Corne Jantz & Associates is located in Meridian just south of the Denver Tech Center. Our goal is to help clients build on their financial resources by employing creative business, estate, and tax planning techniques.
We combine a large firm's experience with the personal attention that only a smaller firm can provide. Our clients come back to us year after year because they know we work hard to earn their respect and continued support. We strive to develop long-term, honest relationships and to perform strong analytical follow-up and consistency. Whether your needs are simple or complex, we can help.
Our firm is comprised of dedicated and technically skilled individuals whose competence is reflected in the creative solutions and constructive guidelines they provide each client. We are motivated by the belief that . . . "Quality service can only be obtained when the CPA engages in goals that locate and/or predict and solve problems."
LARRY W. JANTZ
Larry Jantz is President and one of the founding members of Corne Jantz & Associates. After moving to Colorado in 1979, he began his career with Benson Wells & Co. and became a partner with that firm in 1985. He continued as a principal with BW & CO. until Corne Jantz & Associates was formed in January 2003. Larry graduated from Seattle Pacific University and received his degree in business administration with a major in accounting and supporting studies in mathematics. He specializes in the areas of tax, estate, and financial planning. He is a member of the AICPA, Colorado Society of CPAs (#CPA5936), and has a certificate of Educational Achievement for Tax Planning and Advising for Closely Held Businesses from the AICPA.
JOHN R. RAWLS
John Rawls is a Principal with Corne Jantz & Associates. He grew up in Tempe, Arizona, and graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Accounting. He worked with Coopers & Lybrand before joining Benson Wells & Company in the 1980's. He later spent time in corporate accounting and public accounting, including owning his own firm. John re-joined Corne Jantz & Associates in 2006. He is a member of the AICPA and the Colorado Society of CPAs (#CPA18384).
LUCAS W. DENBERG
Lucas Denberg is a native of Colorado and graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver in 2007 with a B.S. Degree in Accounting with a minor in Computer Information Systems. Prior to joining Corne Jantz & Associates, he worked in private and public accounting primarily in income tax and business valuation. He specializes in income tax planning and preparation for individuals, small to medium sized business, estates and trusts. He is a member of the AICPA and Colorado Society of CPAs (#CPA27239).
MICHAEL R. FAST
Michael Fast is a native of Colorado, growing up in the Denver suburb of Littleton. After graduating with a B.A. in accounting from MidAmerica Nazarene University, he began his career with a CPA firm in Kansas City. Michael joined Corne Jantz & Associates in 2016 and specializes in tax preparation, tax planning and small business accounting. He is a member of the AICPA and the Colorado Society of CPAs (#CPA34238).
TINA A. HONSTEIN
Tina Honstein is a native of Colorado and graduated from Clearwater Christian College with a degree in Accounting. Tina originally joined Corne Jantz & Associates directly out of college and spent time with the firm before moving on to another practice in the Denver area. She worked for a small firm specializing in individual, small business and trust returns for 12 years before purchasing the practice from the retiring partner. After working as a sole practitioner for 2 years, she rejoined Corne Jantz & Associates as a Principal and merged her practice in with their existing client base. She is a memeber of the AICPA and the Colorado Society of CPAs. (#CPA30210)
Both Larry Jantz and Robert Corne came to Colorado in 1979 to work for Benson Wells & Company (BWC). BWC was a regional CPA firm providing a full range of accounting and tax services to clients located in a number of states. Eventually, BWC narrowed its focus to tax planning, compliance, and consulting services to individuals and closely-held businesses. The major industry groups serviced were real estate, construction, the medical profession, and the manufacturing industry.
Larry and Rob left BWC in January of 2003 and formed Corne Jantz & Associates, P. C. John joined them at the firm in 2006. We continue to specialize in tax planning and consulting to individuals and closely-held businesses across the U. S. Our staff is experienced with a number of accounting software programs but specializes in Quickbooks applications. Our firm continues to provide a high level of "commitment to excellence" upon which BWC was founded.