Rhonda Mahlum, CPA
Rhonda grew up on a farm near Fertile, MN. She started her accounting career with the ND Tax Department as a Corporate Income Tax Auditor, where she traveled all over the United States auditing companies that did business in North Dakota. Looking for a change of pace she became a Realtor and got the education of a lifetime! Helping people find their dream home, investors find a rental property that cash flowed, marketing, etc... This experience along with the people she met lead her to a twenty-five plus year career in public accounting where she became the majority shareholder in a firm that merged with Haga Kommer, Ltd.
Rhonda provides accounting, tax and consulting services to individuals and businesses in various industries including farming, real estate and construction. Rhonda also provides audit services to non-profits, construction and government entities.
Rhonda believes in fostering strong relationships with clients and providing high quality customer service.
Rhonda and her husband enjoy spending time golfing, boating, riding their motorcycle and tending to their English Cocker, KT.
- Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Minnesota State University - Moorhead
DESIGNATIONS AND LICENSURES
- Certified Public Accountant - North Dakota
- North Dakota Society of Certified Public Accountants
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- North Dakota Society of Certified Public Accountants Peer Review Committee
Lynnell RuDE USSATIS, CPA
Lynnell started in public accounting in Mandan in 1993. She specializes in non-profit and local government auditing, as well as tax exempt 990 returns, and non-profit accounting services. She has been a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor since 2011 and works with small businesses converting to QuickBooks. She also prepares corporate and partnership returns.
Lynnell is a native of Langdon, ND and attended the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks. She and her husband Todd enjoy traveling and spending time on the Missouri River in the summer.
- Bachelor of Accountancy - University of North Dakota
DESIGNATIONS AND LICENSURES
- Certified Public Accountant, ND
- North Dakota Society of Certified Public Accountants CPE Committee
Email: email@example.comAfter moving at the age of 2, Jamie grew up in Bismarck, North Dakota. She graduated from Dickinson State University with her Bachelor’s in Accounting and joined the Haga Kommer team in February, 2019. Jamie is currently pursuing her Masters in Accounting, and her Certified Public Accounting Certificate.
In her free time, she loves to travel, exercise, and spend time with family, friends, or her French bulldog.
- Bachelor of Science in Accounting – Dickinson State University
Kayla started working in public accounting in 2016. Prior to that she worked in private accounting and the banking industry. She also has experience in non-profit and local government auditing.
In her free time, she enjoys baking, crafting, camping, and spending time with her three children, two dogs and husband.
- Bachelor of Science, Accounting and Business Administration - University of Mary, Bismarck
Kayla joined Rhonda Mahlum's accounting team in January 2006 and came on board with Haga Kommer in January 2018. She has over 12 years of public accounting experience. Her main focus is individual tax with a special interest in ag taxation. She also has experience with QuickBooks, tax planning, bookkeeping and payroll services.
Kayla grew up on a ranch near Wishek, ND. She graduated from Dickinson State University with a major in both Accounting and Business Administration. Kayla and her boys enjoy the outdoors and spending time with family and friends.
- Bachelor of Science, Accounting and Business Administration - Dickinson State University
Cora graduated from the University of Mary in 2004 with a major in Accounting and a minor in Theology. She has over 13 years of accounting experience working in government accounting. Her experience includes payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, working in financial reporting, and lots of Excel spreadsheets.
Cora enjoys spending time with her two children, family, and friends. She also enjoys taking her dog for walks when the weather permits
- Bachelor of Science, Accounting with a minor in Theology - University of Mary
Abigail is originally from McClusky, ND and attended the University of Mary majoring in both Accounting and Business Administration. She joined the Mandan office after graduating in 2014 and has experience with non-profit and local government auditing.
Abigail enjoys traveling, fishing, participating in many recreational sports, and spending time with family, friends and her dog Macy.
- Bachelor of Science - Accounting and Business Administration, University of Mary, Bismarck, ND.
Shelly was born, raised and worked in the Arthur/Fargo area prior to marrying her husband 30 years ago and moving west. She and her husband Daryl live in the rural Wing, ND area. She has worked for Rhonda Mahlum for 10 years.
- North Dakota State School of Science, Wahpeton, ND - Data Entry Certificate
After graduating from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, Kristen moved to the Twin Cities to begin her career in public accounting. Ten years and two daughters later, she and her husband Neil moved their family to Kristen’s hometown of Bismarck to be closer to family. She is looking forward to making new connections with the Bismarck-Mandan community.
Kristen specializes in individual tax planning and preparation as well as estate, gift, and fiduciary taxation. She also provides tax consulting to families and small business owners.
Away from the office, Kristen enjoys spending time with her daughters, Hildy and Lena. She usually has a cup of coffee in hand and is busy learning new cooking and baking skills from her mom and grandma.
- Bachelor of Arts, Accounting – Concordia College
Gloria joined the Mandan Haga Kommer team in January of 2020 as an Administrative Assistant. She spent most of her life in Mandan. She brings to Haga Kommer her experience as a Program Administrator for Job Service North Dakota and as Office Manager for a pharmacy chain. In her free time, she loves spending time with her family, quilting, sewing, reading, and volunteering.
- Bachelor of Business Administration, Canyon College, Idaho.
Jessica grew up in Steele, ND and graduated in 2002. From there Jessica attended Dickinson State University for one year then decided to pursue a career in cosmetology. Jessica attended RD Hairstyling College in Bismarck, ND and graduated in 2004. After 16 years in the profession Jessica has worked at a salon, taught at the Hair Academy and owned her own business. Jessica joined the Haga Kommer team in October 2020 as an Administrative Assistant. Jessica loves spending time with her husband and three children. She enjoy fishing, officiating volleyball for the Bismarck/Mandan schools, playing rec volleyball and softball.
Katelyn grew up in New Salem, ND. She graduated from Northern State University with her Bachelor’s in Accounting and joined the Haga Kommer team in September, 2020. In her free time she loves to craft, spend time with friends, family, and her animals.
- Bachelor of Science, Accounting – Northern State University
John is a native of Hazen and graduated from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks. John has been involved in tax preparation and accounting services for ten years in the Bismarck-Mandan area. John specializes in individual tax planning and preparation and tax services for small business. John enjoys camping, fishing, golfing and spending time with his wife and dogs in his spare time.