We are a team of accomplished and dedicated professionals, committed to delivering expert financial services with personalized customer attention. We invite you to contact us directly and look forward to working with you.

Gary Mariegard, EA – Owner


As owner of Laser 1040 by Mariegard, Gary oversees firm operations. He graduated from Montana State University Billings with a BS in Business and Human Resources Management and graduated Cum Laude from Northwestern University.  He is an Enrolled Agent and can represent you in matters before the IRS.

He is responsible for preparing personal and business returns and consulting with new businesses. He specializes in consulting with small businesses. Prior to starting the firm, Gary examined financial institutions, owned and operated several health clubs, developed real estate, provided consulting for small businesses and was a small business lender. He is a member of NSTP (National Society of Tax Professionals), NSA (National Society of Accountants) President of the Montana Society of Public Accountants, and a Board Member of Mjorud Bible Camp.

Contact: gmariegard@gmail.com


Carol Parker, Tax Preparer

About: Coming Soon

Contact: carol.laser1040@gmail.com


Leandra Fraley, Accounting Technician

About: Leandra was raised in Havre, MT and graduated from MSU-Northern with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting.  She moved to the Helena area 5 years ago with her husband and 4 kids.  Leandra has a passion for numbers and hopes to make your experience with Laser 1040 a great one.  When she’s not at work Leandra likes to spend time with family and friends; traveling, hiking, and other outdoor summer activities.

Contact: Laser1040bymariegard@gmail.com

Alisa Scow, Accounting Technician

About: Alisa graduated from MT Tech with a Bachelor’s in Accounting. She is a mom of 3 young kids. Alisa loves to spend time with her family cooking new and exciting creations together. She also loves to craft of all kinds, her favorite is crocheting. Alisa is currently studying to become an EA. She loves numbers and cant wait to help you with your accounting, payroll, and tax needs.

Contact: Laser1040bymariegard@gmail.com