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Ryan Dent

Ryan Dent

Title: Partner

Company: PricewaterhouseCoopers

Huntsman School Interactions:

USU School of Accountancy Advisory Board

Biography:

Ryan is a Partner in PwC’s Banking & Capital Markets sector and has consulted with and supervised audit engagements of public and privately owned companies for 15 years. Ryan is currently leading PwC’s financial services audit practice in Salt Lake City providing services primarily to banking and asset management clients throughout Utah and the western United States. Prior to Ryan’s transfer to Salt Lake City, he was in our New York banking practice leading the audit engagements of both small and large financial clients. In addition to Ryan’s audit responsibilities, he was also a technical consultant in the National Profession Services Group at PwC. While in that role he consulted with engagement teams and clients providing technical advice on complex financial instrument transactions and the related application of US GAAP. His consulting and audit experience has focused on derivatives, loan accounting, investment securities, debt instruments, equity instruments, fair value, securitizations, impairments, transfers of financial assets, financial guarantees, and lease accounting.

Ryan is a graduate of Utah State University where he earned a degree in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration. Ryan is currently a member of the Jon M Huntsman School of Business School of Accountancy Advisory Board, WeArePals.org Board of Directors, Mountain West Capital Network Board of Trustees and Utah Food Bank Board of Directors where he is the chair of their Development Committee.