After receiving his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in accounting from Brigham Young University and working for several international public accounting firms, Luke helped to establish DZA. He has worked exclusively with healthcare organizations for over 20 years, working directly with hospitals, nursing homes, rural health clinics, federally qualified health centers, assisted living facilities, hospices, and home health agencies. Luke has served the financial reporting, feasibility study, and Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement needs of these organizations.
ACTIVITIES & AFFILIATIONS
Luke is a former president of the Idaho Chapter of Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), has served as the regional executive of Region 10 for HFMA, and has regularly attended healthcare association conferences during the past twelve years. He has received the Muncie Gold Merit Award from HFMA, the HFMA Founders Medal of Honor Award, and is a Fellow of HFMA (FHFMA). Luke is a former President of the Board of Directors for the Spokane Chapter of the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants (WSCPA). He has also served as the chair of the Spokane Chapter of the WSCPA Not-for-Profit Committee and currently serves on the Eastern Washington University Accounting Advisory Board of Directors. Luke currently serves on the WSCPA Foundation’s Board and is a career mentor for Eastern Washington University accounting students.
Luke firmly believes that lifetime learning is essential for a competent professional and that each employee deserves training and opportunities to grow.