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.

As an active member of the MSCPA, Gabbye was recognized as an 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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