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 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 an office in Pocatello and another office opened up in Rexburg, Idaho in the summer of 2017.
Cooper Norman is a member of CPAmerica, an organization allowing us to offer clients the attention of a local firm and the knowledge and resources of an international association.
You can read more about our firm history in our 60 Years blog post.