Brady Martz CEO Todd Van Dusen Recognized as Prairie Business Leaders & Legacies Recipient

Top 100 nationally ranked accounting and advisory services firm Brady Martz & Associates today announced that Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Todd Van Dusen has been recognized as a Leaders & Legacies award recipient by Prairie Business magazine. This award recognizes high-ranking executives in the Dakotas and western Minnesota for the exceptional accomplishments they have made in business whether in recent years (Leaders) or over a lifetime (Legacies).

“In his more than 30-year career with Brady Martz, Todd has been an outstanding service provider and has made an incredible impact within the Firm and on our team members while serving in various leadership roles,” Chief Operating Officer (COO) Stacy DuToit said. “Todd leads with a stewardship mindset and sets the same expectation for his peers. With that mindset, he has recognized the need to drive significant changes within Brady Martz and has taken steadfast action to execute that change. Under Todd’s leadership, the Firm has undergone governance changes, operational changes, made investments in advisory service offerings, and added multiple markets to our footprint.”

Van Dusen joined Brady Martz in January 1989 as an intern and then spent the next 20 years of his career in client service before moving into the Firm’s first full-time CEO role. During his tenure, he’s had the opportunity to work in various areas of the accounting industry such as audit, tax, and business valuation. Additionally, he’s served in several leadership roles including market segment lead for the Minot office and board member. Under Van Dusen’s leadership, Brady Martz has grown to over 400 team members, including more than 50 shareholders, and serves communities in North Dakota, Minnesota, and South Dakota. He is a member of the North Dakota CPA Society (NDCPAS), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and Minot State University Alumni Association.

Earlier this year, Van Dusen announced his plan to step down as CEO effective October 1, 2024, at which time DuToit will assume the role.

Van Dusen shared his gratitude, saying, “I am deeply honored to be named a Leaders & Legacies award winner by Prairie Business magazine. This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the entire team at Brady Martz. Our commitment to excellence and our clients has always been our driving force. I am grateful for this acknowledgement and look forward to seeing our mission of making an impact on what matters most to our team members, clients, and communities continued.”

Founded in 1927, Brady Martz has been providing exceptional client service for nearly a century. Headquartered in Grand Forks, the firm has nine offices throughout North Dakota, Minnesota, and South Dakota. Brady Martz is proud to offer advisory, audit & assurance, and tax services to clients in a wide variety of industries.