(Bellevue, WA) Effective January 1, 2015, Clark Nuber PS, a CPA and consulting firm headquartered in the Seattle metropolitan area, has elected Shawn Hansen to the position of Audit and Assurance Shareholder. Shawn leads the firm’s employee benefit plan audit practice and has been a key player in the growth and development of that niche since he joined Clark Nuber. He is a former member of the Steering Committee for the AICPA National Conference on Employee Benefit Plans and currently serves on the board for the ASPPA Benefits Council of the Great Northwest.

“Our shareholder group feels very fortunate to welcome Shawn as an owner of the business,” Rob Wheeler, President and CEO said. “Our existing and new clients will benefit greatly from his professional expertise in the specialized area of employee benefit plan audits and ERISA compliance.”

Clark Nuber serves privately held and family businesses, angel and venture-backed companies, public companies, foundations, not-for-profit and public sector organizations, and high net worth individuals and their families. Our services include financial statement audits, internal audit support, risk management, internal control systems, indirect cost rate, merger and acquisition and billing/reimbursement consulting, federal, state, and international tax planning and compliance, CFO/Controller/accounting services, and specialty audits including employee benefit plans and government grants.