A North Dakota native, Tory grew up in Watford City and currently lives in Minot with his wife, Nicole, and their daughter, Kennedy. He spends most of his free time with his family, but also enjoys hunting and fishing on Lake Sakakawea when he has the opportunity. Additionally, he enjoys cheering on his favorite sports teams, the NDSU Bison football team, the Minnesota Vikings, and the Minnesota Twins.
Tory has spent the entirety of his professional accounting career with Brady Martz. He joined the firm in 2009 and was welcomed into the shareholder group in 2020. His primary responsibility is performing attest work for financial institutions and nonprofits. He also serves other types of closely held entities, providing both attest and tax work.
Based on his life-long fondness for numbers, Tory originally considered entering the engineering field, but he quickly realized that he was not cut out for the drawing that was required. As a result, he shifted his focus to accounting and never looked back. An optimistic professional, Tory strives to always provide proactive, timely, and personalized service to all his clients. He attributes his career success to the great teammates with whom he works and to the unwavering support of his wife.
Designations & Certifications
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – North Dakota
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- North Dakota CPA Society (NDCPAS)
- North Dakota State University
- Bachelor of Science in Accounting (2009)