REDW Names Three New Principals in 2017
REDW LLC, one of the largest certified public accounting and business consulting firms in the Southwest, is pleased to announce the promotion of three dedicated and talented team members to Principal: Jessica Bundy and Halie Garcia in REDW’s Albuquerque office, and Tim Tribe in the firm’s Phoenix office.
“We are proud and excited to welcome these outstanding individuals to the Principal group,” said Steve Cogan, REDW’s Managing Principal. “Each brings unique expertise, leadership skills, new ideas and enthusiasm to the helm—and together they bring greater diversity to the leadership team by representing a variety of growing practice areas, which is in line with REDW’s long-term strategic plans,” Cogan added. “These promotions recognize not only their professional achievements, but also their deep commitment to our clients and to the high standards of excellence for which our firm is known.”
Jessica Bundy, CPA has ten years of experience in public accounting at REDW and specializes in audits of employee benefit plans, both defined contribution plans, including 403(b), 401(k), profit sharing, and health & welfare plans, and defined benefit plans. She is also a key member of the firm’s internal audit team, managing approximately 20 internal audits each year, and serves on the board of the local chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA). A licensed CPA in New Mexico, Jessica is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the New Mexico Society of CPAs (NMSCPA). She attended the NMSCPAs’ Leadership Academy in 2013 and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and Finance from the University of New Mexico.
Since joining REDW in 2006, Halie Garcia, CPA, CIA has played an important role in building the firm’s internal audit & consulting practice, including developing comprehensive policies and procedures. Working with many large and complex government, healthcare and tribal organizations throughout the Southwest, Halie applies her expertise to help improve their operations and internal controls and deter fraudulent activity. In addition to being a CPA, Halie holds the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) designation and has been a member of the board of the local IIA chapter for the past five years, currently serving as Board Treasurer. She is also a member of the AICPA and NMSCPA, which in 2012 honored Halie as a “Woman to Watch.”
Tim Tribe, CPA/CFF, CFE, CICA has been a practicing accountant for more than 18 years, spending the majority of that time in forensics, examining allegations of fraud, analyzing accounting records, and assessing economic damages for matters involving litigation. He has provided extensive litigation support in both criminal and civil proceedings, analyzing related financial information, developing expert testimony and supporting materials, and testifying in arbitration, deposition and trial. He has also taught financial and forensic accounting, fraud examination, and auditing principles at the college level, and is a frequent speaker at universities and professional seminars, with numerous publications in the field. Tim is a CPA, Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF), as well as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Certified Internal Controls Auditor (CICA).