Ericka Heiser, MBA, CVA attended the University of South Dakota, earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 1999. In 2005, she graduated with a Masters of Business Administration also from the University of South Dakota. She joined the firm in July of 2006 after more than ten years in the financial services industry. Heiser manages the Firm’s Valuation Services where she performs valuation analysis for various industries and for various purposes including estate, gift, marital dissolution, and sales negotiations. In addition, she prepares damages calculations and develops projections for start-up businesses. Heiser is a member of the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). She has been promoted to Director.
Katie Finnegan-Larson, EA is a 2003 graduate of the University of Wyoming with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Finnegan-Larson joined Ketel Thorstenson in August 2006 in the Tax Department. She specializes in agriculture tax and non-profit tax returns. She is a member of the Zonta Club of the Black Hills. She has been promoted to Manager.
Amanda Dennis graduated from Black Hills State University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Accounting and Management and joined the Ketel Thorstenson Accounting Services Department in October 2013. She was recently promoted to Senior Associate.
Megan Walterman, CPA graduated from South Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics; Accounting, Statistics, Spanish in 2015 and joined the Ketel Thorstenson Audit Department in January 2016. She was recently promoted to Senior Associate.
Ketel Thorstenson, LLP (KTLLP) is a full-service firm with 16 partners, over 60 Certified Public Accountants, and offices in Rapid City, Custer, and Spearfish, South Dakota. KTLLP has a rich history, serving clients since 1936 and a depth of knowledge and experience that clients rely on and trust. The firm offers a variety of services including: tax planning and return preparation, audit services, QuickBooks support, Xero support, bookkeeping, payroll, business valuation, business consulting and estate planning.