Spotlights

June/July 2017


Member news

Congratulations to Anita Drentlaw, CPA, president of New Market Bank and MollyJungbauer, CPA, CFO at Hollstadt Consulting for being recognized by Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal as Women in Business award winners.


Anita Drentlaw
Molly Jungbauer

Christopher W. Hesse of CliftonLarsonAllen LLP testified in April before the House Agriculture Committee in Washington, D.C., in favor of keeping the interest expense deduction.

"The beginning farmer doesn't have the sufficient capital to generate the return on investment necessary to expand," he testified. "The interest expense deduction to acquire the land is necessary to assure the economy of scale that could cover overhead expenses."


Christopher Hesse

Michael Bromelkamp, CPA, ABV, MBA, principal at Olsen Thielen & Co., Ltd., was selected as the 2017 recipient of the Business Leader Award by the Vadnais Heights Economic Development Corporation.


Michael Bromelkamp


New hires

Susan Johnson, CPA, MBA joined RedBrick Health as senior account executive. 


Susan Johnson

Jayme R. Woehl, CPA, CGMA joined Bernatello's Pizza, Inc. as their chief financial officer.


Jayme Woehl


Promotions

Copeland Buhl & Company PLLP promoted:

  • Katie Monger, CPA to senior human resources manager
  • Stephanie Mangin, CPA to accounting and assurance senior
  • Kristina Halama, CPA and Jason Kindseth, CPA to accounting and assurance managers
  • Allison Stevens, CPA, MBT and Dustin Durch, CPA to tax managers
  • Michael Pestka, CPA to senior tax manager
  • David Niemela, CPA and Ryan Holt, CPA to tax seniors

Kathryn Monger
Stephanie Mangin
Kristina Halama
Jason Kindseth
Allison Stevens
Dustin Durch
Michael Pestka
David Niemela
Ryan Holt

Peter Ulstad, CPA was promoted to controller at United Properties.

"Peter has been an important part of our team, and we're excited to see him take on more responsibility in his new role," said Eric Skalland, executive vice president and chief financial officer of United Properties.


Peter Ulstad

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