Officers

Board Officers

ArinHeadshot_jpeg_Matte.jpgPresident 
Arin Knudtson
aknudtson@journeyconstruction.com

Arin is the Chief Financial Officer with Journey Group Companies, a construction company that specializes in vertical building construction, bridge construction and rehabilitation, and asphalt paving. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, the company has projects across South Dakota and in surrounding states. Arin grew up in Brandon, South Dakota and graduated from the University of South Dakota with a Master of Professional Accountancy. Arin spent five years in public accounting specializing primarily with closely-held construction companies prior to moving to Journey Group Companies in 2015. Arin is a licensed CPA in the State of South Dakota and obtained the CCIFP Certificate in 2016. Arin has been a CFMA member since 2012 and has served the chapter in a variety of roles. Outside of the office, Arin enjoys the outdoors (hunting, fishing, hiking, etc.) and spending time with family and friends.



Joel_VanEgdom_interstates_com.jpgVice President 
Joel Van Egdom
joel.vanegdom@interstates.com


Joel is the Director of Strategy & Project Executive with Interstates, a design-build electrical and automation company headquartered in Sioux Center, IA. Joel grew up in northwest Iowa and graduated from Dordt College in 2006 with bachelor degrees in Accounting and Business Finance. Joel has been with Interstates since 2006 and has been a member of CFMA since 2008. He is licensed as a CPA in Iowa and also became a CCIFP in 2012. Outside of the office, Joel enjoys serving his church and local school, spending time with family, hunting and fishing, and cheering on the Minnesota Twins and Iowa Hawkeyes!


Dan_600x481.jpgSecretary 
Dan Doyle
danield@cutlerlawfirm.com

Dan joined Cutler Law Firm in 2008 and became a partner in 2014.  He is a native of Sioux Falls, SD.  Dan obtained an undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Nebraska in 2005 and both his JD and MBA from the University of South Dakota in 2008.  Dan’s areas of practice focus on business organizations and transactions, telecommunications, utilities and energy law, banking and financial law, real estate law and construction law.  In these areas, Dan strives to provide his clients with the assistance, guidance and tools they need to be successful in their businesses.  Working closely with clients to help them achieve their goals was the purpose for which he entered the practice of law.  Dan is actively involved in the Sioux Falls area, currently or previously serving on board for the United Way, Coop Natural Foods, Arts Council, YPN, Chamber of Commerce, and CFMA.  Dan is also a graduate of Leadership Sioux Falls.


Gene_Crop.jpgTreasurer
Gene Thompson

Gene is the CFO at Bierschbach Equipment & Supply, a wholesale distributor of light construction equipment (sales and rentals), tools, materials, and supplies, serving the upper Midwest region of the US.  He has been with the company since 1995.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration majoring in Accounting from the University of South Dakota. He has been a member of CFMA since 2004.  Outside of the office, Gene enjoys working and helping where he can on his family's farm and ranch.




Additional Board Members

Scott_Kelderman_Small.jpgScott Kelderman
scott.kelderman@howeinc.com 

Scott is the Controller at Howe, Inc., a full service mechanical contractor in Sioux Falls, SD. Scott was born and raised near Canton, SD in the construction industry. He attended the University of South Dakota and graduated with a Masters in Professional Accountancy in 2008; soon after, he also became a licensed CPA. After surviving the public accounting world for several years, Scott joined Howe, Inc. as the Controller in 2012. Scott has been involved with Siouxland CFMA since 2013. He is a member in Toastmasters and has served in a variety of club leadership roles. He is also a member of the SD CPA Society and has served on their Industry Advisory Committee. In his (little) free time, Scott enjoys woodworking, hunting and reading.

Brenda Moore
Loren VenHuizen


Schelske.pngDan Schelske


Dan Schelske was raised on a dairy farm near Delmont, South Dakota. After high school, Dan graduated from the University of South Dakota in 2002, with a Bachelor of Science in business administration and Master of Professional Accountancy. He joined RSM US LLP in 2008, where he is currently a senior audit manager. Dan is a licensed CPA, with over 17 years of public accounting and auditing experience. His primary focus industries include serving construction, manufacturing, renewable energy, and nonprofit clients. Dan is active in the community, including coaching youth baseball, graduating from the Leadership Sioux Falls class, serving as the Financial Secretary for Risen Savior Lutheran Church, and serving on the Construction Financial Management Association Board.




Siuoxland Chapter Committees

Program Committee Scott Kelderman, Chair
Gene Thompson
Kit Gleason
Loren VenHuizen
Brenda Moore
John McCollister
Jason Heikkila
Membership Committee Chair - Open
Sara Andrews
Brent Impecoven
Membership Recognition Committee Joel Van Egdom, Chair
Cindy Cosand
Public Relations / Communications Committee Joel Van Egdom, Chair
Arin Knudtson
Industry Builder Golf Tournament Committee Dan Doyle, Chair
Kevin Moore
Jodi Van Emmerick
John McCollister
Cindy Cosand
Matthew Breck
Van Carmody
CCIFP Chapter Champion
 Arin Knudtson