Aran has practiced public accounting since 2007. He provides auditing, accounting, regulatory compliance, and SEC reporting services to numerous companies in the financial institutions industry, focusing on credit unions and community banks. Aran devotes the majority of his time to auditing financial institutions, and focuses his remaining time on consulting financial institutions on credit quality, loan documentation reviews, lending operation reviews, and validating allowance for loan and lease loss methodologies.

Prior to joining Moss Adams, Aran worked as a registered representative and held FINRA Series 4, 6, 7, and 63 licenses; served in back office operations roles for a retail brokerage house; and was an independent auditor and business consultant.

Professional Affiliations

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


  • BS, accounting and finance, Portland State University