Promotion Watch ’19: Moss Adams Admits 28 New Partners

More than two dozen of Moss Adams’s finest got a Golden Ticket from the accounting firm’s very own Willy Wonka, Chairman and CEO Chris Schmidt, on Oct. 1.

Chris Schmidt

While we’re not sure if the new partner class of 2019 is the largest in the firm’s 106-year history, it is the biggest since 2014:

Here’s what the Boss of Moss had to say about his newest partner class:

“We’ve built a great team at Moss Adams and we’re fortunate to have so many dedicated and talented professionals willing to help lead the firm,” said Schmidt. “I’m excited to see what they will accomplish and how they will help us grow.”

Let’s look at the new partner class at Moss Adams by the numbers:

  • 6: The number of new partners who are women, or 21% of the class.
  • 6: The number of new partners who have a first name that begins with the letter A.
  • 5: The number of new partners based in Seattle, the most of any location, followed by three each in Silicon Valley and San Francisco.
  • 4: The number of new partners who have a last name that begins with the letter B, and the number of new partners who have a last name that begins with the letter S.

Here are the newest partners at Moss Adams:

  • Dustin Beeker, Phoenix
  • Nick Bergamo, Orange County, CA
  • Jon Borgardt, Silicon Valley
  • Wakako Byer, Seattle
  • Ryan Currie, Houston
  • Jens Furbach, Portland, OR
  • Rachael Gieseke, Yakima, WA
  • Alan Hartmann, Dallas
  • Irma Hernandez, Houston
  • David Kim, San Francisco
  • Eric Krienert, Stockton, CA
  • Gretchen Lucas, San Francisco
  • Vance McCollough, Dallas
  • Gassen Mosbahi, San Francisco
  • Justin Neff, Seattle
  • Ashley Osten, Portland, OR
  • Kunaal Patel, Silicon Valley
  • Matthew Paye, Silicon Valley
  • Alex Ratner, Seattle
  • Travis Riley, Sacramento, CA
  • James Rothenberger, Seattle
  • Chris Skidmore, Spokane, WA
  • Michael Spencer, Seattle
  • Amy Stillwell, San Diego
  • Andrew Suen, Orange County, CA
  • Aaron Tompkins, North Bay, CA
  • Marty Tschida, Denver
  • Shad Winters, Fresno, CA

Congrats to the chosen ones!

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