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Eide Bailly Teams Up with High Plains Technology

The merger, which becomes effective on Jan. 8, brings four partners and 14 staff to Eide Bailly's Sioux Falls and Fargo offices.

High Plains Technology, a technology solutions company based in Sioux Falls, SD, will become part of top 20 accounting firm Eide Bailly on Jan. 8, 2024.

The merger will bring four partners and 14 staff into Eide Bailly’s Sioux Falls and Fargo, ND, offices. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Jeremy Hauk

“High Plains Technology has an impressive track record of delivering high-quality service to clients for over 30 years,” Jeremy Hauk, CEO and managing partner of Fargo-based Eide Bailly, said in a statement. “They will be a great addition to Eide Bailly, further enhancing our technology solutions offerings and IT consulting services. We are delighted to welcome the team to our firm and look forward to joining forces in the new year.”

Founded in 1992, High Plains Technology provides fully integrated, hands-on, and support-based offerings to both local and regional customers. Its team designs technology solutions using hardware, software, and services to meet business requirements, the company says on its website.

“We chose to team up with Eide Bailly not only for their esteemed partnership, but for the legacy tied to their name—professionalism and excellence in our shared marketplace of Sioux Falls and Fargo,” said Brad Mendel, a partner with High Plains Technology.

Mike Steiner, another High Plains Technology partner, added, “Our philosophies align seamlessly which will provide unlimited potential for our clients and additional growth opportunities for our employees.”

Since July, Eide Bailly has also merged in Phoenix CPA and tax planning firm Secore & Niedzialek, Seattle CPA firm King & Oliason, and California accounting firms Bessolo Haworth and Raimondo Pettit.