"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 celebrates 51 years with the firm this year, 2017. 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:
Outside interests for Van include grandchildren, biking, hiking, golf, travel, photography and playing bridge.
Professional and Civic Involvement