Our skilled team of legal, accounting and business professionals are committed to finding the right solutions for each and every one of our clients. We understand your business, challenges and aspirations are unique and will require a customized approach. To get started, schedule a strategy session with one of our business advisors here.
Stephanie Long, JD
Senior Business Advisor & Managing Partner
Stephanie Long founded Business Innovation Group to empower businesses to grow through insightful and powerful legal and tax consulting. As a small business owner herself, Stephanie understands the unique challenges facing business owners in our rapidly changing, dynamic economy.
“When I graduated from law school, I very much wanted to find a path that would enable me to utilize my analytical skills to make a difference in people’s lives. At BIG, I get to do that. I find it incredibly rewarding to build relationships with business owners and witness the impact my legal assistance has on their businesses and their families.”
Stephanie and her husband have lived in Denver for over twenty years and feel privileged to be rooted in such a vibrant, growing community.
“Denver has really emerged as one of the best places to live in the country, particularly in terms of two of my absolute favorite things; live music and vegetarian restaurants.”
Stephanie has a broad legal background, demonstrating particular success in tax planning, IRS and state agency resolution, asset protection and real estate investing.
Business Advisor & Accountant
Before joining the firm, David spent 20 years as a business manager and 5 years as a tax accountant. David has always been fascinated by numbers and analysis. As a child, David figured-out the mathematical calculations of baseball player’s statistics printed on the back of baseball cards.
Today, David applies his analytical aptitude to the nitty gritty of accounting; financial statements, state and federal tax returns and cash flow projection. David’s primary focus is being a business advisor to the firm’s clients.
“What I find most rewarding is solving problems and helping our clients to reach their goals.”
Outside the office, David is committed to both music and advocating for the rights of animals. He’s a gardener, a philosopher and a devoted husband to his wife, Stephanie.
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Stephanie was born and raised in Yorkshire, England, and moved to Colorado with her husband in 2000.
She is a strong relationship manager and excels with her attention to detail and communication skills. Stephanie derives great satisfaction from assisting clients to succeed, particularly in the early stages of enterprise formation.
Outside of work, Stephanie enjoys hiking with her family, volunteering, and her murder mystery book club.
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Peter McFarland, JD LLM
Senior Business Advisor & Attorney
Peter was driven to practice in the field of tax law, because he wanted to stand at the intersection of life’s most important events and help clients navigate through them.
“Every day, I come to work and help people pay for a first home, plan for retirement, start a business, pay for a child’s education, and/or contribute to or even found a charitable organization. I’m grateful for both the opportunity and the responsibility.”
Peter earned both his Juris Doctorate and Master of Laws in Taxation from The University of Denver. He has successfully counseled clients through tax litigation, estate planning, business entity formation and asset protection. He also regularly speaks to business associations, investors and other attorneys on the complexities of tax law.
When he’s not at work, Peter enjoys spending time outside in beautiful Colorado, walking his dogs, hiking with his wife and taking photographs.
Brian Woldt, CPA
Business Advisor &
Brian thrives on finding financial solutions to the diversity of challenges facing business owners. After a brief flirtation with a career in medicine, Brian fell in love with helping people through accounting in his very first accounting class.
Since joining the Business Innovation Group, Brian has consistently demonstrated value in his knowledge of construction, agriculture and real estate development businesses.
Of the team, Brian says, “I work with great individuals at this firm, who always have the client’s best interest at heart.”
The consultation Brian provides, is rooted in more than a decade of preparing tax returns, analyzing profit and loss statements and mitigating tax obligations.
After he leaves the office, he tackles his second job; raising four children with his wife Kelly. With any time that remains, he enjoys sneaking out to the golf course and rooting on the Minnesota Vikings.
Client Service Coordinator
Director of First Impressions
Jaci is our Master of Administration and we are so happy she calls Business Innovation Group home.
After 13 years working for a large telecommunications company, Jaci is thrilled to be a part of a close-knit team that has such a clear direct impact on clients.
“I very much enjoy the opportunity to meet our clients face to face and develop those relationships.”
In her off time, Jaci enjoys cruising around with her husband on their Harley Davidson, playing with their 3 dogs, and watching Husker football. She is also beyond happy to be a new grandmother to a beautiful baby girl.
Sue joined Long Law Group, LLC after working for many years at a management-level position in the mortgage business. She is also proud to have owned her own business by the age of 25, she has invested in real estate, and she also attended culinary school and opened her own gourmet food shop. She pulls on these experiences daily when assisting and advising clients of Long Law Group, LLC.
With her substantial experience using QuickBooks, she excels at preparing financial statements that not only meets all regulatory requirements but also makes sense to a business owner. Striking this balance sets Sue apart, allowing a business’ books to become a valuable tool for a business’ management and insight.
When not in the office, Sue enjoys spending time with her two grown sons and her best friend Sunny Boy (a Golden Retriever). Her summer joy is growing flowers around and in her pond, kayaking, golfing, and bike riding.