Moss Adams’ relationship with Western began in the early 1980s thanks to two key WWU alumni, Rick Anderson (’73) and Russ Wilson (’79), who served as champions of Western at the company. Rick retired from Moss Adams in 2016 after serving as chairman and CEO. What started with a degree in accounting from Western became a long, productive career for Anderson, providing audit and consulting services. In 1999, he became the President and COO of Moss Adams LLP before taking the helm as CEO in 2004. He served as CEO until 2013. Anderson is a member of the WWU Foundation Board of Directors.
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