Tabitha Talkington, CPA
Hometown: Moorhead, MN
Alma Mater / Degree: NDSU BS Psychology & Accounting
Current Job / Company / Location: Tax Manager, Brady Martz & Associates, Dickinson
Employment History / Background: I have been with Brady Martz, since 2011 when I interned in our Bismarck office, before transferring to our Dickinson office in 2012.
What was your first job? Babysitting my younger sisters and neighbor kids.
What inspired you to become a CPA? I was having my first personal tax return prepared, and as I watched my CPA work up my return. I thought to myself” I could do that” and that was the beginning of my CPA pursuit.
What I like about the Society: I like that the society brings together accountants, doesn’t matter if you work in public, industry, or government. They society is for us all.
What would surprise people about me: My Husband and I met on a blind date.
Tell us about your family: My husband Travis and I have four children Alexander (10), Victoria (8), Christian (6) , Madison (3) and a Japanese Chin named Emperor Bonsai
What do you like to do in your free time? As you can imagine I don’t have a lot of free time on my hands these days. When I’m not in the office I can be found at the football field, hockey rink, basketball court, dance studio or judo mat, but I do love to take nature photos especially of the bison in Theodore Roosevelt National Park.