Education

 
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Rice University

Ph.D. in Accounting | Houston, TX | Aug 2013 - May 2019

  • Dissertation title: “Toward an Accounting-Centric Principal-Agent Framework: Theory and Some Applications”

  • committee: Thomas Hemmer (chair), david de angelis, ted loch-temzelides

 
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Brigham Young University

Masters of Accountancy | Provo, UT | Sep 2010 - Dec 2011

  • taxation emphasis

  • PhD Prep Track

  • minor in mathematics

 
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Utah Valley University

B.S. Accountancy, B.S. Finance, A.S. Journalism | Orem, UT | Sep 2006 - Apr 2010

  • UVU Student Scholar of the Year Award, 2010

  • Outstanding Student of the Year Award in Finance and Economics, 2010

  • Summa Cum Laude


Professional Background

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Certified Public Accountant

CPA License, Oregon, 2012 - Present
Third highest composite CPA exam score in Oregon, 2012

 
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Work Experience

EY Tax Staff | Houston, TX | Apr 2013 - Aug 2013
   Expatriate individual tax compliance

EY Tax Staff | Portland, OR | Jan 2012 - Apr 2013
   Federal and state corporate tax compliance
   Research and development tax credit studies

EY Tax Intern | Portland, OR | Jun 2011 - Aug 2011
   Federal corporate tax compliance

 
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Service and Engagement: Leadership Positions

Founding president of the UVU Beta Alpha Psi chapter | 2009 - 2010
UVU Accounting Club President | 2009 - 2010
UVU Accounting Club Vice President | 2008 - 2009


Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant | Rice University | Fall 2015
   Financial Statement Analysis MBA Course

  • Lectured class and scored student evaluation of 1.9 (on a scale of 1 to 7 with 1 being the best) in my capacity as lecturer

  • Scored student evaluation score of 1.5 in my capacity as teaching assistant

Tutor | Utah Valley University | Aug 2008 - Aug 2010
   Accounting, Finance, and Economics Lab