Instructor Bio

Gabrielle Ruth Rector (Gabbye)

Gabbye Hopkins Rector graduated from MSU with degrees in Accounting and Psychology. She went on to obtain a Master’s of Accountancy from the University of Nevada Reno in 2003. She joined Grant Thornton LLP in Reno, NV until 2006 at which time she joined Hamilton Misfeldt & Co. in Great Falls. In 2010, Gabbye entered the private sector and the team at CSWW, Inc. dba North 40 Outfitters, formally Big R Stores. Gabbye specializes in multi-state corporate accounting, including inventory tracking and management and sales tax.

Gabbye is a former MSCPA board member. She was recognized as an MSCPA Outstanding Committee Member in 2009. She’s also held officer positions with the Great Falls Chapter of CPAs, is a CGMA member and holds a CIA designation (Certified Internal Auditor).

Gabbye and her husband Josh are avid college football fans and enjoy spending time with their families.

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