Eide Bailly at a Glance

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Current Facts and Figures¹



Managing Partner/CEO

Dave Stende, CPA

Net Fees



261 partners, 1,631 staff members


33 offices in 14 states
Phoenix and Scottsdale, Ariz.; 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 and Salt Lake City, Utah; and Spokane, Wash.

Industry Ranking

Top 25 CPA firm in the nation²

Service Mix

Tax 43%
Audit & Assurance 37%
Consulting/Other 18%
Affiliates 1%

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, Transition & Transaction Advisory, Wealth Planning

Industry Expertise

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

Resource Networks

Eide Bailly Alliance
HLB International³



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


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

Brian Bluhm, CPA, Director of Audit and Assurance and Partner


¹Facts and figures based on FYE April 30, 2017.
²2016 Inside Public Accounting Report
³Eide Bailly is an independent member of HLB International, a worldwide network of professional accounting firms and business advisers, each of which is a separate and independent legal entity and as such has no liability for the acts and omissions of any other member. HLB International Limited is an English company limited by guarantee which coordinates the international activities of the HLB International network but provides no professional services to clients. Accordingly, HLB International Limited has no liability for the acts and omissions of any member of the HLB International network, and vice versa.


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