Tom founded DZA and is a graduate of Central Washington University. During his over 25-year career, Tom has worked directly with critical access hospitals, hospitals, nursing homes, rural health clinics, federally qualified health centers, hospices, assisted living facilities, home health agencies, foundations, and other public sector organizations. Tom has served the financial reporting, Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement, and IRS Form 990 needs of these organizations.
ACTIVITIES & AFFILIATIONS
Tom is a former president of the Washington/Alaska Chapter of Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). He served as an officer and board member for ten years. Tom received HFMA’s Medal of Honor in 2003 and previously had been awarded HFMA’s Muncie Gold Merit Award. He regularly presents at numerous HFMA and other healthcare association educational meetings on various healthcare, reimbursement, IRS Form 990, and accounting topics. Tom has also served as a co-chair of the Spokane Chapter of the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants’ (WSCPA) not-for-profit and membership committees. He is currently a member of Central Valley School District’s Board of Directors.
Tom is very proud of the firm he has created and continually strives to make DZA a great place to work. He believes in the importance of having a team approach and continuous collaboration. Tom wants all team members to feel empowered to share their ideas about providing great service to DZA’s clients.