Hanson, Traci

Traci Hanson


Partner Audit Department

Service Expertise
Support Team
  • Wendy Perkins (605) 716-0719

Traci is the service line leader for the audit department at Ketel Thorstenson. As leader, Traci assists in directing the audit department to provide quality attest services meeting client needs while providing audit staff an enjoyable work environment.

She has spent her 20-year career helping various nonprofit, governmental, and commercial organizations by providing accounting assistance, audit services, and compliance audits. Traci appreciates assisting nonprofit and governmental organizations to provide valuable services to respective communities by helping the organizations meet regulatory requirements. 


  • BS in Professional Accountancy & Business Administration – BHSU

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • South Dakota CPA Society


  • Junior Achievement volunteer
  • Church Youth Education volunteer


Traci started at KT directly out of college as Rapid City was near her hometown. The proximity to home allows Traci and her husband to raise their two daughters near family while enjoying camping and fishing in the great outdoors of the Black Hills. 

Traci's Latest Posts

KT Insights
June 07, 2021

Covid-19 Grant Funds

Many for-profit, nonprofit, and governmental organizations have received and will continue to receive new federal an...
KT Insights
January 21, 2021

New Federal Grant Funds

Many for-profit, nonprofit, and governmental organizations are receiving new federal and state grants funds during t...
KT Insights
December 07, 2020

Updates to Uniform Guidance

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has updated the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and ...