Long-time Ellsworth area accountant ventures out on ownCarolyn Hoikka-Gaslin has opened her own accounting office in the back of the Compass Financial Services building in Ellsworth’s west business district.
Long-time accountant ventures out on own
By Bill Kirk
What once were skills Carolyn Hoikka-Gaslin provided mainly to members of her family are now available to the public through Gaslin Accounting, LLC.
The area native has opened her own accounting office in the back of the Compass Financial Services building in Ellsworth’s west business district. Although it’s her first independent enterprise, she has extensive experience in the field.
“I know all about accounting for farming and business,” Hoikka-Gaslin said Friday, explaining she’s long done bookkeeping for her parents.
While she was growing up near the Valley Bar, her mother and father were involved in those fields, she said. Her dad, John C. Hoikka, farmed and operated the former Hoikka Implement on Ellsworth’s east side. Her mom, Vivian Hoikka, ran the former Ranch House, just around the corner from where their daughter’s office is located.
“I’m still doing my mom’s bookkeeping,” she said.
Read more in the print version of the Herald Jan. 13.