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Student Mentor Directory

The Student Mentor Directory connects students looking for career guidance with MNCPA members who understand what it's like to be in their shoes.

How it works:

Students: Scroll through the following directory to find a mentor that's right for you. Reach out via the email link provided.

MNCPA members: Volunteer to mentor students. Email membership@mncpa.org to learn more or be added to the directory.

Student mentors

Andrea Addo
Principal
Olsen Thielen & Co., Ltd. (Eden Prairie)
Years of experience: 16
EMAIL ANDREA


Tyler Anderson
Partner and Director of Audit Innovation
Accountability Plus LLC (Burnsville)
Years of experience: 11 
EMAIL TYLER


Melissa Baraibar
Audit Manager
BWK Rogers PC (Minneapolis)
Years of experience: 3
EMAIL MELISSA


Jennifer Bethke
Vice President of Finance & Administration
Versacon, Inc. (Minneapolis)
Years of experience: 17
EMAIL JENNIFER


Anne Brader
CFO
Thrifty White Pharmacy (Maple Grove)
Years of experience: 12
EMAIL ANNE


Samuel Buesing
Manager
Wipfli LLP (Minneapolis)
Years of experience: 8
EMAIL SAMUEL


Valbona Bushi
VP, Issues & Findings Management
MUFG Union Bank
Years of experience: 11
EMAIL VALBONA


Peter Busse
Chief Financial Officer
Real Estate Equities (St. Paul)
Years of experience: 14
EMAIL PETER


Lance Campbell
Partner-in-charge
Hawkins Ash CPAs (Rochester)
Years of experience: 16
EMAIL LANCE


William Campion
President
W.A. Campion Co., P.C. (Golden Valley)
Years of experience: 25
EMAIL WILLIAM


Jason Carney
Internal Auditor
Thomson Reuters (Eagan)
Years of experience: 17
EMAIL JASON


Connie Carter
CFO
Centricity Credit Union (Hermantown)
Years of experience: 34
EMAIL CONNIE


Scott Clinton
Tax Manager
HG&K, Ltd. (Minnetonka)
Years of experience: 7
EMAIL SCOTT


Stacey Conaway
Senior Finance Manager
Wilsonart International (Austin, TX)
Years of experience: 10
EMAIL STACEY


Allan Crew
Manager
Baker Tilly US, LLP (Minneapolis)
Years of experience: 3
EMAIL ALLAN


Betsy David
Director of Financial Administration
Hennepin County (Minneapolis)
Years of experience: 27
EMAIL BETSY


Jeffrey DeGree
Manager
Mahoney (St. Paul)
Years of experience: 5
EMAIL JEFFREY


Mary Denler
Manager
Amplifon USA (Minneapolis)
Years of experience: 27
EMAIL MARY


Amanda Eaton
Accountant
ALLETE, Inc. (Duluth)
Years of experience: 1
EMAIL AMANDA


Christine Erickson
Business Development Director
Salo, LLC (Minneapolis)
Years of experience: 28
EMAIL CHRISTINE


Stephen Fischer
Treasurer/CFO
FactRight, LLC (Eden Prairie)
Years of experience: 51
EMAIL STEPHEN


Katie Gabriel
Senior Business Development Director
Salo, LLC (Minneapolis)
Years of experience: 15
EMAIL KATIE


Mark Gasner
Staff Accountant
Ellingson & Ellingson, Ltd. (Edina)
Years of experience: 4
EMAIL MARK


Teresa Giese
CFO
RMS Energy Co, LLC (Randall)
Years of experience: 14
EMAIL TERESA


Sondra Glenn
Signing Director
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP (Waite Park)
Years of experience: 32
EMAIL SONDRA


Jean Gullikson
Chief Compliance Officer
Marquette Wealth Management (Minneapolis)
Years of experience: 30
EMAIL JEAN


Josh Gunderson
Tax Manager
RSM US LLP (Duluth)
Years of experience: 13
EMAIL JOSH


Jonathon Gut
Controller
Imricor Medical Systems, Inc. (Burnsville)
Years of experience: 12
EMAIL JONATHON


Frank Hallowell
Chief Financial Officer
Image Sensing Systems, Inc. (St. Paul)
Years of experience: 41
EMAIL FRANK


Wendy Harden
Shareholder
Schechter Dokken Kanter CPAs (Minneapolis)
Years of experience: 27
EMAIL WENDY


Karla Havemeier
Owner
Karla Havemeier, LTD (New Ulm)
Years of experience: 33
EMAIL KARLA


John Heutmaker
President
Accurant, LLC (Bloomington)
Years of experience: 32
EMAIL JOHN


April Huntsinger
Controller
Years of experience: 24
EMAIL APRIL


Kimberli Ishaug
Clinical Accounting Faculty
University of St. Thomas (St. Paul)
Years of experience: 25
EMAIL KIMBERLI


Collin Jahnke
Dave Syverson Inc (Rochester)
Years of experience: 4
EMAIL COLLIN


Adam Johnson
Finance Director
Scott County CDA (Shakopee)
Years of experience: 12
EMAIL ADAM


Ann Kellen
Finance Manager
IBEW Local 292 Fringe Benefits (Maple Grove)
Years of experience: 25
EMAIL ANN


Heather Kephart
Director of Financial Reporting
Koniag, Inc. (Anchorage)
Years of experience: 15
EMAIL HEATHER


Todd Kieser
Tax Manager
Rosen's Diversified, Inc. (Bloomington)
Years of experience: 21
EMAIL TODD


Sandra Kranz
Years of experience: 36
EMAIL SANDRA


Mary Kurth
Years of experience: 45
EMAIL MARY


Katherine Lambert
Vice President
Olsen Tool and Plastics Inc. (Chaska)
Years of experience: 24
EMAIL KATHERINE


Kaverne Lim
Manager, Internal Audit Risk Advisory
Wipfli LLP (Minneapolis)
Years of experience: 7
EMAIL KAVERNE


Carolee Lindsey
Director
Mahoney (St. Paul)
Years of experience: 33
EMAIL CAROLEE


Kristy Loeks
Manager
Brady, Martz & Associates, PC (Fargo)
Years of experience: 26
EMAIL KRISTY


Amanda Longley
Senior Accountant
Nelson Tax and Accounting, LLC (Woodbury)
Years of experience: 4
EMAIL AMANDA


Erica Ludwig
Financial Reporting Supervisor
Essentia Health (Duluth)
Years of experience: 9
EMAIL ERICA


Sally Mainquist
CEO & Co-Founder
Veritae Group, LLC (St. Louis Park)
Years of experience: 42
EMAIL SALLY


Jasmin McKenzie
Senior Accountant
Boyum Barenscheer (Bloomington)
Years of experience: 2
EMAIL JASMIN


Ruth Ann Michnay
Owner
Ruth Ann Michnay PA (Oakdale)
Years of experience: 21
EMAIL RUTH ANN


Husnain Mirza
Years of experience: 27
EMAIL HUSNAIN


Robyn Murray
Director
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP (Minneapolis)
Years of experience: 12
EMAIL ROBYN


Alyssa Nosbush
Senior Accountant
Murry & Associates, LLC (Golden Valley)
Years of experience: 6
EMAIL ALYSSA


Michael Oliver
CPA
JackHarvey, LLC (Plainview)
Years of experience: 3
EMAIL MICHAEL


Daniel Owens
Principal
Olsen Thielen & Co., Ltd. (Roseville)
Years of experience: 21
EMAIL DANIEL


Tina Palmer
Business Manager
Dassel Cokato Independent School District #466 (Cokato)
Years of experience: 21
EMAIL TINA


Bethany Paradee
Accountant
J.M. Knoll LLC (Minneapolis)
Years of experience: 11
EMAIL BETHANY


Cindy Penning
Manager
Drealan Kvilhaug Hoefker & Co., P.A. (Worthington)
Years of experience: 35
EMAIL CINDY


Sara Pierce
President
Pierce Accounting and Tax Services (Fairmont)
Years of experience: 13
EMAIL SARA


Doug Pilot
Senior Consultant - EPM Cloud
CherryRoad Technologies
Years of experience: 32
EMAIL DOUG


Rachel Polson
Partner
Baker Tilly US, LLP (Minneapolis)
Years of experience: 23
EMAIL RACHEL


Kate Pope
Vice President Finance & Treasury
Bachman's Inc. (Minneapolis)
Years of experience: 33
EMAIL KATE


Melissa Primus
Audit Project Manager
Minnesota State (St. Paul)
Years of experience: 28
EMAIL MELISSA


Matthew Ramsdell
Manager
Copeland Buhl & Company PLLP (Wayzata)
Years of experience: 10
EMAIL MATTHEW


Amanda Rustad
Director, IT - Corporate Functions
Teleflex Medical Group (Maple Grove)
Years of experience: 11
EMAIL AMANDA


Sara Sadecki
Senior Accountant
Home Federal Savings Bank (Rochester)
Years of experience: 11
EMAIL SARA


Linnae Sathre
Assistant Controller
Banner Engineering (Plymouth)
Years of experience: 34
EMAIL LINNAE


Brian Schellinger
Partner
Schlenner Wenner & Co. (St. Cloud)
Years of experience: 12
EMAIL BRIAN


Geniene Scherer
Senior Manager
Abdo, LLP (Edina)
Years of experience: 27
EMAIL GENIENE


Susan Schiessl
Partner
Clasen & Schiessl CPAs, Ltd. (Pequot Lakes)
Years of experience: 25
EMAIL SUSAN


Nancy Schulzetenberg
Audit Parner
BerganKDV (St. Cloud)
Years of experience: 30
EMAIL NANCY


Dax Stoner
Owner
Dax V. Stoner, Ltd. (Bloomington)
Years of experience: 26
EMAIL DAX


Dianna Streed
Senior Tax Manager
Hawkins Ash CPAs (Winona)
Years of experience: 29
EMAIL DIANNA


Andrea Thermos
Estate & Trust Partner
Boulay (Eden Prairie)
Years of experience: 18
EMAIL ANDREA


Sarah Tholen
Controller
Accord (St. Paul)
Years of experience: 10
EMAIL SARAH


Nathan Uhl
Audit Senior
Deloitte LLP (Minneapolis)
Years of experience: 18
EMAIL NATHAN


Steven Warren
Senior Manager
Schechter Dokken Kanter CPAs (Minneapolis)
Years of experience: 29
EMAIL STEVEN


Janet Weivoda
Owner
Weivoda Financial Ltd. (St. Louis Park)
Years of experience: 43
EMAIL JANET


Jeffrey White
Sole Proprietor
Years of experience: 26
EMAIL JEFFREY


Ashley Wittgreve
Senior Audit Manager
U.S. Bank (Minneapolis)
Years of experience: 13
EMAIL ASHLEY