Press Release

Moss Adams admits 16 new partners and an executive director

Fresh talent continues firm’s standard of excellence in client service

SEATTLE, Oct. 3, 2016—Moss Adams LLP, one of the largest accounting and business consulting firms in the nation, is pleased to announce the addition of 16 new partners and an executive director.

The new partners and executive director—located in 14 of the firm’s 29 locations—have demonstrated an enduring commitment to client service and technical excellence.

“The heart of Moss Adams has always been our people,” said Chris Schmidt, chairman and CEO of Moss Adams. “We’re fortunate to have these outstanding professionals in the firm. I look forward to their continued contributions and leadership.”

Doug Buurma and Chris Gewain were admitted as partners in the firm’s Orange County, California, office. Buurma specializes in tax services for partnerships. Gewain focuses on the construction industry, offering audit and other consulting services.

Brian Steuber was admitted as a partner in Silicon Valley, California. He specializes in private client services, with a focus on international services such as global mobility tax.

K-deep Dhaliwal was admitted as a partner in Fresno, California. He focuses on the food processing and agriculture industries, serving agricultural commodities and supply cooperatives among others.

Gerardo Godinez was admitted as a partner in San Diego, California. He serves clients in the manufacturing, consumer products and technology industries.

Sharon Gregory was admitted as a partner in Seattle, Washington. She provides assurance services to manufacturing and consumer products companies.

Jason Thompson, Kristine Hoeflin and Olga Darlington were admitted as partners in Everett, Washington. Thompson focuses on providing clients with specialty tax guidance, specifically tangible asset incentive services. Hoeflin provides tax services to financial institutions and serves as the financial institution tax practice group leader. Darlington provides accounting and advisory services to utility and transit clients.

Kim Koch was admitted as a partner in Spokane, Washington. She specializes in SSAE 16 examinations—now known as Service Organization Control, or SOC, audits—and IT compliance attestation services for government, not-for-profit and technology organizations.

Josh Lewis was admitted as a partner in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He provides audit services to health care organizations.

Stan Luker was admitted as a partner in Los Angeles, California. He leads the firm’s transaction services practice in Southern California and specializes in mergers and acquisitions for transactions ranging from several million dollars to $10 billion.

Rob McGhee was admitted as a partner in Sacramento, California. He offers tax services for clients in the manufacturing and consumer products industry.

Joelle Pulver was admitted as a partner in San Francisco, California. She provides audit services to the health care industry.

Aaron Sedler was admitted as a partner in Kansas City, Kansas. He focuses on the communication and media industry, specializing in regulatory compliance for telecommunication companies.

Colin Wallace was admitted as a partner for Advisory Services in Portland, Oregon. He focuses on Sarbanes-Oxley consulting, internal audits, forensic accounting and SOC 1, 2 and 3 audits.

Jen Wyne was named executive director, human resources, in the national office. She focuses on expanding the firm’s recruiting expertise and developing programs to support an exceptional work experience.

For more information, please contact:
Jonathan Wilson, Moss Adams LLP | | (206) 302-6217