Ness Waller Pearson joins LarsonAllen

Ness Waller Pearson and Co., LTD of Alexandria is joining LarsonAllen LLP - a nationally recognized CPA and advisory firm with offices in central Minnesota.

Ness Waller Pearson and Co., LTD of Alexandria is joining LarsonAllen LLP - a nationally recognized CPA and advisory firm with offices in central Minnesota.

The motivation for this change is to serve clients well, according to the firms.

"We believe in the value of relationships," said Larry Pearson with Ness Waller and Pearson. "We view every client relationship as a partnership, and truly believe that our success is a result of client success."

"Combining resources from NWP with our Brainerd and St. Cloud locations enhances our commitment to provide high quality service to central Minnesota," said Bill Potvin, principal-in-charge of LarsonAllen's Brainerd location.

"Our name will change, but our dedication to providing close personal attention to our clients will not change," said Nicole Klimek with Ness Waller Pearson.


This is not a new relationship between the two firms.

"We have worked with LarsonAllen in the past to offer specialized services to our manufacturing clients," noted Ness Waller Pearson's Dennis Schmidt. "By adding more services [as LarsonAllen], we will be able to increase the value we can offer to all of our clients."

"Our clients work with us because of our quality of service. This is in line with LarsonAllen and their well established reputation for providing high quality work," added Pearson.

The expansion becomes official on January 1, 2008. It adds 18 people, including three principals to the more than 130 LarsonAllen professionals currently serving central Minnesota.

The Alexandria location and phone number will remain the same: 510 22nd Ave. East, Suite 501, Alexandria, MN, 56308, (320) 763-6568, fax (320) 763-6297.

LarsonAllen LLP is a professional service firm that provides assurance, accounting, tax, consulting and advisory services to organizations and individuals managing business ventures and finance.

Founded in 1953, LarsonAllen's certified public accountants, consultants, and advisors are dedicated to providing quality results to clients.

LarsonAllen has 1,200 people and $172 million in annual revenues. Offices are located in Arizona, Florida, Minnesota, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C. and Wisconsin.


LarsonAllen is an independent member of Nexia International, a top 10 worldwide network of independent accounting and consulting firms. Founded in 1971, Nexia provides a global network of independent auditors, business advisors, and consultants.

What To Read Next
Fundraising is underway to move the giant ball of twine from the Highland, Wisconsin, home of creator James Frank Kotera, who died last month at age 75, 44 years after starting the big ball.
Studies estimate at least 60 million people turned to food banks, food pantries, and other private food assistance programs in 2020.
Parents of children who will be 5 years old by Sept. 1 may access an online portal to complete the necessary forms and scan documents such as child’s birth certificate and preschool screening.
The economic contribution report for Alexandria Technical & Community College is available at