Troy Lewis

Troy Lewis

Associate Teaching Professor,
Accountancy, School of

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Troy Lewis is the Immediate 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).


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

Group Affiliations

  • AICPA 1995
  • UACPA 1995

Selected Publications


    Academic - Post-Secondary
    • Adjunct Faculty, Brigham Young University-Provo 2002 - 2016
    • 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


  • UACPA Distinguished Service Award , UACPA

Certificates and Licenses

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

Professional Citizenship

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Other October, 2016
  • Utah Tax Review Commission Committee/Council Member April, 2015
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Conference-Related Role November, 2010
  • 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


  • Business Tax Reform - Committee on Finance - United States Senate - 2017
  • Federal Tax Update - BYU - BYU School of Accountancy Conference - 2017
  • Start-ups Stalling? The Tax Code as a Barrier to Entrepreneurship - Committee on Small Business - United States House of Representatives - 2017
  • - National Taxpayer Advocate IRS - IRS National Taxpayer Advocate Public Forum on Taxpayer Service - 2016
  • Keep it Simple: Small Business Tax Simplification and Reform, Main Street Speaks - Small Business Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Tax and Capital Access - United States House of Representatives - 2016
  • Connecting Tax Practice Professionals with Academics - American Taxation Association - Midwinter Meeting & Journal of the American Taxation Association and Journal of Legal and Tax Research Conferences - 2015
  • Due Date Legislation - AICPA - AICPA Due Date Legislation Webinar - 2015
  • Hot Topics for Community Banks - AICPA - Financial Institution Conference - 2015
  • How Tax Compliance Obligations Hinder Small Business Growth - Committee on Small Business - United States House of Representatives - 2015
  • Evaluation of the Current Expected Credit Loss Model (CECL)-Measurement - - Financial Accounting Standards Board - 2014
  • Tax Relief After a Disaster: How Individuals, Small Business, and Communities Recover - Committee on Finance Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight - United States Senate - 2014
  • Hearing on Tax Filing Season: Improving the Taxpayer Experience - Committee on Finance - United States Senate - 2012
  • Roundtable Discussion Panel-Potential Adoption of Accounting for Financial Instruments and Revisions to the Accounting for Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities - - Financial Accounting Standards Board - 2010