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Deidre Budahl

Shareholder & Board Secretary

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If you’re looking for an audit specialist, look no further – Deidre Budahl is our resident audit expert and non-profit and government team leader. She also has experience in healthcare, governmental accounting, non-profit taxation, and federal award programs.

Deidre has served on the boards of the Allied Arts Fund, the South Dakota CPA Society, and the Rapid City Regional Hospital.

Fun fact: She might be the world’s biggest University of South Dakota supporter, and she’s got two degrees to back it up: she earned her undergraduate degree in Accounting as well as her Master’s in Business Administration in Vermillion. Turns out the appreciation goes both ways – in 2016, the USD Beacom School of Business’ Finance and Accounting division awarded her with a Distinguished Service Award.

College Attended: University of South Dakota
Degrees and Certifications: Bachelors of Science in Business Administration (major in accounting), Masters of Business Administration
CPA: Yes
Month and year started with the firm: September 2003
Past Experience: Governmental and nonprofit accounting and service on nonprofit and governmental boards
Departments & Specialties: Governmental accounting and financial reporting, nonprofit accounting, financial reporting, and governance, internal control best practices, management and operational improvements
Favorite Band(s): Toss-up between the Beatles and Led Zeppelin