August 2017

Firm news

BerganKDV acquired Farmington, Minnesota-based Beltz, Kes, Darling & Associates on July 1. This partnership brings together two firms with a strong synergy for putting clients and relationships first.

"We're looking forward to learning from the BKDA team on how they've built such a strong niche in charter schools," said Loren Viere, BerganKDV president.

This move furthers the BerganKDV vision of solving complex business, financial and technology challenges all under one roof.

"We look forward to accessing the resources available at BerganKDV to further grow our niche market with a group of people who share our values," added BKDA partner Judith Darling.

New hires

Abdo, Eick & Meyers, LLP hired Sam Magureanu as a senior auditor in the firm's government group.

Samuel Magureanu

Peter Busse, CPA joined CPM Companies as vice president of finance.

Peter Busse

Lois Martin joined Mortenson Construction as CFO.

Lois Martin


Adam Goehring, CPA, MBT was promoted to partner at BerganKDV.  

Adam Goehring

Mahoney Ulbrich Christiansen Russ PA promoted Jeff DeGree, CPA to senior accountant.

"Jeff's work and dedication is evident in the contributions he has made to the firm, his colleagues and our clients. It's with great pride we recognize Jeff and his advancement to the senior staff accountant position," said Roz Allyson, managing partner.

Jeffrey DeGree

Mark W. Brauch, CPA was promoted to senior vice president/CFO at Center National Bank.

Mark Brauch

Land O'Lakes, Inc promoted Bill Pieper to senior vice president and CFO.

William Pieper

Maria Schwingler, CPA was accepted into partnership at Eide Bailly LLP.

Maria Schwingler

John Muehlberg, CPA was promoted to accounting and assurance manager at Copeland Buhl & Company PLLP.

John Muehlberg

Karlie Johnson, CPA was promoted to a director at Redpath and Company, Ltd.

Karlie Johnson

Lurie, LLP admitted Matt Brown, CPA, JD, Nate Shubert, CPA and Kate Siegrist, CPA, CISA, CRISC, CCSFP as partners.

"We are exceptionally pleased to have these three talented leaders join our partner group," said Beth Kieffer Leonard, managing partner. "Their unique combination of energy, technical expertise and leadership skills are perfect to serve our clients and fuel our continued growth in the coming years."

Matt Brown
Nathan Shubert
Katherine Siegrist

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