Category Archives: GT Firm News

Ryan Taylor Named Partner

By Emily Bell

We at Gardiner Thomsen CPAs take great pleasure in announcing the promotion of Ryan Taylor to the role of Partner in our firm. Ryan has been a valuable asset to the firm over the past 13 years and demonstrates outstanding dedication to our clients. Ryan joined the firm in 2001 and resides in our Des […]

Our Website got a Makeover

By Emily Bell

If you haven’t seen it already, make sure to check out our new website at We have our very own GT employees modeling on our homepage! You will notice that this website works on all devices (computer, mobile, tablet) and should be very easy for everyone to navigate! For our clients who use NetClient, […]

GT Summer Happenings

By Emily Bell, Marketing Manager

Summer 2014 was a very busy one for us and we are sad to see it end! As a proud supporter and member of the Agribusiness Association of Iowa (AAI), we sponsored holes at each of the golf outings held throughout the state. We had a canopy set up with giveaways at Hole 10 in […]

Happy 60th Birthday, Dave!

Dave had no idea they were all in town! Once dinner was all over, they had a second surprise for the Yankees fan: an autographed Derek Jeter jersey! Dave was very surprised and, as it turns out, he had a pretty great birthday surrounded by family and friends.

Mark Rodruck & Jim English – 20 Years at Gardiner Thomsen!

We have been lucky to find hard workers who truly love what they do. Mark Rodruck, Partner in Charles City, and Jim English, Partner in Des Moines, have worked at Gardiner Thomsen now for 20 years! We would like to thank them for all that they do for the firm and congratulate them on such an amazing benchmark.

Celebrating 50 Years in Business

Our father, Daniel Gardiner, started the firm to audit farmer cooperatives, which is still our primary client base. We have a number of clients who have been with the firm the entire 50 years, all cooperatives. Our history with credit unions and our governmental clients starts in the early 1980’s. We have a lot of good memories from all of the years that we have been in business.

50 Years of Building Great Relationships

By: Emily Bell, Marketing Manager  |  email Throughout 2014 we have been featuring clients who have been working with Gardiner Thomsen for many years (25+)! We are so fortunate to have been able to develop so many long standing relationships and I have thoroughly enjoyed talking with each one of these managers and getting to know more […]

Passing the Peer Review

Firms participating in the Peer Review Program must have an independent review of its accounting and auditing practice every three years. Its peer review rating of pass indicates Gardiner Thomsen meets the accounting profession’s high standards of quality and professionalism. If requested, the firm will provide a copy of the report on the results of the review to all interested parties.

50 Years of Building Great Relationships

To continue to reflect on the last 50 years Gardiner Thomsen has been in business, we would like to feature another one of our longest standing managers. Jim Carlson with First Coop has been working with Gardiner Thomsen for many years and we have been fortunate to develop a strong relationship with him.

Congratulations to Blake Miller, CFE

By: Emily Gardiner, Marketing Manager  |  email           This past April, one of our firms Senior Accountants, Blake Miller, passed his Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE) test. Blake is a CPA who works out of our Des Moines office and has been with the firm since 2011. The CFE credentials denote an […]