about us

When you have a personal relationship with a CPA, tax preparation becomes an exercise in planning ahead, not looking back. You will be matched with a specific CPA who will learn your tax and financial history and more importantly, where you’re headed. We’ll assist in mapping your financial future and offer sound advice and tax planning to help you reach your goals.

Learn more about some of our leadership team here.

Melinda Bucknam, CPA, President

Melinda Bucknam brings a broad base of experience and well-rounded perspective to every client. She started My Way CPA after successfully running her own CPA firm catering to individuals and small business for 20 years. Prior to that, she received her formal training from two of the largest international accounting firms in the world, then Price Waterhouse and Coopers & Lybrand. Her experience comprises preparation of all types of tax returns and financial statements. As a senior accountant at Coopers & Lybrand, Melinda oversaw audits, prepared and reviewed corporate and individual tax returns, conducted tax research and developed tax planning strategies. She became fluent in many different accounting software programs in which she trained clients and other accounting professionals.

Melinda graduated from the University of Florida, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a major in Finance. While working for Price Waterhouse in Miami, she was enrolled in the Masters of Taxation program at Florida International University and sat for the CPA exam.

Melinda is an active member of her local community where she has served on several boards and acted as an ambassador for the local  Chamber of Commerce for several years. She is licensed in both Colorado and New York.

Denise Rolfsmeier, CPA

Denise Rolfsmeier has experience on both the government and client side of tax preparation and accounting. As an auditor for the Nebraska Department of Revenue she oversaw compliance with sales and use tax laws. In her private tax preparation practice as well as with Moser Accounting and Tax Service in Crete, Nebraska, she has prepared and reviewed individual, business and estate income tax returns.

Denise holds a Masters of Professional Accountancy as well as a BS in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska, and a BS in Mathematics and Economics from Doane College. She is licensed as a CPA in Colorado.

Her superior communication skills and expertise with internet and tax preparation technology help to guide My Way CPA clients through the process of establishing their new account and answering any questions they may have as they get started.