John L Goeson, Accountant and Founder of John L Goeson, Accounting and Tax Firm (a predecessor to Goeson & Goeson, P.A.)
John was born in 1889 in Tracy, MN. Left home and entered the banking career in Northwood,ND. John exited the banking industry when the bank failed in 1929 and moved to Fargo to begin his accounting career.
John moved to Moorhead, MN in 1932 and opened the John L Goeson, Accounting and Tax Firm. The firm expanded rapidly and added tax return preparation and planning in the 1940s as the 2nd World War demanded additional taxation and complex tax rules. John continued to expand the accounting and tax services and clients until his retirement in 1961. John passed away in 1969.
Graham J Goeson, CPA
Graham was born in 1936 in Moorhead, MN, graduated from Moorhead High School in 1954 and the University of Minnesota major in accounting in 1958. Graham married Madrene Thompson in 1956 and they raised 4 children. Graham returned home and joined the John L Goeson, Accounting and Tax Firm with his dad - John L Goeson. Graham passed the CPA exam in 1961 and took over management of the Firm when dad retired. The Firm name was changed to Goeson & Goeson, P.A. in 1976. Graham has expanded the Firm’s services and clients to date. Graham enjoys spending time with family/friends and golfing in his free time.
Bart J Goeson, CPA
Bart was born and raised in Moorhead. He graduated from Oak Grove Lutheran High School in 1980. He started that same year as a part-time employee of the CPA Firm, while attending college. Bart became a CPA in 1993 and became a shareholder that same year. Bart enjoys working with electronics which enables him to do most of the Firm's computer networking and installation setup. He spends time out of the office in the outdoors or traveling with family.
Brady J Goeson, CPA
Brady graduated from Moorhead High School in 2009. He attended Minnesota State University Moorhead where he earned a degree in accounting, as well as a Master of Finance and Accounting degree. Brady joined the Firm in 2013, passed the CPA exam in 2016, and enjoys learning and working together with his family/friends. In his free time, Brady enjoys spending time with his family/friends/dog, playing/watching sports, and traveling with his wife.
Hunter W Thorsen, CPA
Hunter is a Moorhead native with CPA licensure in both Minnesota and North Dakota. Hunter earned his Bachelor of Science in Accounting, and Master of Finance and Accounting degrees from Minnesota State University Moorhead. Hunter joined Goeson & Goeson in 2016, previously working in forensic accounting and business valuation. In his free time Hunter enjoys golfing whenever possible, spending time with his wife and dog, and relaxing with friends and family.