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Shareholders
Richard K. Poulson - CPA
Richard K. Poulson - CPA

Richard is the kind of man everyone likes to have around. He is totally committed to whatever he is doing whether it is working on a client’s estate plan, business valuations or vacationing with …

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Kirk Eck - CPA
Kirk Eck - CPA

A 18-year veteran of the Cook Martin team, Kirk is a Shareholder and the Director of Operations for our Logan, UT Office. Kirk serves clients in the medical, retail, manufacturing, service and …

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Shane Roberts - CPA, MBA
Shane Roberts - CPA, MBA

Shane Roberts is a native of Cache Valley and graduated from Utah State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and an MBA. He joined CMP, PC in 2005 and became a …

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Dustin Wood - CPA
Dustin Wood - CPA

Dustin is our audit partner and has been with our firm for 15 years. He specializes in compilations, reviews, and audits of financial statements and the preparation of not-for-profit information …

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David Cash - CPA, MAcc
David Cash - CPA, MAcc

David, or Dave as he is more commonly known, started his career at a smaller firm in Casper, Wyoming. Being at a small firm gave him the opportunity to immediately start working directly with clients …

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Cody Webb - CPA
Cody Webb - CPA

Cody Webb is a CPA of CMP Cody is a Cache Valley native and earned both a bachelors and masters degree in accounting from Utah State University. He has been …

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Jared Ripplinger - CPA, MBA, CFP®, CVA

Jared has been preparing tax returns and helping clients with various accounting and tax needs since 2001. He started his career in public accounting at a CPA firm in California before returning to …

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John Kane - CPA
John Kane - CPA

John enjoys interacting with clients and proactively working with them to create solutions to problems. John is a native of Logan and earned both a bachelor's and a master's degree …

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Managers
Tara Williams - CPA
Tara Williams - CPA

Tara Williams, CPA, is a manager in the firm’s Logan office and has been with the firm since 2010. She specializes in compilations, reviews, and audits of financial statements. She also prepares tax …

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Matt Jensen – CPA
Matt Jensen – CPA, CVA

Matt Jensen is a CPA in the Logan office of CMP Matt is a Cache Valley native and earned both is bachelors and masters decree in accounting from Utah State University. He has …

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Herschel Hugie - MBA, MAcc
Herschel Hugie - CPA

Herschel Hugie is a senior accountant in the tax department of the Logan Office. A native of Kaysville, Utah, Herschel earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration …

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Jessica Filippi
Jessica Filippi-Ludlow

Jessica has worked in the Salt Lake office of CMP since 2011 working in areas such as pension administration, payroll, sales tax, and bookkeeping. Jessica also worked as a Paralegal …

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Brooks Bodily
Brooks Bodily - CPA

Brooks Bodily is a native of Cache Valley and graduated from Idaho State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and a Master of Accountancy degree. He started his career working …

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Taylor Peery
Taylor Peery - CPA

Taylor Peery is a new tax associate in the Logan office of CMP Taylor is a Cache Valley native from Smithfield and recently graduated with both her bachelor and master’s degrees in...

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Associates
Liz Higgs - CPA, MST
Liz Higgs - CPA, MST

After being a stay at home mom for a number of years, Liz decided to go back to school and eventually decided to pursue a career in accounting. She graduated from Weber State University …

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Elise Faucette - MAcc
Elise Faucette - CPA, MAcc

Elise is the newest addition to the tax and bookkeeping staff at CMP. As a Cache Valley native, Elise is a proud graduate of Utah State University, where she earned both her bachelor’s …

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Emily Brazell
Emily Brazell

Emily Brazell loves COFFEE and has been with CMP since 2006. Before coming to Cook Martin, she was an Office Manager/Assistant for a Salt Lake appliance company for 8 years. Since …

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Josh Liechty
Josh Liechty - Accounting

Josh Liechty is a Tax Associate in the Logan office of CMP. Josh was born and raised in Cache Valley, and he earned both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Accounting from Utah State University in 2020. …

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Braxton Godderidge
Braxton Godderidge

Braxton is a CPA in the Logan office of CMP. Before coming to CMP in 2021, he worked for an accounting firm in Phoenix, AZ, for two years. …

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Ashlyn Rodeback
Ashlyn Rodeback

As a Cache Valley native from Smithfield, Ashlyn graduated with both her bachelor’s and master’s degree in accounting with a specialization in taxation from Utah State University. …

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Emeritus Shareholder
Bruce M. Cook - CPA
Bruce M. Cook - CPA

As one of the original founders Bruce helped develop a culture of personalized service with the quality and technical expertise only found in larger firms. Bruce is a perfectionist. He demanded …

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Bookkeepers
Inken Christensen - Bookkeeper
Inken Christensen - Bookkeeper

Inken Christensen has been employed by CMP for 24 years and has worked with some of her clients since her first day. She works in the Write-Up Department as a …

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Connie Ward - Bookkeeper
Connie Ward - Bookkeeper

My first love for numbers came in high school. I worked at a fast food restaurant and at the end of every shift we had to reconcile the sales with the money. My goal became to make the money balance …

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Nicole Robinson - Bookkeeper
Nicole Robinson - Bookkeeper

I am excited to be joining the CMP Bookkeeping team. I have had 8 years’ experience doing bookkeeping, payroll, accounts payable, insurance billing, monthly and quarterly taxes …

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Paula Anderson
Paula Anderson - Bookkeeper

Paula worked as a bookkeeper for 10 years and 6 years in payroll, sales tax, accounts payable and receivable, monthly and quarterly taxes, and bookkeeping. She enjoys working with clients and …

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