[IMGCAP(1)]Top 100 Firm Eide Bailly announced that nine staff members have been accepted into the partnership: Travis Burgess and Jodi Daugherty, in Boise, Idaho; Judy Vorndran and TJ Bert, in Golden, Colo.; Todd Harker, in Vail, Colo.; Sean Hales, in Phoenix; and Jenni Huotari, Chris Lee and Shelley Earsley, in Fargo.

Travis Burgess, CPA, has more than 14 years of experience in tax and business consulting services, tax compliance services, preparation of financial statements and attestation services to family-owned businesses, privately held companies, consolidated corporations, multi-state business entities and nonprofits. He joined Eide Bailly in 1998 and is a graduate of Boise State University.

[IMGCAP(2)]Jodi Daugherty, CPA, has more than 16 years of experience providing services to a variety of industries, including nonprofit organizations, governmental entities, multi-family and public housing authorities, and retirement plans. She joined the firm in 1995 and is a graduate of Northwest Nazarene College.

Judy Vorndran, CPA, JD, has more than 17 years of public accounting experience, specializing in state and local taxation. She joined Eide Bailly in 2009 and earned an undergraduate degree in finance from San Diego State University and an MSBA and JD from the University of Colorado in Boulder.

TJ Bert, CPA, has more than 11 years of experience providing services to a variety of industries, including real estate, construction, and oil and gas. He joined the firm in 2001 and is a graduate of Fort Lewis College.

Todd Harker, CPA, has more than 21 years of experience providing services to a variety of industries, including construction, restaurants and resorts, specialized trades, and retail. He joined Eide Bailly in 1995 and is a graduate of the Anderson School of Management of the University of New Mexico.

Sean Hales, CPA, has more than 12 years of experience providing audit, tax, accounting and consulting services to clients in a variety of industries, including retail, commercial, manufacturing, construction and professional services. He joined the firm in 2002 and is a graduate of Utah State University.

Jenni Huotari, CPA, has more than nine years of providing audit and accounting services to clients in a variety of industries with a focus on manufacturing, retail/wholesale, ag processors, nonprofits, and implement dealerships. She joined Eide Bailly in 2002 and is a graduate of the Minnesota State University Moorhead.

Chris Lee, CPA, has more than eight years of public accounting experience providing audit, accounting and consulting services to financial institutions. He joined the firm in 2004 and is a graduate of the North Dakota State University, Fargo.

Shelley Earsley, CPA, has more than 13 years of experience providing strategic business and information technology consulting, and is a member of the technology consulting team. She joined Eide Bailly in 1994 and is a graduate of the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

"We're very excited to have these dedicated professionals welcomed into our partnership. They exemplify the firm's spirit of service and bring focused expertise and a wealth of experience to our clients," said firm managing partner/CEO Jerry Topp. "As a firm focused on growth, our partners provide the solid foundation of leadership that keeps us moving forward."

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