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About Us

About Our Firm

For years, Skipworth & Associates, LLC has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Skipworth & Associates, LLC's expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as business valuation, litigation support, forensic accounting, and financial planning.

Skipworth & Associates, LLC is one of the leading firms in and throughout Anchorage. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Skipworth & Associates, LLC is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of Anchorage's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around Anchorage. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Skipworth & Associates, LLC receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Daniel L. Skipworth, CPA/ABV, CVA, Managing Member

daniel@skipworth.net (907) 561-1040 University of Alaska Anchorage
Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) & Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)

Daniel is the sole owner and managing member of the firm. He began his public accounting career in 1993 working part-time as a bookkeeper and tax preparer while attending the University of Alaska Anchorage. After graduating from UAA in 1997 Daniel worked for a local CPA firm before leaving in September 1999 to lay the foundation for establishing his own firm. After working for his father's accounting practice he established Skipworth & Associates LLC in December 2000.

Daniel specializes in providing tax compliance and planning services to our individual and business clientele. Additionally he provides extensive consulting services which include litigation support and business valuation. Daniel is Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) which is a credential issued by the AICPA and is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) which is a valuation credential issued by the NACVA.

Daniel is a member of the Alaska Society of CPAs (ASCPA), American Institute of CPAs (AICPA), Institute of Business Appraisers (IBA), and National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA). Daniel is licensed to practice as a CPA in the state of Alaska and has been since October 2000.

When Daniel isn't fulfilling his duties to you as your CPA he spends time coaching youth and high school basketball. Daniel recently completed his 18th season coaching basketball at Anchorage Christian Schools where he was the head girls coach for nine seasons. The Anchorage Christian Lady Lions have compiled a record of 127-77 under his tenure, which includes four Southcentral Conference Championships, Back-to-back 3A State Championships, and two 3A State Runner-up finishes. "Coach Skipworth" was named the Southcentral conference 'Coach of the Year' in 2008 & 2010 and statewide 'Coach of the Year' in 2008 & 2009. Recently Coach Skipworth's 7th grade boys team from Anchorage Christian won the city wide YMCA Comp League!

Daniel and his wife Tracy have been married since 1997. They are former foster parents, who adopted 3 siblings in 2007: Alvin (15), Dylan (14), and Kayla (13). They have a weimeraner and a maltese and hope to have no more pets in the future!! :) .

Deb Bronson, CPA

deb@skipworth.net (907) 561-2248 CPA

Deb joined S&A in December 2010. She previously worked for a national CPA firm before taking time off to raise and home school her two children. Deb and her husband Dave have called Anchorage home for many years.

With her wealth of expertise and experience, Deb is a very welcome addition to our team!

Jim Davis, Tax Preparer

jim@skipworth.net (907) 561-1040

Jim has been a part-time tax preparer with Skipworth & Associates since 2001. Prior to that Jim worked for Dwain Skipworth in a similar capacity beginning in the early 1980s.

Jim is available mid-January through April. If you need assistance during the rest of the year please contact Candice DeGraaf.

Candice DeGraaf

candice@skipworth.net 907-561-2268

Candice joins Skipworth & Associates in 2015 as our new office manager. We are thankful and very grateful to have her around to guide us and keep things under control. You may notice some decorative changes throughout the office and she will undoubtedly deserve all of the credit!

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