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Boise

Our Team

John T. Berg, CPA - Principal

jberg@rdcpa.com 208-375-0550 Ext 7134

Education:

Boise State University - Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting - 1983

Experience:

  • CPA Designation - Idaho - 1984
  • Executive Principal of the firm
  • Over 30 years of experience in public accounting with emphasis in small business consulting, and income tax planning and preparation

Industry and Practice Specializations:

  • Entity selection
  • Income tax planning - small business and individual
  • Retirement and fringe benefit planning
  • Estate planning
  • Construction
  • Real estate development and transactions
  • Retail and wholesale trade

Professional Activities:

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Idaho Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Past President, Meridian Chamber of Commerce
  • Past President, Meridian Optimist Club



Perry L. Obendorf, CPA - Principal

pobendorf@rdcpa.com 208-375-0550 Ext 7135

Education:

Boise State University - Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting - 1984

Experience:

  • CPA Designation - Idaho - 1985
  • CPA Designation - Oregon - 2003
  • Principal in charge of the Boise office
  • Over 30 years experience in public accounting with Ripley Doorn & Company, with emphasis in financial accounting and reporting, taxation, and small business advisory services.

Professional Activities:

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Idaho Society Of Certified Public Accountants (ISCPA)
  • Past Member, ISCPA Peer Review Committee



Cory T. Smith, CPA - Principal

csmith@rdcpa.com 208-375-0550 Ext 7137

Education:

Boise State University - Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting - 1990

Experience:

  • CPA Designation - Idaho - 1992
  • Experienced in individual and small business tax planning, consulting, and preparation
  • Specializing in incorporation of sole proprietorships yielding a return on investment not subject to self employment tax
  • Tax planning includes college savings, Roth conversions to maximize lower tax brackets between retirement and social security, etc.
  • Business consulting includes choice of entity, bookkeeping, health insurance, depreciation, home office rules, vehicle expense, retirement plans, etc.

Professional Activities:

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Idaho Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Meridian Kiwanis
  • Member, Boise Business Connection



Nick Jensen, CPA - Supervisor

njensen@rdcpa.com 208-375-0550 Ext 7138

Education:

Idaho State University - Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting and Finance - 2003

Experience:

CPA Designation - Idaho - 2005

Frequent Services Provided:

  • Tax services for individuals and small businesses
  • Tax return preparation for estates and trusts
  • Compilation and review services
  • Audits of nonprofit organizations
  • QuickBooks consulting and other bookkeeping advisory services

Professional Activities:

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Idaho Society Of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Treasure Valley Estate Planning Council
  • Member, Capital City Kiwanis



McKenna Thompson, CPA - Supervisor

mthompson@rdcpa.com 208-375-0550 Ext 7133

Education:

University of Idaho - Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting - 2006

Experience:

  • CPA Designation - Idaho - 2008
  • Income tax preparation and consulting
  • QuickBooks Pro Advisor - software support
  • Financial accounting and reporting

Professional Activities:

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Idaho Society Of Certified Public Accountants



Michelle Dickinson - Associate

mdickinson@rdcpa.com 208-375-0550 Ext 7140

Education:

  • Brigham Young University - Idaho - Bachelor of Science, Accounting – 2015
  • Boise State University - Masters of Accountancy – 2016
  • Experience:

    • Joined Ripley Doorn & Company in 2016

    Specializations:

    • Income tax preparation for small businesses and individuals





Brian Borup - Associate

bborup@rdcpa.com 208-375-0550 Ext 7139

Education:

Boise State University - Bachelor of Business Administration, Accountancy – 2016

  • Experience:

    • Joined Ripley Doorn & Company in 2016

    Specializations:

    • Income tax preparation for small businesses and individuals





  • Rachel Jarms - Associate

    rjarms@rdcpa.com 208-375-0550 Ext 7142

    Education:

    Boise State University - Bachelor of Business Administration, Accountancy – 2016

  • Experience:

    • Joined Ripley Doorn & Company in 2016

    Specializations:

    • Income tax preparation for small businesses and individuals





  • Riley Busby - Associate

    rbusby@rdcpa.com 208-375-0550 Ext 7136

    Education:

  • Boise State University - Bachelor of Business Administration, Accountancy – 2016
  • Boise State University - Masters of Accountancy, Taxation – In progress
  • Experience:

    • Joined Ripley Doorn & Company in 2017

    Specializations:

    • Income tax preparation for small businesses and individuals




    Alex Folger, CPA - Associate

    afolger@rdcpa.com 208-375-0550 Ext 7146

    Education:

    Washington State University - Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting - 2015

    Experience:

    CPA Designation - Washington -2017

    Frequent Services Provided:

    • Tax services for individuals and small businesses
    • Tax return preparation for estates and trusts
    • Financial accounting and reporting

    Professional Activities:

    • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants



    Kaden Pfeiffer - Associate

    kpfeiffer@rdcpa.com 208-375-0550 Ext 7143

    Education:

  • The College of Idaho - Bachelor of Accounting – 2017
  • Experience:

    • Joined Ripley Doorn & Company in 2017

    Specializations:

    • Income tax preparation for small businesses and individuals




    Heather Rippy - Client Accounting and Quickbooks Support

    hrippy@rdcpa.com 208-375-0550 Ext 7132








    Rebecca Riggs - Administrative Support

    rriggs@rdcpa.com 208-375-0550 Ext 7131