Biography

Aran has practiced public accounting since 2007. He provides auditing, accounting, regulatory compliance, and financial reporting services to numerous companies in the financial institutions industry, focusing on credit unions and community banks.

Aran devotes most of his time to auditing financial institutions and spends his remaining time providing consulting services to financial institutions on internal controls, credit quality, loan documentation reviews, lending operation reviews, and validating allowance for loan and lease loss methodologies.

Selected Publications

  • "Use a Credit Union Ethics Program to Build Business Value and Customer Trust" (Moss Adams Insight, March 2021)

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • COSO Framework and Implementation
    (Association of Credit Union Internal Auditors Webinar, October 2021)
  • CARES Act & TDRs
    (Association of Credit Union Internal Auditors Webinar, June 2021)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants

Education

  • BS, accounting and finance, Portland State University