Sales Tax rates are going up in the State of Utah effective April 1, 2019.
As a result of the Utah voter approved Proposition 3, the statewide sales tax rate will be raised from 4.7 to 4.85 percent.

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Meet the Team

Our team is ready to meet you – so why not meet them below!

Shareholders
Troy R. Martin - CPA
Troy R. Martin - CPA

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 is a business coach, mentor …

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Richard K. Poulson - CPA
Richard K. Poulson - CPA

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 …

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Kirk Eck - CPA
Kirk Eck - CPA

A 18-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 …

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Shane Roberts - CPA, MBA
Shane Roberts - CPA, MBA

Shane Roberts is a native of Cache Valley and graduated from Utah State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and an MBA. He joined Cook Martin Poulson, PC in 2005 and became a …

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Dustin Wood - CPA
Dustin Wood - CPA

Dustin is our audit partner and has been with our firm for 13 years. He specializes in compilations, reviews, and audits of financial statements and in the preparation of not-for-profit information …

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David Cash - CPA, MAcc
David Cash - CPA, MAcc

David, or Dave as he is more commonly known, started his career at a smaller firm in Casper, Wyoming. Being at a small firm gave him the opportunity to immediately start working directly with clients …

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Cody Webb - CPA
Cody Webb - CPA

Cody Webb is a CPA 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 …

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Directors
Jared Ripplinger - CPA, MBA, CFP®, CVA

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 …

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Managers
John Kane - CPA
John Kane - CPA

John Kane is a CPA and tax manager of Cook Martin Poulson, PC. John enjoys interacting with clients and proactively working with them to create solutions to problems. John is a …

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Tara Williams - CPA
Tara Williams - CPA

Tara Williams, CPA is a manager in the firm’s Logan office and has been with the firm for 8 years. She specializes in compilations, reviews, and audits of financial statements. She also prepares tax …

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Associates
Matt Jensen – CPA
Matt Jensen – CPA, CVA

Matt Jensen is a CPA in the Logan office of Cook Martin Poulson, P.C. Matt is a Cache Valley native and earned both is bachelors and masters decree in accounting from Utah State University. He has …

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Herschel Hugie - MBA, MAcc
Herschel Hugie - MAcc

Herschel Hugie is a staff accountant in the tax department of the Logan Office. A native of Kaysville, Herschel earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in …

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Liz Higgs - CPA, MST
Liz Higgs - CPA, MST

After being a stay at home mom for a number of years, Liz decided to go back to school and eventually decided to pursue a career in accounting. She graduated from Weber State University …

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Trevor Hoffman - EA, MAcc
Trevor Hoffman - EA, MAcc

Trevor Hoffman works as a tax professional in the Salt Lake office, he enjoys working with small business owners to help develop systems for their business, and also helping them save on taxes. Trevor …

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Elise Faucette - MAcc
Elise Faucette - MAcc

Elise is the newest addition to the tax and bookkeeping staff at Cook Martin Poulson. As a Cache Valley native, Elise is a proud graduate of Utah State University, where she earned both her bachelor’s …

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Brady Martin
Brady Martin

Brady Martin is one of our newest additions at the Logan office of Cook Martin Poulson, P.C. He is a Cache Valley native, and recently graduated from Utah State University with both a bachelor’s …

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Bailey Rinderknecht
Bailey Rinderknecht

Bailey Rinderknecht, an up and coming tax professional in the Logan office, graduated from Utah State University with a Masters of Accounting tax emphasis in 2018. While attending USU, she helped …

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Taylor Peery
Taylor Peery

Taylor Peery is a new tax associate in the Logan office of Cook Martin Poulson, P.C. Taylor is a Cache Valley native from Smithfield and recently graduated with both her bachelor and master’s degrees in...

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Jessica Filippi
Jessica Filippi

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 …

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Bryan Yates
Bryan Yates

Bryan earned a bachelor’s degree from Utah State University in 2016 and recently graduated with a Master of Taxation degree from Weber State University in 2018. He is a business owner...

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Inken Christensen - Bookkeeper
Inken Christensen - Bookkeeper

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 …

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Connie Ward - Bookkeeper
Connie Ward - Bookkeeper

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 …

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Emily Brazell
Emily Brazell

Emily Brazell loves COFFEE and 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 …

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Nicole Robinson - Bookkeeper
Nicole Robinson - Bookkeeper

I am excited to be joining the Cook Martin Poulson Bookkeeping team. I have had 8 years’ experience doing bookkeeping, payroll, accounts payable, insurance billing, monthly and quarterly taxes …

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Brooks Bodily
Brooks Bodily

Brooks Bodily is a native of Cache Valley and graduated from Idaho State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting and a Master of Accountancy degree. He started his career working …

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Emeritus Shareholder
Bruce M. Cook - CPA
Bruce M. Cook - CPA

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 …

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