About Us

Chad W. McKinney, CPA


Chad W. McKinney, CPA

Philosophy
We strive to provide the highest quality service and expertise you expect at an affordable price.

Education
Bachelors of Business Accounting, University of Phoenix, 2001

Experience
McKinney & Associates, CPAs, LLC, Partner 2003-Present
Burt & Nagel, CPAs, Staff Accountant 2002-2003
Swain, Lackey, & Thurman, CPAs Staff Accountant 2000-2002
Science & Engineering Associates Accounting Assistant 1998-2000
Professional Bookkeeping Service Owner & Full Charge Bookkeeper 1997-1998

Industries Served
Chad has more than 15 years of experience working with construction, nonprofit organizations, homeowner associations, real estate, automotive, and individuals in accounting, auditing, tax, and advisory issues. He specializes in small, closely-held businesses in retail, construction, wholesale, automotive, and nonprofit sectors.

Organizations
New Mexico Society Certified Public Accountants
Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants
Treasurer, The Notah Begay III Foundation, 2005-2014

James Q. Lackey, CPA

Philosophy
The only competition is yourself; provide the very best service you can and everything else will be taken care of.

Education
Bachelors of Business Administration, University of Kentucky, 1975
MBA Program, University of New Mexico
CPA Program, University of New Mexico

Experience
McKinney & Associates, CPAs, LLC, Managing Partner, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2002-Present
Swain, Lackey, & Thurman, LLC, Founding Partner, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1999-2002
Swain & Lackey, LLC, Managing Partner, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1997-1998
James Q. Lackey, CPA PC, Sole Practitioner, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1987-1997
Sturm & Associates, CPAs, Staff Accountant, 1984-1987

Industries Served
James has more than 25 years of experience working with construction, homeowner associations, real estate, and nonprofit organizations on a variety of accounting, auditing, tax, and advisory issues. He specializes in small, closely-held businesses in retail, construction, service, wholesale, automotive, and nonprofit sectors.

Organizations
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants
Treasurer, Santa Fe Business Incubator, 1997-2002

Should You Choose Us?

Get to know our professional team

When you need accounting or tax services, turn to a trustworthy company. Founded in 2003, McKinney & Associates, CPAs, LLC is the company you need.

Our accountants have over 20 years of experience and are dedicated to providing excellent service at affordable rates. You need help to make your small business grow. We're here to provide it. With an attentive approach to every client, we'll help you navigate complicated matters like tax codes, tax liabilities and HOA taxes.

Speak to one of our accountants today if you have any questions about our services.

Building a history of giving back to our community

If you're looking for professional accountants who care, you'll find what you need at our firm. We're always glad to give back to our community. Our accountants have:

  • Provided pro bono work
  • Served on nonprofit boards
  • Sponsored local athletic teams

We serve small- and medium-sized businesses, so providing for our community is just one other way we care for our clients and their families. Call 505-896-3897 today if you need accounting or tax services.