Kellen Garrison, CPA

National Assurance Sr Manager

I love working at Eide Bailly because of the people. I get to work with a passionate and knowledgeable team who are focused on being great advisors and providing the highest level of service. Our clients bring a similar passion to their products and services, and they inspire me to be innovative, so I can better help them overcome challenges and continue to grow.


Kellen has over eight years of public accounting experience providing audit, accounting and consulting services to our commercial, healthcare system, electric utility and telecommunication clients.

Kellen understands that you face unique challenges and opportunities. He strives to understand the ins-and-outs so he can help you in find the best possible solutions.

Outside of work, Kellen enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching football and golfing.



  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • South Dakota Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Young Professionals Network


  • Certified Public Accountant, South Dakota


  • Master of Professional Accountancy – University of South Dakota, Vermillion
  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting – University of South Dakota, Vermillion


Client Work

  • Conducts financial statement audits and related services to clients with revenues and assets ranging from startup to over $1 billion.
  • Provides expertise to his clients on technical accounting issues and best practices, both during the audit process and throughout the year.


Community Involvement

  • Susan G. Komen Great Plains - Board Member, Finance Committee, Executive Committee
  • South Dakota CPA Society - Advocacy Committee Member
  • Junior Achievement - Classroom Volunteer