Meet the Owner – Bob Smith

In 2015 Bob started his own accounting firm, leading to the creation of NextGen Accounting, PLLC. Prior to undertaking this new venture, Bob was the Client Accounting Services Partner as well as serving as Vice-President and Secretary at Baker Overby Moore. In all, he has over 27 years of public accounting experience in addition to working as a controller and CFO consulting for small and medium size public and private businesses. He is well-versed in many industry areas including casinos, construction, non-profits, and service-based businesses.

Bob is a graduate of Humboldt State University, where he earned both a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in California and Washington and is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Rotary Club of Maple Valley. In addition, Bob is a Paul Harris Fellow and a member of the Paul Harris Society.

In his time away from the office, Bob’s interests include raising and playing with rescue greyhounds, golfing, and sailing.