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Judd T. Nordquist, CPA


With extensive industry knowledge, Judd helps business owners navigate complex tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, and cash flow management.

Judd serves on the firm’s M&A Advisory segment and is a member of Abdo’s Board of Directors. With more than 26 years of industry and consulting experience, Judd has a passion for client service, having worked across many geographies in the Americas and Europe. Judd’s areas of expertise include M&A consulting, company strategy engagements, and organizational transformation programs.

Judd also sits on a public company board of directors and serves as the audit committee chair.

In his personal life, he enjoys getting outdoors, spending time with his wife and two daughters, playing golf, and the occasional game of pick-up hockey. You will find him on weekends building things in his garage.

What do you like to do in your free time?

Anything involving my kids, spending time outdoors, or golf.

What was your first job growing up?

Youth Hockey Referee

What is your favorite quote?

“No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” — Theodore Roosevelt


This picture was taken on an Idaho rafting trip with my family.

Industry Specialties

  • Audit
  • Tax
  • M&A Advisory

Service Specialties

  • Manufacturing
  • Real Estate / Construction


  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • Continuing professional education as required by AICPA

Professional Memberships

  • DFK-USA-International Tax Committee Chair
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • National Association of Corporate Directors