About Us

About Chigbrow Ryan & Company, Chartered

Originally established in Boise in 1985, the Chigbrow Ryan and Company, Chartered draws on its history and foresight to provide ethical and thorough financial, accounting, management advisory and tax services to the individuals and small businesses of all industries throughout the U.S.

As we all know, taxes are inevitable for all individuals and businesses. Inevitable doesn’t have to mean painful and should never mean unforeseen. By working with you to plan ahead, Chigbrow Ryan and Company, Chtd. can help minimize the tax crunch and help you to be tax-efficient, both as an individual and as a business. Not only used for tax planning, we add value by producing interim and annual financial statements on a compiled or reviewed basis—giving you the right information on time, to make important business decisions.

We have years of experience preparing all types of income tax and information returns. We prepare partnership and corporate returns for a wide range of industries and all sizes of businesses. We prepare trust, estate and gift returns. Finally, we have extensive experience with not-for-profit entities from the initial application to the annual tax returns.

Our Staff

Cordell Chigbrow
Cordell R. Chigbrow, CPA, MSAT
Cordell was born in Boise and received his Masters Degree in Accountancy-Taxation from Boise State University. He has been practicing with Chigbrow, Ryan and Company since 1996. He is a member of American Institute of CPAs, Idaho Society of CPAs and a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. Cordell enjoys an active role in the community as a volunteer for many non-profit organizations.

Brad Ryan
Brad Ryan, CPA, CVA
Brad was born and raised in The Dalles, Oregon. He earned his BS in Business Administration & Accounting at Oregon State University. He has been practicing with Chigbrow, Ryan and Company since 1997. He is a member of American Institute of CPAs, Boise Estate Planning Council, Idaho Society of CPAs, National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts and the Treasurer for the Idaho Business for Education. Brad enjoys spending time with his family, all sports and volunteer coaching.

Constance Carlson
Constance Carlson, CPA
Constance was raised in Washington State. She earned her BS in Biology and then pursued her CPA. She has been serving the accounting and taxation needs of small businesses and individuals for approximately 20 years. She is a member of American Institute of CPAs, Idaho Society of CPAs and is the Treasurer for the Boise Centennial Rotary Club. She stays active in her church and spends her free time enjoying the Idaho outdoors.

Amy Gallegos
Amy Gallegos
Amy was raised in Burley, Idaho. She attended the University of Idaho and Boise State University, where she received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Accountancy. She has been with Chigbrow Ryan & Company since 2000. She has extensive knowledge of Quickbooks, and years of experience assisting in the preparation of financial statements and tax returns for both businesses and individuals. Outside of work, she stays busy and active in the community with her husband and two children.

Joan Antoine
Joan Antoine
Joan was born in Michigan and moved to Idaho in 1972 where her father retired from the Air Force. She joined Chigbrow, Ryan & Company as a Staff Accountant in 2000. She has over 30 years of experience in the Accounting field. She is proficient in the use of Quickbooks and is knowledgeable in bookkeeping and processing multi-state payroll.

Becky Yates
Becky Yates
Becky was born and raised in eastern Idaho. She earned an Associate degree in Business from Boise State University. She joined Chigbrow Ryan & Company as a staff accountant in 2004. She is highly skilled in payroll, bookkeeping, and financial statement preparation along with being proficient in QuickBooks. She enjoys spending time with her daughters and shopping.

Delta Sirles
Delta Sirles
Delta was born and raised in Boise, Idaho. She attended Boise State University, where she received her Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts. She has over 15 years of administrative experience. She joined Chigbrow, Ryan & Company in 2017. Delta enjoys being with her daughter, traveling, and volunteering in her community.

Bradley Peterson
Meghan Norris
Meghan was born and raised in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. She attended The Master’s University in Santa Clarita, California and studied Music Education for 2 years before deciding to take a break from school and pursue other possible career paths. Her experience in Administration and Bookkeeping brought her to Chigbrow, Ryan & Company in 2018, where she is growing her Accounting knowledge. She plans to pursue an Associate degree in Bookkeeping and Accounting at CWI. Meghan loves hiking with her husband and dog, playing the piano, Netflix binge watching, and is active in her church.

Bradley Peterson
Austyn Gumm
Austyn was born in Sun Valley and raised in Boise, Idaho. She attended The College of Idaho where she received her Bachelors in Accounting and Business. She interned with Chigbrow, Ryan & Company in 2015 and is excited to be back with them in 2019 as an Accountant. She plans to work towards getting her CPA and gaining more experience in the field. She loves spending quality time with her husband while raising their toddler boy/girl twins. They enjoy traveling, camping, and any sort of adventure. She stays active in the community and loves running the family concessions business with her extended family at various Idaho fairs and festivals.