Dave Follett
President & Chief Operating Officer


Dave was appointed president and chief operating officer at Moss Adams in August 2016. In his role, he oversees firm and regional operations. Previously, he served as the firm’s chief practice officer for five years and was responsible for client service and growth strategies, national industry practices, business development activities, and marketing functions.

Dave joined the firm in 1992 and has been a partner since 2001. He previously led the firm’s Public Company Services Practice. From 1999 to 2001, Dave served as a Professional Accounting Fellow with the Division of Corporation Finance at the SEC in Washington, DC. Dave has presented to industry and accounting groups, both nationally and internationally, on accounting, SEC, PCAOB, and other regulatory matters.

Selected Speaking Engagements

Professional Affiliations

  • Chair, AICPA Conference on SEC and PCAOB Developments (2017)
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, SEC Regulations Committee, Center for Audit Quality (2001–2007, 2010–2011)
  • Member, Washington State Society of Certified Public Accountants


  • BA, business, University of Puget Sound