Widmer Roel PC

Keith R. Rutherford

Tax Manager
Certified Public Accountant
With Widmer Roel since 2009

Keith joined Widmer Roel in 2009 and serves as a supervisor in the tax department.

Keith has over 10 years of experience in public accounting providing tax consulting and compliance services for privately owned businesses and individuals. His fundamentals are fostering strong relationships with his clients and providing high quality customer service. Additionally, Keith utilizes his expertise and knowledge in structuring transactions to assist his clients in understanding the tax implications of proposed strategies.

Keith also conducts business valuation services for estate, gift, and income taxes; litigation and shareholder disputes; mergers and acquisitions; marital dissolution; buy/sell agreements; reorganizations and bankruptcies; and purposes of financial reporting relating to business combinations and goodwill impairment testing.

Keith has served clients in a variety of industries including construction, healthcare, retail trade, manufacturing, distribution, wholesale and professional services.


  • Bachelor of Accounting – University of North Dakota


  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Accredited in Business Valuation
  • Licensed in North Dakota

Professional Organizations:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • North Dakota Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Young Professionals Organization