Cook Martin Poulson, PC Team

At Cook Martin Poulson, PC we emulate our company vision statement which is: We are on purpose not just on task! We use our professional skills to make a difference in people’s lives. Since 1977, Cook Martin Poulson, P.C. has been helping business owners keep what they earn. Starting in Logan and expanding to Salt Lake City, our firm has grown because of the success of our clients. CMP is comprised of a team of experienced certified public accountants, staff accountants, paraprofessionals, and interns all with the desire to become their clients’ Most Trusted Business Advisors.

Cook Martin Poulson, P.C. is in business to create a culture that adds value to the lives of our clients, colleagues, associates, shareholders and families. Our purpose is accomplished by following our core values:

  • Develop and Grow Lasting Relationships
  • Keep Commitments
  • Act with Integrity While Never Compromising Ethics
  • Superior Knowledge, Advice and Work Product
  • Highly Motivated, Self-Disciplined Team Members
  • Proactive Thinking, Planning, and Implementation using the Team Approach
  • Live the Platinum Rule (Treat others the way they want to be treated)

Our Office

Salt Lake City



John is our quarterback of the Salt Lake office. If he isn’t passing a CFO or Family Business Consulting project, he is passing tax return to a senior accountant or he is probably handing off a … Read More



David or Dave is your stereotypical accountant who enjoys what he does. Dave has done some of just about everything in public accounting from financial statement auditing to tax compliance to … Read More


Education and Certification MBA, University of Utah BS International Business and Management, The Hague University Chartered Global Management Accountant Utah Certified Public … Read More

Staff Accountants


Charlotte Petersen is a CPA in the Salt Lake City Office. She started working in the Cook Martin Poulson tax department in 2014 with 5 ½ years of public accounting experience and 4 ½ years of industry … Read More

Trevor started at Utah State, but received his bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of Utah.  He has worked in financial accounting for five years with experience in bio-tech, … Read More


Sheri Lewis is a staff accountant in the Salt Lake office of Cook Martin Poulson, PC. Sheri joined the Cook Martin Poulson team in November 2011 after completing her Master of Accounting degree at the … Read More


Michelle Adams is a Staff Accountant in the Salt Lake office of Cook Martin Poulson, PC. She prepares tax returns, monthly financials, and bookkeeping. She is also becoming more involved in pension … Read More


Emily Brazell has been with Cook Martin Poulson since 2006. Before coming to Cook Martin, she was an Office Manager/Assistant for a Salt Lake appliance company for 8 years. Since working at Cook … Read More


Jessica has worked in the Salt Lake office of Cook Martin Poulson since 2011 working in areas such as pension administration, payroll, sales tax, and bookkeeping. Jessica also worked as a Paralegal … Read More




Many people define themselves by what they do for a living. Troy defines himself by how he can contribute to others through his expertise, experience and skills. Troy loves the complexity of … Read More


Richard is the kind of man everyone likes to have around. He is totally committed to whatever he is doing whether it is working on a client’s estate plan, business valuations or vacationing with … Read More


A 14-year veteran of the Cook Martin team, Kirk is a Shareholder and the Director of Operations for our Logan, UT Office. Kirk serves clients in the medical, retail, manufacturing, service and … Read More

Emeritus Shareholder


As one of the original founders Bruce helped develop a culture of personalized service with the quality and technical expertise only found in larger firms. Bruce is a perfectionist. He demanded … Read More



Jared has been preparing tax returns and helping clients with various accounting and tax needs since 2001. He started his career in public accounting at a CPA firm in California before returning to … Read More


Since his dream of playing in the NBA didn’t quite pan out, Shane went with his second career choice and became a CPA. After spending two years working in the industry for public and private … Read More


Dustin is currently a manager over our audit department in the Logan Office.  He specializes in compilations, reviews, and audits of financial statements, and in the preparation of nonprofit … Read More

Staff Accountants


John Kane is a CPA in the Logan office of Cook Martin Poulson, PC. John enjoys interacting with clients and working with them to create solutions to problems. John is a native of Logan and earned both … Read More


Cody Webb is a CPA in the Logan office of Cook Martin Poulson, P.C. Cody is a Cache Valley native and earned both a bachelors and masters degree in accounting from Utah State University. He has been … Read More


Nathan Shields is a CPA in the Logan office of Cook Martin Poulson, PC. Nathan has been with Cook Martin Poulson since 2008. Nathan works in the tax department and prepares individual and business tax … Read More


Tara Williams is a CPA in the Logan office of Cook Martin Poulson, P.C. Tara enjoys interacting with clients and working with them to create solutions to problems. Tara is a native of Layton and … Read More


A recent graduate of Utah State University, Chad has been an accountant in the Logan Office since January of 2013. He enjoys working with clients in a variety of industries to help them with … Read More


Inken Christensen has been employed by Cook Martin Poulson for 24 years and has worked with some of her clients since her first day. She works in the Write-Up Department as a bookkeeper helping … Read More

Janell Liechty

Janell Liechty is a Para-professional in our Bookkeeping Department. She attended Utah State University and has worked for us about 19 years. She helps clients with their bookkeeping and Quickbook’s … Read More


My first love for numbers came in high school. I worked at a fast food restaurant and at the end of every shift we had to reconcile the sales with the money. My goal became to make the money balance … Read More


Morgan Pauni is the newest addition to the bookkeeping department. She graduated with her accounting degree at Idaho State University where she also played 4 years of D1 collegiate soccer. She loved … Read More