Tom Hodnefield

Tom Hodnefield, CPA

Audit Partner, Client Manager, Commercial Team Leader
Tom Hodnefield, CPA, is an audit partner, client manager, commercial team leader, and board chair at Redpath and Company. He works with closely-held businesses and specializes in providing accounting services to a variety of companies in the technology industry including software-as-a-service (SaaS), computer hardware, networking solutions, e-commerce, and IT management. 

Tom is passionate about working with technology companies and helping them take advantage of opportunities in a very dynamic and fast-paced industry. His approach is to deliver value beyond compliance work and help his clients reach their goals through a deep understanding of their unique business and operational characteristics. Tom’s client portfolio includes companies with revenues ranging from pre-revenue to upwards of $100 million. 

Tom understands the nuances and unique needs of businesses that provide technology services or productsβ€”or use technology as a competitive advantage. Areas of expertise include revenue recognition, GAAP readiness, M&A, funding, state and local tax/nexus, and entity structuring.

Tom began his public accounting career with Redpath and Company and has been with the firm since 1988.

Professional Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Nonprofit Financial Group
  • Gustavus Adolphus College Audit Committee
  • Como Friends, board member and treasurer
  • White Bear Lake Area Educational Foundation, member of the founding board and former treasurer
  • United Hospital Foundation, former board member
  • Redpath Board of Directors, board chair


  • Commercial


  • B.A. Accounting β€” Gustavus Adolphus College

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