Gary Adna Ames

Gary Adna Ames

Accounting Faculty Member


Prior to joining the BYU-Idaho faculty in 2002, Gary Adna Ames taught accounting at Illinois State University and the University of Nebraska. He also worked in the accounting division at State Farm Insurance. 

He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from BYU, and his Ph.D in accounting from the University of Georgia.

Brother Ames served in the Brazil Rio de Janeiro mission. He is currently the president of the Iona Idaho South Stake.

He and his wife, Lynn, are the parents of nine children and have 20 grandchildren.

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