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Meet Our Staff

Our Team

Laura Murphy, CPA, Senior Staff Accountant

Laura Murphy joined the Gerety team in January 2017 immediately after receiving her Master's Degree in Accounting from UNLV.  Having acquired her CPA license in March 2019, she is now a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the Nevada Society of CPAs. Before becoming an accountant, she owned and sold a digital imaging company with operations in over 20 countries.  She is also a California Registered Geologist with experience in environmental and engineering geology.  In her free time, Laura enjoys scuba diving, camping, gardening, participating in Toastmasters, and spending time with her husband and pets.

Gabriel Martinez, CPA, Senior Staff Accountant 

Gabriel Martinez joined Gerety & Associates, CPAs in October of 2017. Originally from San Diego, Gabriel moved to Las Vegas in September of 2016 with his wife and daughter. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics with a minor in Accounting from UCSD in December of 2015. Gabriel has passed all four sections of the CPA exam, and is planning on becoming licensed in 2019.

Prior to joining Gerety & Associates, CPAs Gabriel worked as the Operations Manager for a check guarantee company in San Diego for over 10 years. Finding a balance between family and work was a major reason for joining the Gerety & Associates team. He is excited about beginning his new career with a firm that places such a high emphasis on customer satisfaction, while also providing a strong support network for its staff. Gabriel enjoys spending time with his family, exploring new areas of Las Vegas with his dog, and is an avid MMA fan.

Georgiana Marinoff, CPA, Staff Accountant 

Born and raised in Bulgaria, Georgiana earned her combined Bachelor & Master’s degrees in accounting before relocating to Toronto, Canada in 1996 where she lived for four years.  In late 2000, she and her husband moved to Las Vegas and never left.   Her accounting career started in 1992 in the banking industry. In 2001 Georgiana became a licensed CPA in the state of Illinois and in 2006 became a Nevada licensed CPA. She has worked in public accounting since she moved to Las Vegas in 2000 and is thrilled to be part of the Gerety team.


In her free time, Georgiana enjoys reading, hiking and travel.  She particularly likes to experience new cultures, learn new things and strive for continuous self-improvement.  She also enjoys nature and is an animal lover.

Cyndi Bacon, Senior Staff Accountant

Cyndi joined Gerety & Associates, CPAs in January 2007. She has been working in the accounting field for over thirty years starting at a car dealership and working for several accounting firms over the last eighteen years. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Although she was born in Canada, she's an Air Force fledgling, and a long-time resident of Las Vegas.

Patty Ilangilang, Senior Staff Accountant

Patty Ilangilang joined Gerety & Associates CPAs in October 2016. She is an accountant with over 15 years of experience, specifically, in account reconciliations, month-end close processes and financial statement preparation. Patty loves being a part of the team at Gerety & Associates, CPAs and working with such a diverse and talented group of people. She immediately noticed how client service-oriented the staff are and how they truly care about their clients.

Patty is a native of the Philippines and graduated from De La Salle University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and Applied Economics. She moved to Las Vegas in 1989, where she enjoys hiking at Red Rock and exploring Las Vegas and its history. She’s an avid reader and loves to learn new things.

Adam Brikman, CPA, Senior Staff Accountant

Adam Brikman became part of the team at Gerety & Associates, CPAs in August 2020 as a Senior Staff Accountant. Adam holds both a Master and Bachelor of Accounting from UNLV. He is a Certified Public Accountant and in 2015 was named the “Most Outstanding Master of Accounting Student” by the UNLV Accounting Department.

Adam prepares compilations, performs reviews and assists with bookkeeping services of the Firm. Adam takes pride in providing clients with the best experience possible. Prior to joining the Gerety team, Adam performed audit and attest services for casinos, non-profit and government entities.

Autumn Gatesman, Staff Accountant

Autumn Gatesman joined Gerety & Associates, CPAs in January 2019 and is looking forward to a long and rewarding tenure.  A native to Las Vegas, she obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from UNLV in May 2016.  Prior to joining the Firm she worked for a local law firm’s tax department which specialized in small business tax returns.


Autumn plans to sit for the CPA exams in the near future.  Her hobbies include playing softball, hiking, and training her dogs.

Michael Sanchez, Staff Accountant

Michael Sanchez is a Las Vegas native who graduated GCU in October of 2018 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and will sit for the CPA exams in 2019. Prior to joining Gerety & Associates, CPAs Michael worked for US Bank where his love for helping clients accumulate and protect wealth encouraged his desire to practice accounting.


Michael was married in 2018 and enjoys spending his free time snowboarding and target shooting with his friends and family. He has two boxers that he and his wife love taking to the mountains or dog park and are excited at the prospect of their growing family.

Milea Leding, Staff Accountant

Milea joined Gerety & Associates, CPAs in February of 2019 shortly after receiving her Master’s Degree in Accounting from Western Governors University and is working towards her CPA license.  She is no stranger to Gerety & Associates as she had been the firm’s private Yoga Instructor for eleven years.  Prior to joining Gerety & Associates as an employee, she owned and operated a Yoga business for over twenty-one years providing group classes and private one-on-ones.  

Proud to call Vegas her home, she enjoys eating at new restaurants, dancing to live music and exploring the events that only Vegas can offer.  Milea is thrilled to be a full-fledged member of the Gerety & Associates family and looks forward to improving her skills and contributing to the outstanding service that individuals and businesses come to expect from the firm. 

Wendy Rutkowski, Senior Bookkeeper

Wendy Rutkowski became part of the Gerety Team in December of 2015. She brings 20+ years of experience in the bookkeeping profession and strives to bring practical solutions to the services provided to the clientele. Wendy is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. She has significant bookkeeping experience in all aspects of business and bookkeeping functions and has been using QuickBooks since 2004 for a wide range of industries. She attended Joliet Junior College in Illinois and Arapahoe Community College in Colorado with an emphasis on accounting. Originally from Illinois with stops in Las Vegas and Nebraska, Wendy relocated after 12 years from Colorado in 2013 where she worked as a bookkeeper for an accounting firm in Centennial and also serviced clients independently for a number of years. Her wonderful husband and three beautiful daughters are the love of her life along with the family’s two large dogs. She is delighted to be part of our firm and appreciates the work/life balance and professional growth the firm encourages.

Janice Hill, Bookkeeper

Janice Hill joined the work-family of Gerety & Associates, CPAs in May 2015 and is enjoying every minute! A seasoned Bookkeeper of 40 plus years, Janice is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor and brings an abundance of experience and energy to the team. She is dedicated to the clients she serves and applies her skills and knowledge to deliver high quality work.

When asked what she likes about working at Gerety & Associates, CPAs, Janice states, "I love the puzzle that I put together as I work. I enjoy helping the team complete a project. I'm comfortable here at Gerety & Associates, CPAs and I love coming to work". Originally from the Midwest, Janice is a long-time Las Vegas resident. She is musically talented and plays the piano. She enjoys sewing, reading and spending time with her grandchildren and dogs. "I'm looking forward to a long tenure with the Firm, it's better than I had imagined" shares Janice.

Cheri Johnson, Bookkeeper

Cheri Johnson joined the Gerety & Associates, CPAs team in December 2018. She has been working in the bookkeeping field for 30+ years and is a Certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor. Over the last 5 years, Cheri has been helping companies with bookkeeping nightmares get back on track. She loves the investigative work involved in these assignments; fitting the puzzle pieces together that results in a clean, complete financial picture. She is elated to be a part of the Gerety team - where once you walk through the door, you know you are with family.

Cheri was raised in Las Vegas but moved to the San Francisco Bay Area after high school, where she lived for 24 years. She has 3 wonderful children, and 3 grand-dogs, that are the loves of her life. Cheri also enjoys spending time with her mother, niece and 2 grand-nephews and is a book-worm and history buff.

Delia Garcia, Bookkeeper

Delia Garcia started with Gerety & Associates, CPAs in January of 2016. She does bookkeeping for some of the Firm's clients, and the Firm as well. Delia came to Las Vegas from Los Angeles in 2001 and started working at a construction company as a Human Resources Clerk then worked up to Human Resources Generalist until 2007 when the economy and construction started slowing down. It was then that she changed her focus and pursued Bookkeeping in 2008. Delia is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. She enjoys that Gerety & Associates, CPAs supports professional growth. "I liked that one of the Core Values of Gerety & Associates, CPAs is to support and encourage professional growth as the lifeblood of the organization's success. It's inspired me to consider returning to school to pursue a degree in accounting to better myself and to keep learning. I also like that the Firm is very different from what I have worked in the past. I am most definitely interested in learning new things and progressing," Delia says.

Delia loves spending time with her family, especially her grandson. The work/life balance and respect shown, professionally and personally, to each and every employee makes that something she can look forward to.