Brady Martz COO Stacy DuToit Recognized as Prairie Business Top 25 Women in Business

Top 100 nationally ranked accounting and advisory services firm Brady Martz & Associates today announced that Chief Operating Officer (COO) Stacy DuToit has been recognized among the Top 25 Women in Business by Prairie Business magazine. This award is open to female business leaders in North Dakota, western Minnesota, and South Dakota whose achievements make them stand out in their companies and communities.

“I have had the opportunity to work with Stacy from the time she joined the Firm as an associate through to her progression to a shareholder. In addition to earning ownership in Brady Martz, she has held several leadership roles including serving as a member on our board of directors, a market segment lead, and now our first ever Chief Operating Officer,” CEO Todd Van Dusen said. “At each stage of her career, Stacy has led by example through both her words and actions. She exemplifies what it means to be a real professional and a great leader. Stacy truly makes a positive difference where it matters most to our team members, clients, and communities.”

DuToit is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) experienced in auditing, accounting, tax, and business consulting services for privately owned businesses. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the North Dakota Society of Certified Public Accountants (NDSCPA). DuToit currently serves on the Bismarck-Mandan Chamber Foundation board. She is a former Trustee of the North Dakota Certified Public Accountants Society Foundation. Additionally, DuToit is a past member of the public relations committee of the NDSCPA as well as a past board member of the Bismarck Downtowners Association and past volunteer with the North Dakota Jump$tart Coalition.

DuToit shared her gratitude, saying, “I am deeply honored to be included among such an esteemed group of leaders. This recognition is not only a testament to my personal commitment to excellence in our profession but also reflects the hard work and dedication of our entire team at Brady Martz. I am grateful for the support of my colleagues, our clients, and the community, which has been integral to our success. Together, we continue to drive positive change and innovation in our industry, and I am excited about what the future holds for all of us at Brady Martz. Thank you to Prairie Business for this incredible honor and for highlighting the achievements of women in business across our region.”

Brady Martz shareholders recently voted for DuToit to become the Firm’s next CEO upon Van Dusen’s retirement effective October 1, 2024.

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.