Featured Accounting Alumni Profiles

Jason Chugani Jason Chugani ’17, an MPAc alum from Guangzhou, China, is now an Audit Manager at Deloitte in San Francisco, California. Click here for Jason's profile.
Eric Flynn Eric Flynn ’02, an MPAc alum from Townsend, Montana, is now a Principal at Wipfli Financial in Bozeman, Montana. Click here for Eric's profile.
Emma Gamble 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 Eric Ingwerson ’19, an MPAc alum from Deer Lodge, Montana, is now a FSO Tax Senior with Ernst & Young in Minneapolis. Click here for Eric's profile.
Laura Middel 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 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 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 Stacey Scott ’02, an MPAc alum from Billings, Montana, is now the Director of Manufacturing for West Paw in Bozeman, Montana. Click here for Stacey's profile.

Career Information

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)
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" (Archives)

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)

Rick Reisig, 2014 George D. Anderson Distinguished Service Award recipient 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.
Hertz Scholarship

Alumnus Honors Father with Accounting Scholarship

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).

MSCPA Award 2013

Alumnus Earns MSCPA's Highest Honor

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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