Our Team

Peggy Dowswell, CPA

Principal/COO

Ms. Dowswell has more than 20 years of experience working with special districts and city governments in Colorado, providing accounting and financial analytical services, district management and administration, overseeing staff in completion of monthly accounting and administrative functions, compilation of monthly financial statements, budgeting and long-range planning processes, annual reporting, bond document preparation and annual bond compliance/Continuing Disclosure reporting. She has performed specialized services in debt covenant and arbitrage compliance management, water rate and revenue analysis and operational performance analysis.

Ms. Dowswell’s ability to act as liaison between governmental boards and councils, constituents, developers, contractors, other governmental entities and local concerns is of particular benefit to our clients. In May 2000, she coordinated the formation election of the Eagle River Fire Protection District, which consolidated fire powers and operations of numerous governmental entities including special districts and municipalities in the Vail Valley.

Ms. Dowswell is foremost in her field of knowledge with public-private partnerships, tax increment financing districts, public improvement fee (PIF) strategy and collection, formation of districts and assisting with service plan creation, analyzing developer project proformas consisting of varied municipal and self-imposed revenue streams and assisting with imposition and collection of covenant based revenue streams.

She has held prior positions as controller and business manager of private entities, as well as staff auditor for a national accounting firm. Ms. Dowswell holds a B.S. in Business with an accounting emphasis from the University of Colorado at Denver. She achieved and was awarded the CPA designation in 1986 and holds a current active CPA license.

Ms. Dowswell enjoys exploring Colorado with her family and especially enjoys the arts in any form.

Experience

  • Governmental Accounting20 years experience
  • Finance & Accounting36 years experience
  • Special District Accounting20 years experience
  • Title 32 District Formations20 years experience

Education

  • B.S. BusinessUniversity of Colorado

Licenses & Certificates

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Colorado