We are pleased to announce the promotions for our 2019-2020 fiscal year. At Anderson ZurMuehlen, we pride ourselves on hiring dedicated, innovative employees who improve the lives of the people they work with. Each of the following individuals works tirelessly to grow the firm and we are so excited to share more about them with you!
Brea Bauer – Shareholder
Brea Bauer, CPA, has recently been promoted to Shareholder in the Bozeman office. Bauer has audit and accounting experience related to financial statements, audits, and tax return preparation. She holds a Master of Professional Accountancy from Montana State University and has been with the firm since 2005.
Kendra Moran – Shareholder
Kendra Moran, CPA has recently been promoted to Shareholder in the Billings office. Moran, a QuickBooks ProAdvisor with a Not-for-Profit Certificate II, has experience with tax return preparation, financial statements, audits, and QuickBooks. She holds a Master’s Degree in Professional Accounting and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business-Accounting from Montana State University and has been with the firm since 2006.
Kiely Thoen – Shareholder
Kiely Thoen, CPA has recently been promoted to Shareholder in the Butte office. Her background includes tax, audit, and accounting experience related to financial statements, audits, and tax return preparation. She holds a Master’s Degree in Accountancy and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration-Accounting from the University of Montana and has been with the firm since 2007.
Pat Sassano – Shareholder
Pat Sassano has recently been promoted to Director of Strategic Growth and Shareholder for Anderson ZurMuehlen Technology Services. Pat brings a wealth of knowledge coupled with a practical approach to clients and their technology solutions, and he also oversees business development for our PwrCloud and IT Security services. Sassano has an Associate of Applied Science in Network Administration from Helena College University of Montana and has been with the firm since 2012.
Michael Combo – Office Vice President
Michael Combo, CPA, Shareholder has recently been promoted to the Missoula Office Vice President. Mike has practiced in public accounting for over 24 years providing tax, advisory, and transactional consulting to small and large businesses and their owners. He takes a proactive advisory role with clients providing solutions to complex tax issues. Combo holds a Master’s Degree in Accountancy and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Montana and has been with the firm since 2005.
Tiffany Hanson – Office Vice President
Tiffany Hanson, CPA, Shareholder has recently been promoted to the Helena Office Vice President. Tiffany has over 22 years of experience in providing tax and consulting services to his clients. Her focus has been providing business consulting, tax planning, and compliance reporting for individuals, partnerships, limited liability companies, and corporations. Hanson holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Business Administration-Accounting and Marketing and has been with the firm since 1996.
Tamara Egeland – Office Vice President
Tamara Egeland, CPA, Shareholder has recently been promoted to the Billings Office Vice President. She has significant accounting experience in the areas of compilation and review of financial statements, and her tax experience includes income tax planning and returns preparation. Egeland holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration-Accounting and has been with the firm since 1998.
We also want to congratulate the following employees:
To Senior Manager: Amanda Anders – Accounting Solutions and Leverage, Jan Higgins – Accounting Solutions, Kelsey Crampton – Tax
To Manager: Ashley Curry – AZTS, Darla Smith – Accounting Solutions, Laura Craft – Attest
To Senior: Angela Smith – Attest, Jacob Popp – Attest, Josh Wike – Attest, JT Linder – Tax, Mari Jean Bellander – CSD, and Veronica Carey – CSD.
To Supervisor: Amy Cristaldi – CSD, Cassandra Zuelke – CSD, Cayley Fish – Tax, Dylan Dahl – Attest, Jerraca Allhands – Attest, Jordan Wilson – Attest, Mandy Smith – Tax, and Will Parnell – Attest.
To Staff II: Brandon Gfeller – Tax, Dani Stevenson – CSD, Jesse Barbaro – CSD, Jinnie Nichols – CSD, Julia Peterson – Attest, Missy Boucher – CSD, Robert Holden – Tax, and Sarah Meade – Attest.
Anderson ZurMuehlen & Co., P.C. is a top 200 CPA and business consulting firm with over 63 years of experience. As the largest Montana-owned CPA firm, they serve clients throughout the United States and have seven office locations. To learn more about our team, contact us!