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Advisory Council Members – Accountancy

Council Members

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    Carl Arriola

    President, BPA Health

    Carl Arriola grew up in Boise, attended Borah High School, and then served three years on active duty with the U.S. Army. He returned to Boise where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and an MBA from Boise State University.
    Carl began his business career with Arthur Andersen in their audit practice. He held certifications as a CPA and a CIA. Carl joined the Idaho Army National Guard, went to Officer Candidate School, and served ten years in the Reserve Component, which included a deployment as a Public Affairs Officer in Bosnia, Croatia, and Hungary.
    His business career included finance and operations roles with BMC West and he served as CEO of Tates Rents. In 2012, he formed PortaPros and acquired ABC Sanitation and subsequently built a strong team to run the business. In 2014, Carl joined BPA Health in the role of President where he focused on organizational effectiveness, sales, and strategic planning.
    Carl’s accounting education and initial experiences helped him understand the language of business and to evaluate and understand company financial dynamics. This skill set helped him build a career in business leadership and to later become an entrepreneur: “My undergraduate studies provided a base. When that base was coupled with experience and mentorship, I was able to grow and to learn how to manage a business.”
    He’s enjoyed working in different industries. “I enjoy many aspects of sales, operations, and administration—and the challenges of relationships, customer experience, and trying to get the right folks together, working with a common vision,” said Carl. “I particularly enjoy small companies where change can happen quickly.”
    Carl currently enjoys his role at Founder / President of PortaPros. PortaPros provides construction, commercial, and industrial portable sanitation products, and services throughout the Treasure Valley from its locations in Nampa, Idaho and Ontario, Oregon.
    In addition to serving on the Advisory Council for the Department of Accountancy, Carl serves on the Board of the Portable Sanitation Association International, on the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Council. He was a Head Coach for Idaho Elite Club Basketball for four years. He has also served on the Board of the United Way of Treasure Valley as Chairman of the Community Impact Council and has had volunteer roles with Junior Achievement and The Idaho Shakespeare Festival. Carl is an avid cyclist and runner and is a member of St. Luke’s Sports Medicine / Lost River Cycling Club. He resides in North Boise and enjoys sports and traveling with his 17-year-old daughter (Brooklyn) and 15-year-old son (Augustus).

    Carl Arriola grew up in Boise, attended Borah High School, and then served three years on active duty with the U.S. Army. He returned to Boise where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and an MBA from Boise State University.
    Carl began his business career with Arthur Andersen in their audit practice. He held certifications as a CPA and a CIA. Carl joined the Idaho Army National Guard, went to Officer Candidate School, and served ten years in the Reserve Component, which included a deployment as a Public Affairs Officer in Bosnia, Croatia, and Hungary.
    His business career included finance and operations roles with BMC West and he served as CEO of Tates Rents. In 2012, he formed PortaPros and acquired ABC Sanitation and subsequently built a strong team to run the business. In 2014, Carl joined BPA Health in the role of President where he focused on organizational effectiveness, sales, and strategic planning.
    Carl’s accounting education and initial experiences helped him understand the language of business and to evaluate and understand company financial dynamics. This skill set helped him build a career in business leadership and to later become an entrepreneur: “My undergraduate studies provided a base. When that base was coupled with experience and mentorship, I was able to grow and to learn how to manage a business.”
    He’s enjoyed working in different industries. “I enjoy many aspects of sales, operations, and administration—and the challenges of relationships, customer experience, and trying to get the right folks together, working with a common vision,” said Carl. “I particularly enjoy small companies where change can happen quickly.”
    Carl currently enjoys his role at Founder / President of PortaPros. PortaPros provides construction, commercial, and industrial portable sanitation products, and services throughout the Treasure Valley from its locations in Nampa, Idaho and Ontario, Oregon.
    In addition to serving on the Advisory Council for the Department of Accountancy, Carl serves on the Board of the Portable Sanitation Association International, on the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Council. He was a Head Coach for Idaho Elite Club Basketball for four years. He has also served on the Board of the United Way of Treasure Valley as Chairman of the Community Impact Council and has had volunteer roles with Junior Achievement and The Idaho Shakespeare Festival. Carl is an avid cyclist and runner and is a member of St. Luke’s Sports Medicine / Lost River Cycling Club. He resides in North Boise and enjoys sports and traveling with his 17-year-old daughter (Brooklyn) and 15-year-old son (Augustus).

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    Dick Bradshaw, CIA

    Audit Manager, Packaging Corporation of America

    Dick began his career as an internal auditor at Boise Cascade in 2006 as audit manager responsible for managing internal audit activities, which includes developing and implementing a risk based audit plan and providing support for high impact finance and operation projects resulting in improved process and control, reduced cost, enhanced revenue, and strengthened fraud prevention. Prior to his work as an internal auditor, Dick provided professional contract services for five years as an Associate for Resources Global Professionals. His expertise included financial analysis, accounting, business planning, and Sarbanes-Oxley implementation for several national and multi-national clients in various industries, including Boise Cascade. Prior to this he was with Micron Electronics for five years, where his responsibilities included sales forecasting and managing customization operations for PC, notebook and server sales. Before this, his experience also included working with American Express for 15 years, where he managed budgeting, business planning, forecasting, financial analysis, and operations planning activities for Travelers Cheque Operations.

    Dick is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), served on the Institute of Internal Auditors Boise Chapter’s Board of Governors and is a member of the Treasure Valley CFO Forum. Dick received his bachelor of science in finance from the University of Utah and his MBA from University of Phoenix.

    Dick enjoys activities with his wife and traveling to visit family. His 6 children and 15 grandchildren are spread across the country: San Diego, Houston, Quantico, Salt Lake City and Toronto Canada. He also enjoys camping, hiking, hunting, skiing and golfing.

    Dick began his career as an internal auditor at Boise Cascade in 2006 as audit manager responsible for managing internal audit activities, which includes developing and implementing a risk based audit plan and providing support for high impact finance and operation projects resulting in improved process and control, reduced cost, enhanced revenue, and strengthened fraud prevention. Prior to his work as an internal auditor, Dick provided professional contract services for five years as an Associate for Resources Global Professionals. His expertise included financial analysis, accounting, business planning, and Sarbanes-Oxley implementation for several national and multi-national clients in various industries, including Boise Cascade. Prior to this he was with Micron Electronics for five years, where his responsibilities included sales forecasting and managing customization operations for PC, notebook and server sales. Before this, his experience also included working with American Express for 15 years, where he managed budgeting, business planning, forecasting, financial analysis, and operations planning activities for Travelers Cheque Operations.

    Dick is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), served on the Institute of Internal Auditors Boise Chapter’s Board of Governors and is a member of the Treasure Valley CFO Forum. Dick received his bachelor of science in finance from the University of Utah and his MBA from University of Phoenix.

    Dick enjoys activities with his wife and traveling to visit family. His 6 children and 15 grandchildren are spread across the country: San Diego, Houston, Quantico, Salt Lake City and Toronto Canada. He also enjoys camping, hiking, hunting, skiing and golfing.

  • Mark Chiles

    Mark Chiles

    VP and Controller, Intermountain Gas Company

    Mark Chiles is Vice President and Controller for Montana-Dakota Utilities – West Region. The West Region companies include Intermountain Gas Company (IGC) and Cascade Natural Gas Corporation (CNGC). Mark oversees the accounting, planning, and treasury functions for IGC and CNGC and is also responsible for the purchasing functions of the two companies. He began his career in the energy industry with IGC in 1992 and has worked for companies in the utility, gas marketing, and exploration & production businesses. Prior to joining IGC, Mark worked in public accounting with Balukoff, Lindstrom & Company.

    Mark graduated with a Bachelors of Business Administration in accounting from Boise State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Idaho and is a member of the AICPA and ISCPA. Mark currently serves as a board member of the Associated Taxpayers of Idaho and the Boys and Girls Club of Ada County. Mark is also active in the Western Energy Institute and currently serves as an executive mentor in the Business Acumen for Emerging Leaders program.

    Mark Chiles is Vice President and Controller for Montana-Dakota Utilities – West Region. The West Region companies include Intermountain Gas Company (IGC) and Cascade Natural Gas Corporation (CNGC). Mark oversees the accounting, planning, and treasury functions for IGC and CNGC and is also responsible for the purchasing functions of the two companies. He began his career in the energy industry with IGC in 1992 and has worked for companies in the utility, gas marketing, and exploration & production businesses. Prior to joining IGC, Mark worked in public accounting with Balukoff, Lindstrom & Company.

    Mark graduated with a Bachelors of Business Administration in accounting from Boise State University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Idaho and is a member of the AICPA and ISCPA. Mark currently serves as a board member of the Associated Taxpayers of Idaho and the Boys and Girls Club of Ada County. Mark is also active in the Western Energy Institute and currently serves as an executive mentor in the Business Acumen for Emerging Leaders program.

  • Jason Coronado, CPA

    Office Managing Partner, Deloitte

    Jason Coronado has eighteen years of experience in public accounting and is a licensed CPA in Idaho. Jason’s day job since 2011 is as office managing partner for Deloitte. Jason has worked at Deloitte since 1995, his first and only employer, since graduating from Boise State University with an accounting degree. As office managing partner, Jason is in charge of both the audit and tax practice.

    Outside of work, he and his wife – who is herself a CPA for a small publishing company – live in their southwest Boise home with their 8-year-old son. The family is heavily involved in multiple sports, including attending Boise State football games and playing golf together as a family. Jason is very active within the Boise community. He is currently the treasurer of the Boise State University Foundation. Previously, he served on the Treasure Valley Family YMCA finance committee for six years and the Idaho Business Coalition for Education Excellence for two years.

    Jason Coronado has eighteen years of experience in public accounting and is a licensed CPA in Idaho. Jason’s day job since 2011 is as office managing partner for Deloitte. Jason has worked at Deloitte since 1995, his first and only employer, since graduating from Boise State University with an accounting degree. As office managing partner, Jason is in charge of both the audit and tax practice.

    Outside of work, he and his wife – who is herself a CPA for a small publishing company – live in their southwest Boise home with their 8-year-old son. The family is heavily involved in multiple sports, including attending Boise State football games and playing golf together as a family. Jason is very active within the Boise community. He is currently the treasurer of the Boise State University Foundation. Previously, he served on the Treasure Valley Family YMCA finance committee for six years and the Idaho Business Coalition for Education Excellence for two years.

  • Lance Fenton

    Lance S. Fenton, CPA

    Partner, Cooper Norman

    Lance is originally from Declo, Idaho and grew up in the agriculture community. He has also lived in Utah, Minnesota, and Honduras during his adult life. Lance joined Cooper Norman in 2004 and originally worked in the Twin Falls office. In 2008, he was asked to relocate to the Boise office. Lance is now a partner at the Twin Falls office and sits on the management committee for the firm. He has been married for 12 years to his lovely wife, Jessica and they currently have 5 children. Their 6th child will be arriving in March 2016. Lance’s areas of specialization are agriculture, dairy, privately held medical practices, and construction.

    Lance is originally from Declo, Idaho and grew up in the agriculture community. He has also lived in Utah, Minnesota, and Honduras during his adult life. Lance joined Cooper Norman in 2004 and originally worked in the Twin Falls office. In 2008, he was asked to relocate to the Boise office. Lance is now a partner at the Twin Falls office and sits on the management committee for the firm. He has been married for 12 years to his lovely wife, Jessica and they currently have 5 children. Their 6th child will be arriving in March 2016. Lance’s areas of specialization are agriculture, dairy, privately held medical practices, and construction.

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    Corrine Fiedler, CPA

    Corporate Finance Controller, JR Simplot Company

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    D. Jae Hallett, CPA

    Consulting Specialist, Eide Bailly

    Jae Hallett is a former audit partner with Eide Bailly LLP, serving for 28 years prior to retiring due to health issues. Jae continues to serve the firm and his clients in a consulting capacity assisting in various matters related to business management, ownership transition and other areas.

    Jae is a leader within Eide Bailly with expertise crossing many industries, including financial institutions, construction, government, manufacturing and retail. Jae is dedicated to maintaining and enhancing quality practices for his clients. Jae currently serves as a member of the Idaho State Board of Accountancy.

    Prior to joining Eide Bailly and establishing the base of the Firm’s audit practice in Boise, Jae worked for Ernst and Young in Boise and Seattle. During his tenure, the Firm’s Boise office has grown to become the largest public accounting practice in Idaho, with approximately 80 employees.

    Jae is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Association of Governmental Accountants and the Idaho Society of Certified Public Accountants.

    Jae has a Bachelor of Accountancy from Boise State University and holds the CPA designation.

    Jae Hallett is a former audit partner with Eide Bailly LLP, serving for 28 years prior to retiring due to health issues. Jae continues to serve the firm and his clients in a consulting capacity assisting in various matters related to business management, ownership transition and other areas.

    Jae is a leader within Eide Bailly with expertise crossing many industries, including financial institutions, construction, government, manufacturing and retail. Jae is dedicated to maintaining and enhancing quality practices for his clients. Jae currently serves as a member of the Idaho State Board of Accountancy.

    Prior to joining Eide Bailly and establishing the base of the Firm’s audit practice in Boise, Jae worked for Ernst and Young in Boise and Seattle. During his tenure, the Firm’s Boise office has grown to become the largest public accounting practice in Idaho, with approximately 80 employees.

    Jae is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Association of Governmental Accountants and the Idaho Society of Certified Public Accountants.

    Jae has a Bachelor of Accountancy from Boise State University and holds the CPA designation.

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    Mark Heil, CPA

    Vice President and CFO, Boise State University

    Mark Heil is the Vice President and CFO of Boise State University. Prior to that he was the Corporate Controller for Micron Technology, Inc., and held that position from 2001-2017. At Micron Mark was primarily responsible for Micron’s global accounting operations, including accounting transaction processing and fiscal period closing activities, establishment of the Company’s accounting policies, managerial and external financial reporting, maintenance of internal controls and financial compliance programs. Mark also oversaw support for the Company’s finance business systems and lead the financial integration activities for multiple acquisitions and divestitures. Prior to that role, Mark held a number of positions with Micron, including Controller of International Operations, Corporate Controller for Micron Electronics (the Company’s majority-owned subsidiary manufacturing person computers), and Internal Audit Manager. Mark worked in the Boise office of PricewaterhouseCoopers in the business assurance group prior to joining Micron. As an auditor, Mark’s clients included semiconductor and other manufacturing, financial institutions and life insurance. Earlier in his career, Mark worked in Branch Operations for a regional savings and loan institution in southern Idaho. Mark is a graduate of Boise State University with a BBA degree and majors in Accounting and Computer Information Systems. Mark holds a CPA license in the state of Idaho.

    Mark Heil is the Vice President and CFO of Boise State University. Prior to that he was the Corporate Controller for Micron Technology, Inc., and held that position from 2001-2017. At Micron Mark was primarily responsible for Micron’s global accounting operations, including accounting transaction processing and fiscal period closing activities, establishment of the Company’s accounting policies, managerial and external financial reporting, maintenance of internal controls and financial compliance programs. Mark also oversaw support for the Company’s finance business systems and lead the financial integration activities for multiple acquisitions and divestitures. Prior to that role, Mark held a number of positions with Micron, including Controller of International Operations, Corporate Controller for Micron Electronics (the Company’s majority-owned subsidiary manufacturing person computers), and Internal Audit Manager. Mark worked in the Boise office of PricewaterhouseCoopers in the business assurance group prior to joining Micron. As an auditor, Mark’s clients included semiconductor and other manufacturing, financial institutions and life insurance. Earlier in his career, Mark worked in Branch Operations for a regional savings and loan institution in southern Idaho. Mark is a graduate of Boise State University with a BBA degree and majors in Accounting and Computer Information Systems. Mark holds a CPA license in the state of Idaho.

  • Travis D. Jensen, CPA

    Audit Partner, KPMG LLP

    Travis Jensen earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Boise State University. He is a past President of the executive committee of the Boise State University Alumni Association, and currently serves as the President of his alma mater’s Accounting Department Advisory Council (since May 2014).

    Travis is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Idaho, and an Audit partner in the Boise office of the global accounting firm, KPMG LLP. He has 18 years of experience providing auditing, accounting, and business advisory services in a variety of industries for both private and publicly traded clients. He has participated in a number of merger and acquisitions, and due diligence projects throughout the Pacific Northwest. Travis’ experience includes initial public offerings, secondary equity offerings, and debt offerings. He has served for a number of years as a member of KPMG’s audit quality inspection program. His professional affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Idaho Society of Certified Public Accountants.

    Travis currently serves as an Executive Committee member for the Learning Lab, Inc. He is also a Board member and Audit Committee Chairman of the Boy Scouts of America, Ore-Ida Council. Travis’ civic contributions also include past President of the Board of Directors of the Learning Lab, past president of the Family Advocate Program, past Board Member and Treasurer of the United Way of Treasure Valley and he is a long-time top fund-raiser for the American Heart Association through their yearly Heart Walk.

    Travis Jensen earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Boise State University. He is a past President of the executive committee of the Boise State University Alumni Association, and currently serves as the President of his alma mater’s Accounting Department Advisory Council (since May 2014).

    Travis is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Idaho, and an Audit partner in the Boise office of the global accounting firm, KPMG LLP. He has 18 years of experience providing auditing, accounting, and business advisory services in a variety of industries for both private and publicly traded clients. He has participated in a number of merger and acquisitions, and due diligence projects throughout the Pacific Northwest. Travis’ experience includes initial public offerings, secondary equity offerings, and debt offerings. He has served for a number of years as a member of KPMG’s audit quality inspection program. His professional affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Idaho Society of Certified Public Accountants.

    Travis currently serves as an Executive Committee member for the Learning Lab, Inc. He is also a Board member and Audit Committee Chairman of the Boy Scouts of America, Ore-Ida Council. Travis’ civic contributions also include past President of the Board of Directors of the Learning Lab, past president of the Family Advocate Program, past Board Member and Treasurer of the United Way of Treasure Valley and he is a long-time top fund-raiser for the American Heart Association through their yearly Heart Walk.

  • John Jozwik

    John Jozwik, CPA

    VP of Finance, Controller, Bodybuilding.com

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    Darren Kyle

    Owner/Operator, McDonald's of South Central Idaho/Valley Food Service, Inc.

    Darren has been an Owner/Operator of McDonald’s restaurants since moving to Twin Falls in 2003. He currently has 10 restaurant locations in South Central Idaho stretching from Mountain Home to Burley and Buhl to Hailey. Darren is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations execution to over 9,000 customers that visit his restaurants every day. He does this alongside his 3 operations supervisors, 10 restaurant general managers and over 450 employees that work for his company. Prior to McDonald’s, Darren spent 11 years in public accounting practice with Deloitte & Touche as a Senior Tax Manager in the Boise office.

    Darren received his Bachelors of Business Administration degree in accounting from Boise State University in 1992 and is a CPA in Idaho (inactive). He is a past member of the board of directors of the ISCPA and numerous other charitable organizations and currently sits on the board of directors for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Idaho and the Boys & Girls Club of the Magic Valley.

    Outside of work, Darren enjoys skiing, tennis, swimming, running, scuba diving and host of other activities…and of course tailgating and attending Boise State football games!

    Darren has been an Owner/Operator of McDonald’s restaurants since moving to Twin Falls in 2003. He currently has 10 restaurant locations in South Central Idaho stretching from Mountain Home to Burley and Buhl to Hailey. Darren is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations execution to over 9,000 customers that visit his restaurants every day. He does this alongside his 3 operations supervisors, 10 restaurant general managers and over 450 employees that work for his company. Prior to McDonald’s, Darren spent 11 years in public accounting practice with Deloitte & Touche as a Senior Tax Manager in the Boise office.

    Darren received his Bachelors of Business Administration degree in accounting from Boise State University in 1992 and is a CPA in Idaho (inactive). He is a past member of the board of directors of the ISCPA and numerous other charitable organizations and currently sits on the board of directors for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Idaho and the Boys & Girls Club of the Magic Valley.

    Outside of work, Darren enjoys skiing, tennis, swimming, running, scuba diving and host of other activities…and of course tailgating and attending Boise State football games!

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    Robert Larson

    VP & Chief Accounting Officer, Albertsons

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    Connie Murphy, CPA

    Partner, Butler & Murphy CPA, LLP

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    Alscott, Inc. CFO/COO, J.A. & Kathryn Alberston Foundation, CEO

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    Robert Shappee, CPA

    Partner, Harris & Co. PLLC

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    Jerry Tarter

    Operations Manager, Tarter & Associates PA