Denise Jacobsen, CPA

Denise Jacobsen, CPA
Member of the Chickasaw Nation


Denise serves as the firm’s Quality Control Manager and technical reviewer. She has over twenty years of professional experience in public accounting, security exchange commission (SEC) reporting, finance, regulatory experience, and employee benefit plans.

Prior to joining the firm, Denise worked at a regional accounting firm where she performed internal auditing work specializing in employee benefit plans and primarily self-insured health and retirement plans, including the Public Employees Retirement System of Nevada ( PERS). She also has significant experience in performing compliance audits, federal grant auditing, and detailed analytical review of governmental audits.

Denise spent five years as a financial analyst for a publically traded company where she provided financial data and analysis for earning releases and calls, Board of Director reports, and prepared financial forecasts and analysis for executive management.

She was an instrumental person in the initial public offering of a company on the New York Stock Exchange and developed the company’s first Form 10-K and 10-Q’s in compliance with SEC regulation. She also implemented processes for gathering, analyzing, and the construction of accurate and timely reports for public filing and earnings calls for the company.


Certified Public Accountant

Professional Affiliations

Beta Alpha Psi
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Nevada Society of CPAs


Texas Christian University
Master of Science in Organizational Communication
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Organizational Communication, minor in Marketing

Interesting Fact

Every year Denise volunteers her time for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance for low income families and individuals where she performs quality reviews. She grew up in small town Nevada and spent her summers in another small town in Oklahoma, Bokchito, working on her grandparent’s farm. Denise has raised two children and now dotes on her two dogs, Eva and Sophia. Every year she and her husband go on at least one vacation, usually to Napa which has contributed to her love of fine wine. One of her prized possessions is her 1978 Pontiac Firebird Sky Bird.


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