Certified Public Accountants (CPAs)



At Flewelling & Mitton, PC, we pride ourselves on consistently meeting the highest standards of excellence and integrity. Your financial needs and privacy are of the utmost importance to us whether we’re assisting with tax preparation, small business accounting or audit needs. With our combined experience in certified public accounting, tax, audit and small business financial consulting, our CPAs are ready to provide expert assistance with your specific needs. We believe in direct, personable and responsive communication with our clients as we strive to help you succeed.





Kristin L. Flewelling, CPA

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EXPERIENCE: Kris has owned her own CPA practice since 1998 and believes that her experience in owning her own business gives her a unique understanding of the many challenges that business owners face, such as financing, employment, recordkeeping, and marketing issues. She has first-hand knowledge to share with start-ups as well as an emphasis on working with small businesses and non-profit organizations. Kris is skilled in audit, accounting, taxation and management consulting and worked for a CPA firm in Boulder, CO for six years prior to opening her practice. Kristin has worked in the practice of certified public accounting since 1985.

EDUCATION: Kris grew up in Iowa and graduated from Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa with a B.S. degree in Accounting and Economics. She had the opportunity, early in her career, to work for local, regional and national firms while she and her husband moved frequently across the state of Iowa.

AFFILIATIONS: Kris is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants. She is currently the board treasurer for Sphere Ensemble, a nonprofit string ensemble that performs in and around Colorado. She was previously the treasurer of the board of directors for Mother House, Inc. in Boulder and the Superior Chamber of Commerce, as well as past president of the Lakes Chapter of the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants.

PERSONAL: She has been an active volunteer at her church for several years and also volunteers at the Boulder Homeless Shelter. Kris and her husband, Harvey, have two grown daughters, Lindsey and Jordan. Kris enjoys traveling, hiking, jogging, tennis, music, and spending time with her family.

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Kristin L. Flewelling, CPA

Lynn M. Mitton, CPA, MT, MPA

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EXPERIENCE: Lynn has over ten years of experience in tax preparation, tax planning, and IRS representation. She has consulted and worked with small businesses, individuals, estates, and trusts and has represented many clients before the IRS in correspondence, audits, and appeals. Lynn also worked for five years in cost accounting and inventory financial control for IBM in San Jose, California, where she met her husband, John.

EDUCATION: Raised on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Lynn was valedictorian of her high school class and graduated summa cum laude with a BSBA in Accounting from the University of Southern Mississippi. Lynn has a Master in Professional Accounting degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Taxation from the University of Denver.

AFFILIATIONS: Lynn is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Boulder County Estate Planning Council.

PERSONAL: John's job with IBM brought the family to beautiful Colorado, and they have fallen in love with the state and its people. Lynn likes spending time outdoors camping and hiking with John and their two boys. Lynn is a black belt in American Kenpo karate and also enjoys tennis, bicycling, softball, and volleyball.

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Lynn M. Mitton, CPA, MT, MPA

Erin J. Moore, CPA

Tax Manager
EXPERIENCE: Erin began her career with a Big Six public accounting firm in San Francisco where she gained exposure to a variety of taxpayers and industries. After being certified in 2001, she went to work as an Associate Financial Planner for a private bank helping clients use their resources for the things that mattered the most to them.

EDUCATION: Erin grew up in Phoenix and graduated magna cum laude from Arizona State University with a B.S. in Accountancy and a B.S. in Economics.

AFFILIATIONS: Erin is a member of the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants.

PERSONAL: Erin is a relative newcomer to Colorado, but can't imagine ever wanting to leave. She and her husband, Matt, have two children in elementary school. Erin serves on the board of her neighborhood Little League and sings in her church choir. She loves to knit and read, but will join in any outdoor activity if it's a chance to spend time with family and friends.
Erin J. Moore, CPA

Rebecca E. Sawatzky

Accountant
EXPERIENCE: Becky started her accounting career with a regional firm in Goodland, KS where she was certified. She moved back to Colorado to assist that firm with opening an estate planning office in Englewood, CO. Building on that experience, she went to work for a law firm specializing in estate and gift taxation. In 1999, Becky began to focus on nonprofit organizations. She assisted several local nonprofits with their accounting and then joined a CPA firm specializing in nonprofit audits and small business tax planning and preparation.

EDUCATION: Becky is a Colorado native. She graduated salutatorian of her high school class and graduated summa cum laude with a B.B.A. degree in Accounting from Fort Hays State University in Hays, KS. In 2000, she received a Certificate in Nonprofit Administration from Metro State University of Denver.

PERSONAL: Becky and her husband, Alfred, have two middle schoolers. She is active at her church serving on the finance and youth ministry committees. Becky enjoys gardening, hiking, reading and spending time traveling with her family.
Rebecca E. Sawatzky

Stephanie Orlando

Staff Accountant & Office Manager
Stephanie has been working for Kristin since 2006 helping her with data entry, preparing tax returns and doing bookkeeping for small businesses. She has also worked from 2001 to 2003 doing bookkeeping and preparing tax returns for a prior accountant. Stephanie has an Associate's Degree in Accounting from Front Range Community College.

Stephanie, her husband, Dave, and three children have lived in Superior, CO since 2003. She is a native of Colorado and has always lived in Northern Colorado - she totally understands the weather! She enjoys being the taxi mom for her children and dogs, and one of her favorite things to do is date night with Dave where they usually go to see the movie of the week.
Stephanie Orlando

Sharon T. Grumm

Staff Accountant & Administrative Assistant
Sharon has over 10 years of experience in providing information management services for both large and small businesses including IBM, HP, and Compaq Computers. She graduated summa cum laude with a BSBA in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona.

Her husband Scott's engineering job brought their family to Superior, CO from San Jose, California in 2002. As part of a military family, Sharon grew up all over the country and has now lived in Colorado longer than she's ever lived anywhere else. She loves it here, and enjoys spending time with Scott and their two boys.
Sharon T. Grumm

Michelle Killpack

Staff Auditor & Accountant
EXPERIENCE: Michelle previously worked for Grant Thornton, LLP, where she was an auditor for a variety of clients. Michelle passed the CPA exam and is a CPA candidate working to meet the requirements to be licensed in the State of Colorado.

EDUCATION: Michelle graduated from University of Colorado with a B.S. in Business Administration, an emphasis in Accounting with High Distinction. Michelle is currently working on her Master of Accountancy from Stetson University in Florida. For CPA candidates, a master's degree is one of the current requirements for CPA licensure in the State of Colorado.

PERSONAL: Michelle moved to Colorado from California in 2000 to be with her husband, Bart. She loves it in Colorado and enjoys the changing of the seasons. Michelle and Bart have two sons in elementary school. She enjoys camping, skiing, hiking, taking in the beautiful Colorado scenery, and knitting.
Michelle Killpack

Suzanne Finnigan

Staff Accountant
EXPERIENCE: Suzanne was a principal at The Ayco Company, a fee-based financial planning firm in Albany, NY, and Irvine, CA. She counseled clients on tax, investing, insurance, and estate planning. She also presented financial planning seminars on pension, 401(k), stock options, etc., to corporate clients.

EDUCATION: Suzanne holds a BS in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Kansas, Lawrence. She captained the KU swim team and was named the Women's Outstanding Student Athlete of the year as a senior. She also earned an MBA in finance from the University of Colorado, Boulder. At CU, she co-founded a women's investment club.

PERSONAL: She is an active volunteer in her children's school and sports leagues. She and her husband, Matt, have three school-aged children. Suzanne enjoys swimming, skiing, and exploring Boulder County's hiking and running trails with her trusty dog, Carly.
Suzanne Finnigan

Chara Ramer

Staff Accountant
EXPERIENCE: Chara has been providing bookkeeping and financial services to individuals and small businesses in Boulder County for over a decade. In 2014, she joined Flewelling & Mitton, PC as a tax preparer and a QuickBooks consultant.

EDUCATION: Chara graduated with honors at the University of Colorado, Boulder where she was also inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Chara is fluent in Spanish, and upon graduation, she worked in the field of social work with Spanish speaking clients for a number of years.

PERSONAL: Chara is a Boulder native and lives near Eldorado Springs with her husband and two boys. In her free time, she enjoys gourmet cooking, amateur photography, spending time with her energetic and hilarious children, reading a good book, or participating in church and community activities.
Chara Ramer

Carrie Lingo

Staff Accountant
EXPERIENCE: Carrie has nine years of experience in property tax and mineral resource payments for Union Pacific Railroad. She has also worked in project management for a telecommunications company, community relations and media for a national brewing company, and production management for a fitness equipment manufacturer as well as an office furniture manufacturer.

EDUCATION: Carrie has earned her Masters in Production Management from Regis College in Denver as well as a Bachelor of Science in Zoology from Colorado State University in Ft. Collins, Colorado. She completed Accounting Fundamentals at Front Range Community College.

PERSONAL: A native of Colorado, Carrie, her husband, and daughter share a love of Colorado's beautiful weather; a wide variety of sporting activities including archery, tennis, bicycling, and karate; travel throughout the United States; and taking care of a wide variety of animals.
Carrie Lingo