Serving Cottonwood Idaho and nearby communities.

414 MAIN STREET • PO BOX 37 | COTTONWOOD, ID 83522
PH 208.962.3161 | FAX 208.962.5619

Meet Our Team

Tim Forsmann. - Forsmann Accounting

Tim Forsmann

Tim Forsmann

Tim began working for Forsmann Accounting immediately after graduating from Kinman Business University in 1971 with a degree in accounting. He then earned his Licensed Public Accountant license in 1977 from the Board of Accountancy. He took over from his father, Cleo, as owner, in 1982. Tim and Beth sold Forsmann Accounting to Brandy McElroy on January 1, 2020.
Ken Forsmann - Forsmann Accounting

Ken Forsmann

Ken Forsmann

Ken has worked for Forsmann Accounting since 1966. He also owns a ranch and is married to Bertie who works at FAS during tax season. Ken and Bertie have four children, two of whom have accounting degrees.
Cleo and Sylvia Forsmann - Founders of Forsmann Accounting

Cleo and Sylvia Forsmann

Founders of Forsmann Accounting

Cleo and Sylvia Forsmann

Cleo and Sylvia Forsmann founded Forsmann Accounting in 1949. The business was operated out of the Federal Land Bank which is now Harman Agency. Their son, Ken joined the business in 1964 with son, Tim joining in 1971. A new building was constructed in 1972 at the present location. Cleo “retired” in 1982 but continued to work until a year before his death in February, 2008. Sylvia worked by his side assembling & mailing tax returns and doing whatever was needed.
Brandy McElroy - Forsmann Accounting

Brandy McElroy

Brandy McElroy

Brandy became the owner of Forsmann Accounting January 1, 2020. Brandy (one of Ken's daughters) received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Idaho in December 1997. Brandy became a Certified Public Accountant in 2000, is licensed in Idaho and is a member of the ISCPA and AICPA. Brandy began working at Forsmann Accounting in November 2008 after 11 years in public accounting at firms in Boise and San Diego. Brandy returned to Cottonwood with her husband Dale to raise their three boys on the Prairie.
Beth Forsmann - Forsmann Accounting

Beth Forsmann

Beth Forsmann

Beth graduated from Kinman Business University in 1973 with an AAS in Legal Secretary and then spent five years working in banking. She married Tim in 1976 and has worked for Forsmann Accounting since 1988. They have four children, one of whom has a degree in accounting.
Lindsey Venderveen - Forsmann Accounting

Lindsey Vanderveen

Lindsey Vanderveen

Lindsey began working for Forsmann Accounting February 1, 2019. She resides in Grangeville with her significant other, Matthew McElroy, Brandy's stepson.
Cleo and Sylvia Forsmann - Founders of Forsmann Accounting

Cleo and Sylvia Forsmann

Founders of Forsmann Accounting

Cleo and Sylvia Forsmann

Cleo and Sylvia Forsmann founded Forsmann Accounting in 1949. The business was operated out of the Federal Land Bank which is now Harman Agency. Their son, Ken joined the business in 1964 with son, Tim joining in 1971. A new building was constructed in 1972 at the present location. Cleo “retired” in 1982 but continued to work until a year before his death in February, 2008. Sylvia worked by his side assembling & mailing tax returns and doing whatever was needed.
Beth Forsmann - Forsmann Accounting

Beth Forsmann

Beth Forsmann

Beth graduated from Kinman Business University in 1973 with an AAS in Legal Secretary and then spent five years working in banking. She married Tim in 1976 and has worked for Forsmann Accounting since 1988. They have four children, one of whom has a degree in accounting.
Ken Forsmann - Forsmann Accounting

Ken Forsmann

Tim Forsmann

Ken has worked for Forsmann Accounting since 1966. He also owns a ranch and is married to Bertie who works at FAS during tax season. Ken and Bertie have four children, two of whom have accounting degrees.
Tim Forsmann. - Forsmann Accounting

Tim Forsmann

Tim Forsmann

Tim began working for Forsmann Accounting immediately after graduating from Kinman Business University in 1971 with a degree in accounting. He then earned his Licensed Public Accountant license in 1977 from the Board of Accountancy. He took over from his father, Cleo, as owner, in 1982. Tim and Beth sold Forsmann Accounting to Brandy McElroy on January 1, 2020.
Brandy McElroy - Forsmann Accounting

Brandy McElroy

Brandy McElroy

Brandy became the owner of Forsmann Accounting January 1, 2020. Brandy (one of Ken's daughters) received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Idaho in December 1997. Brandy became a Certified Public Accountant in 2000, is licensed in Idaho and is a member of the ISCPA and AICPA. Brandy began working at Forsmann Accounting in November 2008 after 11 years in public accounting at firms in Boise and San Diego. Brandy returned to Cottonwood with her husband Dale to raise their three boys on the Prairie.
Lindsey Venderveen - Forsmann Accounting

Lindsey Vanderveen

Lindsey Vanderveen

Lindsey began working for Forsmann Accounting February 1, 2019. She resides in Grangeville with her significant other, Matthew McElroy, Brandy's stepson.
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