Contact Information

Tricia Cook

2310 University Way, Bldg. 2
P.O. Box 174255 
Bozeman, MT 59717

Phone: (406) 994-4507

Email: patricia.cook@montana.edu

About

Tricia Cook is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) with over 30 years of financial and business management experience. This includes experience in banking, private industry and 21 years doing accounting and managing budgets at Montana State University. Tricia has a B.S. in Business-Accounting from MSU and is a life-long Bobcat.

Expertise

  • Budget Development and Management
  • Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable
  • Accounting Internal Controls
  • Compliance in Higher Ed
  • Grant Administration
  • Government Reporting
  • Office Management
  • Team Based Problem Solving
  • Customer Service
  • SCT Banner and CatBooks Software

Education & Professional Background

Montana State University

  • Budget and Fiscal Director, Office of Research and Economic Development, 2009 - 2016
  • Accountant/Fiscal Officer/Fiscal Manager, Center for Biofilm Engineering, 1995 - 2009

The Seattle Times

  • Capital Asset Specialist, 1992 – 1995

 The Boeing Company

  • Cost Analyst, 1989 - 1990

 First Bank System/First Interstate Bank

  •  Internal Auditor/Sr. Internal Auditor, 1984 – 1989