Matthew Barker is a Certified Public Accountant who joined Cooper Norman in January of 2014. He worked as a professional staff accountant in the Idaho Falls office for two years, after which he relocated to Pocatello. Matthew specializes in corporate, partnership, and individual taxation and is developing expertise in the medical, small business, and financial service industries. 

Matthew attended Idaho State University where he was honored as a Horatio Alger Scholar. He was an active member in several extracurricular organizations and completed internships with Grants and Contracts Accounting and with the Financial Services Department. He graduated in the top ten percent of his class with an Honors Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting in December 2013. 

Matthew grew up in Pocatello where he met his wife, Catherine. They have been married since 2011 are happily raising two wonderful sons.  In other notes of interest, Matthew enjoys playing the piano and arranging music, he is an Eagle Scout, and is fluent in Italian. 

Matthew currently holds a Certified Public Accountant’s license from the State of Idaho. He maintains professional affiliation with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Idaho Society of Certified Public Accountants.