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About the Author

Lynn Kletscher

Lynn Kletscher is the MNCPA Director of Education, working to secure innovative and informative continuing education programs for CPAs. When she’s not researching the latest NASBA CPE rules, she is at her hobby farm tending to her horses and chickens. She is a fair-weather motorcyclist and a year-round fan of The Walking Dead. Next time you attend an MNCPA event or seminar, ask her about her zombie escape plan. Lynn can be reached at 952-885-5513 or lkletscher@mncpa.org.


A succession plan for CPE greatness
Oct. 23, 2017  |  By Lynn Kletscher
A little more than 15 years ago, I came on board at the MNCPA and first heard the name Andy Biebl. It didn’t mean much to me at the time. Yet... Read more
NASBA approves MNCPA CPE
Sep. 18, 2017  |  By Lynn Kletscher
CPAs have enough to worry about: accounting and auditing standards, tax changes, cybersecurity, financial forecasts, you name it. They shouldn’t have... Read more
Speak up to get what you want
Aug. 15, 2017  |  By Lynn Kletscher
Confession: I am a fan of the McDonald’s Big Mac. Not the calories — just the awesome flavorful mix of the sesame seed bun, beef and, oh yes, the... Read more
Too much Excel CPE? Proposed rules suggest so
Jun. 30, 2017  |  By Lynn Kletscher
Almost every CPA I know uses Excel. It doesn’t matter whether they’re in public accounting, business and industry, government, or education. The... Read more
Ditching Dilbert for 'Tribal Leadership'
Jun. 5, 2017  |  By Lynn Kletscher
Even though they’ve been around for decades, Dilbert and Office Space still make me laugh. They are so relatable — who hasn’t worked for a... Read more
5 business development myths you should dispel today
May 1, 2017  |  By Lynn Kletscher
You go to college, study and pass the CPA exam. You take a position with a firm. Maybe you work on a few audit engagements or prepare some tax... Read more
CPE Model Rules: call for comments
Mar. 27, 2017  |  By Lynn Kletscher
I’m a rule follower. I love black and white; I don’t love gray. If a rule is not clear, I prefer to err on the side of caution. You’re likely a... Read more
CPE: The next generation
Feb. 20, 2017  |  By Lynn Kletscher
Nano, nano! Greetings, CPA life forms! If you’re of my generation (I’m not saying which one) or a Robin Williams fan, you hopefully get the play... Read more
The CPE Catalog continuum
Jan. 13, 2017  |  By Lynn Kletscher
My siblings and I relished the J.C. Penney Catalog, even fought over it. It was 1,000 pages of pure bliss. What were the hot new toys? What were the... Read more