REDW Welcomes Three Senior Managers to Its Growing Team

(ALBUQUERQUE – Aug. 29, 2023) — REDW Advisors and CPAs, one of the Southwest’s 10 largest advisory and CPA firms, also recognized among INSIDE Public Accounting’s Top 200 Accounting Firms, is pleased to announce the appointment of three leaders to Senior Manager roles on its award-winning team, which is celebrating its milestone 70th anniversary and was recently recognized by AZCentral and The Albuquerque Journal as among 2023 Top Workplaces in the U.S.

Audit & Consulting

Wesley A. Burghardt, CPA, rejoins the firm as an Audit & Consulting Senior Manager. Wesley’s career includes more than 10 years of audit experience, including as a Senior Manager at REDW. He returns to REDW from Censis Technologies, Inc., where he served as Controller, and worked with KPMG, LLP as both an Audit Manager and Audit Senior Manager for several years. Wesley is a member of the New Mexico Society of CPAs (NMSCPA) and holds both Bachelor of Accountancy and Master of Accountancy degrees from the New Mexico State University.

State and Local Tax (SALT)

Joe P. Hatfield, CPA, joins the firm as SALT Senior Manager. Joe began his career in accounting more than 35 years ago, in 1988, and most recently served as Managing Director of Sales and Tax Use at KBF CPA, LLP and Senior Manager of Indirect Tax for Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc. He also worked for 15 years in leadership roles with BDO USA, LLP, including as managing director. Joe holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from Amber University.

Thomas Miller, MBA, J.D., LL.M., joins the firm as SALT Senior Manager. Thomas brings more than 12 years of experience in providing tax recommendations, M&A diligence, and audit defense internally and for a variety of external clients, most recently as SALT Tax Director at Grant Thornton LLP and SALT Experienced Tax Manager at Citrin Cooperman & Company, LLP. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The University of Scranton, both a Master of Business Administration and Juris Doctorate from The Pennsylvania State University, and a Master of Laws with a Concentration in State Taxation from Georgetown University. 


Founded in 1953, REDW is one of the Southwest’s top ten largest certified public accounting and advisory firms. From our Albuquerque, Phoenix, and Oklahoma City offices, just over 230 professionals serve the audit, tax, business, and financial needs of a wide range of clients, both regionally and nationally, including mid-market businesses, construction & real estate, technology, healthcare, hospitality, and government, including Tribal Nations and enterprises. REDW also offers expanded services and expertise as an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA. We take pride in attracting top talent from across the country who see our firm and the Southwest as a place where they can grow both personally and professionally. For more information, visit, or

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