Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA)
  • National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)


  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Valuation Analyst

About Nate

Nate Gwost joined CDS in 2017 as a Staff Accountant. He was an intern for CDS in 2016. Nate graduated from St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, MN with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. In 2019, Nate was promoted to Senior Accountant and in 2023 was promoted to Manager. Nate specializes in for profit and non-profit auditing, business advisory services, business valuations, and the petroleum industry.

Community Involvement

  • Ducks Unlimited
  • Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership Perspectives program graduate
  • Vision 2040 Leadership program graduate

"I love spending time with my family and friends. I enjoy outdoor activities, such as sports, hunting and traveling. Accounting is pretty cool too 😊"

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