Born and raised in the Spokane area, I graduated from Mead High School. I obtained my A.A. in business from SFCC and
transferred to E.W.U. for my B.A. in professional accounting. Later, while employed full time, I began work on my M.B.A. at
E.W.U. and finished five years later. I passed the C.P.A. exam in 1989.
I worked almost eight years as corporate controller in the construction industry before going out on my own in 1992 by starting
my own public accounting practice, which I continue to own and operate to this day.
I began teaching accounting here at SFCC back in 2010. Many students have appreciated my bringing real world experience into