Our Team

Our Team

For more than 20 years, Summit Accounting Solutions has provided expert guidance and sound accounting practices for our clients. More than 50 dental practices currently rely on our education, experience and expertise in order to pursue their personal and professional goals.

Daniel Cook, Founder

Daniel Cook, CFP®

President of Summit Accounting Solutions
Dan holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and attended the Executive MBA program at the University of Denver. In addition to the Certified Financial Planner® designation.  Dan is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary® and a Professional Plan Consultant®.

“I speak for our company when I say we care about our clients. Summit is large enough to have all the resources dentists need and small enough to know each client’s personal goals and dreams.”


Denise Cook, Business Practice Consultant

Denise Cook, CFE® 

Denise has more than a decade of experience in dental practice management. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting.  Denise is a Certified Fraud Examiner.

“My background as a practice manager means I speak your language and deeply understand both the challenges and rewards of a dental practice


 

Jesse Morris, Client Relationship Manager

Jesse Morris, Client Relationship Manager

Jesse R. Morris, AIF®PPC®CFS® 

Jesse joined Summit Accounting Solutions in August of 2012, as Client Relationship Manager. Jesse graduated from the University of Colorado with a degree in Finance.   With a passion for helping others to succeed, combined with his extensive product knowledge, Jesse is committed to helping others navigate the path to a better, more secure future.

“I strive to follow the great words of William Polk Cary “Doing Good, While Doing Well” to serve all of my clients.”

 

 

 


Tim Davis

Tim Davis

Tim Davis, CPA

Tim joined Summit Accounting Solutions in January of 2013 as a tax professional.   He graduated from Whitworth University in Spokane, WA where he received a Bachelor’s in Accounting and Business Management.  Tim has worked as a financial statement auditor and as a tax professional.   He is a Certified Public Accountant and enjoys helping clients navigate their way through tax issues.

 

 

 

 

 


Lesley Dmytrenko

Lesley Dmytrenko

Lesley Dmytrenko

Lesley joined Summit Accounting Solutions in December of 2014, as Tax Manager.  She has worked in public accounting and the industry as a tax and finance professional since 1995. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado-Denver, holding both a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Science in Accounting with an emphasis in Taxation.  Complex tax planning is an area that she has specific expertise.  Lesley is knowledgeable in a wide range of industries including, but not limited to real estate, oil and gas, medical professionals and direct sales.

 

 

 

 


Peggy McNeil

Peggy McNeil

Peggy is Summit Accounting Solutions’ Senior Accountant and leads the accounting and income tax services. Her experience and dedication to ongoing training in both Corporate and Personal tax law provide for the very best in tax preparation and recommendations in tax savings. Peggy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting.

 

 

 

 


Courtney Everitt

Courtney Everitt

Courtney handles all the many, many details of managing payroll for the clients at Summit Accounting Solutions. Her skills at organization and information management make her a natural in the area of processing payroll and handling all the different payroll taxes. She holds an associate degree in Accounting.

 

 

 

 


Nicole Davis

Nicole Davis

Nicole is a para-planner, assisting our financial advisors with caring for his clients’ financial needs. She has over ten years of experience in the financial industry, and holds registrations for investments and insurance. Nicole was born and raised in Virginia, and moved to Colorado in August of 2010.

 

 

 

 

 


Daphne Howard

Daphne Howard

Daphne Howard

Daphne joined Summit Accounting Solutions in October of 2012 as a bookkeeper. She worked for small businesses and CPA firms for over 15 years prior to joining Summit Accounting Solutions. Daphne was born and raised in San Diego and settled in Colorado in 2008, after having lived in Chicago, IL, Atlanta, GA and Ft. Pierce, FL.  In May of 2013, she received her Associates Degree in Accounting from Arapahoe Community College.    

 

 

 

 


Starr Nagai

Starr Nagai

Starr joined Summit Accounting Solutions in August of 2012.  She is the Office Coordinator for the Lone Tree, Colorado office.     She graduated from Central Washington University with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and Administrative Management. Prior to working at Summit Accounting Solutions, she worked in the Communication/Security Industry and Health Care Industry.

 

 

 

 

 


Wayne Blair

Wayne Blair

Wayne Blair

Wayne joined Summit Accounting Solutions in December 2014 as a tax accountant.   He currently holds a Bachelor’s degree in business accounting and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA).  Wayne has worked as a tax professional, accountant, entrepreneur, and as business director for a very busy dental clinic on the western slope of Colorado.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Robby White

Robby White

Robert White

Robby joined Summit Accounting Solutions in October of 2014, as a member of the Planning Team. He graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in Consumer & Community Studies and specifically with an emphasis in Financial Planning. Robby grew up along the mountains of Utah’s Wasatch Front and moved to Colorado in 2014.

 

 

 

 


Heather Newell

Heather Newell

Heather Newell

Heather joined Summit Accounting Solutions in January of 2014, as the Director of First Impressions for the Lone Tree, Colorado office. She graduated from a small liberal arts school, Hendrix College, located in Conway, Arkansas, just outside of Little Rock. While studying at Hendrix, she majored in American Studies, captained the college field hockey team, ate a lot of Southern BBQ, and took social work courses in Ghana. Prior to working at Summit Accounting Solutions, she lived in Rwanda for two years, working as an English teacher, while serving as a partner in development projects under the United States Peace Corps.

Marjie Tokarski

Marjie Tokarski

Marjie joined Summit Accounting Solutions in October of 2011 as an administrative assistant and bookkeeper. She was born and raised in Windsor, Vermont. Marjie attended the University of Vermont where she received a BA in Mathematics and received a BA in Education from Trinity College.