Officers

   
PRESIDENT
Katrina Baird
Eide Bailly LLP
kbaird@eidebailly.com
801-456-5461
……… Katrina is an Audit Manager at Eide Bailly LLP. She has worked in public accounting for approximately seven years in audit and business advisory services, and two years in write-up and tax services. Her expertise is auditing not-for-profit organizations, and has experience auditing privately held companies and capital investment companies. She graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelors of Science in Accounting and from Westminster College with a Masters of Business Administration.
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VP
Brigette Hammond
KPMG LLP
bmhammond@kpmg.com
801-237-1326
Brigette Hammond, CPA, is a tax manager at KPMG LLP.  She graduated from the MAcc program at the University of Utah in 2010 and has 6 years of experience in the accounting industry.  In her spare time, Brigette enjoys Disneyland, eating good food and watching movies.
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SECRETARY
Michelle Reece
KPMG LLP
mlreece@kpmg.com
801-237-1314
……… Michelle has been with KPMG LLP for the last five years.  She is currently a Tax Manager in the State and Local Tax practice, focusing primarily on multi-state income/franchise tax compliance and consulting.  She has experience with a variety of entity types, including partnerships, C and S Corporations, exempt organizations, and trusts.  Michelle graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting, and with a Masters of Accountancy.  She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants.
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TREASURER
Kathryn Fargam
Tanner LLC
kfargam@tannerco.com
801-924-5126
Kathryn is an Audit Manager at Tanner LLC. She received her Bachelors and Master’s degrees in accounting from Utah State University. She serves a variety of privately held and SEC reporting companies. She has six years of public accounting experience. Her clients include private and public companies in a variety of industries. Kathryn is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants.
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ACCOMODATIONS CHAIR
Maja Jovic
Maja is an Audit Senior at Grant Thornton LLP. She has three years of auditing experience, primarily focused on privately held company audits and public company audits. Maja serves clients in direct selling, education, oil and gas, technology, among others. She graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting and Master of Accounting degree. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Utah and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
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NEWSLETTER CHAIR
Michelle Mangum
Merit Medical Systems, Inc.
michelle.mangum@merit.com
801-208-4542
Michelle graduated from Brigham Young University in April 2013 with her Master’s in Accountancy degree. She is currently a Tax Accountant for Merit Medical Systems, Inc. Prior to working for Merit, she spent 3-1/2 years in public accounting, primarily focused on tax compliance for large corporations and income tax provisions.  Michelle enjoys spending time with her family, reading, watching movies and being outside. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Utah and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
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RECRUITING CHAIR
Gretchen Hector
Deloitte LLP
ghector@deloitte.com
Gretchen Hector, CPA is an Audit Senior at Deloitte and Touche, LLP. She works in Deloitte’s audit practice serving both public and private clients with significant experience in the manufacturing industry and also in the benefit and healthcare plan industry. Prior to working in public accounting, Gretchen worked for Fidelity Investments for three years. She graduated from Montana State University – Billings with an Bachelor’s of Science in Finance and from Vanderbilt University with a Masters of Accountancy.
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EDUCATION CHAIR
Sara Nagel
WSRP, LLC
snagel@wsrp.com
801-328-2011
 Sara Nagel is an Audit Senior at WSRP.  She received her Bachelors of Science in Accounting and a Masters of Accounting from the University of Utah.  Sara’s experience is primarily in real estate, employee benefit plans and nonprofit organizations.  Sara and her husband enjoy  taking road-trips and camping with their four boys.
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