Directors
Longmont Community Foundation, 2007-Present (President, 2008-2009)
Longmont Area Economic Council Chair, 2001-2002
Longmont Area Chamber of Commerce President, 1986
Tiny Tim Developmental Preschool Advisory Board Member