Mitch Hansen

CPA, CMA, CFE | Shareholder

About

He was named after a comic character in MAD Magazine. He’s a hockey fanatic and a member of four MINI Cooper Clubs. He and the family also enjoy sea kayaking.

You can imagine Mitch is a fun guy to have around the office. He keeps the atmosphere upbeat while maintaining a key role in the firm’s audit practice.

As a shareholder in our audit and assurance practice, Mitch primarily works with not-for-profit and governmental organizations. He specializes in financial statement audits, audits for federally funded programs, entrepreneur consulting, forensic audits, governance consulting and training, and best practice and internal control consulting. Mitch’s previous experience as an auditor for the U.S. Department of Commerce and in the accounting department at Yellowstone National Park have helped to create his exceptional knowledge base.

Practice Emphasis

  • Heads up the firm’s governmental services practice
  • Governmental entities
  • Not-for-profit organizations
  • Healthcare and long-term care facilities
  • Community colleges
  • Associations
  • Required audits for federally funded programs
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Data mining
  • Internal controls over financial reporting, fraud, and compliance
  • Performance auditing, benchmarking, and operational reviews

Proven Results

  • Performed internal audit services over federal compliance issues for a large international aid organization.
  • Assisted organizations in negotiating federal indirect cost rates.
  • Served as interim controller at a local hospital for four months.
  • Consulted with numerous governmental organizations to improve operations and compliance.
  • Helped numerous start-ups (not-for-profit and governmental) with formation issues, policies and procedures, accounting systems, and governance and budgeting processes.

Education

  • Utah State University, B.S. in Accounting and Finance, minors in Economics and Geology

Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association of certified fraud examiners
  • Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • WSCPA Governmental Conference and Governmental Committee, Co-Chaired conference for two years
  • Not-for-Profit Committee, WSCPA
  • Washington Finance Officers Association
  • Institute of Management Accountants
  • Leading Age Washington Board Member, Finance Committee member
  • Former Board Member of Make-A-Wish Foundation Alaska & Washington, The Hearthstone, Kent Valley Hockey Association, and Washington Society of Association Executives
  • Practical Guide to Form 990 by Clark Nuber, an online treatise published by CCH, contributing writer/reviewer

 

My Life by the Numbers

17

Years at Clark Nuber

14

Years coaching youth hockey

4

Times he has broken his nose

2

Boys (born with hockey skates on) with wife, Teri

2

Labradors, one black and one yellow

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