Gerald D. Haugeberg

Mr. Haugeberg received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Minot State College in May of 1972 and completed graduate course work and comprehensive examinations for a Masters degree in Accounting from the University of North Dakota in August 1973. He received his CPA certificate in 1975.

He joined the Fairbanks office of the predecessor firm of Cook & Haugeberg in September 1973 and became a partner in 1981. He has been involved in a wide variety of professional engagements including audits of retail lumber businesses, car dealerships, scientific and technical consulting firms, construction contractors, financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations and corporations established as a result of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, as well as other profit and nonprofit organizations. He has participated in auditing and other services for the Denali Borough School District, the Nenana City Public Schools, the City of Fairbanks, the City of North Pole, the North Slope Borough, Circle Utilities, Inc., the City of Wasilla, Golden Valley Electric Association, Inc., the Fairbanks North Star Borough and School District, and the Fairbanks Municipal Utilities System. He is the audit partner for the firm's financial institution clients, as well as for other, privately owned, business clients.

Mr. Haugeberg is also the tax partner for the firm and he manages the office's business, estate and trust, nonprofit and personal income tax services including substantial involvement with tax and financial planning for both individuals and businesses. In this capacity, he leads the tax research, planning and preparation activities of the office. He deals with the broad range of income tax problems and opportunities encountered by all types of Alaskan businesses and assists clients with planning for the tax aspects of business and investment transactions, preparing estate and personal financial plans, accounting for trust operations, and dealing with income and other tax issues for our business, governmental, nonprofit and individual clients.

He is a past president of the Midnight Sun Council, Boy Scouts of America, a member of the Advisory Board for the Salvation Army and a past president of the Fairbanks Estate Planning Council as well as a member of the Fairbanks Rotary Club, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Alaska Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Kara Moore

Ms. Moore is a graduate of University of Alaska Fairbanks with a B.B.A. in Accounting and Management. She began working with us in January of 1999, and earned her Alaska CPA certificate in January 2002.

Ms. Moore has supervised, reviewed, and served on audit teams for a variety of governmental, nonprofit and for-profit entities. Her audit experience includes the City of Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough and School District, Denali Borough School District, Barrow Utilities and Electric Cooperative, as well as various nonprofit and for-profit organizations. She has extensive federal and state Single Audit experience. Her tax experience includes the preparation and review of corporate, trust and individual returns, as well as tax accounting services.

She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Alaska Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Kathleen A. R. Thompson

Kathleen Thompson graduated with honors from Washington State University in 1995. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting and International Business. She obtained her Washington State CPA Certificate in 1998 and her Alaska CPA Certificate in 2001 and currently holds licenses in both states.

Kathleen started her professional career in Washington State at a local CPA firm before relocating to Fairbanks and joining Cook & Haugeberg in the fall of 2001. She works in both tax and audit areas. Her audit experience includes manufacturers, retailers, local governments, service organizations and several nonprofit entities, including performing both federal and state single audits. She has also worked on Housing and Urban Development audits. Her tax experience includes a wide variety of individual and business returns, including tax-exempt organizations.

Kathleen is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Alaska Society of Certified Public Accountants (AKCPA). She has previously served on the Alaska Board of Public Accountancy and on the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy's Regulatory Response and Accountancy Licensee Database Committees. She is currently the chair of the AKCPA’s legislative committee and is a member and the Treasurer of Fairbanks Golden Heart Rotary. Kathleen is a Board member of the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce and has served as the Treasurer for 3 years.