Meet Our Team

Ronald A. Milligan, CPA

Professional Experience

Mr. Milligan began his public accounting career in 1973 with the Internal Revenue Service. He joined a local firm in Reno, Nevada in 1979 and was instrumental in establishing the tax department within the firm.

From 1983 to the present, Ron has been a shareholder with CMOW. His area of expertise include audits, reviews and compilations of not-for-profit organizations and privately owned businesses, preparation of federal and state income tax returns for businesses and individuals, business advisory services, and implementation of accounting systems for many new and growing businesses.

Professional Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Accountants
  • Nevada Society of Certified Public Accountants

Education

Ron graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting.

Favorite Things About Reno/Sparks

Favorite event?

  • Hot August Nights

Favorite day trip?

  • The Truckee River bike path

Favorite meal?

  • Clam chowder at the Nugget Oyster Bar

Thomas M. Ogden, CPA

Professional Experience

Mr. Ogden began his public accounting career with a local firm in Reno, Nevada.  In 1972 he joined a national firm and remained with the Company through 1978. During that time, Tom handled audits of small and large companies in a variety of industries, including gaming, agriculture, manufacturing, aviation and research and development.  In addition, he was heavily involved in the tax department.

From 1979 through 1989, Tom was a partner in a firm based in Reno, Nevada. During this period, he expanded his tax practice along with becoming more involved in business and personal consulting.

From 1990 to present, Tom has been a shareholder with CMOW.  His areas of expertise include personal and business tax planning, management consulting, audit, review and compilation of financial statements and financial reporting. 

Professional Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Accountants
  • Nevada Society of Certified Public Accountants

Education

Tom graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting.

Favorite Things About Reno/Sparks

Favorite event?

  • Hot August Nights

Favorite day trip?

  • Lake Tahoe

Favorite meal?

  • A burrito at Las Trojes

Melvin L. Williams, CPA

Professional Experience

Mr. Williams joined the firm in 1987 as a staff accountant and became a shareholder of the firm in January of 1993. During his tenure with the firm, Mel has had the opportunity to obtain expertise in a full range of accounting services including audit, review and compilation of financial statements as well as preparation and review of corporate, partnership, fiduciary and individual federal and state tax returns.

Mel’s professional career began in 1985 with University of Oregon Foundation as a staff accountant. More recently, Mel was the CFO of a public company . These experiences have provided Mel with the unique opportunity to view the accounting function from the inside at the daily operation and internal reporting level.

Professional Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Accountants
  • Nevada Society of Certified Public Accountants

Education

Mel graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting.

Favorite Things About Reno/Sparks

Favorite event?

  • Great Reno Balloon Race

Favorite day trip?

  • Lake Tahoe

Favorite meal?

  • A filet at The Grill
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