Rachel D. Polson, CPA, board chair
Rachel D. Polson, a 19-year MNCPA member, is the chair of the board of directors. The board sets policy for the 8,500-member organization. Prior to assuming leadership of the board in April 2019, Polson served on the General Industries Review Task Force and Leadership Committee. She most recently served as treasurer of the board in 2017.
In addition to her active volunteerism with the MNCPA, Polson is a partner with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP in Minneapolis, where she focuses on audits. She also is the board member and treasurer of TeamWomenMN, a member of the advisory council for the St. Cloud State University Herberger School of Business, and a board member and treasurer for the Minnesota High Tech Association Foundation.
Outside of her professional life, Polson loves snowmobiling with her husband and two sons, as well as camping, cooking and gardening. She is passionate about the future of the CPA profession and looks forward to playing a part in its changes with technology, skills, clients and businesses.