Dena has been in public accounting since 1993 and serves as chair of the firm’s Puget Sound region Employee Benefit Plans Practice. Her related responsibilities include assisting with firm-wide benefit plan education and quality control. She also provides assurance services to professional service firms.
Dena's benefit plan practice includes audits and consulting for defined contribution and defined benefit retirement and health plans including employee stock ownership, cash balance, and complex investment arrangements. She maintains current knowledge of industry regulations through formal continuing education sponsored by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the American Society of Pension Professionals and Actuaries, the Western Pension & Benefits Counsel, the IRS, and the Department of Labor. She received the Moss Adams Technical Excellence Award for her knowledge of the employee benefit plan industry.