Since our founding by E. LeGrande Nelson in 1954, Cooper Norman has grown to become the #1 public accounting firm in reputation for quality service and innovative planning ideas. The Firm has operated under the names of Nelson Beckstead & Waldron; Severn Ripley Doorn & Co.; Beckstead Cooper Co. and Cooper Norman Jirovec. The Firm was associated with Deloitte Haskins & Sells from 1975-1978. The Firm had an office in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1981-1986. In 1979, The Firm joined CPA Associates International, the oldest association of its nature. In 1988, the Firm opened an office in Idaho Falls by acquiring the public accounting practice of Ferguson Rooks Williams & Co., CPA’s. The Idaho Falls practice is one of the oldest in Eastern Idaho dating back to its founding in 1946. In October of 2013 Cooper Norman expanded with a new office in Pocatello.
You can read more about our firm history in our 60 Years blog post.
Cooper Norman is a proud member of CPA Associates International, a global group of high-quality independent CPA and Chartered Accounting firms. CPAAI is market exclusive, which means that each market area allows only one firm the benefits of membership. Cooper Norman is the only member firm in the state of Idaho. Through this international organization, the professionals are available to provide information, resources, fresh ideas, consulting, and planning assistance to other members. To read more about CPAAI, please visit www.cpaai.com.