Schmidt, Kate

Kate R. Schmidt

Manager Tax Department

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  • Gretchen Boe (605) 642-7676

Kate R. Schmidt

Manager Tax Department

Kate has been with the firm since 2002. She started her career with KT as an Administrative Assistant, and then became the Spearfish Office Manager in 2009. In 2021, she accepted an additional position with the firm as the Tax Coordinator. In that position she oversees all aspects of scheduling work as it comes into the office. She helps to make sure our staff can maintain a good balance of work during tax season and throughout the year. She is passionate about making sure clients and staff have a wonderful experience.


  • U.S. Army
  • University of Indianapolis
  • Black Hills State University

Professional Affiliations

  • Women in Networking
  • SD CEO
    • Women in Leadership


  • Leadership Spearfish
  • Hope Lutheran Church


Kate values hard work but also appreciates time to relax with family and friends. Some of her hobbies include hiking and biking in the beautiful Black Hills, and she loves traveling anywhere with a beach. She has two grown children and three grandchildren whom she adores and spends as much time with as possible.