Pofessional Staff

Royce Richards

Royce Richards - CPA / Owner

Royce received his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Professional Accounting degrees (MPAcc) from Weber State University and his Law degree from the University of Utah School of Law (JD). He has been with the firm since 1995. He focuses on all aspects of taxation for individual, businesses, trusts, and estates. He has extensive experience in matters related to estate planning, business succession, tax planning, asset protection, real estate and corporate legal matters. He has few hobbies that he enjoys as much as work, however if you want to talk about travel, military history or his grand kids, he is interested.

801.621.0440 royce@childrichards.com

Heidi Benson

Heidi Benson - Director of Client Services

Heidi joined the firm in 2013. As Director of Client Services, she will do all she can to make sure you are well taken care of in your interactions with our firm. She handles the marketing for Capitol Payroll. Heidi enjoys traveling, especially when it involves baseball and flying, teaching group fitness and nutrition classes, reading and spending time with her husband and 2 kids.

385-389-2460 heidi@capitolpayroll.com

Tonya SpencerTonya Spencer - Payroll Manager

Tonya received her Associates in Accounting in 2007, when she started as a payroll processor with Wood Richards & Associates, prior to Capitol Payroll branching off to its own entity. She currently oversees the day to day operations of the payroll department, which includes accurate calculations of wages, tax withholdings and company deductions. She also ensures proper governmental reporting and compliance. Outside of work, she does a lot of DIY projects, making home improvement stores her favorite places to shop!

801.334.8339 tonya@capitolpayroll.com

Jamie SheffieldJamie Sheffield - Payroll Associate

Jamie received her Bachelor of Arts in Accounting in December 2013. She joined Capitol Payroll in 2014. Her current focus is to assist in the day to day operations of the payroll department, which includes coordination with third party service providers and tackling some of the more complex tasks within payroll processing. Outside of work, you will find her nose in a book or painting ceramics.

801.334.8339 jamie@capitolpayroll.com

Lisa Oelke

Lisa Oelke - Payroll Associate

Lisa started as a payroll entry clerk in 2014. In November 2019 she came to work with us at Capitol Payroll as a payroll processor. She currently processes payrolls, balances tax payments, as well as

the required quarterly and annual reconciliations. Outside of work, she takes elight spending time with her family.

Colby Joseph

Colby Joseph - Payroll Associate

Colby is currently working on her Bachelor of Arts in Accounting. She started with Capitol Payroll in 2019 and processes payrolls, balances tax payments, as well as the required quarterly and annual reconciliations. Outside of work, she likes to get outside and go hiking.


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