Meet The Team

Brian Berenz, MBA, EA
Founder of Berenz Tax Inc.

Brian was born in Wisconsin and grew up in Colorado. He graduated from Colorado State University with a BA degree in Economics. He holds an MBA with an emphasis on accounting from Keller Graduate School of Management. Brian has passed the series 7, 63, 65, and 24 exams and has passed the level one Chartered Financial Analyst exam. Brian also has Enrolled Agent status (credential awarded by the IRS). Brian has been working in the investment advisory industry since 2005 and preparing taxes for hire since 2014. Brian is married and has two teenagers. When he is not with his family or working, he enjoys playing ice hockey and golf. Another passion of Brian’s is aviation, and he holds a Certified Flight Instructor’s license and Multi-Engine Commercial pilot’s license.

Amber Berenz, MA

Amber is Brian’s wife and has been working with Berenz Tax for the past two years. Prior to joining Brian, Amber worked in community mental health for over 20 years in a variety of leadership, administrative, and clinical roles.


Kristi Fernandez,
Administrative Assistant

Kristi is semi-retired and joined us in 2023. Krisit has many years of experience in various administrative functions and has worked previously in the tax preparation field.


Nancy Berenz,

Nancy is retired from Oracle Corporation.  She had a career in the IT industry focusing on business application development, programming, system implementation and customer support. Nancy has worked seasonally with Berenz Tax Inc for several years but has officially retired and now helps when needed.  Nancy is also Brian’s mother.


Bill Berenz,
Contractor – Business and Bank Consulting

After serving two years in the US Army and a tour in Vietnam, Bill graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with a degree in Business Administration in 1971.  He held the designation of a Certified Management Accountant in 1982.  Bill attended the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Colorado and graduated in 1985.  He began his career in banking with First National Bank of Denver as an accounting officer and has held various positions in banking with extensive experience in commercial and real estate lending as well as cash management for small businesses.  Bill retired in 2012 as Regional President for ANB Bank in Colorado Springs. Bill is also Brian’s father.