Mike Hartle


Michael received his accounting degree from the University of Utah in 1984 and began his public accounting career working in the firm of Stayner, Fitzgerald, Vance & Call in Salt Lake City, Utah.  In November of 1991 he co-founded the firm Call, Hartle & Company which has now become known as Hartle & Rees, LLC.

Michael has served on many committees and boards of both professional and civic organizations throughout his professional career; including the University of Utah Business Alumni Association, The Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants, the Primary Children’s Medical Center Foundation and the Exchange Club of Salt Lake City.

Areas of expertise include individual, business and trust taxation and consulting.  Michael is a licensed certified public accountant in the State of Utah and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants and the Tax Section of the AICPA.
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Jim came to Hartle & Rees in 2014 from public accounting in Denver, CO.  He maintains the financial accounting procedures for many clients and assists in tax preparation of individuals and entities.  Jim holds an undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Northern Colorado and a master of taxation from The University of Denver.

Nathan received his master of accountancy degree from Brigham Young University. His career path with both the Big 4 and local CPA firms has provided him a diversified public accounting experience. This experience includes taxation, financial accounting and consulting services for large multi-national companies, foreign entities, local mid-size to small businesses, and both foreign and domestic individuals, including high-net worth individual family groups. Nathan is a licensed certified public accountant (CPA) and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public accountants. 

OUR TEAM

Nathan Bangerter:

KyLee Wykoff: 

Jim Clare:

KyLee began working for Hartle & Rees as the office’s Executive Assistant in January of 2016. She is currently studying Health, Society and Policy at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and will graduate in May of 2017. She has previously worked for several real estate companies and small businesses throughout the Salt Lake valley. In her free time she enjoys volunteering, reading, traveling and yoga. 

Ryan Rees:


Ryan has spent the majority of his career working in public accounting providing taxation and consulting services to individuals and businesses. Ryan has assisted more than 900 businesses in the areas of cash flow analysis, forecasts & projections, tax planning, and strategically structuring entities for growth. Ryan has applied his proficiencies in public accounting into the academic field teaching intermediate and advanced financial accounting courses and CMA exam preparation courses. Additionally, Ryan serves as CFO for multiple companies in the Salt Lake City Area.
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