Ketel Thorstenson, LLP announces the addition of a new Partner, Traci Hanson, CPA, effective July 1, 2015. Hanson joined the firm in June 2001, specializing in the areas of governmental agencies, schools, municipalities, rural electric cooperatives and non-profit organizations.  She serves both for-profit businesses and non-profit organizations through the Audit Services Department. Her responsibilities include: governmental accounting and auditing standards research and implementation, governmental and non-profit accounting assistance, pre-audit services, internal control studies, preparation of governmental financial statements, and Form 990 preparation.

Hanson is a Junior Achievement volunteer.  She is also a member of the South Dakota CPA Society and the American Institute of CPAs. Hanson graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and Business Administration from Black Hills State University.