Firm History

Goeson & Goeson is proud to be a fourth-generation family CPA Firm providing services to our community since 1932.

Timeline of Goeson & Goeson, P.A.

  • John L Goeson, accountant and founder, begins his accounting career after exiting the banking industry following the bank failure in 1929.
  • John opens the John L. Goeson, Accounting and Tax Firm in 1932 in Moorhead, MN.
  • Graham Goeson (John's son) joins the firm in 1958 after graduating college.
  • John retires in 1961, leaving management of the Firm to Graham. Graham expands the Firm's clients and services for 60 years (and counting).
  • Name changed to Goeson & Goeson, P.A. in 1976.
  • Bart Goeson (Graham's son) joins the Firm in 1980 as a part-time employee while attending college. Bart is instrumental in transitioning and maintaining the Firm's technology as well as expanding the Firm's clients and services for almost 40 years (and counting). 
  • Brady Goeson (Bart's son) joins the Firm in 2013 while finishing college.
  • Hunter Thorsen joins the Firm in 2016 after working in the business valuation industry.