Trust & Estate Planning & Taxation
Executive (CEO/COO/CFO) Support Services
Turnaround/Growth Strategies & Planning
Business & Family Succession Planning
Farm Business Management & Consulting
Medical & Health Services
Trusts & Estates
Financial & Insurance Services
Bachelor's in Professional Accounting, Northern State University, Aberdeen SD
Bachelors in Finance, Northern State University, Aberdeen SD
The American College Of Financial Services, Personal Financial Planning Certificate .
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSURES
CFP® - Certified Financial Planner
CPA - Certified Public Accountant
ASSOCIATIONS & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Huron Community Foundation, Board Member
Huron Connect, Board Member
Member of the AICPA
Member of the South Dakota CPA Society
Member of the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards
HRMC Foundation Board Member
Q&A WITH THE TEAM
What do you do and how do you make an impact for others?
I enjoy getting to help individuals out with their business or individual needs. I get the opportunity to be their business partner and take care of the financial side of the business many do not enjoy or feel confident doing. Planning for the future and next generations that will take over the business. This is much more than an accounting firm, we are your business partner. I always tell my clients you do what you know and do best and we will do what we do best, the financial side of the business.
What are your hobbies?
I enjoy golfing, hunting, and camping with family and friends.
What advice do you have for prospective employees of ELO?
ELO has a caring culture, and they will continue to supply you with opportunities and work that interest you. It is very much a team or family-driven work environment where everyone is helping others out. ELO is working towards being the premier accounting firm in South Dakota and the opportunities are endless. It is not just an accounting firm and there are a variety of different areas in the financial arena.
What have you gained from working at ELO?
Great Client relationships, top notch experience, leadership skills, and Great Advisory skills.
What are three words to describe ELO?
Reliable, competent, caring.
What is your favorite sport and/or favorite team to watch?
My favorite sport to watch is football and my NFL team are the Dallas Cowboys.
What's on your bucket list?
Travel to all 50 States.
What places have you lived?
Watertown SD, Aberdeen SD, and Huron SD.
What is one place in the world you would love to visit?
Hawaii is a place I would love to visit.
What's the one thing in life you could not live without?
My Wife :).