Kevin Sickels, CPA, Partner with Ketel Thorstenson, LLP (KTLLP) has moved to the new Gillette location. Todd Hoese, CPA, LLC in Gillette, WY and Ketel Thorstenson, LLP in Rapid City, SD announced a merger that took effect on November 1, 2018. The combined firm is operating as Ketel Thorstenson, LLP.

Kevin has moved from Rapid City to Gillette in an effort to help service the clients around that location. This merger will provide clients in Wyoming a wider array of services through more depth of expertise. The firm’s services include: audit and review services, tax planning and return preparation, bookkeeping, QuickBooks, payroll, business valuation and projections, litigation support services, fraud support services, business consulting, gift and estate planning, and more.

Kevin is a graduate of Midland University and has been with the firm since 2006. Kevin’s many years of experience in tax return preparation and planning enable him to provide excellent service for individuals and businesses. He also has significant experience in software support, manufacturing, retail, construction, and the healthcare/medical industries. Kevin has been the head of the tax department for the last two years and helped lead the firm through the changes related to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.  He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and is licensed in both South Dakota and Wyoming.

Ketel Thorstenson, LLP began its professional practice in Rapid City in 1936. The firm has grown by merger or acquisition with over 12 smaller practices in the Black Hills region since that time, and currently has over 100 employees and 17 partners.

The Gillette office address and phone remain the same, 305 S. Garner Lake Rd., Ste. A, Gillette, WY, (307) 685-4433. Kevin Sickels can be contacted there. KTLLP also has offices in Rapid City, Custer and Spearfish, South Dakota.