Meet Our Team
Kyle Mercer, CPA
Kyle is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Wyoming and Utah. After earning a Bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University and a Master’s degree from the American Graduate School of International Management, Kyle began his career working for CPA firms in Los Angeles. Since that time, in addition to working with several start-up companies, Kyle’s experience has included operating his own accounting practice and serving as Controller and Chief Financial Officer for entities in a variety of industries.
In explaining his motivation for coming to Buffalo, Kyle refers to the satisfaction of participating in a very close-knit business community, as well as being part of a well-established accounting firm with strong local ties.
Katharine Leavitt, CIA, CGAP
Katharine graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.A. and from the University of Maryland – College Park with a M.S. Prior to joining Cloud Peak Accounting, she worked at the U.S. Government Accountability Office as a program analyst, and the U.S. Department of Education, office of Federal Student Aid as an internal controls specialist. At Cloud Peak Accounting, she specializes in audit and taxation. She maintains her certifications in internal auditing and governmental auditing through taking 40 CPEs per year in subjects such as ethics and specialized areas of auditing.
Emily graduated from Chadron State College with a Bachelors of Arts in Business with minors in Mathematics and Accounting. She is currently finishing up her MBA from Chadron State College with a graduation date set for May 2021.
Emily joined the firm in September 2020 as a staff accountant and is preparing to sit for the CPA exam. Emily was raised in Greybull, Wyoming and relocated to Sheridan, Wyoming in 2014 with her husband and their daughter. Thus far in her career, she has held several finance related positions including Controller for a nonprofit and Commercial Loan Officer.
When not busy chasing her daughter in 4-H, Emily enjoys reading, crochet, sewing, camping, and being outdoors.
Bonnie graduated for the University of Phoenix with an associate degree of Arts with the fundamental in Business Finance. She has had various roles at Cloud Peak Accounting and has returned to become our bookkeeping manager. Bonnie is a certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor in QuickBooks online and desktop. She has a wide variety of bookkeeping knowledge including ranching, oil and gas, construction, and the restaurant industry.
She enjoys spending time with family and playing games with the grandkids. Bonnie and her husband have lived in Buffalo and surrounding area for over 20 years. They enjoy horseback riding, hunting, fishing, and traveling.
Shayna offers prompt, thoughtful customer service with a can-do attitude. Shayna is the guru of multitasking; covering phones, supporting the accounting professionals, providing bookkeeping services and tracking all tax returns from start to finish.
Shayna was born and raised in Wyoming and has lived in Buffalo for 10 years. Shayna joined Cloud Peak Accounting in February 2017 where she quickly became proficient as the Administrative Assistant. Additionally, Shayna performs bookkeeping tasks such as accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll as well as preparing financial reports. Shayna holds an Associate of Arts Degree in Education from Sheridan College and is working toward earning her designation as a certified bookkeeper with the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers.
Megan is an integral member of the bookkeeping team. She has significant experience in the banking industry, and she’s adept in the finance world and account management.
A single mother of 3 amazing kids, Megan devotes her spare time to raising and supporting her 16, 13 and 11 year old children in their sporting and extracurricular endeavors.
Amanda is our Marketing Director. She is very knowledge about running a small business, having run one since 2017. The knowledge she has gained from running her own business helps her with reaching our potential clients.
Her favorite roll in life is being a mom to her beautiful 3 children. Outside of work you can catch her cheering one of her kids at sports game or playing dress up with her daughter.