Brad graduated from the University of South Dakota and successfully completed the exam to become
a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He went on to receive his Master’s Degree in Business
Taxation (MBT) from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management.
His areas of expertise include; developing business plans, corporate financial and tax planning,
business consulting, fringe benefit planning, estate planning and business valuations.
Upon graduation from college, Brad joined Ryan, Hodgins and Associates CPAs. During his 14 year
career with the firm, Brad has conducted various seminars on topics regarding fringe benefits,
business structure, new tax laws and various tax planning topics.
In addition, he has participated in volunteer activities including “Ask a CPA Call-In
Day,” “Taxline 11”, Habitat for Humanity, Sharing and Caring Hands, and VEAP.
He is also a charter member of the University of South Dakota’s Accounting Advisory Board.
Brad is originally from Sioux City, Iowa. He is a four-time NCAA All-American swimmer and a
black belt in Tae-Kwon-Do. He and his wife, Tamara, have five beautiful children.