Katie Thomas, CPA, CFP®, CGMA

President & CEO

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Katie became the president and CEO of Honkamp at the beginning of 2023 after serving as the firm's president since 2020. She is passionate about the core values of the firm and our efforts to help clients be successful in an ever-changing world. Katie also is focused on the future growth of Honkamp, as well as helping all of its employees reach their full potential. She leads the firm's efforts to enrich the lives of those employees and of Honkamp's clients and communities. She joined the firm in 2004. 

Education & credentials

B.A. with magna cum laude designation in accounting and finance, Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®)
Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

Professional affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants (ISCPA)


2024 Corridor Business Journal’s Corridor Leaders 250
2021 Telegraph Herald Rising Star Award
2013 Women of Achievement Award for Up & Coming Leader by Women’s Leadership Network

Community involvement

Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, treasurer
St. Columbkille Parent Association, treasurer
Dubuque Montessori School, past treasurer

Family life & hobbies

Katie and her husband, Andrew, have two sons, Jack and Ben. Her hobbies are running and spending time with her family.

Speaking engagements

Chicago, Ill. | 2015 | CPAmerica International’s 2015 Next Generation Conference