Biography

Jake has practiced public accounting since 1991. In addition to his national role as our Director of Accounting, he provides audit, financial reporting, and consulting services to public and private companies in the oil and gas, technology, manufacturing, and real estate industries. Jake has experience helping clients with due diligence and initial public offerings, private placements, mergers and acquisitions, and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting services.

Jake is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (AICPA) most senior technical committee, the Financial Reporting Executive Committee (FinRec). He’s also a member of the Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) Professional Practice Executive Committee, the CAQ’s Audit Practices Task Force, and a former member of the CAQ’s SEC regulations committee.

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Accounting Update
    (Hein & Associates LLP, January 2017)
  • Leases
    (2016 SEC and Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) Conference , December 2016)
  • New Revenue and Lease Standards
    (Rocky Mountain Area Conference, September 2016)
  • Accounting and Financial Reporting Update
    (AICPA & Professional Development Institute (PDI) Oil & Gas Conferencee, November 2014)

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Boys and Girls Club
  • Member, Center for Audit Quality SEC Regulations Committee
  • Member, Center for Audit Quality Smaller Firm Task Force
  • Member, Council of Petroleum Accountants Societies
  • Member, Western Energy Alliance
  • Member and Faculty Instructor, Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants

Education

  • BS, accounting, West Virginia University