April 2017

Member news

The election results are in for MNCPA board members and officers for the 2017-18 term. The results will be confirmed at the April board meeting.


  • Chair Jeffrey J. White, CPA, CGMA, J & B Equipment Co., Inc.
  • Chair-elect Rebecca Keran, CPA, MBA, Health Fitness Corporation
  • Vice chair Carolee Lindsey, CPA, CGMA, Weber & Deegan, Ltd.
  • Treasurer Rachel Polson, CPA, Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP
  • Secretary Joel Wilson, CPA, Metropolitan State University

New board members

  • Mandy Dick, CPA, Glorvigen, Theis, Lind & Co., PLLP
  • Cameron Edgar, CPA, RSM US LLP
  • Charles Esler, CPA, Hennepin County Medical Center

Re-elected board member

  • Ted Daley, CPA, CFE, MBA, Theodore J. Daley, CPA

Jeffrey White
Rebecca Keran
Carolee Lindsey
Rachel Polson
Joel Wilson
Amanda Dick
Cameron Edgar
Charles Esler
Ted Daley

Mark Lehman passed away Dec. 4. He most recently served as corporate controller and treasurer at SurModics, Inc., and previously served on the Footnote Advisory Committee and Member Development Committee. He was 56.

Nope, not this one: 5837

Shane Buntje passed away Feb. 2. He was a partner at Boyum & Barenscheer, PLLP for nearly 20 years and served on the MNCPA Peer Review Committee. He was 47.

Nope, not this one: 12724

New hires

Alex Korzhen, JD, MBA joined TaxOps to help meet demand for customized SALT solutions.

Nope, not this one: 98689

Boulay PLLP hired Emily Rausch and Hunter Swanke as audit associates, Megan Stanga as an accounting advisory senior associate, and Josh Suciu as an accounting advisory associate.

Emily Rausch
Hunter Swanke
Megan Stanga
Joshua Suciu

Kim Hubertus, CPA joined Frank N. Magid Associates Inc. as controller.

Kim Hubertus

Jim Casey, CPA, MBA joined The Toro Company as director of internal audit.

James Casey

Tom Chamberland joined Irrigation By Design Inc. as controller.

Thomas Chamberland

Scott Dunnigan, CPA, MBT joined Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP as a tax manager in their manufacturing and distribution group.

Scott Dunnigan


Malloy, Montague, Karnowski, Radosevich & Co., P.A. promoted Jennifer Dickman, CPA to senior manager and Rachel McQuiston to senior associate.

Jennifer Dickman
Rachel McQuiston

RSM US LLP promoted Hank Donatell, CPA to audit partner.

Henry Donatell

Froehling Anderson promoted Wade Christensen, CPA and Brandon Rosenthal, CPA to partner.

Wade Christensen
Brandon Rosenthal

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

Kathryn Monger

Mahoney Ulbrich Christiansen Russ PA promoted:

  • Samuel Brummer, CPA to senior accountant
  • Alex Cho, CPA to senior accountant
  • Ashley Engh, CPA to supervisor
  • Katie Mackedanz, CPA to manager
  • Trent Senske, CPA to manager
  • Elizabeth Barchenger, CPA to senior manager
  • Jayme Shuda, CPA to officer

"I am delighted to recognize these employees whose promotions are well deserved through their hard work, expertise and commitment. Leadership development has always been one of our top priorities, instrumental to our continuing success," said Roz Allyson, managing partner.

Samuel Brummer
Chung Hyun Cho
Ashley Engh
Kathleen Mackedanz
Trent Senske
Elizabeth Barchenger
Jayme Shuda

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