Eide Bailly ‘Rising Star’ winner driven by passion for his work

March 12, 2019

This week’s Up-and-Comer is Brent Impecoven, audit manager at Eide Bailly LLP and recent winner of the company’s Rising Star award.

Name: Brent Impecoven

Age: 28

Hometown: Larchwood, Iowa

What brought you to Sioux Falls?

Throughout my collegiate tenure at USD, I had completed several internships with Eide Bailly. The available career opportunities at Eide Bailly brought me back to Sioux Falls following graduation. Additionally, my wife and I desired to be close to our extended families, making Sioux Falls the perfect choice for us.

What keeps you in Sioux Falls?

Sioux Falls has the perfect mix of small-town values and big-city opportunities. Both personally and professionally, I feel as though I can continue to grow in this community.

What’s your favorite thing about your job?

The people. Each day, I get to interact with talented and successful individuals, both internal to Eide Bailly and external clients. Building relationships with these individuals has been the most rewarding and inspiring experience of my professional career.

How did you get connected to your industry?

Public accounting provides an unparalleled opportunity for accelerated learning and diversity of experience. For these reasons, I pursued a career in public accounting early on. My continued involvement in the profession is driven by my passion for the work that I do and by the relationships I have been able to cultivate during my career.

Describe Eide Bailly in three words.

Dedicated, innovative, caring.

What’s your favorite way to give back to your community?

I most enjoy volunteering my time to others. Whether it’s lending a helping hand to a neighbor in need or volunteering for Habitat for Humanity, I always seem to come away from these experiences with a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction.

What’s one business you’d like to see in Sioux Falls that isn’t here now?

Chick-fil-A.

Where do you see yourself in five years?

In five years, I hope to be doing much the same as I am now, serving clients to the best of my abilities and helping them succeed and grow. My hope is that internal and external peers view me as a leader in the industry and feel confident in the services Eide Bailly and I can provide.

Eide Bailly ‘Rising Star’ winner driven by passion for his work

This week’s Up-and-Comer is Brent Impecoven, audit manager at Eide Bailly LLP and recent winner of the company’s Rising Star award.

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