Marshall Office:

903 East College Drive

PO Box 548

Marshall, MN 56258

Call Us: 507.532.5735

Fax: 507.537.0696

Email: generalmail@hoffmanbrobst.com

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Partner
Gary
St. Aubin
CPA

A graduate of Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, Gary has been in public accounting since 1982. He became a partner with the firm in 1994 and has been the managing partner since 2008. His areas of professional interest and specialty include personal and business income tax planning and preparation, business auditing, and other small business advisory services. Gary's industry concentrations include agriculture, real estate, retail and transportation.

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Partner
Lisa Zmeskal
CPA

A graduate of Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, Lisa began her professional career in governmental auditing. After ten years in the governmental environment, she entered the public accounting sector in 1998. She became a partner with the firm in 2014, and is responsible for the firm’s audit division and quality control department. Her areas of professional interest and expertise include governmental, non-profit and business auditing; accounting services; and non-profit and personal tax preparation.

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Tamara Deutz
CPA

A graduate of Dakota State University in Madison, SD, Tamara joined the firm in 2011. She is currently a manager with the firm. Her areas of professional interest include personal and business income tax preparation along with governmental, nonprofit, and business auditing.

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Kyle
Krueger

A graduate of St. Cloud State University, Kyle began his career in governmental auditing. After five years in the government environment, he entered public accounting in 2018. His areas of professional interest include governmental and business auditing. He is currently studying for the CPA exam. 

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Partner
Patrick Louwagie
CPA

A graduate of Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, Pat has been in public accounting since 1983. He became a partner with the firm in 1996. His areas of professional interest include personal, partnership, corporate, and estate tax planning and preparation. A significant portion of his work is centered around farm and related agricultural tax planning and assisting businesses as they transitions to the next generation.

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Partner
Eric
Eben
CPA

A graduate of Northwestern College in Orange City, IA, Eric has been in public accounting since 1999. He become a partner with the firm in 2014, and is involved in the firm’s accounting and income tax department. His areas of professional interest include personal, partnership, corporate and farm tax preparation. Eric also dedicates a substantial amount of time to various accounting and tax issues involving the wind industry division of our firm.

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Sharon
Klein
EA

A graduate of the accounting program at Willmar Community Technical College, Sharon joined the firm in 1983. She is our computer systems administrator and a QuickBooks Professional Advisor. Her areas of professional interest include personal and business income tax preparation, payroll tax and sales tax preparation, as well as financial statement preparation.

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R. Bruce
Steves, Jr.
CPA

A graduate of the University of South Florida in Sarasota, FL, Bruce began his career as a programmer/project manager for a tax software development firm. He entered public accounting in 2005 and joined the firm in 2020. His areas of professional interest include personal and business income tax preparation, and financial statement preparation.

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Partner
Barry Evenstad
CPA

A graduate of Minnesota State University, Mankato, Barry has been in public accounting since 1981. He became a partner with the firm in 1994. His areas of professional interest and specialty include personal and business income tax preparation, business and governmental auditing. He specializes in Ag planning and tax preparation.

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Marlene Verdoes
CPA

A graduate of Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, Marlene has been in public accounting since 1983 and is currently a  manager with the firm. Her areas of professional interest include personal, partnership, corporate and farm tax preparation along with governmental auditing.

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Carlton
Johnson
CPA

A graduate of Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, Carlton joined the firm in 2016. His areas of professional interest include governmental and business auditing and personal, corporate, and partnership tax preparation. Carlton also specializes in the firm's concentration in the hog industry.

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Mariah
Van Leeuwe

A graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead, Mariah joined the firm in 2019. Her areas of professional interest includes audit, accounting services, and tax preparation. 

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Lynn
Miller

A graduate of Nettleton Business College in Sioux Falls, SD, Lynn began her career as an office manager/office accountant for an insurance agency before joining the firm in 2006. Her areas of professional interest include corporate, partnership, farm, individual and payroll tax preparation as well as bookkeeping services and payroll.

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Heidi Karlstad

Heidi joined the firm in the summer of 2015 as the receptionist/administrative assistant. She is responsible for telephone duties and greeting/assisting clients.

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Karen
VanKeulen

A graduate of Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, Karen joined the firm in 2020. She is the Office Administrator for the firm.

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Dan Vandendriessche CPA

A graduate of St. John’s University in Collegeville, Dan has been in public accounting since 1981 when he joined the firm. His areas of professional interest include personal, partnership, corporate and farm tax preparation.

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Douglas Fischer

A graduate from North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND, Douglas joined the firm in 2014. His area of professional interest includes tax preparation. Douglas also specializes in the firm's hog industry.

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Austin Vandendriessche

A graduate of Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, Austin joined the firm in 2016. His area of professional interest includes tax preparation. 

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Nick
Dufault
Robbie Smith
Jean Schueller

A graduate of Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, Nick joined the firm in 2020. His areas of interest include tax preparation and auditing.

Robbie joined the firm as an intern in 2021.  He will graduate from Southwest Minnesota State University in Spring 2022 with a double major in Accounting and Finance.

A graduate of the clerical program at Alexandria Technical and Community College, Jean has been with the firm since 1979. She is a payroll specialist for H & B Payroll Solutions.