Terri joined Cooper Norman in 1988 with the merger of Ferguson, Rooks, Williams & Co. in Idaho Falls. She became a partner in Cooper Norman in 1996. Areas of specialty include tax and financial planning for construction and family businesses, auditing, and business valuations. Construction accounting and taxation is a niche that Terri has been developing in Cooper Norman for the past 25 years.


  • Construction industry focus for more than 25 years
  • Business valuation and economic damage calculations focus for more than 20 years
  • Chair of Cooper Norman Audit and Accounting Practice


  • Highschool – Columbia Heights, Minnesota
  • College – Graduated from Idaho State University in 1983 with Bachelors Degree

Designations and Licensures:

  • CPA – 1985
  • CVA – 1995

Professional Organizations:

  • CPAmerica International
  • AICPA American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • ISCPA Idaho Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • NACVA National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts
  • AGC – Associated General Contractors

Community Involvement:

  • Idaho Falls Auditorium District- Board Chair elected to a six year term
  • Idaho Falls Redevelopment Agency Board- currently serving as secretary
  • Idaho Falls YMCA past board member and two years as President
  • NAWIC (National Associatioin of Women in Construction) past member and President of the local chapter
  • The Shepherds Inn founding member (non-profit organization assisting pregnant women in crisis)
  • Snake River BMX Association past board member and volunteer
  • Volunteer to establish non-profit status for organizations needing assistance in this

Married to Paul Gazdik, she has raised two daughters. Her free time is consumed with hiking, skiing, gardening, and traveling anywhere to get awesome pictures.