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Ryan Sanger

Tax Partner


Executive Summary

Ryan is the Tax Partner in BDO’s Northern Colorado office.  He has 20+ years of experience in public accounting with extensive experience in all areas of taxation, providing tax advisory and compliance services to businesses and their individual owners. His areas of expertise include serving closely-held and privately-held companies in a variety of industries, including agricultural, construction, real estate, manufacturing, beverage (including craft breweries, distilleries, and wineries), wholesale distribution, professional service and retail.

Ryan has a specialization providing services to construction and manufacturing companies, especially those operating in multiple states. Ryan utilizes these skills to proactively advise and plan with client to ensure they are as tax efficient as possible. This includes developing a strong partnership with his clients.

Ryan has a passion for youth issues and giving back to the communities he serves and works in.  He serves on the Junior Achievement Northern Colorado/Wyoming Executive Advisory Board of Directors (Past Chair), is a member of Northern Colorado United for Youth, Windsor Optimist Club, and serves on the Windsor Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors (Past Chair and Treasurer).  When not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. Their adventures include traveling, sporting events, golf, and water activities.
Additionally, Ryan serves on the planning committee for the CFMA Rocky Mountain Conference and on the Board of Directors for the BDO Alliance Construction Accounting Network (CAN) as one of the BDO USA, LLP representatives .  Ryan also serves on the Colorado State University Accounting Advisory Board. Was recognized as a 2021 Everyday Hero’s Award by the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants and Northern Colorado Business Reporter (now BizWest) 40 Under Forty Class of 2013.

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Construction Accounting Network

  • B.S., Business Administration (Accounting emphasis), Colorado State University
  • Colorado Certified Public Accountant License number 24843

  • Colorado State University (CSU) Accounting Advisory Board
  • Junior Achievement Northern Colorado/Wyoming, Past Chair and Member of the Executive Advisory Board of Directors
  • Northern Colorado United for Youth, Member
  • Windsor Optimist Club, Member
  • Windsor Chamber of Commerce, Treasurer, Board of Directors