Leslie C. Daane, CPA, CGMA, AEP, Managing Director

Professional Experience

With over twenty years of public accounting experience, Leslie has provided a full range of audit, tax, and consulting services to a wide variety of clients. She is the Managing Director and the Director of Tax Services.

Throughout her career, Leslie has worked with small and mid-sized privately held companies and their owners in all aspects from the start-up phase to the sale of the business.

In addition, Leslie works with trustees and beneficiaries to assist in conflict resolution.

Professional Associations

Community Involvement

Leslie’s community involvement has included a term on the State Board of Equalization, President of a private school board, and a board member of various charitable organizations. She is a past President of the Estate Planning Council of Northern Nevada and SAFE (Special Advocates for Elders). Leslie is also currently a board member of Center for Healthy Aging and the University of Nevada, Reno Accounting Department Advisory Board.


Leslie graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. She has also taken a number of graduate level tax courses from Golden Gate University.

Personal Activities

Leslie enjoys spending her free time with her family which includes her four grown children.

Service Areas

  • Trust Litigation Matters
  • Estate, Gift, and Trust Taxation
  • Succession Planning


  • Credit Unions
  • Distributors
  • Manufacturing
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Professional Service Firms


Fun Facts

  • Morning Drink: Soy Chai Latte
  • Biggest Thrill:  Skydiving
  • Favorite Eatery:  Daane Family Sunday Night Dinners