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Zick Business Advisors, Inc.
CPAs and Certified Valuation Analysts

  • 16 Inverness Place East, Bldg C
  • Englewood, CO 80112
  • Office: 303.758.9167
  • Toll Free: 800.788.9167
  • Fax: 303.758.9194
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Eric J. Ransick, CPA/CFF, CVA

Shareholder, President & Manager, Valuation & ESOP Services
  • Office: 303.758.9167 ext. 1010
  • Direct Dial: 720.485.6205
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Eric is the President and Managing Shareholder of our professional corporation, and also manages our busness valuation and ESOP related consulting practice. He received his B.S. degree in Accounting from the University of Arkansas in 1975. He received his original CPA certificate #1764 in Arkansas in 1977, and his current Colorado CPA license #12389 in 1990. Eric is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), accredited in business valuation and appraisal services by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA). He is also Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) by the American Institute of CPAs. Prior to joining our firm he was a Special Agent and Group Manager with the IRS Criminal Investigation Division. Eric specializes in a variety of business consulting services, including ESOP and tax/estate related business valuations (a field in which he has 30 years of experience); ESOP feasibility, design and implementation; equity compensation and incentive plans; exit planning services for business owners and forensic accounting.

 

Gregory S. Zick, CPA, CVA, MAFF

Shareholder, Vice President & Manager, Tax and Accounting Services
  • Office: 303.758.9167 ext. 1080
  • Direct Dial: 720.485.6212
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Greg is the Vice President and a shareholder in our professional corporation. He received his B.S. degree in Accounting from Colorado State University in Ft. Collins in 1993, and obtained his Colorado CPA license #16142 in 1995. Greg manages the firm's tax and accounting practice, and works closely with many of our larger business clients and high net worth individuals. He is an expert in the complex field of oil and gas taxation.  Greg is also a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) accredited in business valuation and appraisal services by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts, and provides valuation services for various purposes to both ESOP and tax-related valuation clients. Greg is trained in the field of fraud deterrence, and has extensive experience in evaluation of business internal controls from years of experience in auditing privately held businesses.  He is a certified Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) specializing in fraud deterrence, and has worked with a variety of business clients over the years on strengthening internal controls and adopting procedures to deter and detect fraud.

 

Matthew S. Ransick, CPA, CVA

Shareholder, Valuation/Tax Professional & Technology Manager
  • Office: 303.758.9167 ext. 1100
  • Direct Dial: 720.485.6214
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Matt is a shareholder in our professional corporation.  He is a 2011 summa cum laude graduate of Fort Lewis College in Durango (one of six Colorado colleges and universities with AACSB international accreditation for its School of Business) where he received his B.A. in Accounting with a minor in Economics.  He received his Colorado CPA license #31341 in 2013, and is also a Certified Valuation Analyst accredited in business valuation by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts. In the tax arena, Matt works with small business, trust and individual income tax clients.  As a CVA, Matt conducts and participates in a wide variety of business valuation engagements for ESOP and other valuation clients of the firm.  He is also responsible for internal management of our computer systems/technology.

Kim M. Walton, CPA

Shareholder and Tax Professional
  • Office: 303-758-9167 ext. 1050
  • Direct Dial: 720.485.6208
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Kim has over twenty years of accounting and tax experience in CPA firms in Oklahoma, and has been a CPA since 2006 (originally licensed in Oklahoma #16195 and licensed in Colorado #9036284 in 2019).  She joined Zick in January 2019 following a move to the Denver Metro Area to be closer to family.  Kim is an expert in Quickbooks and a Quickbooks Certified ProAdvisor (Desktop/Network versions).  She also has experience in working in the Oil & Gas field.  She is primarily responsible for working with a variety of the firm's individual, business and trust tax clients.

Stephen K. Lucas, CPA

Shareholder and Tax Professional
  • Office: 303-758-9167 ext. 1060
  • Direct Dial: 720.485.6210
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Steve completed his Masters in Accounting and Taxation at the University of Hartford in Connecticut in 2011.  Prior to relocating to Colorado and joining Zick in late 2018, he worked primary in the tax field in Connecticut CPA firms.  Steve has been a CPA since January 2014 (originally licensed in Connecticut #17414 and licensed in Colorado #9035845 in 2019).  Steve is responsible for a working with a wide variety of Zick's individual, business and trust tax clients.  

John Ramsey, CPA

Shareholder and Tax Professional
  • Office: 303.758.9167 ext. 1020
  • Direct Dial: 720.485.6206
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John joined the Zick team after completing his Bachelor's Degree at Colorado State University in 2014 and his Master of Professional Accountancy degree at Metropolitan State University in 2017, with a near 4.0 graduate GPA.  He received his Colorado CPA license #9036586 in March 2020.  John works primarily with Firm clients on individual, business and trust client tax return preparation and tax planing projects. John is also a Quickbooks Certified Pro Advisor (for both the Desktop and Online versions) and is happy to assist clients using either version of the Quickbooks accounting software. 

Debi Ransick

Shareholder and Office Manager
  • Office: 303.758.9167 ext. 1000
  • Direct Dial: 720.485.6204
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Debi is a shareholder in our professional corporation and the office manager for our firm. She is a primary point of contact for our clients and has a wide range of administrative responsibilities in terms of the "business" side of managing our company.  Debi also provides bookeeping and bill payment services to some business and individual clients, and provides paraprofessional support to the firm's Certified Valuation Analysts in valuation engagements.

Dean E. Zick

Founder (1931 - 2019)
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Dean Zick founded our professional corporation in 1971, and was President and Managing Shareholder of the Firm until 2005. He received his B.S. in Accounting from the University of Denver in 1954, and held an active Colorado CPA license #900 for nearly 50 years, before transitioning to inactive CPA license status. Dean officially retired from the Firm in 2018 at age 88, and passed away peacefully at home in January 2019.  We all miss him!!