Shane Michael Gillen, Kay Ko
Shane Michael Gillen and Kay Ko have been hired by the certified public accounting firm of Kafoury, Armstrong & Co.
as staff accountants.
Gillen will specialize in gaming compliance.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a minor in economics from Southern Oregon University.
Ko will assist with audits and tax preparation for governmental and nonprofit entities.
Ko previously worked as a joint venture accountant for International Game Technology in Reno.
Ko earned a master’s degree in accountancy and bachelor’s degrees in biochemistry and accounting from the University of Nevada, Reno.
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