Every day, my focus is on our clients and our people, making sure both get the best of what I can offer. I enjoy being a go-to resource for any business challenge, as well as a mentor and sounding board for our very talented team. Watching both our clients and our people grow and accomplish their dreams is truly what makes this a special place to be.

Steve Pope specializes in providing audit and advisory services to privately held businesses and their owners throughout Arizona and the Southwest. He’s known for his practical approach in the handling of complex transactions, experience in accounting for mergers and acquisitions and deep technical accounting knowledge. Steve’s experience includes working with closely held businesses in the technology and emerging growth space, professional services and distribution industries.

“I enjoy developing personal relationships with all my clients. Understanding who they are, and their story is the most important factor in helping them achieve their entrepreneurial goals.”

Steve joined Henry+Horne in 2016. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting and his Graduate Certificate in Forensic Accounting from West Virginia University.

When he’s not working, you can find Steve spending time with his three kids and amazing wife: attending basketball games, cheer competitions and golf tournaments. He also enjoys anything outdoors including hiking, mountain biking and hacking it up on the golf course.

Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Arizona Business Leadership Association

Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants

Arizona Technology Council

Association of Corporate Growth

Foundation for Blind Children, Board of Directors

Invest Southwest

Did you know?

If you weren’t an accountant, what would you be?
If I wasn’t an accountant I would be a professional golfer on the newly established LIV Tour under a several hundred million dollar contract.

Where did you grow up and why aren’t you there now?
I grew up in York, Pennsylvania. York was a small rural town, and was truly a great place to be a kid. My wife dragged me out to Arizona after college, and this has been a great home since.

What’s your favorite thing about working at Henry+Horne?
Hands down my favorite thing about Henry+Horne is the people we work with and the relationships that we have created.

What big goal do you want to accomplish?
A big personal goal that I have had for many years is to complete an Ironmnan Triathlon.  I create lots of excuses that get in the way of this feat.

If your life had a theme song, what would it be?
The Imperial March ~ Star Wars

Blog Posts by Steve

5 essential KPI’s for startups
Audit + Accounting: Summing It All Up
September 2020
Issuing options and warrants to your customers?
Audit + Accounting: Summing It All Up
September 2020
New revenue recognition standard: subscription based organizations
Audit + Accounting: Summing It All Up
August 2018
Not your father’s research & development credit
Tax Insights
April 2017

Articles by Steve

Let's get it started
November 2018