Maureen Speer, CPA


Maureen, graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder in 1990 as an Environmental Conservationist. She started her career as a chef, training under Madelaine Kamman at the Beringer Vineyards School for American Chefs in Northern CA. She spent numerous summer seasons cooking at sports fishing lodges in Alaska with her husband Deen and their 2 children, Nick and Emma. During the winter seasons they returned to Florence, OR, where she began working for Buckwald Accounting and Consulting PC. She discovered she enjoyed serving clients with their individual business needs and went on to pursue her Accounting degree at the University of Oregon and pass the CPA exam in 2014 while working at Moss Adams.  

When the family traveled back to Colorado, she held Tax Staff and Senior positions at Eide Bailey in Frisco, CO, Reese Henry in Aspen, CO and Crowe, LLP in Denver CO where she enjoyed working on Corporate, Partnership, not for profit and Individual tax returns. She recently returned to Southern OR and was very fortunate to join the team at KDP, LLP as a Tax Manager. She loves skiing, swimming, boating, tennis, and cooking with family and friends.