About our Firm


Since 1977, our firm has been providing quality personalized tax guidance and accounting services to local individuals and small businesses. Our expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting/bookkeeping services to more in-depth services such as advanced personal and business tax planning, financial statement compilations and reviews, and business-related consulting services. What sets Blackman & Darling apart from other accounting firms? We realize that you have a choice to make each and every time you need tax or accounting services, and so we work hard to earn your loyalty. Accordingly, we fully guarantee all our services, we timely honor all commitments made to our clients, and we strive to add value to you and your business.

Our Mission

Our mission is to proactively help clients achieve optimal tax results, and to provide for their other accounting needs in a timely, accurate, and cost-effective manner. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients’ tax and business situations, thorough tax knowledge and research, and sound tax and business analysis. Our firm is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism.

Our Team

Lisa Darling, CPA

Lisa started her career in public accounting with Blackman & Darling in 1988 after attaining her M.B.A. in Accounting. She also has an undergraduate degree in Psychology, which has more application to accounting than you might expect! Lisa is a member of the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

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Sherrie Nichols, CPA

Sherrie came to Blackman & Darling in 2002 from a large regional accounting firm in California. She has a B.S. in Accounting, and is a member of the Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants.

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Teri Martin

Teri is our office administrator, and joined the firm in 1980. She has kept us running smoothly ever since. She has also taken several college-level courses in accounting, and assists clients with payroll and bookkeeping.

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Diane Blackman, CPA

Currently retired from accounting, Diane remains a trusted adviser and friend.