Red Tree CPAs proudly provides over 140 years of combined accounting and tax services experience. Meet our team below.
Mark E. Stevenson (Deceased) CPA
Mark passed away unexpectedly on July 12, 2022. Mark began working for the firm in 1993 and became a partner in 2001. Mark enjoyed working with this client, many of whom became long-time friends. Mark especially enjoyed spending time with his wife and children hunting, fishing, and attending a variety of athletic events. Mark was a die-hard Griz fan and loved attending Griz football games and following all the teams. We will all miss Mark’s smile and sense of humor.
Bradley D. Brown CPA
Bradley D. Brown, CPA, joined the firm in 1995 and became a shareholder in 2001. A majority of Brad’s practice consists of income taxation strategy and preparation for individuals and small-to-medium sized businesses in gaming, manufacturing, retail, dental, real estate and trucking industries. Brad also provides accounting services (including in-house comptroller services), financial statement preparation, and management consulting services. Brad has received specialized training and experience in all phases of accounting and taxation as it relates to the Gaming Industry. Prior to joining WDJ, he worked within the audit division of an international accounting firm in Las Vegas. Brad received his accounting degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
G. Jay Badgett CPA
G. Jay Badgett, CPA, joined the Firm in 2002 and became a shareholder in 2007. He has been in public accounting since 1993. Prior to joining the Firm, Jay was a branch manager for a CPA firm in South Dakota. His practice includes C-corporation, S-corporation, partnership, and individual income tax preparation, tax planning and accounting services. Jay received his accounting degree from Black Hills State University in Spearfish, SD.
Nicholas Hecimovic CPA
Nicholas D. Hecimovic, CPA, joined the Firm in 2017 and became a shareholder in 2019. He has several years of experience in accounting services, taxation and auditing. His work includes corporation, partnership, and individual income tax preparation, tax planning and accounting services. Nicholas has extensive experience in working with farm and ranch clients, restaurants and construction companies. He serves on the boards of local non-profit organizations. Nicholas received his bachelor’s and master’s accounting degrees the University of Montana.
Abigail L. Duke CPA
Abigail L Duke, CPA joined the firm in 2019. She has been in public accounting since 2013. Abby’s practice includes C- and S-Corporations, partnerships, non-profits, individual income tax preparation, tax planning, accounting and payroll services. She has experience in farm and ranch clients, landscaping and construction companies. Abby is Certified ProAdvisor for QuickBooks Online and has extensive experience with the program. Abby received her accounting degree from MSU Billings.
Shannon joined the firm in 2012. She is a graduate of Montana State University-Billings, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, emphasis in Accounting. Her work includes individual income tax preparation, bookkeeping and payroll services in variety of industries. She is a certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor.
Ashton Speakthunder joined the Firm in 2015. She graduated from Skyview High School in 2008 and attended MSU-Billings. She has experience in general ledger bookkeeping and takes care of the preparation and maintenance of accounts payable and receivable, client statements, and bank statement reconciliation. Ashton is instrumental in administering our front office.
Toni Gordon joined the firm in 2021. Toni graduated from Bozeman Senior High School in 1986 and graduated from Northern Montana College with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Technology in 1990. She has been a secretary/assistant for a total of 27 years and brings a great deal of experience to the front office. Toni is the first person you see at our firm and she will always greet you with a smile.