Jen Waldera

Office Manager
Knowledge and Experience
  • Jen joined ELO in 2012 as administrative support and became office manager in 2013
  • Oversees front office activities and provides support to multiple accountants
  • Directs and coordinates office services and related activities
  • Facilitates arrangements for office meetings and overall communication with the partners
Community Involvement
  • Mitchell United Way Day of Caring volunteer
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts, Criminal Justice – Dakota Wesleyan University
Personal

Jen and her husband Neil, along with their children, Keenan and Audrina, live in Alexandria.  Jen enjoys spending time with family and friends, attending her kids' sporting events, riding ATV's and golfing.


Samantha Flatten

Mitchell Office
Knowledge and Experience
  • Joined ELO in 2012
  • Variety of positions including marketing and web design, continuing education coordination, and general office duties
Community Involvement
  • Mitchell United Way Day of Caring volunteer
  • Member of the Mitchell Area Optimist Club
Education
  • North Dakota State University- Bachelor’s degree in advertising
Personal

Samantha and her husband Corey, along with their son, Jack, live in Mitchell. They enjoy going to sporting events, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.


Lori Long

Mitchell Office
Knowledge and Experience
  • Variety of positions including training, human resources, and office administration.
  • Knows the difference between a gilt and a sow.
Education
     
  • Bachelor of Science in Technical Writing and Master’s in Business Communication
Specialties
  • Project management and firm-management software
Personal

Lori lives on an acreage outside of Spencer with her husband Keith.  She likes to do [too many] craft projects and garden, including growing and transforming hard-shell gourds sold at shops and craft fairs.


Caity Heying

Mitchell Office
Knowledge and Experience
  • Joined ELO in August 2015
  • Client interaction
  • Provides support services to multiple accountants
  • Tax return assembly
Education
  • Graduated from Southeast Technical Institute in 2012 with a diploma in health information
Personal

Caity & her husband, Alaric, grew up and currently live in Mitchell.  They welcomed their son, Briggs, into their family in October of 2016.  They also have a three-year-old fur baby, Harlow.  They enjoy camping, going to sporting events, and spending time with family and friends.


Kelsey Overweg

Mitchell office
Knowledge and Experience
  • Joined ELO in July 2016
  • Working on Financial Statements
  • Year-end Tax Documents: 1099's
  • Billing & Administrative Duties
Community Involvement
  • Mitchell United Way Day of Caring volunteer
Education
  • Mitchell Technical Institute- Associates Degree in Accounting
  • Mitchell Technical Institute- Associates Degree in Business Management
Personal

• Kelsey moved from Stickney to Mitchell in May of 2016.  In her spare time, Kelsey enjoys going for walks,babysitting, and spending time with her friends and family.


Mary Kopfmann

Huron office
Knowledge and Experience
  • Joined ELO Huron office in October 2016
  • Variety of positions including reception, letters/correspondence, client support, tax return assembly, mail, filing, organizing and scanning documents, and general office duties
Community Involvement
  • Member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church of Wessington Springs
  • Past 4-H leader
Education
  • Huron College- Associate degree in travel and airline careers/hotel restaurant management
Personal

Mary grew up on a farm by Waverly, SD. She and her husband, Todd, live on a farm by Alpena, SD. They have 2 grown children, Kayla, an RN at Sanford in Aberdeen, recently married Jamie Carlson on 2-25-17, and Kaleb, who works for the City of Huron, and sadly no grandchildren yet! They raise stock cattle and registered quarter horses and barn cats! Mary enjoys spending time with family and friends, riding horse on as many trail rides as she can, reading, travel, crafts, watching football, playing bean bags & yard Yahtzee.

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Mitchell Office 605-996-7717

Chamberlain Office 605-234-6055

Huron Office 605-352-8573

Sioux Falls Office 605-271-1302

Miller Office 605-853-2130