WHAT INSPIRES YOU, INSPIRES US.

Ryan S. Donahue, CPA, CISA, AFE, AES

Partner

Ryan S. Donahue

My passion is to serve clients at a level that leaves all of their needs addressed, even before they realize they have the need. By melding my public accounting experience with my CFO experience, I offer a unique perspective to my audit, attest and consulting clients.

OVERVIEW

As Director of the Insurance Industry Practice at Eide Bailly, Ryan works closely with clients in the insurance industry, conducting financial, internal control and IT audits, as well as consulting on regulatory matters and strategic business planning. He has extensive experience with large health insurers and large worker compensation organizations.

Ryan understands the rules and regulations governing the insurance industry from every angle, so when you work with him, you get a seasoned and tested tax professional joining your team. His mastery of audit and compliance services, not to mention his CFO experience, will prove invaluable to your organization.

When not in the office or traveling for work, Ryan enjoys traveling with his wife, Sarah, and their two kids. You'll also find him and his family at the lake'' throughout the year, enjoying hikes through the woods, boating and tinkering with various motorized vehicles.

QUALIFICATIONS

Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • North Dakota Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Information Systems Audit and Control Association
  • Society of Financial Examiners

Designations/Licensures

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor
  • Accredited Financial Examiner
  • Automated Exam Specialist

Education

  • Bachelor of Accountancy -- North Dakota State University, Fargo

KNOWLEDGE

Client Work

  • Directed the Finance, IT and Operations departments as CFO for regional health plan that administered approximately $850 million in claims.
  • Provided audit and compliance services, including Service Organization Control Audits, to insurance industry clients.
  • Completed various Market Conduct Examinations for the Division of Insurance in Massachusetts, Iowa and Florida.
  • Participated in multiple Exhibit C examinations (IT examinations) for several large international insurance companies.

COMMUNITY

COMMUNITY

Community Involvement

  • Insurance Accounting and Systems Association
  • Association of Governmental Risk Pools
  • National Association of Insurance Commissioners