Jay Tolsma

CPA
Knowledge and Experience
  • Auditor I – State of S.D. Department of Legislative Audit (1984-1986)
  • ELO Prof. LLC CPA’s (1986 – Present)
  • Managing Partner, ELO Prof. LLC (2014 – Present)
  • Experienced in -
    • Audits, reviews, compilations and financial reporting of –
      • State and local governments
      • Non-profit organizations
      • Healthcare organizations
      • Private companies (manufacturing, construction, agri-business and other industries)
    • Corporate and partnership taxation
    • Business and control systems review and implementation
    • Business consulting- including succession planning and financial analysis
Professional Memberships
  • AICPA (1986 – Present)
  • South Dakota CPA Society (1986 – Present)
  • Past President, AICPA Council Representative and Board Member, SD CPA Society (1999 – 2012)
  • 2013 Distinguished Service Award, SD CPA Society
  • 1998 Outstanding Committee Chair, SD CPA Society
Designations and Licensures
  • South Dakota CPA Certificate (Attained August, 1985)
Specialties
  • 30 years of experience relates to state and local governments, non-profit organizations, construction, manufacturing and other industries
  • Also experienced in the development and review of financial reporting systems of these business and industries, along with succession and sales of these businesses
Community Involvement
  • Board Member, Avera Queen of Peace Hospital
  • Former President and Board Member, Mitchell Area Charitable Foundation
  • Former President and Board Member, Avera Queen of Peace Foundation
  • Former President and Board Member, Mitchell Christian Education Association
  • Assistant Boys Basketball Coach, Mitchell Christian School
  • Former Treasurer and Board Member, Mitchell Lions Club
  • Chairman and Board Member, Netcasters of the Great Plains
Education
  • 1984 graduate of Northwestern College (Orange City, Iowa) – B.A. degree in business administration with a career concentration in accounting
Personal

Jay and his wife, Nancy, have two children –Tiffany (married to Michael Blakeney) who lives in Richmond, Virginia, and Jesse, who lives in Mitchell. Jay enjoys sports, and is a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Twins. He is also a Lay pastor.

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Pam Olinger

CPA
Knowledge and Experience
  • ELO Prof LLC (1997 - Present)
    • Audit experience (1997 - 2007)
    • Accounting Support Manager (2007 - Present)
    • Sioux Falls Partner (2016 - Present)
    • Internal Tax Committee (Former Chair)
    • Internal Retreat Committee
  • Experienced in-
    • Tax planning and preparation
      • Corporate & Partnership
      • Individual
    • Business consulting
      • Setting up a business
      • Working with succession plans
      • Selling a business
    • Trust & Estate
      • Planning - work closely with estate planning attorneys
      • Trust & Estate administration and taxation
    • QuickBooks consultation and support
      • QB Desktop & QBO Certified
Professional Memberships
  • SD CPA Society (Past President) (1997 - Present)
  • AICPA (1997 - Present)
  • Intuit Speakers Bureau (2008 - Present)
  • Intuit Accountant & Advisor Council (2006 - 2008)
  • Sioux Falls Estate Planning Council (2017 - Present)
Designations and Licensures
  • CPA
  • CGMA
  • Certified ProAdvisor for QuickBooks & QBO
  • Series 7 & 6
  • Insurance license for accident & health or sickness, life & variable products
Specialties
  • QuickBooks consulting - set up, support and trouble shooting
  • Trust & Estate - planning and compliance
  • Tax planning and preparation
Community Involvement
  • Mitchell Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors (Former Committee Chair)
  • Mitchell Exchange Club (Treasurer 2004 - 2016)
  • Mitchell United Way Board of Directors
  • Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce
  • St Martins Parish Council (2010 - 2013)
Education
  • 1996 graduate of Dakota State University - BS in Accounting
Personal

Pam is a proud parent of three children and three grandchildren. She loves to travel!

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Matthew Buenzow

CPA
Knowledge and Experience
  • More than 10 years of public accounting experience providing audit, accounting, and tax services in a variety of industries- including construction, manufacturing, real estate, and retail
  • 3 years’ experience managing a small specialty construction contractor
  • More than 5 years’ experience as manager of multi-family housing projects
  • Manages and supervises audits of employee benefit plans
  • Manages the firm’s internal IT for more than 10 years
Professional Memberships
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • South Dakota CPA Society
  • Construction Financial Management Association – Siouxland Chapter
Designations and Licensures
  • Certified Public Accountant
Specialties
  • Corporate and partnership accounting and taxation, with a focus in the construction industry
  • Audits of Employee Benefit Plans
  • Small Business accounting systems
Community Involvement
  • Corn Palace Shrine Club, Treasurer
  • Mitchell Resurgam Lodge #31, Treasurer and Past Master
  • Mitchell First United Methodist Church, Finance Committee
Education
    • University of South Dakota- Bachelor of Science in accounting and arts management
Personal

Matt enjoys playing golf, hockey, and water-skiing, as well as tinkering with electronics. He also plays saxophone in the El Riad Shrine Big Band. Matt keeps busy spending time with wife Angella, 3 children- Morgan, Mason, and Mallory, and attending their various sporting and musical activities.

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Jamie Eldeen

CPA
Knowledge and Experience
  • More than 15 years of public accounting experience providing audit, accounting, and tax services in a variety of industries- including manufacturing, not-for-profits, governments and hospitality
  • Manages and supervises audit and accounting services to manufacturers, not-for-profits, and governments
  • Manages and supervises audits of employee benefit plans
Professional Memberships
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • South Dakota CPA Society
Designations and Licensures
  • Certified Public Accountant
Specialties
  • Audits of Not for Profits, Governments, Employee Benefit Plans and Nonpublic Companies
  • Individual, Corporate, and partnership accounting and taxation, with a focus in the manufacturing industry
Community Involvement
  • Mitchell Lions Club, Treasurer
Education
  • University of South Dakota- BSBA, with an emphasis in accounting
Personal

Jamie enjoys hunting, golfing and attending sporting events. He keeps busy spending time with wife Tyann, 4 daughters- Kaylee, Jordyn, Avery and Lakynn, and attending their various sporting and musical activities.

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Jonathan Guenthner

CPA
Knowledge and Experience
  • More than 10 years public accounting experience providing audit and accounting services to a variety of industries, including agri-businesses, not-for-profit entities and state and local governments
  • Also provides tax and technical services for individuals, S-corporations, partnerships and other entities
Professional Memberships
  • South Dakota Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Designations and Licensures
  • Certified Public Accountant 
Education
  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting – University of South Dakota, Vermillion
  • Master of Professional Accountancy – University of South Dakota, Vermillion
Specialties
  • Agri-Business Taxation & Consultation
  • Estate and Succession Planning
  • Not-for-Profit Taxation
Community Involvement
  • Mitchell Area Safehouse, Inc – Board President
  • Heart and Sole Cancer Walk/Run - Treasurer
  • Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce – Member Services Committee
  • Mitchell Technical Institute- Farm Ranch Management Advisory Board
  • SDCPA Society- Image Enhancement Committee
Personal

Jonathan and his wife, Abbey, are enjoying life with their twins, Emersyn and Cooper, son Bentley and dogs, Miley and Stuart Arthur. Jonathan also enjoys spending as much time outdoors as he can, ranging from time at the river to helping out on the family farm near Stickney.

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David Olson

CPA/CVA
Knowledge and Experience
  • Staff Accountant, Wohlenberg, Gage & Co, CPA’s (1977 -- 1981)
  • Founding Partner, Endorf Lurken Olson & Co, CPA’s (1981 -- 2005)
  • Managing Partner, ELO Prof LLC (2005 – 2013)
  • Experienced in—
    • Entity Taxation
    • Business Formation and Development
    • Business Succession Planning
    • Business Sales and Acquisitions
    • Business Capitalization and Financing
    • Business Systems Implementation and Review
Professional Memberships
  • Member AICPA (1980-present)
  • Member South Dakota CPA Society (1980-present)
  • Member, National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA) (2010-present
  • Past President and Board Member, SD CPA Society (1985-1991)
  • Past President and Board Member, SD Board of Accountancy (2003-2012)
  • 2009 Distinguished Service Award, SD CPA Society
Designations and Licensures
  • South Dakota CPA Certificate (Attained August, 1980)
  • Certified Valuation Analyst (Attained January, 2010)
Specialties
  • Consultative services, including Succession Planning and Exit Strategies, and Business Valuation Services (CVA)
  • Business sales and acquisitions
  • Over 35 years of experience in Agri-Business, Manufacturing and Construction based businesses.
Community Involvement
  • Former President and Councilman, City of Mitchell, SD (1986 – 1995)
  • Former President and Board Member, Mitchell Development Corp (1988 – 1996)
  • Former President and Board Member, Mitchell United Way (1995 – 2003)
  • Former President and Board Member, Mitchell Hockey Assn (1995 – 2002)
  • Board Member, First Dakota National Bank (2003 – Present)
  • Board Member, Avera Queen of Peace Hospital (2009 – Present)
  • President and Board Member, Sam Tronnes Memorial Foundation (2012-Present)
  • Board Member, Sam F. Weller Family Foundation (2014-Present)
Education
  • 1976 graduate of University of South Dakota—B.S. Degree in Accounting
Personal

Dave and his wife, Diana, have three grown children, Lyndsey, Nick and Morgan. They enjoy golf, travels, home projects and outdoor activities.

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