Kerri J. Demarse CPA and Partner
Kerri is a certified public accountant with nearly 25 years of experience in both public and private sectors in a vast array of fields including construction, restaurants, real estate, agriculture and retail sales. Kerri has been with Silver Bridge CPAs since 2005 and takes a personal interest in each client’s unique situation. It is important to Kerri every client receive first-rate financial advice. Kerri currently manages operations in our Eagle location.
Kerri’s specialties include individual and business income tax preparation with an emphasis in small business advising and serving clients who are vocational pastors and missionaries. She also accommodates a growing number of remote clientele by utilizing our state of the art cloud based platform to securely exchange sensitive information.
She attended college at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona, where she grew up. Kerri later transferred to California Lutheran University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and obtained her CPA license in California in 1995. She is currently certified to practice in the State of Idaho.
After attaining the required experience for certification, Kerri worked for a decade in private industry, first as an Assistant Controller for a nationwide access control contractor and subsequently as an Internal Audit Manager for a Government Defense Contractor. Having this varied experience allows Kerri the depth to understand the struggles of new and growing businesses. The experience has given her vision and a plan for what kind of business structure is needed to take a business to the next level.
In 2005, the Demarse family left the hectic city life in Southern California for a slower paced lifestyle in beautiful Idaho. She and her family firmly embraced the Idaho agricultural way of life by becoming involved in 4-H, which so far has included raising and showing horses, sheep, swine and cattle. Kerri currently lives in Middleton, Idaho with two sons who keep her busy with their various sports activities and a college age daughter who is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in dental hygiene at Idaho State University. In her free time, Kerri is active in church, loves to sing and spend time with her beloved black lab, Kevin.