Category Archives: GT Firm News

GT Partners + Managers Growing Together

By Dennis Gardiner, Managing Partner

GT Partners and Managers growing (fill in the blank) together! Fill in the blank with: Professionally Personally Successfully Our firm Mature Old However you fill in the blank, it has been a shining example of people staying together for a common cause…to serve our clients and their particular industries, area of business. It is hard […]

CHS Annual Meeting + GT Hospitality Room

By Emily Bell

Thank you to those who were able to attend our hospitality room in Minneapolis on December 7th during the CHS Annual Meeting. We have had the pleasure of hosting a hospitality room during this annual event for many years now and were very pleased with the turn out this year! We enjoyed spending time with […]

GT Firm News!

By Emily Bell

Upcoming Events MGFA Evening Hospitality We will participating in the Evening Hospitality Event on Wednesday, March 7th at the Minnesota Grain and Feed Association Convention and Trade Show and would love for you to stop by our hospitality booth that night starting at 5:30 PM. The convention is taking place at the Mystic Lake Casino […]

Partner Announcements!

Elizabeth Thyer became an employee of Gardiner Thomsen back in 1999. She specializes in audits of municipalities and is licensed in Iowa. She is a member of ISCPA, AICPA and is on the ISCPA Governmental Auditing & Accounting Committee, which plans the ISCPA Governmental Roundtable each year, as well as selects the continuing professional education […]

What is Keeping Us Busy This Year (SO FAR)?

By Dennis Gardiner, Managing Partner

Mergers – A surprising number of our cooperative and credit union clients are, or have been, in conversations with neighboring or nearby cooperatives and credit unions. It seems like every week we learn of another. It is wide-spread with clients in Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, Minnesota and South Dakota. The reasons all vary from the right […]

Good Times at the CHS Annual Meeting & GT Hospitality Room!

By Emily Bell

Thank you to everyone who was able to attend our hospitality room in Minneapolis on December 3rd during the CHS Annual Meeting. We have had the pleasure of hosting a hospitality room during this annual event for many years now, and were very pleased with the turn out this year! We enjoyed spending time with […]

GT Racers

By Emily Bell, Marketing Manger

  We have some pretty talented and athletic employees around the offices at GT! Many summer days were spent hitting the pavement for a few of our guys who were training for fall races. Matt Larson just competed in the DSM Half Marathon (13.1 miles) where he finished in just 1 hour, 34 minutes. Torey […]

Daniel Gardiner Memorial Scholarship Winners

By Mark Gardiner, CPA, CFE, Partner

Each year, Gardiner Thomsen CPAs offer two “Daniel Gardiner Memorial” scholarships in honor of my dad, founder of Gardiner Thomsen. The scholarship is awarded to this year’s graduates from Waukee High School whom plan to attend a post-secondary school and pursue a degree in accounting. The two candidates will each receive a scholarship in the amount of […]

Summer Happenings

By Emily Bell, Marketing Manager

Summer 2015 has been a very busy one for us at Gardiner Thomsen! Some of our employees headed south to Florida for the AICPA Symposium and AAM Conference at Disney World, where they not only attended classes all day but also got to spend some time in the parks! Also, as a proud supporter and […]

Good Times at the CHS Annual Meeting & GT Hospitality Room

By Emily Bell

Thank you to everyone who was able to attend our hospitality room in Minneapolis on December 4th during the CHS Annual Meeting. We have had the pleasure of hosting a hospitality room during this annual event for many years and were very pleased with the turn out this year! We enjoyed spending time with each […]