Industry Conference

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Event Details

Wednesday, March 18 – Thursday, March 19, 2020

8:00am – 4:30pm
(Registration: 7:30am)


Best Western Great Northern Hotel

835 Great Northern Blvd

Helena, MT 59601


Field of Study

  • Accounting
  • Behavioral Ethics
  • Specialized Knowledge

CPE Credit

17 hours CPE credit

Course Code


Level of Knowledge



Montana Society of CPAs





Materials for this conference will only be available in electronic form.

See the full brochure here.

These are subject to change:

Wednesday, March 18

2020: Year of the Living Dangerously - Chris Kuehl, Amanda Corporate Intelligence

Accounting & Auditing Update for Industry - Rick Reisig, Anderson ZurMuehlen & Co PC

In the Best Interest of Our Clients - Cindy Carpenter, Carpenter Business Resources LLC

The New Yellow Book: Government Auditing Standards, 2018 Revision - Rick Reisig, Anderson ZurMuehlen & Co PC

Generations: The Same but Different
     Gen Z: Therese McNicoll, Carroll College (student)
     Millennial: Hillary Rens, Stockman Bank
     Gen X: Sondra Arnold, Lee Enterprises Inc
     Baby Boomer: Belle Marie, Carroll College
     Moderator: Cindy Carpenter, Carpenter Business Resources LLC

Bean Talks: How We Got Started - Where We Are Now
     Marilyn Bartlett
     Carrie Jensen
     Gabbye Rector, North 40 Outfitters
     Craig Stahlberg, PayneWest Insurance
     Emily Issacson, Shodair Hospital
     Moderator: Gabbye Rector

Social -  Come enjoy a couple free drinks and some great hors d'oeuvres. We'll also have Montana business telling us about their business and showcasing their products. Attending will be: Fly FisHer and Headframe Spirits (with tasting).

Thursday, March 19

Relieving Chronic Pain in the Work Place and In Life - Anneliese Swingle, Force Fitness LLC

A Scary Ride Through the Dark Web - Tommy Stephens, K2 Enterprises

Data Analytics & Business Intelligence - Part 1 - Tommy Stephens, K2 Enterprises

Allowance for Credit Losses: Where Are We At & How Should You Be Preparing for Implementation - Angela Murdo, Anderson ZurMuehlen & Co PC

Internal Controls: How to Have Good Controls in Place, No Matter Your Size - Angela Murdo, Anderson ZurMuehlen & Co PC

Data Analytics & Business Intelligence - Part 2 - Tommy Stephens, K2 Enterprises

Future of the Profession and Our Professionals - Allison Leonard, Deloitte

Watching for the Warning Signs of Ethical Collapse in Organizations, Marianne Jennings

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