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April 1, 2019
Lorilei Christner, Payroll Implementation Manager and Micah Zirnhelt, Human Capital Management Consulting Manager, recently joined BerganKDV’s Human Capital Management (HCM) team in the Iowa City/Cedar Rapids market.
January 14, 2019
Chris Harkey recently joined the Women Lead Change board of directors. Harkey works in BerganKDV’s Coralville office where she is a tax manager.
January 7, 2019
BerganKDV’s Director of Client Service Leighton Smith was recently named to the Corridor Business Journal’s Most Influential 2018 list which is ranked by number of votes by CBJ readers.
December 5, 2018
BerganKDV’s board of directors elected Becky Morgan, CPA as chairwoman. Morgan is a partner in the Iowa City-Cedar Rapids (ICR) market with more than 15 years of experience as an accountant for the firm. She began her career at BerganKDV in 2002, rising through the ranks from staff accountant to partner.
December 3, 2018
BerganKDV recently named Jodi Rinne as the Government Market Leader for the firm. The position is newly created within the firm to better serve current clients and continue to grow relationships in the communities we serve.
October 23, 2018
BerganKDV recently launched a mobile premium app for wealth management clients to have real-time access to all facets of their portfolio and financial plan in partnership with Envestnet | Tamarac, a leading provider of integrated wealth management technology.
October 1, 2018
BerganKDV expands its Midwest footprint in a merger with HSMC Orizon. The merger, which closes Nov. 1, adds six new partners and 45 employees to the firm. This merger brings BerganKDV to nearly 400 employees.
September 24, 2018
BerganKDV recently named Crystal Ford as Market Leader and John Gretter as Sales Leader for the Cedar Valley market. These are newly created positions to better serve current clients and continue to grow relationships in the community.
September 17, 2018
BerganKDV recruiter Tricia Raper will travel nearly 5,000 miles in the next two months to visit college campuses scouting out the firm’s future leaders. CEO Dave Hinnenkamp knows how important these recruitment campaigns are for the firm, he was the firm’s first intern, hired in 1984 when the company had less than 20 employees. Today, BerganKDV is a nationally ranked firm with more than 360 team members and is growing its talent pool every day.
August 30, 2018
BerganKDV recently named Vince Ellison as Market Leader and Lindsay Leahy as Sales Leader for the Iowa City-Cedar Rapids (ICR) market, which encompasses the firm’s Cedar Rapids and Coralville offices. These are newly created positions to better serve current clients and continue to grow relationships in the community.
August 30, 2018
BerganKDV recently named Jim Stelten as Market Leader and Mike Duscher as Sales Leader for the Twin Cities market. These are newly created positions to better serve current clients and continue to grow relationships in the community.
August 30, 2018
BerganKDV recently named Adam Tillman as Market Leader and Scott Meeker as Sales Leader for the Des Moines market. These are newly created positions to better serve current clients and continue to grow relationships in the community.
August 30, 2018
BerganKDV recently named Russ Sand as Market Leader and Matt Lovitz as Sales Leader for the St. Cloud market. These are newly created positions to better serve current clients and continue to grow relationships in the community.
July 9, 2018
BerganKDV was recently listed as one of the top three Accounting Firms in the 2018 listing of the Best of the Corridor. The firm was selected by readers who voted for their favorites among 50 categories to pick the Corridor’s best businesses, organizations and activities.
June 4, 2018
BerganKDV was recently ranked in the 2018 listing of Largest Privately Held Companies in Iowa’s Creative Corridor based on 2017 gross revenue, by the Corridor Business Journal. The firm was listed at #21 with $52.1 million in revenues.
May 30, 2018
BerganKDV and Alliance Management, located in Minneapolis, Minn., have merged together. This partnership brings together two leading professional services firms whose primary mission is to help clients find solutions to their complex business, financial and technology challenges. As a result of the merger, Alliance Management is now Alliance Management, A BerganKDV Company.
April 4, 2018
BerganKDV was recently ranked in the top 100 accounting firms, based on revenue, by Accounting Today. The firm was listed at #83 with $52.09 million in revenues and is also listed as a regional leader.
March 6, 2018
BerganKDV recently was recognized by Kronos with a top sales award at the 2018 Independent Payroll Providers
February 14, 2018
he BerganKDV, Ltd. board of directors is pleased to announce that Dave Hinnenkamp, CPA, has been selected to serve as the firm’s chief executive officer, effective July 1, 2018.
February 6, 2018
The Central Minnesota Manufacturing Association (CMMA) recently named BerganKDV as a Collaborator of the Year, a new award category created to recognize the significant contributions that a non-manufacturer member has invested into the organization.
September 22, 2017
BerganKDV Wealth Management, LLC ranked 118th with $866.5 million in total asset value of the DC plans supported, 105 supported plans and 17,000 total participants covered by DC plans.
August 22, 2017
BerganKDV staff from the Iowa City and Coralville locations are moving today to a new office.
August 16, 2017
BerganKDV, Ltd. was ranked #81 nationally with nearly $48 million in net revenue.
July 20, 2017
Financial Advisor magazine, a leading publication for financial advisors, recently released its national ranking of firms that are registered investment advisors (RIA) and provide financial planning and related services to individual clients.
July 4, 2017
BerganKDV is excited to announce they have acquired Farmington, Minnesota based Beltz, Kes, Darling & Associates (BKDA) as of July 1, 2017. This partnership brings together two firms with a strong synergy for putting clients and relationships first.
June 15, 2017
The 2016 BerganKDV recruitment campaign received the Association for Accounting Marketing’s Marketing Achievement Award in the Marketing and PR Campaigns category. Recipients of the AAM-MAAs were announced at the AAM-MAA's Gala that took place during the Association's 2017 Summit in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand, June 12-15.
March 20, 2017
BerganKDV was recently ranked in the top 100 accounting firms, based on revenue, by Accounting Today. The firm was listed at #81 with $48.13 million in revenues and is also listed as a regional leader, ranked as the fifth largest firm in the Midwest region, which includes Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.
February 27, 2017
The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal named BerganKDV as one of the Top Accounting Firms in the Twin Cities metro area. The firm employs 153 CPAs and professionals and has a total staff of 162 in its Bloomington and St. Cloud offices which ranks the firm as the 10th largest firm in the metro.
February 6, 2017
Financial Planning, a leading publication for independent financial advisers, recently released its list of the Top 150 Registered Investment Advisor firms in the January 2017 issue. BerganKDV Wealth Management, LLC moved up from last year’s ranking of 107th to 99th, with 1,722 accounts and over $1.3 billion in assets under management.
December 13, 2016
BerganKDV is excited to announce they have acquired Iowa City, Iowa based Carlson Hartsock & Guither PLC as of December 5, 2016. This partnership brings together two firms with a strong synergy for putting clients and relationships first.
June 29, 2016
Accounting Today recently named BerganKDV Wealth Management as the 24th largest wealth management firm ranked by assets under management for 2016.
March 15, 2016
Accounting Today ranked BerganKDV as the firm with the most growth in the Top 100 firms thanks to the merger of Bergan Paulsen, Networking Solutions and KDV. This growth allowed BerganKDV to make the Top 100 list for the first time this year.
February 16, 2016
The Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal named BerganKDV Wealth Management, LLC as one of the Top Wealth Management Firms in the Twin Cities metro area.
February 11, 2016
Financial Planning, a leading publication for independent financial advisors, named BerganKDV Wealth Management, LLC a Top 150 RIA firm in its January 2016 publication.
August 18, 2015
A new financial planning solution, Lifewise, is aimed at keeping the process of financial planning simple, easy to use and focused on the consumer.
August 12, 2015
Inc. magazine today ranked Bergan Paulsen and Networking Solutions (now BerganKDV) numbers 4991 and 4972, respectively, on its 34th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.
August 3, 2015
Bergan Paulsen, Networking Solutions and KDV announced today they have merged as of July 1, 2015 to become BerganKDV. The new firm offers business planning and consulting, tax, audit and accounting, payroll and 401(k), technology, and wealth management services primarily in the Midwest.