After 38 years in the public accounting profession, Kent M. Bowman has retired as a Partner at Tanner LLC.

Kent’s distinguished career spans three different professional firms, including 14 years at Tanner LLC, where his extraordinary commitment to his clients and colleagues produced extraordinary results.

Kent is best known for demonstrating leadership in the firms where he worked and in the many community organizations he served.  He focused his efforts on delivering meaningful solutions to his clients’ challenges and doing so with an absolute commitment to quality, respect and delivering the best results. 

During his tenure at Tanner, Kent was instrumental in helping the firm grow from approximately 35 people to 150 talented professionals.  Kent’s advisory board service was directed to many exceptional organizations in our community including Guadalupe Schools, Institute of Management Accountants, Key Bank of Utah, Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, Rotary Club, University of Utah School of Accounting, and Utah Technology Council.

“What a great experience it has been for me to be part of a team that is building a place where professionals can achieve their dreams in all aspects of their lives; with their families living the experience with them and supporting them through the process,” said Kent Bowman. “Tanner is a rare environment that champions trust, gratitude, personal accountability, respect, innovation, work-life integration and excellence in all we do.  I am truly grateful for the many life-changing lessons I have learned.”