Biography

Keith has practiced public accounting since 2007. He provides assurance services to clients in the energy and utility, not-for-profit, government, forest products, manufacturing, distribution, and healthcare industries. Keith primarily works with utility companies and has significant experience in advanced utility accounting, derivatives, and power hedging. He is a regular presenter for Northwest Public Power Authority classes on subjects including utility accounting and utility budgeting.

Selected Publications

  • "Putting a Beat-Down on Risk: The Role of the Internal Auditor in Entity-Wide Risk Management" (Northwest Public Power Association Bulletin Magazine, July 2015)

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Key Topics in Utility Accounting
    (Northwest Public Power Association, December 2015 and October 2014)
  • Current Accounting and Tax Issues
    (Oregon Rural Electric Cooperative Association Finance and Accounting Conference, August 2014)
  • Accounting Update
    (Generation & Transmission Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference, June 2014)

Professional Affiliations

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

Education

  • BS, accounting, Oregon State University (summa cum laude)