Eide Bailly LLP

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Eide Bailly
IndustryProfessional Services
Founded1917 (1917)
Revenue$263 Million (2017)
Number of employees
2,000 (February 2018)

Eide Bailly LLP is a regional certified public accounting and business advisory firm headquartered in Fargo, North Dakota. The firm was founded in 1917 and provides core services of audit & assurance and tax, as well as expanded services, including business outsourcing & strategy, business valuation & analytics, cybersecurity, financial services, fraud & forensic advisory, health care reform, human resources, international business services, litigation & dispute advisory, risk advisory, technology, transition & transaction advisory, and wealth planning. The Inside Public Accounting Report,[1] ranked the firm as a "Top 25 CPA firm" based on its size in the United States. Eide Bailly has 33 offices in 14 states: Phoenix and Scottsdale, Ariz.; Boulder, Denver, Fort Collins and Grand Junction, Colo.; Boise, Idaho; Des Moines and Dubuque, Iowa; Mankato and Minneapolis, Minn.; Billings, Mont.; Elko, Las Vegas and Reno, Nev.; Bismarck and Fargo, N.D.; Norman, Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Okla.; Enterprise, Ore.; Aberdeen and Sioux Falls, S.D.; Lehi, Ogden, Orem and Salt Lake City, Utah; Abilene, Haskell, Plainview and Seymour, Texas; and Spokane, Wash. The firm employs 2,000 staff with a partnership of 261 members. Eide Bailly is an independent member of HLB and The Eide Bailly Alliance[2] (formerly known as Practicewise).


Early History: Eide Helmeke[edit]

  • 1917: Eide Helmeke debuted in Fargo, North Dakota, as Bishop Brissman & Co., which later changed to J.A. Cull and Co.[3]
  • 1944: Oliver A. Eide was admitted as a partner and the firm’s name changed to Cull Eide & Co.
  • 1956: Maynard Helmeke was admitted as a partner and the firm’s name changed to Eide & Helmeke.
  • 1967-77: After several name changes, the firm began to expand outside the Fargo community. Known as Eide, Helmeke, Boelz & Pasch, the firm acquired offices in Bismarck, North Dakota., in 1968; Sioux Falls, South Dakota, in 1969; and Aberdeen, South Dakota, in 1970.
  • 1981: Eide, Helmeke, Boelz & Pasch changed its name to Eide Helmeke & Co. and added offices in Phoenix, Arizona, in 1984 and Minneapolis in 1990.

Early History: Charles Bailly[edit]

Eide Bailly: Formed[edit]

Service Listing[edit]

  • Audit & Assurance
  • Business Outsourcing & Strategy
  • Business Valuation & Analytics
  • CyberSecurity
  • Financial Services
  • Fraud & Forensic Advisory
  • Health Care Reform
  • Human Resources
  • International Business Services
  • Litigation & Dispute Advisory
  • Risk Advisory
  • Tax
  • Technology
  • Transition & Transaction Advisory
  • Wealth Planning

Industry Listing[edit]

  • Affordable Housing
  • Ag Producers
  • Communications & Electric
  • Construction & Real Estate
  • Dealerships
  • Energy Services
  • Financial Institutions
  • Gaming
  • Government
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Nonprofit


Eide Bailly has 2,000 staff professionals including 261 partners. The firm has received recognition for its culture and was ranked the 14th best accounting firm in 2017 by Vault.com.[4]


  1. ^ Inside Public Accounting Report
  2. ^ "Eide Bailly Alliance - An Affordable Way to Connect with Other CPA Firms - Eide Bailly LLP". www.eidebailly.com. Retrieved 2015-11-09.
  3. ^ Eide Bailly evolved from a one-man Fargo office
  4. ^ [1]

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