Accountant earns CPA license

Alan Watkins
Alan Watkins

Alan Watkins, an accountant at Grand Mesa CPAs in Grand Junction, has received his license as a certified public accountant.

Watkins brings to his growing role with the firm more than 15 years of experience in the banking industry, including stints as a commercial loan officer as well as senior vice president of a community bank. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in accounting.

Ed Branson, managing partner of Grand Mesa CPAs, said Watkins has grown within the firm and within the field. “Alan’s background and experience in finance and lending brings a whole new perspective to the advice we can provide our clients,” Branson said.

Grand Mesa CPAs offers a range of bookkeeping, payroll and tax services to businesses and individuals. For more information, call 243-3260 or visit the website located at