Dana M. Christensen , CPA

Christensen, Tyng & Hjelmstad, P.C.
9600 East Arapahoe Road, Suite 240
Greenwood Village, Colorado 80112

Professional Experience

Christensen, Tyng & Hjelmstad, P.C. (1999 to present)

Provides tax, financial statement and consulting services to individuals and business entities, with emphasis on privately held businesses and their owners. Provides state tax planning and compliance assistance for numerous clients with multi-state operations. Provides tax accrual provision assistance for numerous clients.

Apartment Investment Management Company (AIMCO), (1997 to 1998)

Liaison with outside accounting firms to coordinate filing of over 1,800 real estate partnerships. Tax advisor for investor relations to discuss acquisitions, sales, debt restructures and other tax matters with investors. AIMCO is a publicly traded real estate investment trust on the New York Stock Exchange.

Applied Industrial Materials Corporation (AIMCOR), (1993 to 1997)

Manager of day to day tax functions for a variety of closely held, family owned business with international operations and complex multi-state tax filing requirements. AIMCOR was a $500 million international business that marketed and distributed petroleum coke, provided oil refinery services and manufactured materials used in the steel and foundry industries.

Ernst & Young, (1987 to 1992)

Tax manager responsible for serving a variety of client assignments with an emphasis in closely held businesses and high net worth individuals. Ernst & Young is one of the top four largest public accounting firms in the world.


Master of Taxation, University of Denver, March 1992.
B.B.A, Accounting, Iowa State University, May 1987.

Professional Affiliations and Community Involvement

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants
Vice Chair, Leadership Issues Committee, Colorado Society of CPAs (2000 to 2001)
Volunteer Assistant Coach of Highlands Ranch Bulldogs Baseball Team (2001 to 2008)
Volunteer Head Coach of Highlands Ranch Metro District Baseball Team (1998 to 2001)
Volunteer Head Coach of Douglas County Soccer Team (1998 to 2000)
Graph of market variables across industry sectors New Business financial consultation

The more you have a handle on assets, taxes and profits, the more money you will make.