VSH Promotes Robert Dowdle to Assurance Manager

The accounting and consulting firm VSH CPAs is pleased to announce the promotion of Robert Dowdle, CPA, MPAcc to Assurance Manager.

Robert began his professional career in the accounting field by joining VSH CPAs as an Intern in 2017. Since then, he has continued to grow with the firm, his most recent position being Senior Assurance Accountant within the Owner Operator Business Segment. He specializes in assurance engagements and financial statement reporting for nonprofit organizations, employee benefit plans and large businesses.

“We are excited to see Robert continue his career as Assurance Manager at VSH” said Bob Sytsma, Partner at VSH. “His leadership and strong analytical skills are an asset to the Audit and Assurance team. We can always depend on him to work through challenging projects with great accuracy and insight.”

Robert graduated magna cum laude from Western Washington University and was selected as the Outstanding Graduate for the accounting program. He went on to earn his master’s degree in public accounting from Western Washington University in 2017 where he was Treasurer of Beta Alpha Psi.  He is currently affiliated with Technology Alliance Group for Northwest Washington (TAGNW) and is Treasurer of the Bellingham Chapter of the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants (WSCPA). Dowdle currently resides in Mount Vernon, Washington.

Founded in 1997, VSH CPAs is a full-service firm providing value added accounting and consulting services. Operating out of offices in Bellingham and Burlington, the firm serves clients both locally and internationally. In addition to state and local taxation, litigation support, and strategic business consulting, VSH specializes in U.S./Canada cross-border and international taxation and consulting.

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