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AA000421Smith Powell & Company Firm History

Smith Powell & Company, LLC is one of the oldest accounting firms in Salt Lake City, Utah. The firm traces its roots back to 1912 when it was founded as The Goddard Abbey Company by J. Percey Goddard and Roy G. Abbey. Throughout the years, both the name and leadership have changed as we have recruited top talent to join the firm. Many of the clients who we serve today are the great-grandchildren of our original clients. The firm name has changed throughout the years as follows:

The Goddard-Abbey Company 1912 – 1951
Goddard, Suniville and Griffin 1951 – 1964
Suniville, Griffin and Ellis 1964 – 1981
Suniville, Griffin and Smith 1981 – 1997
Smith Powell and Company, LLC 1997 – Present

Smith Powell & Company Associates

Roger K. Powell, CPARoger K. Powell, CPA

Partner
rpowell@smithpowell.com
(801) 359-2056 x103

Roger has been with the firm since 1975. He has a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from the University of Utah. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Utah Association of CPAs. He enjoys traveling to watch BYU football games and camping with his family.

Brandon R. Zrno, CPABrandon R. Zrno, CPA

Partner
bzrno@smithpowell.com
(801) 285-7412

Brandon has been with the firm since 1996 and has been a partner since 2005. He has a Bachelor of Accounting degree and a Master of Professional Accountancy degree, with an emphasis in tax, from the University of Utah. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Utah Association of CPAs. In his free time he enjoys traveling and spending time with his family.

Jerry L. Selbo, CPAJerry L. Selbo, CPA

jselbo@smithpowell.com
(801) 359-2056 x105

Jerry has been with the firm since 2004. He has a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration from Eastern Washington University. He has been a licensed CPA since 1992. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Utah Association of CPAs. Away from work Jerry enjoys golf, travel and playing his guitar.

Jeff Shirey, CPAJeff Shirey, CPA

jshirey@smithpowell.com
(801) 359-2056 x101

Katie Powell, Office ManagerKatie Powell, Office Manager

spcmail@smithpowell.com
(801) 359-2056 x0

Katie has been with the firm since 2014. She is in charge of making sure the firm runs smoothly and efficiently.