WHAT INSPIRES YOU, INSPIRES US.

Brian R. Bluhm, CPA

Partner, Director of Audit & Assurance

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"I believe quality client service means being able to provide solutions for our clients, whether by utilizing a service I provide or by referring them to someone who is able to provide the service they need."

OVERVIEW

Brian serves as the firm’s Director of Assurance Services. His diverse private and public accounting experiences have allowed him to serve in several leadership roles and help guide the firm.

One of the main goals of the National Assurance Office that Brian leads is to ensure Eide Bailly engagement teams have the right tools and information to provide high-quality, effective and efficient service to our clients.

When he’s not hard at work, Brian is an avid University of North Dakota hockey fan who also keeps up with Minnesota high school hockey. He also enjoys running and reading, at least until the game starts.

QUALIFICATIONS

Memberships

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – Member, Peer Review Board and National Peer Review Committee
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – Past member, Auditing Standards Board, PCPS Technical Issues Committee and AICPA representative to the International Federation of Accountants Small and Medium Practices Committee
Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants – Current Member of Peer Review Committee

Designations/Licensures

Certified Public Accountant

Education

Bachelor of Science, Accounting – University of South Dakota, Vermillion, S.D.

KNOWLEDGE

Client Work

Assisted SEC registrants, manufacturers, equipment dealerships, wholesale/retail companies and construction contractors with their public accounting needs.

Conducted engagements, including Sarbanes Oxley 404, preparation of prospective financial statements, business valuations and internal control studies.

Performed peer reviews, including assignments as the team captain on several regional and local firm peer reviews.

Provided private industry accounting.