Eide Bailly Names New Chief Practice Officer for South Central Region

Tom Goekeler

Tom Goekeler

Tom Goekeler, partner at Fargo, N.D.-based Eide Bailly LLP (FY18 net revenue of $299.2 million) has been named chief practice officer of the South Central region, which currently covers the firm’s Oklahoma and Texas offices. He joins Barb Aasen, CPO for the Midwest region, and Andy Spillum, CPO for the Western region. Goekeler currently serves as the PIC of the firm’s Tulsa, Okla., office, as well as the director of the dealership industry, and will continue in those duties in addition to his new role.

Goekeler’s new role includes overseeing the region and local partners, as well as identifying opportunities for growth and innovation. He brings more than 30 years of financial and public accounting experience to the table and prides himself on helping clients achieve their biggest business objectives.

“I am honored and excited to take on this new role,” says Goekeler. “I very much look forward to sharing in the building of our firm’s future, as well as working with our regional offices and growing the firm in this part of the country.”