Featured Accounting Alumni Profiles
|Jason Chugani ’17, an MPAc alum from Guangzhou, China, is now an Audit Senior Assistant at Deloitte in San Francisco, California. Click here for Jason's profile.|
|Eric Flynn ’02, an MPAc alum from Townsend, Montana, is now a Principal at Bitterroot Capital Advisors, LLC in Bozeman, Montana. Click here for Eric's profile.|
|Emma Gamble ’20, an MPAc alum from Eagle River, Alaska, is now a Tax Associate at BDO in Anchorage, Alaska. Click here for Emma's profile.|
|Eric Ingwerson ’19, an MPAc alum from Deer Lodge, Montana, is now a Tax Associate with Ernst & Young. Click here for Eric's profile.|
|Laura Middel ’19, an MPAc alum from Groningen, the Netherlands, is now a Staff Accountant for KPMG in the Netherlands. Click here for Laura's profile.|
|Fraiser Opel ’09, an MPAc alum from Missoula, Montana, is now a Strategic Planning Manager for Air Manufacturing Innovation at Nike in Portland, Oregon. Click here for Fraiser's profile.|
|Nolan Preeshl ’14, an MPAc alum from Gildford, Montana, is now a Senior Financial Compliance Auditor for the Montana Legislative Audit Division in Helena, Montana. Click here for Nolan's profile.|
|Stacey Scott ’02, an MPAc alum from Billings, Montana, is now a National Sales Manager for West Paw in Bozeman, Montana. Click here for Stacey's profile.|
Some examples of positions held by our alumni:
Team Financial Advisor for Merrill Lynch in Billings, MT (Accounting, 2018)
Senior Accountant at Wipfli LLP in Bozeman, MT (Accounting, 2014)
Audit & Assurance Senior with Deloitte & Touche, LLP in Seattle, WA (Accounting, 2014)
Alumni (5+ years after graduation)
Senior Auditor at Joseph Eve, CPA in Great Falls, MT (Accounting, 2012)
Strategy & Business Development at Nike (Nike Air Manufacturing Innovation) in Portland, OR (Accounting, 2009)
Financial & Systems Readiness Analyst at Apple, Inc. in San Francisco, CA (Accounting, 2005)
Senior Finance Director at Oracle in Bozeman, MT (Accounting, 2001)
Director of Corporate Accounting & Reporting at Netflix in San Francisco, CA (Accounting, 2000)
CFO for PayneWest Insurance in Billings, MT (Accounting, 1998)
Senior Director, US Tax at Expedia, Inc. in Seattle, WA (Accounting, 1996)
Accounting (B.S. and Master of Professional Accountancy/MPAc) Alumni
Shareholder at Anderson ZurMuehlen
Senior Tax Accountant at BDO USA, LLP
Senior Manager for Charles Schwab
Senior at Deloitte
Assurance Partner at Eide Bailly, LLP
Senior at Wipfli (formerly Galusha, Higgins, Galusha PC)
Tax Associate at H&R Block
Partner at Joseph Eve
Manager at Junkermier Clark Campanella Stevens (JCCS) PC
Audit Associate at KPMG
Senior Manager at Moss Adams
Tax Examiner at the MT Dept. of Revenue
Assurance Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers
Partner at Rudd & Company
For more information about our business alumni and employment information, please visit www.montana.edu/business/prospective-students/career-employment-information.html.
Accounting Alumni "In the News"
Alumna Recognized as 2017 Outstanding Young CPA by MSCPA
Krystal Stewart was honored as the 2017 Outstanding Young CPA award from the MSCPA at their annual
meeting in June. (Click here to view a short video clip)
|Alumnus Earns 2014 MSCPA's Highest Honor
|Rick Reisig was honored with the George D. Anderson Distinguished Service Award for his exceptional commitment to the profession, to the public, and to the community.|
John D. Hertz is a local boy who grew up in Bozeman, played high school football and ran track for the Bozeman Hawks, and enjoyed skiing at Bridger Bowl. John stayed in Bozeman to continue his education at MSU, where he earned his business degree with honors (Acct ’89).
Dwaine J. Iverson was honored with the George D. Anderson Distinguished Service Award for his exceptional commitment to the profession, to the public, and to the community.
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