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Steve M. Hanni

Steve M. Hanni

CPA | Audit & Consulting


801 531 9100 office

Professional Experience

Steve M. Hanni, CPA has been with Stayner Bates, PC since 2001, and a licensed CPA since 1996. He is currently the President of the firm and assists in managing the audit/assurance department. Steve is extensively involved in all areas of accounting and auditing, but focuses primarily on his private-equity acquisition related clients. Steve also works closely with his clients in the manufacturing, retail, construction, software development, and entertainment businesses. Steve also serves clients in the “not-for-profit” sector, including Yellow Book compliance audits, and employee benefit plans. In addition, Steve is one of a few accounting professionals in the Salt Lake area to work with mortgage banking clients.

In addition to Steve’s public accounting experience, Steve also has experience serving as the chief financial officer of various publicly-held medical devices companies and has served on the board of directors and audit committees of various publicly-held companies.


Professional and Community Activities

Steve graduated from Weber State University with both a Masters and Bachelor degree in accounting in 1994. He has served on the Practice Advisory Council and other committees for the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants, and has taught auditing at Westminster College and accounting at Weber State University.



Steve enjoys spending time with his wife, four daughters, two son-in-laws, and new grandson. He spends his free time on the golf course, boating at Bear Lake, biking and watching football. He is also one of the few people around that can claim that he was bitten by a “vampire bat” while on a humanitarian service project in the jungles of Guatemala!