Daniel L. Packard, MAcc, CPA, CFE, CVA

Dan Packard, MAcc, CPA, CFE, Certified Fraud Examiner, Idaho Falls Accountant with Cooper Norman CPAs and Business Advisors



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Daniel joined Cooper Norman in 2010, and has since developed his expertise in tax, financial statement preparation, and fraud investigation.  He became a partner at Cooper Norman in 2014. The majority of his time is spent consulting with agricultural producers and closely-held business owners. 

Daniel spent much of his youth in Idaho where he was employed as a bookstore clerk and art gallery manager.  He enjoyed participating in the Boy Scouts program and was awarded the Eagle Scout Award.  Daniel and his wife Tara have two children.  Daniel enjoys spending time with family and pursuing his interests in photography, music, literature, golf, and the outdoors.

Daniel maintains professional affiliation with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Idaho Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.  He is actively involved in his community, and has fulfilled several ecclesiastical and youth-oriented functions.  Daniel served a full-time mission to the Kaohsiung, Taiwan, where he developed an understanding of the Chinese language and culture.  Since returning from Taiwan, Daniel has continued to provide service in a variety of church callings.

Daniel graduated with high honors from Brigham Young University - Idaho with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, with minors in Business and Chinese.  During his undergraduate studies, Daniel was employed as an on-campus accounting clerk involved in fixed asset auditing and developmental flowchart design.  Daniel was the recipient of several academic scholarships and department awards.    

Daniel also graduated with high honors from The Ohio State University with a Masters in Accounting.  He was the recipient of the University Fellowship Award and Pacesetter Award.

Daniel currently holds a Certified Public Accountant's license from the State of Idaho, the Certified Fraud Examiner designation, and his Certified Valuation Analyst designation.


"Emotional Reactions to Numbers" written by Daniel Packard appeared in the May/June 2014 issue of Fraud Magazine.