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WhippleWood CPAs

About Us

Our professional staff members come from a variety of backgrounds, including national and local accounting firms, banking, and the oil and gas industries. We believe this diversity gives a broad and well-rounded perspective to our work and client relations.


In addition, our staff members are highly qualified. A number hold advanced/graduate degrees from nationally renowned institutions. We are experienced in handling complex tax matters and strategic tax planning.


WhippleWood CPAs routinely establishes ongoing relationships with advisors from other professions, including legal, banking, financial planning, investing and insurance services. These relationships contribute to a “team” approach in serving our clients’ needs. We take great pride in providing personal service to each of our clients efficiently and effectively. We are committed to serving you in the development and accomplishment of your own personal goals.

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Richard J. Whipple, Jr., CPA License: Colorado #5486, MTax, CEO

Rick has been an owner of WhippleWood CPAs for more than three decades. In the past ten years, he has successfully managed the growth and strategy of the firm in his role as CEO. He is responsible for positioning the firm to deliver high quality tax, business assurance and consulting services for high net worth individuals and business owners located throughout the United States and abroad. Rick is responsible for the day-to-day management of the firm, and he consults in general business areas, strategic tax planning and issues facing emerging businesses.

In 2014, Rick was again named a Five Star: Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Manager—the fifth consecutive year he has received this exclusive award.

Community Involvement

"WhippleWood CPAs have been my accountants for over 22 years. I am very particular and protective with regards to my financial affairs. Over the years, they have made many suggestions that have saved me substantial sums of money. The entire staff is incredibly helpful, and if they do not have an immediate answer, they research quickly and return calls in short order."

- Attorney, Meinster & Meinster