Erik Ordal

Erik Ordal, CPA

Assurance & Consulting

Born and raised in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Erik attended college at the Carlson School of Management in Minneapolis. Upon graduating with a B.A. in Accounting as well as a Master’s of Accountancy in 2014, he spent four years in public accounting, serving as the in-charge on assurance engagements. He worked on public and private engagements in a variety of industries with a focus on private equity, manufacturing, medical device, and benefit plans. He switched careers in 2018 to pursue a passion for financial planning, joining an independent RIA firm in Minnetonka. In this role, he served in the advisory group, providing holistic wealth management services to ultra-affluent families.

In February of 2020, Erik joined MKS as a financial consultant to assist with the assurance practice, with a vision to augment the firm’s comprehensive service offerings to include independent advisory services. He is currently working towards the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation.

After marrying his wife Allie in 2019, he now calls Plymouth home and enjoys golfing, spending time with family and friends, and spoiling Dakota, their two-year-old Golden Retriever.

Degree: Bachelor of Science, Accounting; Master of Accountancy
College: University of Minnesota/Carlson School of Management
Hometown: Sioux Falls, SD