Christi is a Certified Public Accountant and the owner of McDermott Financial Services, PC (MFS). Prior to launching MFS, Christi was employed with PricewaterhouseCoopers in San Jose, CA in the Tax and Legal Services division and a Bozeman accounting firm. Her expertise is tax, review, and advisory services for individuals and small to mid-size businesses. Christi’s experience and knowledge base covers a diverse range of industries including software, construction, restaurant, medical, real estate, guiding, ranching, lodging, resort management, and various sports industries. Together with the MFS team, Christi accommodates clients with tax, advisory, research, payroll, and bookkeeping needs.
Christi received multiple degrees from Colorado State University, including a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration and Psychology, and a Minor in Business – Marketing. She holds a Masters in Professional Accountancy at Montana State University. She enjoys making a difference in the lives of the clients she represents and helping people understand how to make their dollars work for them.
Christi along with her husband Drew, and daughter enjoy the outdoors and travel that includes skiing in Austria, surfing in Mexico, hiking in Costa Rica, mountaineering in Peru, and scuba diving in Fiji.
Michael Henry -
Mike Henry is a Certified Public Accountant that graduated with a Masters of Professional Accountancy from Montana State in 2001. Prior to coming to MFS, Mike spent 11 years working for Anderson ZurMuehlen, Montana's largest accounting firm. He specializes in taxes and consulting for individuals and small to medium size businesses. Mike works hard to get to know his clients and their individual needs in order to provide them with the best service possible. Mike, his wife Amanda, and two boys, Charlie and Willie, enjoy spending time together and are always up for an adventure
Melissa Johnson -
Melissa Johnson is a Certified Public Accountant who joined the MFS team in August 2018. She earned a Masters of Professional Accountancy from Montana State University in December 2016 and primarily assists in tax preparation and payroll at our firm. Before joining the MFS team, Melissa spent 6 years teaching accounting at Gallatin College, and two years in public accounting at another local firm. Melissa is a Montana-native who enjoys spending time with her friends and family, and her summers boating at the lake
Jesse Corbo -
Jesse graduated from Montana State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business, major concentration in accounting with a minor in business finance. He joined McDermott Financial Services in August of 2015 after relocation from Whitefish, MT to relaunch his academic career. Before joining our team he spent 13 years working for Safeway. Jesse is eager to learn and gain the technical skills needed to grow in his new career. Jesse enjoys the outdoor adventure activities that Bozeman has to offer and spending time with his family and friends.
Annaliese Smail - Bookkeeping Manager
Annaliese graduated from the University of Montana with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration. Annaliese has developed and owned multiple businesses over the last 20 years contributing to her in depth knowledge base of business development/management, payroll and bookkeeping. She joined McDermott Financial in 2022 and primarily works remotely. Annaliese and her four children love traveling, spending time outdoors, lake fishing and exploring.
Jodi Milliron -
Jodi grew up on her family ranch outside of Glendive, MT. After high school graduation she relocated to Billings to attend Eastern Montana College (MSU-Billings) earning a degree in Elementary Education. She then started working for a local startup company and stayed with them for 21 years working as a payroll clerk and eventually moving up to director. She currently works remotely from Billings. In her free time Jodi enjoys the great outdoors and beautiful scenery that Montana has to offer. She enjoys cruising in her convertible, spending time with family and friends, and her little dog Dallas.
Kodi Kingsbury -
Kodi joined McDermott Financial Services in June of 2018. She is from Central Montana and moved to Bozeman to attend MSU. She has worked as a food and beverage manager for the last 12 years. Kodi enjoys spending time with her family, camping, rodeos, golfing and enjoying the outdoors