MEET OUR TEAM

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Meet The Team

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Kyle Bybee, CPA
Partner | Chief Executive Officer

Kyle Bybee joined the FAL team in June of 2019. He has been in the accounting industry, both public and private, for 12 years in Washington DC, Dallas, Salt Lake City and Las Vegas. Originally with a Big 4 accounting firm, he moved to a private family office for several years before joining FAL.

Kyle’s approach to client service is to build relationships by staying ahead of issues... 

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Curt Anderson, CPA
Founding Partner

Curt co-founded Fair, Anderson & Langerman in 1988 after a 13-year career with a national accounting firm in Los Angeles in which he was a partner and member of the firm's board of directors. 

Curt's diverse experience over his 40-plus year career includes federal, multi-state and foreign taxation; evaluation and structuring of corporate mergers and...

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Ronnie Sloan

Partner | President

Ronnie is the first, non-CPA partner at FAL. Her management and keen business instincts have helped steer the firm to success particularly during the recession of 2008.

 

Recognized for her outstanding leadership abilities, Ronnie has been integral in the firm’s expansion as well as the establishment of FAL’s corporate culture and high rate of staff retention.

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Robert Henn, CPA
Partner | Chief Financial Officer

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Randi Bailey
Partner | Chief Operating Officer

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Meghan McLean
Partner | Chief Growth Officer 

Robert joined FAL in 2017 and is a Partner at the firm specializing in complex tax and business strategy. He has experience in a variety of industries including hospitality and manufacturing with a particular focus on real estate and construction.

Since beginning work at FAL in 2015, Randi has been instrumental in refining the firm's internal procedures for efficiency, consistency and excellence. Her natural aptitude to apply order and promote follow-through has allowed the firm to absorb growth of 25% over the past two years without overdriving our systems and people. 

Meghan McLean is a Las Vegas marketing veteran and entrepreneur. Much of her experience is rooted in professional services, from local to international markets, and includes a start-up providing interventions for Las Vegas’ special needs community.

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Slava Kohl, CPA

Principal

Slava Kohl joined the firm in 2005 as a junior staff accountant and recent college graduate. Her standout capabilities earned her a partnership in 2010. Currently, Slava is a Client Service Director and leads our Audit practice.  

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Astrid Alvarez, CPA
Senior Accountant

With more than twenty years of accounting experience, Astrid enjoys helping entrepreneurs focus on running their business by giving them peace of mind when it comes to their company’s accounting. 

 

In her free time, you can find her enjoying time with her toddler and two corgis and if she’s lucky, binge watching Netflix! Astrid is also a huge fan of puzzles, currently on level 2903 of Candy Crush, and challenges anyone to rival her knowledge of Twilight.

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Anjela Anderson, CPA
Manager

Anjela was attracted to public accounting for the intellectual challenge and strategy but cites the value her work brings to clients as the most rewarding part of her job. At FAL, Anjela drives high-level tax strategy or a range of clients.

 

She grew up in Russia and cherishes her family.

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Cecilia Ayala
Supervisor

Cecilia has been with FAL since 2020 and enjoys the varied and challenging work offered in the public accounting world.  

Experienced in a variety of industries including non-profit and government, Cecilia’s primary focus is tax preparation and planning.

Cecilia is passionate about her family and views motherhood as her most important accomplishment.

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Kyle Bailey
Executive Assistant

Since working in massage therapy and marketing, Kyle has transitioned into the operational side of public accounting.

 

He joined FAL in 2017 and has helped the operational side of FAL in a multitude of ways. Aside from his assistance to one of the firm partners, Kyle works with clients on requesting necessary documentation, scanning documents and assembling tax returns. He is passionate about his wife, as well as his collection of Tiki artwork and mugs.

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Laura Bailey

Tax Processor, Retention Administrator

Within Laura’s role, she assembles tax returns for final review and assists clients by providing them with copies of tax documents. She also oversees the filing and archiving of all client documentation. She has become a vital part of the operations of FAL and is always offering time-saving, efficient initiatives to the firm.


She was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs and moved to Vegas in the 90’s. She is passionate about her three children, as well as baking delicious treats for the office.

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Lori Bettencourt

Head of IT and Client Service Administration

Lori has been part of the FAL team for 10 years but has worked in business administration for over 40 years. She services our clients with the online portal, as well as handling all the firm’s IT needs.


Lori is driven by learning, which ultimately led her back to university where she received a BS in business with an emphasis in information systems.  She is an active member of P.E.O Chapter G, as well as the Treasurer of the Las Vegas Firefighter Youth Hockey Foundation.

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Eunice Buyan
 Accountant

Eunice joined our team in 2020 and quickly adapted to the complex needs of FAL clients. She currently assists with multiple audit and tax engagements.

Eunice is a graduate of Brigham Young University and is passionate about her church and volunteer work. Born in the Philippines, Eunice speaks three languages including Cebuano and Tagalog.

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Sean Crandell, CPA
Manager

Sean’s diverse background spans local boutique to large regional firms. He’s particularly skilled at scaling the client spectrum of needs and can advise from a big picture perspective and drill down into the details to offer certainty and confidence in the numbers. He enjoys the variety of industries and fast-paced learning offered in the public accounting setting.

 

Sean is a committed traveler and seeks out new experiences and destinations every year. He is also a musician and plays the guitar.

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Alexis Custer
Accountant

Coming to us from BYU-Idaho where she received her Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Alexis brings an infectious joy to our office. She enjoys a good puzzle, which is what attracted her to the accounting profession. Her analytical and strategic mind leads her to the important questions for our clients allows her to see the big picture. 

Alexis grew up in Buckley, Washington and recently relocated to Las Vegas for career growth and opportunities. In her free time, you can find Alexis on a stroll, enjoying a good book, or working on her latest arts and crafts project.
 

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Nicholas Espinoza
Supervisor

As a Staff Accountant, Nick works hard to understand and build relationships with clients in order to find opportunities that can help them save money and become more efficient in their processes.

It is important to him that clients and colleagues see his hard work and care. He is an Eagle Scout that enjoys traveling and playing poker.

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Khrystyna Karpyn
Supervisor

With more than eight years of finance and accounting experience, Khrystyna values learning and technical excellence. She enjoys helping clients understand financial data and how it can assist them in critical business decisions.  

At FAL, Khrystyna works in both the audit and tax sides of the practice. In her free time, Khrystyna can be found hiking and traveling.

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Patrick Harrington
Accountant

Coming to us from Boston, MA, Patrick is happy to be in warm weather and to have a mild winter. He is a graduate from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and enjoys the challenges that each new return presents and the opportunities to learn from them.

 

Patrick has had the opportunity to play as a solo cellist in Benavente, Spain and in multiple local and regional orchestras during his eleven years of playing. He is passionate about helping others and burritos! In addition to all of that he loves spending time outdoors and can be found hiking, volunteering, and exploring his new hometown.

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Maria Khavkin, CPA

Manager

Maria has 20 plus years of experience in public accounting. She likes the customized and complex problem solving that comes with the industry, as well as the opportunity to build strategies that result in the best possible outcomes for her clients. She graduated from the accounting program at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

 

Maria was born and raised in Moscow, Russia and enjoys hiking, biking, skiing and scuba diving.  

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Kayla Forte, CPA
Manager

A rising star within the firm’s audit practice, Kayla works closely with FAL’s audit partner to plan, budget and execute a variety of audit and financial statement engagements. Kayla has a master’s degree in accountancy and has proven her ability to thoughtfully and creatively approach new challenges, including helping clients with special projects that involve acquisitions and unique transactions.

Kayla, along with being a passionate Vegas Golden Knights fan, loves adventure and her Cavadoodle, Georgy.

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Conny Gesick, CPA

Supervisor

Conny’s more than 15 years of experience in accounting has taken her from in-house accounting positions at major corporations back to public accounting where she’s developed specialized skills in forensic accounting and tax strategy. Her dedication to clients and the quality of her work are just a few reasons why FAL’s clients love working with Conny.​

​Conny resides in Las Vegas with her husband and they enjoy traveling, hiking and mountain biking.

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Rebecca Gilgen 

Accounting Manager

Joining FAL in 1999, Rebecca is the firm’s longest running employee. She has been working in business administration and collections for over 45 years and is dedicated to her profession. Rebecca is responsible for overseeing the firm’s billing and collecting systems.

She has a wonderful husband and four dogs at home and is passionate about living each day to the fullest.

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Jason Kim, CPA
Accountant

Jason is a graduate of UNLV where he earned his degree in accounting. At FAL, Jason is the go-to for questions surrounding IRS rules and regulations. He relishes in the complexities of accounting and resolving client concerns. 

In his spare time, Jason takes every opportunity to enjoy the vibrant music scene in Las Vegas, including the Life Is Beautiful festival - twice! 
 

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Ciara Ladanyi
Accounting Specialist

Coming from the world of construction accounting, Ciara has over six years of facing problems head on and finding detailed solutions to a multitude of obstacles. She appreciates that every day is different and that there is always something new to learn.

 

Ciara is passionate about helping others and is a proud supporter of The Herren project. On any given day you can find her at Target, watching Criminal Minds, and supporting her title of biggest Raider’s fan ever!

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Mary Munn
Administrative Assistant

A true born and raised Nevadan, Mary has over ten years of working on the strip doing clerical work. She is a real team player and is up for any challenge thrown her way. Mary enjoys the planning, organization and attention to detail that comes with working for FAL.

 

In her free time, you can find her outside with her family going camping, paddle boarding, taking care of her “zoo”, and studying Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography at CSN. Mary is a kind, reliable, and joyful person that wants to help out however she can!

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Jonelle Pakalani
Office Administrator

Jonelle has worked in customer service for 30 plus years. After successfully operating her own business in the F&B sector, Jonelle brings her hospitality mindset to FAL through her interactions with clients at the front desk, and supporting our operations team.

 

Jonelle has two precious daughters who light-up her life. She is involved with the Children’s Heart Foundation and supports them whenever possible.

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Megha Singhala
Senior Accounts Receivable Accountant

Megha brings her 8+ years of experience to FAL on our billing and collections team. She was born and raised in India, is fluent in 3 languages, and earned her Master’s Degree in Accounting from Delhi University. She takes great pride being a devoted mother and considers her family to be her greatest accomplishment. Megha is a friendly, positive, and approachable person who looks forward to each day!

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Alex Terpstra
Supervisor

Alex was born and raised in Las Vegas, and earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in accounting at UNLV.

Alex enjoys solving problems for clients that give them reassurance and peace of mind. He is a huge dog lover and loves spending time outdoors.

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Marie Vitello - Brown
Operations Resource Administrator

Within her 40+ years of experience in office administration, Marie has brought an important view of operations to the firm. She processes new client information, inputs budget data and coordinates the timely distribution of tax returns to clients.

She is always a team player and is instrumental in helping clients meet required tax deadlines. She is passionate about life and our Vegas Golden Knights!