Ryan Oviatt is the CFO of Profire Energy, with responsibility over all finance, accounting, and compliance functions of the Company.
Previously, Ryan was a Senior Manager at Rio Tinto, a publicly-traded, international mining and metals company, where he managed significant company functions, having responsibility over Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, Financial Reporting Analysis, and Special Projects during his 10-years there. Ryan also managed value-tracking and reporting within the company, leading to enhanced cash flow and reduced costs. Additionally, Ryan served on technical committees relating to international tax, finance, and development of a significant Rio Tinto mining operation. He also helped mentor and develop personnel and management.
Prior to Rio Tinto, Ryan was an Audit Manager at Ernst & Young, LLP, where he audited both public and private clients, including oil and gas companies. Ryan received his Bachelor Degree in Accounting from Westminster College, and Master Degree in Accountancy from Brigham Young University. Ryan is a Certified Public Accountant in Utah.