Ksenia Popke, MAcc, CPA, J.D.

Partner

Ksenia Popke

I find it very inspiring to help my clients through complex issues that affect their not-for-profits, so they can focus on their mission and amazing work in the community. I enjoy training board members, management and staff to empower them to make the best decisions.

OVERVIEW

Ksenia serves a variety of not-for-profit entities in fields such as education, cultural and performing arts, health and human services, public and private foundation, science and research. She also assists federally funded not-for-profit organizations. Ksenia helps her clients navigate the ever-changing complexities of the not-for-profit world, and she enjoys building rich personal relationships, applying her extensive knowledge to solve complex problems and sharing colorful stories of life growing up in Russia.

Ksenia takes the time to understand the client’s situation and pulls together resources to identify the best solution. Clients appreciate her commitment and attention to managing the details as well as maintaining a high level of technical knowledge.

Ksenia loves traveling and exploring the great outdoors. She is always on the lookout for new places to visit, and she enjoys experiencing different culture, food and art. Her husband and the kids share her love of cooking and baking, and many hours are spent in the kitchen experimenting with new recipes. In the winter, she enjoys cross-country skiing, and in the summer, it’s kayaking in the beautiful Colorado river or relaxing with a good book.

QUALIFICATIONS

Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • AICPA Not-For-Profit Advisory Council, Member
  • Board of Directors (Chair), Art Students League of Denver
  • Advisory Board for the School of Accountancy, Daniels College of Business, University of Denver

Designations/Licensures

  • Certified Public Accountant, Colorado (Certificate No. 27849)

Education

  • Master of Accountancy – Daniels College of Business, University of Denver, Colorado
  • Juris Doctor – Ural State Law Academy, Russia
  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics – Western Kentucky University

KNOWLEDGE

Client Work

  • Serves a wide variety of not-for-profit entities and helps them navigate questions and challenges.
  • Provides helpful advice, information and instruction to nonprofit organization managers, governance members and auditors.
  • Serves on firmwide Not-For-Profit Technical Issues Committee

COMMUNITY

Community Involvement

  • Advisory Board for the School of Accountancy, Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver
  • Art Students’ League of Denver, immediate past Chair of the Board
  • Received the Colorado Society of CPAs 2013 “CPAs Make a Difference” and 2017 “Women to Watch” awards recognizing her as an emerging female leader for her community service and engagement.