Bob Bekkerus, CPA

Bob grew up on a farm in Glyndon, Minnesota and moved to Detroit Lakes, where he graduated from high school. After a stint with the Army in Germany, he graduated Summa cum Laude from Moorhead State University and started working for Peat, Marwick and Mitchell in Minneapolis.

After working several years in Minneapolis, Bob returned to Detroit Lakes to serve the clients in his hometown. He worked for Peterson & Ankerfelt, before striking out on his own and beginning the firm we know today.

In the off season, Bob enjoys golfing, spending time with family, and time at the lake.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Worked for Peat, Marwick & Mitchell in Minneapolis
  • Worked for Peterson & Ankerfelt
  • Founder of Bekkerus Schott Helmeke DeConcini Johnson

Professional Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants

Designation and Licensures

  • Certified Public Accountant


  • Bachelor of Arts, Accounting major with a math minor – Moorhead State University