Your Accounting Team
Jay C. Niederhauser, CPA - Partner and Owner
Jay is one of the founding members of Niederhauser & Davis, LLC. He has a bachelors in accounting from Utah State University and over 35 years of experience, much of which is in tax and audit with large international accounting firms. Jay has extensive experience in business and individual tax planning and oversees all aspects of the firm’s tax, accounting and audit services. He is a licensed CPA in Utah and Texas and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants. He was recognized by the UACPA as the Outstanding Leadership Council Member in 2011 and as the Outstanding CPA in Public Practice in 2014.
Stephanie Russell, CPA - Senior Manager
Stephanie has over twenty years of experience working in all aspects of a public accounting firm, including accounting and tax services, and administration, as well as private industry experience as a controller. She received her bachelor’s degree in accounting in 1996 from Kennesaw State University in Marietta, Georgia. She is a licensed CPA in the State of Utah and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants. She also serves on a finance committee of a local nonprofit.
Garrit Dahl, CPA - Senior Manager
Garrit began working with Niederhauser & Davis, LLC in December 2014. He is a native of Salt Lake City, Utah, growing up in the Sugar House area. He earned his Master of Accounting degree from the University of Utah in 2005. Garrit has over 10 years of experience in tax preparation for corporations, partnerships and individuals. Prior to joining Niederhauser & Davis, LLC he worked as a forensic accountant investigating fraud and performing accounting services for companies going through the bankruptcy process. He is a licensed CPA in the State of Utah. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family.
Zachary Fritz - Tax Supervisor
Zach relocated to Park City from Missouri and joined Niederhauser & Davis in early 2016 as part of the tax department. He attended the University of Missouri- St. Louis for his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Accounting. In his spare time, Zach enjoys hiking, biking and traveling.
Jeff Rawlings - Senior Accountant
Jeff was born and raised in Centerville, Utah. Jeff attended school at Utah State University where he earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in accounting. Jeff began working at Niederhauser & Davis in early 2018 in the tax department. In his free time, Jeff enjoys spending time hunting and fly fishing. If Jeff isn’t at work he is probably on a river somewhere trying to catch a fish.
Kaycee Mortensen - Staff Accountant
Kaycee was born and raised in Murray, Utah. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in accounting at Westminster College. After completing an internship with the tax department at Niederhauser & Davis, she officially joined the team in August 2020. In her free time, Kaycee enjoys playing and watching sports. Kaycee hopes to be the first female Salary Capologist in the National Hockey League.
Chris Ames - Staff Accountant
Chris joined Niederhauser & Davis in October of 2018. He was born and raised in Fresno, CA, but moved to Utah to attend Westminster College where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Financial Services in 2009. After graduation he got experience in several areas outside of the scope of his degree. However, he looks forward to using his degree skills to help the accounting services department continue to grow and provide quality service to our clients. In his spare time he enjoys being outdoors while hiking, fishing, mountain biking, and playing golf.
Mariah Cordera - Staff Accountant
After completing an internship with Niederhauser & Davis, Mariah officially joined the team in January of 2020. She studied at Utah Valley University where she earned her Bachelor of Accounting degree. When Mariah is not studying tax law, she enjoys cooking at home with her family, and adventuring in the beautiful Utah mountains.
Jacqui Ames - Office Manager
Jacqui grew up in the Park City area and her family has been clients of Niederhauser & Davis since 2002. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Services and a minor in Spanish from Westminster College in Salt Lake City in 2009. Jacqui started working for Niederhauser & Davis in August of 2015. Before then, she got experience working for Wells Fargo, Deer Valley Ski Resort, and Intermountain Healthcare. In her free time, Jacqui enjoys spending time with her husband outdoors in the beautiful Utah landscape, or doing her passion of 20+ years in the equestrian sport with her horse of 18 years!