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Gaylen Hansen, CPA, ABV

Gaylen Hansen
Location: Denver Office
Phone: (303) 740-9400
Email: ghansen@eksh.com

Audit Partner, Director of Quality Assurance

Gaylen has more than 40 years of public accounting experience and is responsible for EKS&H’s compliance with accounting and auditing standards, monitoring ethical and independence issues, and managing PCAOB inspections and AICPA peer reviews. He has extensive experience in SEC financial reporting rules, standards, and independence requirements, as well as professional ethics.


  • NASBA, Past Chair
  • IFAC—International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board & International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants, Consultative Advisory Group
  • AICPA—Professional Ethics Executive Committee, former member
  • PCAOB—Standing Advisory Group, former member
  • U.S. Treasury—Advisory Committee on Auditing Profession, member
  • ASB - Audit Standards Board, member


Accounting standards
Auditing standards
Independence standards
PCAOB compliance


BS, Business Administration
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

MBA, International Business
California State University, Fullerton

Awards and Recognition:


American University of Iraq—Board of Trustees, Audit Committee Chair

Personal activities:

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