Eide Bailly at a Glance

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Current Facts and Figures¹



Managing Partner/CEO

Dave Stende, CPA

Net Fees*



330 partners, 2,000+ staff members


40+ offices in 14 states
Phoenix, Ariz.;
 Fresno, Laguna Hills, Palo Alto, Pasadena, Rancho Cucamonga, Riverside, Sacramento, San Diego, San Mateo and San Ramon, Calif; Boulder, Denver, Fort Collins and Grand Junction, Colo.; Boise and Gooding, Idaho; Des Moines and Dubuque, Iowa; Mankato and Minneapolis, Minn.; Billings, Mont.; Elko, Las Vegas and Reno, Nev.; Bismarck and Fargo N.D.; Norman, Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Okla.; Aberdeen and Sioux Falls, S.D.; Abilene, Haskell, Plainview and Seymour, Texas; Lehi, Ogden, Orem and Salt Lake City, Utah; Spokane, Wash. and Mumbai, India

Industry Ranking

Top 25 CPA firm in the nation²

Service Mix*

Audit & Assurance 42%
Tax 38%
Consulting/Other 19%
Affiliates 1%

Service Specialties

Audit & Assurance, Business Outsourcing & Strategy, Business Valuation, Cybersecurity, Employee Benefit & Retirement Plans, Financial Services, Fraud & Forensic Advisory, Health Care Reform, Human Resources, International Business Services, Litigation & Dispute Advisory, Ownership Transition, Risk Advisory, Tax, Technology Consulting, Transaction Advisory, Wealth Planning

Industry Expertise

Affordable Housing, Ag Producers, Communications & Electric, Construction & Real Estate, Dealerships, Energy Services, Financial Institutions, Gaming, Government, Healthcare, Higher Education, Insurance, Manufacturing & Distribution, Nonprofit

Resource Networks


Eide Bailly Alliance


*Includes Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co., LLP (July 2019)


The firm is led by:

Firm Management

Dave Stende, CPA, Managing Partner/CEO

Mike Astrup, CPA, Partner, Chief Administrative Officer

James Lyons, CPA, Partner, Strategic Growth Officer

Jason Delles, Principal, Chief Growth Officer

Brian Bluhm, CPA, Partner, Chief Quality Officer

Ross Manson, Principal, Chief Practice Officer – Strategy & Industries

Scott KostPrincipal, Chief Practice Officer – Consulting Services

Andy Spillum, CPA, Partner, Chief Practice Officer

Barb Aasen, CPA, Partner, Chief Practice Officer

Tom Goekeler, CPA,Partner,  Chief Practice Officer

Kevin Pulliam, CPA, Partner, Chief Practice Officer


Board Management

Jeremy Hauk, CPA, Partner, Board Chair

Brian Callahan, CPA, Partner, Vice-Chair

Tom Ritchie, CPA, Partner

Darrell Lingle, CPA, Partner

Ben Ellingson, CPA, Partner

Jodi Daugherty, CPA, Partner


Firm Administration

Karla Wilson, CPA, Chief Financial Officer

Jason McKeever, Chief Learning Officer

LaRae Langerud, Director of Administration

Lisa Fitzgerald, Chief Human Resources Officer

Chelsie Cheney, CPA, Director of Strategic Initiatives

Katie Cloyd, Chief Marketing Officer

David Hirschkorn, CBCP, Principal, Chief Information Officer


Tax, Audit and Business Outsourcing & Strategy Leadership 

Jeremy Hauk, CPA, Partner-in-Charge of Tax Services

Scot Phillips, CPA, Partner-in-Charge of Audit & Assurance

Jenni Huotari, CPA, Partner-in-Charge of Business Outsourcing & Strategy


¹Facts and figures based on FYE April 30, 2019.
²Inside Public Accounting Top 100 Firms 2019.
³We are an independent member HLB – the global advisory and accounting network.

40+ offices in 15 states 
Phoenix , Ariz.; BoulderDenverFort Collins and Grand Junction, Colo.; 

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