Brady Martz Announces Retirements of Three Shareholders

Three shareholders are set to retire from Brady Martz effective October 1, 2020. After successful, decades-long careers, shareholders Patrick Brown, Joe Martin, and Mark Miller will retire from the firm.  

“It is with mixed emotions that I congratulate Pat, Joe and Mark on their retirements,” said Todd Van Dusen, President of Brady Martz. “I am happy for the three of them, but I know Brady Martz will feel the loss of such seasoned professionals. Their many years of dedicated leadership have been integral to the success of Brady Martz. I wish them all the best as they enter this exciting new stage of life.”

An accounting professional for more than three decades, Brown joined Brady Martz in 1992 via its merger with Orser, Olson and St. Peter. He had been with Orser, Olson and St. Peter since 1985. Throughout his career, Brown worked primarily with clients in the nonprofit and governmental sectors. “I really enjoyed working with so many good clients and fellow accountants over the last 35 years,” stated Brown. 

Martin worked with the Brady Martz team for 30 years. He specialized in working with clients in the governmental and dealership industries. “It was thrilling to watch my client’s businesses grow with success over the course of my career.”

Miller has been part of the Brady Martz team for 29 years. He primarily worked with auto dealerships, tribal governments, and tribal gaming organizations. He spent 10 years as the shareholder in charge of the firm’s Grand Forks, Crookston, and Thief River Falls offices, 10 years on the Brady Martz management team, and six years on the firm’s board of directors. “It was an honor to be part of such an outstanding team with a focus on providing high quality service,” said Miller. 

Brady Martz Named Among Accounting Today’s 2020 “Firms to Watch”

Brady Martz is excited to share that the firm was recently named as one of the “Firms to Watch” in 2020 by Accounting Today. 

“This is such an exciting recognition for our firm,” said Todd Van Dusen, President of Brady Martz. “I witness the impressive contributions that my teammates make to the accounting profession every day. It is fantastic to have their hard work and dedication recognized within the profession.”

Accounting Today releases a ranking of the 100 largest tax and accounting practices, both nationally and regionally, on an annual basis. Beyond the top 100 firms, the ranking includes a list of “Firms to Watch.” It describes these firms as “just one strong year—or a strategic merger—away from joining the next list.” The detailed report includes a wealth of information, including an overview of popular growth strategies, services areas, and client niches for the year. It also includes a variety of useful benchmarking data. For more details, and to view the 2020 list of “Top 100 Firms and Regional Leaders,” visit

Work Continues with New Procedures In Place

We would like to share an update on how Brady Martz is responding to the rapidly changing environment caused by coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Brady Martz Named Among Forbes’ List of Best Tax Firms

Brady Martz & Associates is excited to share that the firm was recently named among the Forbes list of “America’s Top Recommended Tax and Accounting Firms” for 2020. 

“I am thrilled that the firm has been recognized for the excellence of the tax services that we provide,” said Todd Van Dusen, President of Brady Martz. “We consider it quite an honor to be included among the many excellent firms on this list.”

This year, Forbes partnered with Statista to identify accounting firms that have excelled in providing full-service tax and accounting services in the U.S. The final list includes 227 firms of many sizes. Forbes explains that the firms on this year’s list stand out because “they are all tackling the complexities of the ever-changing tax laws head on.” For more details, and to view the list in full, visit

“Here at Brady Martz, our mission is to make every day count,” explained Van Dusen. “I strongly feel that it is this attitude that drives us to provide the best in tax service to our clients and allows us to stand out within the accounting industry.”

Lance Rambousek Featured on NBC5

Shareholder Lance Rambousek was recently interviewed on NBC5. Find out what 2020 tax problems to avoid by watching his interview here.