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 15 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.; 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*

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

Service Specialties

Audit & Assurance, Business Outsourcing & Strategy, Business Valuation & Analytics, 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, Strategic Growth Officer and Partner

Ross Manson, Chief Practice Officer – Strategy and Industries

Andy Spillum, CPA, Chief Practice Officer and Partner

Barb Aasen, CPA, Chief Practice Officer and Partner

Tom Goekeler, CPA, Chief Practice Officer and Partner

Kevin Pulliam, CPA, Chief Practice Officer and Partner

Scott Kost, Chief Practice Officer – Consulting Services

Brian Bluhm, CPA, Chief Quality Officer


Board Management

Jeremy Hauk, CPA, Board Chair and Partner

Brian Callahan, CPA, Vice-Chair and Partner

Tom Ritchie, CPA, Partner

Darrell Lingle, CPA, Partner

Ben Ellingson, CPA, Partner

Jodi Daugherty, CPA, Partner


Firm Administration

Karla Wilson, CPA, SPHR, Chief Financial Officer

Jason McKeever, Chief Learning Officer

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

Lisa Fitzgerald, Chief Human Resources Officer

Chelsie Cheney, CPA, Director of Strategic Initiatives

Katie Cloyd, Chief Marketing Officer

David Hirschkorn, CBCP, Chief Information Officer and Principal


Tax and Audit Leadership

Jeremy Hauk, 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, 2019.
²2016 Inside Public Accounting Report
³We are an independent member HLB – the global advisory and accounting network.

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

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