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Troy Lewis

Associate Teaching Professor,
Accountancy, School of
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Biography

Troy Lewis is the Past Chair of the Tax Executive Committee of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) in Washington, DC. In this role, he has testified six times before the United States Senate Finance Committee and the House Committee on Small Business.

Mr. Lewis has been active with the AICPA and the Utah Association of CPAs, for over two decades serving in key leadership positions including the President of the UACPA.

Mr. Lewis currently teaches accounting and tax at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. He is in practice as a Manager/Member at Lewis & Associates, CPAs, LLC in Draper, Utah. He also worked in public accounting at Arthur Andersen and for a community bank in St. George, Utah. He obtained his Masters of Accountancy and Bachelors of Science in Accountancy from Brigham Young University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).

Education

  • BS-Accounting, Accounting, Brigham Young University, 1995
  • Masters of Accountancy, Tax, Brigham Young University, 1995

Group Affiliations

  • AICPA — 1995
  • UACPA — 1995

Selected Publications

Experience

Academic - Post-Secondary

  • Adjunct Faculty, Brigham Young University-Provo, 2012–2016

Professional

  • Manager, Lewis & Associates, CPAs, LLC, 2002
  • Chief Enterprise Risk Management Officer/Chief Financial Officer, Heritage Bank, 2002–2015
  • Tax Manager, Arthur Andersen, LLP, 1995–2002

Awards

  • Spirit of the SOA Award, BYU School of Accountancy, 2019
  • AICPA Tax Section Distinguished Service Award, AICPA, 2018
  • Honorable Mention for the Outstanding Instructional Contribution in Accounting, AAA-Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Section, 2018
  • Marriott School Ethics Teaching Award, BYU Marriott School, 2018
  • UACPA Distinguished Service Award, UACPA, 2007

Certificates and Licenses

  • Chartered Global Management Accountant — AICPA — 2012
  • Certified Public Accountant — State of Utah — 1995

Professional Citizenship

  • AAA-Education Committee, Committee/Council Member, September 2019
  • ATA-Tax Educators Conference, Committee/Council Member, September 2017–August 2020
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Committee/Council Member, February 2018–May 2019
  • Utah Tax Review Commission, Committee/Council Member, April 2015–April 2019
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Conference-Related Role, November 2010–September 2017
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Other, October 2014–October 2016
  • Financial Accounting Standards Board, Committee/Council Member, January 2010–December 2012
  • American Bankers Association, Other, August 2007–August 2010
  • Utah Association of CPAs, Officer, March 2003–March 2004