Originally from Belle Fourche, Denise joined Ketel Thorstenson in 1991. She specializes in tax services including estates, gifts, and trusts. In January of 2012, Denise became the managing partner (COO), the firm’s primary leadership role.
Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Black Hills State University
PFS, Personal Financial Specialist
South Dakota CPA Society (SDCPA)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Member of West River Estate & Financial
Paul joined Ketel Thorstenson in 1986. He has had the pleasure to follow in his father’s footsteps (Bud Thorstenson) in the leadership of the firm. He is a partner in the Rapid City office, and previously served as the CEO of KTLLP’s executive partner committee. To those who know him, Paul is eager and excited to assist clients with complex tax issues and strategic business planning. Paul mentors the Business Valuation
Originally from the southwest suburbs of Chicago, Amanda Dokter has spent the last 14 years working in human resources in both for-profit and not-for-profit industries. Amanda joined Ketel Thorstenson in March 2014 and oversees the human resources functions for the firm and provides human resources consulting services. She enjoys promoting the firm’s core values, be excellent, be different, be friends, be true, and be innovative.
Bachelor of Science degree in Business