RyanT

Senior Assurance Manager
Email: dthorpe@pulakos.com
Phone: (505) 338-1500

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Expertise

Mr. Thorpe has held various positions within Pulakos CPAs, and is currently a manager in the assurance department. Thorpe has developed a broad knowledge base from working with clients of many different sizes and industries. Mr. Thorpe currently provides assurance services to project-management based companies including construction and government contractors, audits of non-profit organizations that receive Federal funding and employee benefit plans. Mr. Thorpe uses his comprehensive business and accounting experience to be a resource to his clients in many areas apart from accounting.

Industries Served

  • Construction
  • Government Contractors
  • Art & Education Financial Services
  • Member Organizations
  • Foundations
  • Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • A-133 Single Audits
  • Employee Benefit Plans

Accomplishments

  • Board Member, Active 20-30 Club of Albuquerque
  • Treasurer, Blackout Theatre Company
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Construction Financial Management Association
  • Panel CPA, United Way of Central New Mexico Community Fund Grant Panels

Why Performance Matters

Over the course of my career I have learned that, in this industry, client relationships are what drive the business. When the only tangible piece of evidence a client has that shows you performed the work is an audit report or tax return, what they remember is the performance of the service. Missing deadlines, poor execution of a plan, etc. are unacceptable because that’s what gets remembered. A successful engagement is measured not only by efficient and effective execution; it’s also measured in a very large way by client response.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration – Accounting concentration, Robert O. Anderson Graduate Schools of Management, University of New Mexico