Terra Plamp

CPA
Knowledge and Experience
  • Joined ELO in June 2007
  • Tax experience includes individuals, small businesses, gift, and trust
  • Audit experience includes Human Health Service Providers
Professional Memberships
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • South Dakota Certified Public Accountants Society
Designations and Licensures
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Manager of Tax Division
Specialties
  • Trust & Estate Taxation
  • Individual Taxation
  • Entity Taxation
Community Involvement
  • Mitchell Board Member and Volunteer for Junior Achievement
Education
  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting - Southwest Minnesota State University
Personal

Terra and her husband Chris enjoy spending their free time fishing, 4-wheeling, camping, and helping their kids show pigs.


Michelle Willrodt

CPA
Knowledge and Experience
  • Joined ELO in June 2014
  • Worked at a public accounting firm for 3 years in Sioux Falls, SD before starting at ELO
  • Experience includes individual, entity and farm taxation; governmental, not-for-profit and for profit auditing
Professional Memberships
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • South Dakota CPA Society
  • Serves on the Young Professional Advisory Council for the SD CPA Society
Designations and Licensures
  • Certified Public Accountant 
Specialties
  • Works in all areas of accounting including:
  • Auditing
  • Tax Preparation
  • Computer Accounting
Education
  • Master of Business with accounting concentration, Colorado Technical University
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Colorado Technical University
Personal

Michelle grew up in Chamberlain and moved back when her husband went to work at his family business.  They have a son and daughter, and a boxer dog.  Michelle enjoys spending her free time with family and friends, playing outside in the summer, hibernating during the cold winter, and watching her kids play and grow.


Bob Rauenhorst

Associate/CFE
Knowledge and Experience
  • Seven years’ experience in tax accounting, bookkeeping support, auditing of not-for-profit entities, forensic audit, casino audits, water treatment facility, landfill facility, and local governmental entities
  • Retired active Army National Guard with service and leadership assignments as a section chief, chief of firing battery, senior logistics sergeant, operations sergeant, and first sergeant
Professional Memberships
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • South Dakota Certified Public Accountants Society
Designations and Licensures
  • Certified Fraud Examiner 
Education
  • University of South Dakota- Bachelor’s in business administration – accounting
  • University of Phoenix- Graduate specialty classes in advanced accounting and auditing topics
  • US Army First Sergeants Academy
Specialties
  • Tax planning and preparation for individual taxes, farm taxation, and small business taxation
  • Farm and small business consulting
  • Forensic and fraud audits
  • Consulting on internal control procedures and fraud prevention and detection for small businesses
Community Involvement
  • Treasurer for Chamberlain chapter of Kiwanis
  • Chamberlain Legion Post 3
  • Chamberlain Masonic Lodge
  • Big Bend Shrine Club
Personal

Bob has a son Tom (wife Laura), a daughter April (husband Ryan), and a daughter Amber (husband TJ). He also has 4 granddaughters- Kayla, Hope, Sammie, and Ali, and 2 grandsons- Levi and Caleb. Bob spends most of his free time fishing for walleye on the Missouri River and hunting for small game, as well as antelope and deer throughout South Dakota.


Aaron Moller

CPA
Knowledge and Experience
  • Joined ELO in 2011
Professional Memberships
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • South Dakota CPA Society
Designations and Licensures
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Master’s in Professional Accountancy
Education
  • Dakota State University (2010)
    • Accounting
    • Finance
  • University of South Dakota (2011)
    • Master’s in Professional Accountancy
Specialties
  • Farm Taxation
  • Entity Taxation
  • Individual Taxation
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audits
  • Non-Profit Audits
Community Involvement
  • Mitchell Exchange Club, Treasurer
Personal

Aaron grew up on a farm near Stickney, SD and graduated from Stickney High School in 2006.  His father, Dan, farms near Stickney and his mother, Joann, is a medical transcriptionist in Mitchell.  Aaron has one older sister, Megan, who is a Family Nurse Practitioner in Denver.

In his free time, Aaron enjoys golfing, playing basketball, watching the Minnesota Twins & Vikings, helping out on the family farm and hanging out with family and friends.


Lucas Hauert

CPA
Knowledge and Experience
  • Over 3 years of public accounting experience mainly in audit and attest services
  • Joined ELO in September 2015
Professional Memberships
  • AICPA
  • SD CPA Society
Designations and Licensures
  • CPA
Education
  • Bachelor of Science from Northern State University in December 2013-Double major in Professional Accountancy and Finance
Personal

Luke enjoys hunting, fishing, playing sports, and spending time with family and friends.


Tyler Wedel

CPA
Knowledge and Experience
  • Joined ELO in 2013
Professional Memberships
  • AICPA
  • SD CPA Society
Designations and Licensures
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Masters of Professional Accountancy
Education
  • University of South Dakota (2013)
    • Masters of Professional Accountancy
  • South Dakota State University (2012)
    • Degree in Business Economics w/ a minor in accounting
Specialties
  • Entity Taxation
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audit
  • Construction/Manufacturing
  • Business Valuation
Community Involvement
  • Mitchell Baseball Association Board member
  • Mitchell Exchange Club member
  • United Way Day of Caring volunteer
Personal

Tyler grew up in Mitchell and graduated with honors from Mitchell High School in 2008. He joined the ELO team full-time in May 2013. In his free time, Tyler enjoys golfing, attending sporting events, and spending quality time with family and friends.


Matt Doerr

CPA
Knowledge and Experience
  • Joined ELO in July 2016
  • Worked at a public accounting firm in Joplin, MO for 3 years before starting at ELO
  • Tax experience includes various individual and entity taxation areas
Professional Memberships
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • South Dakota CPA Society
Designations and Licensures
  • Certified Public Accountant
Education
  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Missouri Southern State University (Joplin, MO)
  • Bachelor of Science, Management, Missouri Southern State University (Joplin, MO)
Specialties
  • Individual Taxation
  • Small Business Taxation
Community Involvement
  • Membership Co-Coordinator, The Network (Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce)
Personal

Matt grew up in Yankton and recently moved back to the Mitchell area with his wife and son. Matt enjoys spending his free time with family and friends. Sports, traveling, hiking, water activities and woodworking are a few of Matt’s hobbies.


Jesse Tolsma

Associate
Knowledge and Experience
  • Began at ELO June 1, 2014
Community Involvement
  • Mitchell Christian School Finance Committee
  • Mitchell Habitat for Humanity Board Member
Education
  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting and Business Administration – Northwestern College
Specialties
  • Entity Taxation
  • Governmental Audits
  • Non-Profit Audits
  • Construction/Manufacturing Accounting
Personal
  • Son of Jay and Nancy Tolsma
  • Siblings – Sister (Tiffany)
  • Personal Interests – athletics, fitness, movies, spending time with family and friends

Adam Bormann

Associate
Knowledge and Experience
  • Interned at ELO May 2016-May 2017
  • Joined ELO in June 2017
Community Involvement
  • Board member for Higher Power Sports
Education
  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting – Dakota Wesleyan University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Exercise Science- Dakota Wesleyan University
Specialties
  • Agribusiness
  • Entity Taxation
Personal

Adam lives on a farm southeast of Stickney with his wife, McKenzie. In addition to working at ELO, Adam farms with his father. In his free time, Adam enjoys weightlifting, fishing, hunting, reading, and going to DWU sporting events.


Rebecca Odegaard

Audit Team
Knowledge and Experience
  • Audit team member since 2001 with the Huron office
Specialties
  • Governmental and single audits
Community Involvement
  • Church treasurer, 4-H
Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Accountancy
Personal

Rebecca lives in rural Lake Preston with her husband Shane and four daughters. She enjoys watching her children play sports and camping in the summer.


Sandy Duxbury

Audit Team
Knowledge and Experience
  • Auditing governmental entities for 29 years
Specialties
  • Governmental and single audits
Community Involvement
  • Church, 4-H, FFA
Education
  • Bachelor’s in Business Administration
Personal

Sandy lives in rural Wessington with her husband Dale. They have three children.

 


Dan Harrington

CPA
Professional Memberships
  • South Dakota CPA Society
Designations and Licensures
  • CPA
Community Involvement
  • Lifetime member of American Legion and VFW
  • Served on various boards and committees within the community over the past 41 years
Education
  • National College of Business in Rapid City, SD- Degree in accounting and business administration
Personal

Dan has been married to Cathy since 1973; they have two children and six grandchildren. Dan enjoys golfing, reading, and playing with the grandchildren.


Megan Oeltjenbruns

CPA
Knowledge and Experience
  • Five years varied experience: individual, entity, and farm taxation; for-profit, governmental, and not-for-profit auditing
  • Joined ELO in November 2016
Designations and Licensures
  • CPA
Specialties
  • Governmental and Not-for-Profit Auditing
  • Individual and farm taxation
  • Entity taxation
Community Involvement
  • United Way
  • Junior Achievement
Education
  • Southwest Minnesota State University 2011- Bachelor’s degree in accounting
Personal

Megan, her husband Seth, their two daughters, Layla and Kate, and their German shepherd, Sunny, make their home in Sioux Falls. Megan enjoys golf, volleyball, and reading in her spare time.

Jessica Waldner

Associate
Knowledge and Experience
  • Joined ELO in September 2017
  • Worked in banking for 4 years while attending school
Community Involvement
  • Pink Ladies Dart League for Breast Cancer Awareness
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts, Business Economics, South Dakota State University (Brookings, SD)
Personal

Jessica grew up in Huron. She currently resides there with her fiancé, Austin. Jessica enjoys spending her free time camping, boating, and snowboarding.


Whitney Olinger

Associate
Knowledge and Experience
  • Joined ELO in September 2017
  • Worked at ELO in Mitchell for 2.5 years before moving to Miller, SD and working in private accounting for a year and have returned to ELO in Huron
  • Experience includes individuals, entity and farm taxation; employee benefit plans and not-for-profit auditing
Specialties
  • Individual Taxation
  • Entity Taxation
  • Agri-Business Taxation
Education
  • Dakota Wesleyan University – Bachelor's in accounting with Behavioral Science Minor
Personal

Whitney and her husband Tim reside in Miller, where they have found the community to be a great place to call home. In Whitney's free time she enjoys hunting, 4-wheeling, baking or cooking and visiting her family.


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