Bob is a 1987 graduate of Pacfic Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. Prior to becoming a partner, Bob spent four years with Hughes, Woodring, and Associates of Tacoma, and over two years with Local Government Services Bureau of the Montana Department of Commerce. While employed with Hughes, Woodring, and Associates, his duties included auditing for-profit, not-for-profit, and government subsidized entities, compilations, reviews, management advisory services, and tax preparation. During his years with Local Government Services, Bob was a senior auditor and served as in-charge auditor of many local government audits. He has amassed in excess of 40,000 hours of government audit experience over the past 22 years. In addition, Bob has performed several series of seminars relating to GASB’s 14, 18, 31, 34.