Eide Bailly at a Glance

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Current Facts and Figures¹



Managing Partner/CEO

Dave Stende, CPA

Net Fees



270 partners, 2,000 staff members


35 offices in 15 states
Phoenix and Scottsdale, Ariz.; Costa Mesa, 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.; Enterprise, Ore.; Aberdeen and Sioux Falls, S.D.; Abilene, Haskell, Plainview and Seymour, Texas; Lehi, Ogden, Orem, Orem North and Salt Lake City, Utah; and Spokane, Wash.

Industry Ranking

Top 25 CPA firm in the nation²

Service Mix

Tax 42%
Audit & Assurance 35%
Consulting/Other 21%
Affiliates 2%

Service Specialties

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

Industry Expertise

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

Resource Networks

Eide Bailly Alliance



The firm is led by:

Firm Management

Dave Stende, CPA, Managing Partner/CEO

Mike Astrup, CPA, Partner/Chief Administrative Officer

James Lyons, CPA, Strategic Growth Officer and Partner

Ross Manson, Chief Innovation Officer and Principal

Andy Spillum, CPA, Chief Practice Officer and Partner

Barb Aasen, CPA, Chief Practice Officer and Partner

Tom Goekeler, CPA, Chief Practice Officer and Partner

Brian Bluhm, CPA, Partner and Chief Quality Officer


Board Management

Laura Srsich, CPA, Board Chair and Partner

Jeremy Hauk, CPA, Board Vice Chair and Partner

Tom Ritchie, CPA, Partner

Brian Callahan, CPA, Partner

Darrell Lingle, CPA, Partner

Ben Ellingson, CPA, Partner


Firm Administration

Karla Wilson, CPA, SPHR, Chief Financial Officer

Jason McKeever, Director of Training and Development

LaRae Langerud, Director, Office of the Managing Partner/CEO

Lisa Fitzgerald, Director of Human Resources

Chelsie Cheney, CPA,  Director of Strategic Initiatives

Katie Cloyd, Director of Marketing

David Hirschkorn, CBCP, Chief Information Officer and Principal


Tax and Audit Leadership

Tim Bergstrom, CPA, Director of Tax Services and Partner

Scot Phillips, CPA, Director of Audit and Assurance and Partner


¹Facts and figures based on FYE April 30, 2018.
²2016 Inside Public Accounting Report
³We are an independent member HLB – the global advisory and accounting network.

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