Amber was born in Colorado Springs and raised in Pittsburgh, PA. At 19, she left Colorado to explore America with her husband Mark. After road tripping for months and stints of living in California & Arizona, they made their way back to Durango. Their 2 beautiful children Isabella and Gabriel were both born at the old Mercy Hospital. They bought a house in Hermosa in 2013 and can’t imagine calling any other place home.
Amber has been providing bookkeeping & payroll services to Durango businesses for over 15 years and is a consultant with the Southwest Colorado Small Business Development Center & Colorado Department of Labor's Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. She is also the founder of Luminous Sojourns & New Hat Baking, and was the former Operations Coordinator at the La Plata County Economic Development Alliance.
Amber believes fostering the success of local independent businesses is the solution to today’s economic struggles in America. She joined the Board of Directors at Local First in May 2016 to aid in the development of that vision here in Durango. She enjoys gardening, singing, dancing, drumming, Tequila and always welcomes a good jam session or dart night with her friends.
Tanya Roth was born in Colorado and raised in the small town of Elizabeth on the eastern plains of Colorado. She came to Durango to obtain an Associate’s Degree in Business Management from Fort Lewis College. She has relatives from both sides of her family that still live in southwest Colorado. While in College, she met her now ex-husband Keith, who was raised in Durango. After graduating she decided there was no better place to live and chose to make a life in this area.
Tanya tries to take full advantage of what our local area has to offer. She is an avid cyclist, hiker, angler, skier and loves to be outdoors. Tanya is also a member of the Mataholla Moon Belly Dance Troupe. She enjoys expressing her creativity through dance and her metal fabrication artwork, making “junk” steel into new treasures.
She has had the honor of working in many different industries in Durango with wonderful mentors and bosses. With a passion for numbers and problem solving she was drawn to Bookkeeping over 18 years ago. On June 1, 2020 she became part of the team at To The Penny Bookkeeping.