About Us


We work with you on a personal level to determine the best solutions for your unique needs, then leverage our seasoned expertise to achieve the best possible results.


We are your trusted partner in success. Our firm is large enough to offer a full range of professional services at a fair price, but small enough to give you the individual attention that you deserve.


Rest assured that when a need arises, our firm is ready and capable to handle everything for you so you can focus on what matters most to you.

Staff Profiles

Eugene picEugene R. Braam, CPA, EA, ARA

Gene has been in practice since 1973. His primary responsibilities are meeting with the firm’s clients and the overall operation of the firm. His passion is solving client problems, and making the firm run smoothly, allowing it to provide the best customer service possible. He and his wife Tami have two children, Brandon & Meghan. Gene is a history buff, which would explain the collection of old artifacts that surround his office. He loves his work, but outside of the office , his love is the outdoors. Gene’s hobbies include hunting, fishing, and canning.
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Kris picKristen R Pinette, CPA

Kris has been with us since graduating from Minnesota State University, Mankato in 1996. She holds a degree in Accounting, with minors in Business Administration and Economics. She has held a CPA license since 2001. Kris’s responsibilities include meeting with clients, research, processing of tax returns, accounting, and supervising the support staff. Kris is married to James and in their free time, they enjoy spending time with their two young sons, Ty and Brayden.

Mandy picMandy L Karl, Staff Accountant

Mandy joined the firm in 2012. She grew up on a farm near Hutchinson, MN so she is very familiar with hard work. She graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato in 2002 with a degree in Finance, with a minor is Business Administration and has worked in the industry for several years. Mandy is responsible for performing peer critique on tax returns and managing the investment processing. In her spare time, Mandy enjoys staying active by running 5Ks, 10Ks, and half marathons, along with many walks with her 2 Boston Terriers. She is a big football and hockey fan and loves to watch every game, when time permits.