October 2017

Member news

Finance & Commerce named Laura Groppoli, CPA and Jill Walker, CPA to its Top Women in Finance of 2017.
Laura Groppoli
Jill Walker

Luke Selvig, CPA, a senior accountant at Boyum & Barenscheer, PLLP, was selected to the 2017 class of the AICPA Leadership Academy.
Lucas Selvig

New hires

Mike Treece, CPA joined Star as chief financial officer.
Michael Treece


BerganKDV promoted:Nancy Wolf, CPA to tax managerAaron Dahl, CPA to GASB seniorJames Ringwald, CPA, ABV to tax manager
Nancy Wolf
Aaron Dahl
James Ringwald

Grant Thornton LLP admitted Kyle Hansen, CPA, MBA as audit partner and Tim Smith, CPA as international tax partner in the firm's Minneapolis office."Kyle and Tim have proven themselves as leaders to our clients, colleagues, community and the profession," said Jarod Allerheiligen, Grant Thornton's Minneapolis office managing partner. "We recognize their tremendous accomplishments and thank them for their commitment to helping build our high-performance culture as we continue to grow in Minnesota."
Kyle Hansen
Timothy Smith

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP promoted:Kristin Decker, CPA to audit manager on the manufacturing and distribution teamJenna Fish, CPA to audit manager on the manufacturing and distribution team Blaine Jasper, CPA to audit manager on the not-for-profit/public sector team Jon Jay, CPA to tax manager on the commercial services team Joey Lund, CPA to tax manager on the construction and real estate team Ashley Schmid, CPA to tax manager on the manufacturing and distribution team Mathew Mikulay, CPA to manager on the risk and internal audit consulting team
Kristin Decker
Jenna Fish
Blaine Jasper
Jonathan Jay
Joseph Lund
Ashley Schmid
Mathew Mikulay

Katie Monger, CPA was promoted to director at Copeland Buhl & Company PLLP.
Kathryn Monger

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