The Best of Professional Services 2020
From organizing your finances to planning your next big event, we all rely on these professional services companies to get stuff done
Best Law Firm
Griffiths Law PC
Griffiths Law PC is a family-law and civil litigation practice. Its family law attorneys are skilled in handling complex divorce and child custody cases as well as child support and spousal maintenance. Its civil litigation attorneys handle construction, insurance, real estate and business litigation cases.
“Our hallmark is a well-prepared case, which is essential if you want to obtain the best outcome possible,” the firm explains, “Our legal team consists of forward thinkers who are leaders in the Colorado legal profession.”
Best Accounting Firm
Boulder CPA Group
In business since 1991, Boulder CPA Group specializes in taxation for small to medium-sized businesses and individuals, from planning to compliance to other forward-thinking strategies. The team is adept at devising pension- and profit-sharing plans; mergers, acquisitions and sales; business succession planning and more.
“Our mission is to provide exceptional, personalized tax, accounting and business consulting services using the most recent technical and financial information,” the company explains. “We will build strong relationships while providing practical solutions for our clients’ diverse needs, to include local, multi-state and international tax preparation.
- BKD CPAs & Advisors
- Plante Moran
- Stratagem CPAs (acquired by Wipfli on Jan. 2)
Best Marketing-Advertising Agency
Estound has been helping small and mid-sized businesses implement high-impact online marketing plans on modest budgets since 2006. The company integrates strategies and creative ideas to help clients launch, grow and establish their companies competitively.
The company has worked with a range of industries, including technology, engineering, health care and consumer packaged goods in both the B2B and B2C realm
“Every day we work with businesses and owners facing difficult scenarios — and we are fully committed to delivering results that will not only improve the bottom line for our clients but also thrill their clients and customers,” the company says.
Best Digital Marketing Firm
Blue Moon Digital
Every year Blue Moon Digital (BMDi) hosts a Brand Summit. The firm invites clients and prospects to meet the team and participate in two days of sessions where industry experts and internal experts share what they’re working on, what they learned, and the state of the industry. Attendance is limited to 100 people, and past summits have taken place in Estes Park, Winter Park and other locales. “All anyone needs to do is get themselves to Denver,” says Lauren Bates, senior storyteller. “We take care of the rest.”
Best Public Relations Agency
B Public Relations
B Public Relations is a boutique agency that offers media relations, social and digital media strategies and strategic partnerships with influencers. The agency’s clients include hotels and resorts such as Hotel Teatro and The Ramble Hotel; destinations and travel like Monarch Mountain and Steamboat Ski & Resort; and restaurants Postino, Woodie Fisher and The Fort.
“It’s always better to be a big client in a small agency than a small client in a big agency,” the company’s website explains. “Our boutique team of expert publicists and hospitality industry professionals is passionate about — and personally dedicated to building — each and every brand we represent.”
Best Staffing/Recruiting/Executive Search
Talent Navigation Experts
Whether you need a full-time or a contract employee, Talent Navigation Experts can help you find them. The staffing agency provides contract-to-hire staffing as well as full-time salary placement services that include needs assessments, face-to-face interviews, skills testing, reference checking and background and drug screening.
“Our mission is to be recognized within the industry as an elite recruiting firm known for uniting world-class talent with our trusted partners in order to exceed all expectations,” the company says.
Best Event-Planning Service
Encore Events and Entertainment
It’s not a party unless there’s a DJ, photo booth, and accent lighting. Encore Events and Entertainment specializes in these features, and also provides clients with event management tools so they can view details and plan a timeline for their event. Over the past 20 years, Encore has provided entertainment at more than 1,000 events. Encore is a member of the American Disc Jockey Association, and also supplies emcees for raffles or awards.
Best Moving Company
At Amazing Moves there is no middle man. Customers deal directly with co-owners Padraic McHale and Marshall Aikman, rather than agents or brokers who take a markup and hinder the company’s relationship with its customers. Founded in 2003, Amazing Moves has grown steadily as a local moving company because the leadership team has not strayed from its core business plan of hiring professional, motivated and athletic employees.
“Our goal is to provide the highest quality service for our customers by finding the best employees and by training and developing their skills in the moving industry,” the company says.
Best Funeral/Cremation Services
Horan & McConaty
Family-operated Horan & McConaty has operated since 1890, when the great-great grandparents of John J. Horan moved to Denver from Santa Fe and opened a funeral home at 15th and Platte streets in Lower Downtown. Now with locations throughout the Denver metro area, the funeral home offers burial and cremation services as well as reception and catering, grief services and funeral pre-planning, and other services such as a Harley Hearse Farewell Ride.