About Us

Bender-Carey CPA Group

Devon Kwande

Devon Kwande is a C.P.A licensed in the state of Colorado. He has over 12 years of experience in Business Consulting, Financial Management, Accounting, Tax matters as well as Management Training and Development. 

Devon has worked in various industries including: Export/Imports, Retail, Agriculture, Entertainment, Non-Profits and Government. Devon has international experience having worked in three different countries. Devon has also trained key government officials from several countries including Zambia, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Lesotho, Uganda, South Africa, Cameroon and Liberia. The training included Corporate Restructuring, Debt Management, Budgeting, Interpreting Financial Statements, Leadership Development and Developing Economic Models.

He draws from his years of experience to provide useful, versatile, practical, easy to understand and effective financial management and business growth tools. Devon thrives in providing useful financial management coaching and training for both individuals and businesses.  Devon’s real passion is to show people how to improve their financial literacy. 

Kristie Bender-Carey


Kristie is a licensed business consultant who uses her extensive and successful business background to assist companies realize their full market potential by using strategic planning, career consulting, human resources, organizational development, community involvement, and business advancement through marketing and communications.

She is quick to point out one of her many strengths: “I focus on ‘out-of-the-box’ thinking, offering creative financing solutions and providing business clients with a high level of service.”

Kristie began her financial services career in 1980 with Shearson American Express in Iowa. For 20 years she was owner and president of American Finance Inc., a commercial real estate lender in Colorado Springs. She transitioned into the banking world as Vice President for Business Development with one of Colorado Springs’ largest banks and then Market President for two other large, publicly-traded banks in town.


Tax preparation and tax planning for long-term success

Monthly Accounting

Customized reporting & analysis, controller, and Fractional CFO

Financial Advisory

Business planning and advisory and financial coaching services

Security & Protection

Risk assessment, fraud prevention and management

Reach Us

1440 Newport Rd

Colorado Springs CO 80915

+1 (719) 559-4024


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