Lisa L. Chaffee, CPA


Lisa L. Chaffee

Building relationships is one of my favorite parts about my career. Getting to know clients, both professionally and personally, is greatly rewarding. My goal is to help clients achieve their goals and to be a resource they can call on to find solutions.


Lisa helps nonprofits, small businesses and individuals with their tax and accounting needs. She's experienced in audit, payroll, reporting and compliance issues, and she is a frequent speaker at nonprofit-related seminars.

If you work with Lisa, you can expect an experienced and client-focused professional who is ready to meet your goals. Lisa has several specialties under her belt, and she has the experience you need to make the right decisions for your nonprofit or small business.

Outside of work, Lisa enjoys spending time with her family and attending her children's various concerts, dance performances and sporting events. She is an active member of the community and volunteers with a variety of non-profit organizations.



  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • North Dakota Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Western Dakota Estate Planning Council


  • Certified Public Accountant


  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting – North Dakota State University, Fargo


Client Work

  • Provided tax consulting and research, tax compliance and preparation and accounting services to nonprofits, small businesses and individuals.
  • Specialized in clergy and church taxation issues.
  • Experienced provider of audit, QuickBooks consulting and payroll and reporting services.
  • Managed Dakota office nonprofit tax cluster, including the offices of Bismarck, Fargo and Aberdeen in North and South Dakota.
  • Serves on the firm's nonprofit tax leadership team. Acts as head of the Bismarck office's tax department and has spoken at several nonprofit and tax-reform-related seminars.