Moss Adams Names New National Practice Leader and PICs

Gabe Nachand

Gabe Nachand

Seattle-based Moss Adams (FY17 net revenue of $577 million) announced a new national practice leader and three PICS.

“We’re fortunate to have so many capable leaders within the firm who are willing and eager to help further our goals for growth and continued excellent client service,” says Chris Schmidt, chairman and CEO of Moss Adams.

Mark Thoma

Mark Thoma

Gabe Nachand was selected as the national practice leader for the financial institutions practice. He joined Moss Adams in 1995 and has been a partner in the financial services practice since 2005. Nachand works exclusively with financial services companies, many of which are SEC reporting companies. He specializes in enterprise risk management implementation and evaluation as well as technical accounting matters such as allowance methodologies, CECL implementation, acquisition accounting and mortgage operations.

Craig Sanders

Craig Sanders

Mark Thoma was named as the PIC of the Tacoma, Wash., office. Thoma has been with Moss Adams since 1997 and focuses on providing accounting and business advisory services to owner-managed entities with an emphasis on clients in construction, real estate and professional services industries.

Craig Sanders was named PIC of the financial services consulting practice. Sanders has been providing audit and IT security services since 1999 and joined Moss Adams in 2016 as a partner following the firm’s combination with Contineo. Sanders works with clients in the financial services industry to implement core business solutions, internet banking and cash management platforms, business continuity and disaster recovery planning and programs, GLBA compliance and telecommunications and delivery systems.

Brad Smith

Brad Smith

Brad Smith was named PIC of the Eugene, Ore., office. Smith has been with Moss Adams for 18 years. He specializes in working with manufacturing and consumer products companies, ranging from early-stage start-up companies to multinational, privately held entities.