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Gabe Nachand
National Practice Leader, Financial Institutions


Gabe Nachand joined Moss Adams in 1995 and has been a partner in the Financial Services Practice since 2005. He’s a 2008 graduate of Pacific Coast Banking School and has been auditing and consulting with financial institutions virtually his entire career. In 2000, Gabe received the firm’s Technical Excellence Award in recognition of his technical expertise.

Gabe’s client base consists exclusively of financial services companies, many with complex accounting and auditing issues. His areas of expertise include enterprise risk management implementation and evaluation; technical accounting matters such as acquisition accounting, stock-based compensation, mortgage operations (servicing, hedging, and related derivatives), and fair value considerations; customer profitability; due diligence engagements; credit review and allowance methodologies; and SEC financial reporting (periodic reporting and registration statements).

Gabe serves as the quality control coordinator for one of the firm’s largest practice offices, routinely dealing with professional standards and independence matters. In 2016, Gabe was appointed to a task force of the AICPA’s Depository Institutions Expert Panel, focused on addressing CECL modeling challenges for the banking industry. In 2021, Gabe was appointed to the AICPA’s Depository Institutions Expert Panel.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Financial Managers Society


  • BA, accounting, Seattle University

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