Casey Peterson

Chair SDSTA Board of DirectorsSURF Strategic Advisory Committee Appointed Date: Rapid City, South Dakota

Casey Peterson, CPA, AEP, is president of Casey Peterson & Associates, Ltd.—a firm of certified public accountants and financial advisors in Rapid City—which he founded in 1977. His company employs about 50 people in many financial areas—including accounting, income and estate taxation, business valuation and audit and attestation. He serves as a Director, Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee of First Western Bank in Rapid City, S.D. He is currently on the Board of Directors of the West River Estate Planning Council and the Minnilusa Historical Association Board of Directors.

Peterson is a past member of the Board of Economic Development of the South Dakota Governor’s Office of Economic Development. He is also a member of the West River Economic Development Foundation and the Rapid City Regional Hospital Development Advisory Council. He has been involved with Dakota Capital Solutions, a firm that helps municipalities, private businesses and government agencies address their capital needs.

Peterson served on the Rapid City Planning and Zoning Committee and as treasurer and vice chairman of the executive committee of the Rapid City Regional Hospital Board of Trustees.

Peterson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of South Dakota. He passed the CPA exam in May 1975, holds an National Association of Securities Dealers Series 65 securities designation and is an Accredited Estate Planner. He is married and has four sons.

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