Darrell J. Lingle, CPA


Darrell J. Lingle

I find great satisfaction in helping clients resolve regulatory and accounting issues that affect their financial institutions.


Darrell has extensive experience in financial statement audits, HUD audits, FDICIA engagements, internal audits, loan review engagements and trust exams to financial institutions ranging in assets from $50 million to more than $7 billion. He provides specialty services for trust companies, including trust department and director's examinations. Darrell is coordinator of Eide Bailly's Financial Institution Group Assurance Services Practice and Chairman of Eide Bailly's Financial Institution Technical Issues Committee. He is the Bismarck, N.D. Office Assurance Services Practice Leader and is a presenter for Eide Bailly's Internal Financial Institution training programs and client seminars.

Darrell's clients will find that he works collaboratively with them to ensure they are heard. He addresses circumstances that are significant to their financial institution, and he operates with a high level of integrity in all matters.

Darrell is an avid golfer, averaging 80 rounds a season. He, his son and two others take an annual winter trip to golf in the Phoenix area. Darrell also is a football fan and follows mostly college teams, especially Notre Dame. He has been cheering for them as long as he can remember.



  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • North Dakota Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • South Dakota Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Banking CPAs
  • Independent Community Bankers of America


  • Certified Public Accountant


  • Bachelor of Arts, Accounting and Business Administration – Augustana University, Sioux Falls, S.D.
  • North Dakota Bankers Association School of Banking
  • Eide Bailly Leadership Training Program
  • More than 200 hours of continuing education


Client Work

  • Engagement Partner for financial statement audits for financial institutions ranging in asset size from $50 million to $7 billion.
  • Engagement Partner for audits of internal control over financial reporting and required procedures under Chapter 7 of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's audit guide for supervised lenders.


Community Involvement

  • Make-A-Wish North Dakota, Past Board Member