Meet The Team

Curt Anderson, CPA

CEO,

Tax 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 acquisitions; estate planning and related tax matters for income, gifts and estate taxation; and tax minimization planning for individuals and corporations.

Ronnie Sloan

President,

Partner

Ronnie is the first, and only, non-CPA partner. 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.

Prior to joining FAL, Ronnie was employed for nearly ten years at prominent estate-planning firm where she became a vital member of the firm’s management team.

Bernadette Mashas, CPA

Client Service Director, Principal

Bernadette joined the FAL family in 2007 as a Tax Manager and now has more than 30 years of experience in the field of accounting and taxation.

 

In her current role of Tax Principal, she oversees FAL’s client service and maintains ongoing communication with our clients throughout the year. She is recognized by our clients for her advisement on tax and business matters and her ability to outline and explain complex tax strategy.

 

She has extensive knowledge of various industries including legal, real 

Slava Kohl, CPA

Client Service Director,

Principal

Kyle Bybee, CPA

Partner

Kyle Bailey

Client Service 

Administrator

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.  

 

Since starting her career with FAL, she has become an expert in a wide range of industries including retail, construction, architectural, engineering and professional services.

Kyle Bybee joined the FAL team in June of 2019 as a Client Service Director and Principal. 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 that concern our clients and 

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.

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.

Randi Sloan-Bailey

Business Operations Manager

Since beginning work at FAL in 2015, Randi has served the firm in many different ways. Within her role, she handles HR and marketing, as well as overseeing the firm’s internal accounting systems.

 

Her most important accomplishment is receiving a Medal of Valor for her volunteer work with Community Ambulance at the Route 91 Harvest Festival tragedy. In her free time, she cherishes being with her husband, son and German Shepherd, Stella.

Andi Bajorek

Receptionist

As FAL’s Receptionist, Andi is the voice you hear on the other end of the line when you call FAL.

 

She is passionate about having top-notch customer service when working with clients and FAL’s internal needs. She is a Dolphins football fan and a proud dog mom to her pup, Simba.

Lindsay Balasta, CPA

Senior Staff Accountant 

Lindsay has been working in the accounting industry for over 10 years and has become a valuable asset to the FAL team since her hire date in early 2019.

 

She likes to solve systematic and procedural challenges for clients and hopes that they would see that she is a caring and trusted partner in their success. When not at FAL, she is involved in Moms Demand Action and Three Square.

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.

Matt Consolini

Assistant Controller

Matt joined FAL in May of 2018 but has been in working in business accounting for 10 years. Within his role, Matt is responsible for ensuring accurate billing and helping the firm determine efficiencies via key metric reporting. He has also branched into payroll and A/P duties within his accounting functions at the firm.

 

Matt earned an undergraduate degree in journalism but fell in love with accounting before receiving his master’s degree while working a full-time job. He enjoys traveling, hiking and a good beer.

Nicholas Espinoza

Staff Accountant

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.

Kayla Forte

Senior Staff Accountant

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.

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.

Miriam Goebel

Executive Assistant

Having worked in administration for over 20 years, Miriam has been an asset to FAL’s operations since she joined the firm in 2015. Miriam works as our CEO’s right-hand in assisting with the firm’s daily operational needs. Her most important accomplishment is meeting her husband and learning the true meaning of “soul mate”.

 

She is the proud mother of a parrot named Mango and enjoys a nice red wine.

Robert Henn, CPA

Manager

As a Manager at the firm, Rob works closely with Curt Anderson and our other partners on complex tax strategy and planning. He is also heavily involved with the planning and execution of special client projects. Rob has been a CPA for over 7 years with a focus on real estate. He hopes that clients and colleagues see him as reliable and knowledgeable.

 

His most important accomplishment is being an involved father with his daughter.

John Kroll, CPA

Supervisor

John finished his CPA at the age of 25 and quickly advanced to a Supervisor position at FAL. He always looks to solve complex, technical issues for clients and hopes they would see him as a smart and responsive accountant. In his position, John manages and supervises employees on tax and audit client engagements.

 

On Saturdays, he can be found in his pajamas lounging with his cat, Freya.

Meghan McLean

Head of Client Development and Service

With the firm for nine years, Meghan  began in a marketing role responsible for the firm’s brand in the community and across various market segments. Her role has expanded to include the strategic direction of the firm and the spearheading of FAL’s growth into new verticals. She also oversees the client experience and checks in with clients regularly.

Meghan is passionate about her family and promoting the development and growth of special needs children in the Las Vegas community.  

Lynda Miller, CPA

Manager

Lynda has been part of the FAL team since 2012. She appreciates the dynamic atmosphere of accounting and has become a resource for FAL staff and senior management within her role. As a manager she focuses on quality control and coordination of workflow, tax planning and client relations.

 

On the weekends, she spends time gardening with her rescue dog, Barkley.

Alex Terpstra

Staff Accountant

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.

Marie Vitello

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!

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