Cory B. Nielson, CPA

Partner/Wholesale Distribution Industry Leader

Cory B. Nielson

I take pride in the relationships I create with my clients, relationships built upon trust and shared goals. My clients become friends and I hope they see me as a trusted advisor. I take an active approach to look for additional ways to add value and help my clients succeed.


Cory has expertise in performing audits for public and private companies, both domestic and international, in numerous industries including technology, oil and gas, alternative investments, and manufacturing and distribution. He holds significant experience assisting clients with SEC filings and compliance, public and private offerings, business combinations, complex debt and equity transactions, and revenue recognition issues. He also serves on Eide Bailly's Oil and Gas Technical Issues Committee.

Clients can expect open and up-front communication. Cory tries to be forthright and communicate realistic expectations so his clients know they can depend on him and trust that he will deliver timely, quality work.

Outside of work, Cory enjoys being in the outdoors, primarily fly fishing or bow hunting. He is also an avid golfer and enjoys competing in various golf tournaments.



  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants


  • Certified Public Accountant


  • Master of Professional Accountancy – Weber State University, Ogden, Utah
  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting – Weber State University, Ogden, Utah


Client Work

  • Worked within the oil and gas industry and have specific experience working with domestic and international companies. Previous experience includes assisting clients from start-up to sale.
  • Has dealt with numerous public filings, equity and debt transactions, as well as mergers and acquisitions.
  • Unique experience providing audit services to alternative investment companies, including audits of hedge funds, fund-of-funds and private-equity funded companies.


Community Involvement

  • Church and Youth Program, Volunteer
  • Local City Government Financial Consultant