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About Us

About Our Firm

The firm of Sutton, Dowell & Co, LLC has been in the accounting business in southern Colorado for over 30 years, and is the successor firm to one of the oldest firms in southern Colorado. We have performed audit work for private companies, not for profit corporations and local governmental entities. We have advised retail, wholesale and manufacturing entities. In 2001 we made a decision to discontinue audits, but have been assisting the above type of clients in preparing for their Certified Audits.

With a background in Income Tax, the firm has prepared many types of returns and has advised several large and small business. The firm and its partners are members in good standing with the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants.

We have had our quality Peer Reviews and received an unqualified opinion as to our quality control, with no letters of comment. As a part of our quality control, all partners and staff accountants have completed all required continuing professional education. We have dedicated many hours to be leaders in our industry!

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, thorough research, and sound analysis. Sutton, Dowell & Co, LLC is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism.

Our Team

Peter M. Sutton, CPA 719.544.4786

Peter has been a Partner in the firm since 1981. He started in the firm in 1974 when the firm was owned by Robert G. Frederickson, CPA. Peter graduated from the University of Southern Colorado and immediately joined the firm. His emphasis has been in the area of Credit Unions and Banking. Peter has worked in all areas of the firm and you will find him very helpful in answering your questions on many topics. Pete enjoys his children and Grandchildren. Pete is a member of the Rotary Club and is a Past President of his local chapter. Pete enjoys bowling on his Monday night league. He is an active member in his church and serves on many committees there.

Christopher Dowell, CPA 719.544.4786

Christopher (Chris) Dowell, CPA is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. He joined the predecessor firm of Kuykendall, Sutton, & Co in 2004 and became a partner in October of 2008. He is a Member of the AICPA and the Colorado Society of CPAs of which he is the current President of the local chapter. He is active in his family’s church, Calvary Fellowship Fountain Valley. He also enjoys outdoor activities such as camping, fishing, and hunting.