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Daniel Packard, MAcc, CPA, CFE, CVA will be presenting at the "Other Side of Dentistry" Seminar coming up Friday, November 30th at the Hilton Garden Inn in Idaho Falls. See the invite here for more information. 

Ethan Lee, CPA, ABV, CFF

Meet New Cooper Norman Partner

and  Business Valuation Expert

Ethan A. Lee, CPA, ABV, CFF

Ethan Lee has joined Cooper Norman CPAs & Business Advisors as a Partner based out of the Idaho Falls office, and serving our clients across the entire firm. He was previously a Principal at Pacific Business Valuation in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Ethan has specialized in business valuation and forensic accounting services since 2006. He helps clients and interested parties understand the valuation and financial implications in various settings, such as business transition planning, tax planning, and dispute matters.



Ethan enjoys volunteering in various professional, civic, and ecclesiastical capacities. He currently serves on the AICPA’s Forensic & Valuation Services Executive Committee. Ethan has presented at the national AICPA Forensic & Valuation Services Conference, San Francisco office of the Financial Industry Regulation Authority (FINRA), and at multiple other professional venues.  He has been a guest lecturer at Sonoma State University and BYU – Hawaii.

After being raised in Southern California, Ethan eventually migrated to Hawaii where he has lived for a total of 10 years.  His family recently found a new paradise in Eastern Idaho and relocated to his father’s hometown of Rigby. Ethan has been married to his sweetheart for 16 years. They have 4 children together.  For fun, Ethan enjoys fishing and hunting, and looks forward to snowboarding with his family this winter!




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