2020 Exhibitors

Exhibitor profiles

Abdo, Eick & Meyers, LLP

100 Warren Street, Suite 600
Mankato, MN 56001

Abdo, Eick & Meyers is a leading provider of accounting, tax, audit, and consulting services in the Midwest. We have 160 employees and two office locations in Edina and Mankato, MN. While we're rock stars with the numbers, our real success is attributed to our commitment to these three values:
- Relationships: We give our best to our clients and to each other. We invest time in getting to know our co-workers and clients to make sure we're helping them solve their challenges and reach their goals.
- Teamwork: We accomplish great things together. We know that we are truly better together.
- Growth & Development: We get better every day. You won't hear "because we've always done it that way" here. We see possibility and are always willing to try new things if it benefits our people or clients.

Anfinson Thompson & Company, P.A.

1604 S 1st Street, 230
Willmar, MN 56201

At Anfinson Thomspson, we believe in empowering people with knowledge and support so that they can have confidence in all aspects of their life. Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Anfinson Thompson & Company, PA is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of West Central Minnesota's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.
With offices in Willmar, Paynesville, Melrose, St. Joseph & Starbuck we value relationships and dedication to hard work and know that our success is a direct derivative of our people and their responsiveness to our client base. We look forward to meeting you and learning more about your dreams and goals.


330 N Wabash, Suite#3200
Chicago, IL 60614

There are many world-class accounting firms. Far fewer that offer a culture so rich in professional opportunity, personal fulfillment, and long-term growth. At BDO, we understand that exceptional service to our clients begins -- and ends -- with exceptional regard for our people. Because at its core, our business is not about numbers or spreadsheets, dollars or pence, but about people working with, for, and in service of others. In short, because relationships matter.

BDO provides assurance, tax, financial advisory and consulting services to a wide range of publicly traded and privately held companies. We offer a sophisticated array of services and the global capabilities of the world's fifth largest accounting and consulting network, combined with the personal attention of experienced professionals.


220 Park Ave S
St. Cloud, MN 56301

Are you a motivated individual with a passion for helping people and a tendency to have some fun doing it? Then, we think we just might be a better team with you on it.
Our team is full of down-to-earth people with a "work hard, play hard" mentality and outside interests, hobbies, families and lives. Because, after all, we know that a great team member is one that is happy inside our walls and outside them! Ready to make a name for yourself? It's not just your career, it's your future -- so make sure you join a team where you feel at home. BerganKDV gives you the opportunity to work alongside professionals at all levels and explore what works best for you. Start here, even before you graduate, and begin building you the future you want.


7500 Flying Cloud Dr. #800
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

At Boulay we inspire remarkable careers focused on building your talents and celebrating successes. We equip you with meaningful work and are dedicated to helping you grow personally and professionally. As one of MN's leading regional financial services firm, you'll have exposure to a variety of clients in several industries providing you a dynamic and challenging work environment. Our style fosters honest, long-term relationships provoking open dialogue and delivers innovative ideas to our clients. We want you to work, grow, and make friends along the way! We are currently seeking individuals with the following attributes: personable, innovative, precise, proactive, respectful, inquisitive, immersed and ethical. If that's you -- let's talk

Boyum Barenscheer

3050 Metro Dr, Suite 200
Bloomington, MN 55425

Since 1975, Boyum Barenscheer has been providing exceptional service and insight to our clients. Our growth to being one of the Top 20 Twin Cities Accounting Firms is credited to our staff's passion for exceeding expectations. Today, we have over 70 team members including 10 partners and 13 managers.
Many of our professionals have grown up in entrepreneurial homes and understand the demands of business ownership. Others have dedicated time to helping nonprofit organizations make the world a better place. We're a group of individuals who care about our clients and each other; and we're committed to our mission: With character, determination and a spirit of collaboration, we partner with our clients to achieve their business and financial goals.
Life at BB means you'll be a key team player, not just a number. Our culture promotes teamwork and encourages professional growth and diversity. We provide competitive compensation, a great benefits package, flexible schedules and growth opportunities


4400 W. 78th St. Suite 200
Bloomington, MN 55435

CBRE is the world’s largest commercial real estate services company. Our Property Management Accounting team offers world-class accounting and financial reporting solutions customized to meet each client’s sophisticated accounting needs. We serve a broad range of commercial real estate owners, including institutions and investors with office, industrial and retail assets, by providing unique expertise in every aspect of commercial real estate management.
This line of business is located in Bloomington, MN. We offer the ability to perform full cycle accounting responsibilities for commercial real estate properties that are part of national portfolios.
• Prepare all aspects of the financial statement package, including journal entry creations and posting, general ledger review and back-up schedule completion
• Ensure expenses, receipts, owner’s distributions, funding request and other transactions are accurately reflected on monthly financial statements.
• Review and audit funding and payment requests for accuracy, and complete documentation and authorizations in accordance with established operating procedures.

Christianson, PLLP

302 5th St SW
Willmar, MN 56201

Christianson, PLLP, a locally and nationally respected CPA and consulting firm, provides traditional accounting services such as auditing, tax services, and estate planning to large and small clients across a variety of industries, from agribusiness to manufacturing to renewable fuels. We have developed a reputation as a trusted technology and services partner to the global biofuels industry; a majority of ethanol plants use one or more of our services including RIN consulting, technology solutions and our groundbreaking biofuels benchmarking services.

With our varied and challenging client base, Christianson, PLLP provides a fast-paced work environment with a wide range of opportunities. Located in Willmar, Minnesota, 90 miles west of the Twin Cities metro area and 60 miles SW of St. Cloud, we offer a unique prospect for a cutting-edge career with boundless potential for advancement and further education.


PO BOX 570

CDS's core values are integrity, quality, collaboration, innovation, and kindness. We are a full-service certified public accounting firm headquartered in Willmar, with offices in Benson, Morris, Litchfield, and St. Cloud-Sartell, Minnesota. We have 33 CPAs and over 75 personnel, ranking us one of the top 25 CPA firms in Minnesota.

At CDS, we encourage team members to play to their strengths - so they can focus on what they do best every day. It's important to us and our culture that team members thrive and grow professionally, and we strive to provide stimulating and challenging client and firm projects, career advancement opportunities, and a hands-on learning environment. Everyone's ideas and perspectives matter at CDS, and our team members are appreciated for their unique talents and contributions. After all, our team members represent our most valuable resource.

Eide Bailly

800 Nicollet Mall Ste. 1300
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Eide Bailly was founded in 1917 and is one of the top 25 CPA and business advisory firms in the nation. We have more than 40 offices across 14 states, and offer a wide variety of tax, audit, and consulting services. Our staff and partners serve many different industries and have the opportunity to specialize in a variety of areas. Our culture is the foundation of who we are, and we encourage our staff members to pursue their interests, both in the office and at home. We are passionate about the clients we serve, the work we do, and especially the fun we have while we do it!

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

90 Hennepinn Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55401

With headquarters in Minneapolis and a Branch in Helena, Mont., we examine banks to make them safe and sound. We conduct world-class research to inform policymakers. Our 1,000 employees in Minneapolis and 60 in Helena monitor the regional economy to help determine the nations monetary policy. We strive to promote economic well-being. And much more.

Established in 1914, we're one of 12 Federal Reserve Banks. Our Helena Branch joined us in 1921.

Federated Insurance

121 E Park Square
Owatonna, MN 55050

At Federated Insurance, we do life-changing work, focused on our clients' success. For our employees, we provide tremendous opportunities for growth. Over 95% of them believe our company has an outstanding future. We make lives better, and we're looking for employees who want to make a difference in others' lives, all while enhancing their own.

You will have opportunities to grow in your career. Our employees are encouraged to ask questions and learn on the job, and we are committed to promoting from within. We recognize your contributions with an exceptional rewards package that includes competitive pay and bonus programs, incredibly affordable health insurance, generous pension and 401(k) benefits, and gift matching and paid volunteer time to support your involvement in the community.

Froehling Anderson

400 Highway 169 South
St. Louis Park, MN 55426

Froehling Anderson has been in business for nearly 75 years and we've worked with interns for 30 of those years. We are dedicated to teaching and training accounting professionals. We take pride in developing our team and hiring people who love to be challenged.

Imagine a career at Froehling Anderson where we have a culture that provides:
• Learning and training opportunities at every level.
• Exposure to all areas of public accounting, including tax, audit and accounting services.
• The opportunity to work with every level of the firm and with various clients.
• Flexibility and remote connectivity.
• Friday afternoons off from Memorial Weekend through Labor Day Weekend.
• Support in passing the CPA exam with time off and incentives.
• Generous PTO, 401k match, health insurance and more!

Froehling Anderson is proud of our rich history, wonderful culture and high-quality services to our clients. that we foster. If you're looking for a challenging career within a caring and fun environment, consider Froehling Anderson. Visit our website at www.fa-cpa.com and follow us on Facebook or Instagram.

IIA Twin Cities Chapter

10825 Alberton Way
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077

The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) is an international professional association with global headquarters in Lake Mary, Florida, USA. Since 1941, the IIA has been the Internal Audit profession’s global voice, recognized authority, acknowledged leader, chief advocate, and principal educator. Generally, members work in internal auditing, risk management, governance, internal control, information technology audit, education, and security. The IIA is a dynamic global organization with more than 200,000 members worldwide and is recognized throughout the world as the Internal Audit profession’s leader in certification, education, research, and technological guidance. The IIA-Twin Cities chapter has a strong presence in the area with approximately 1,500 members representing over 500 companies.

IMA Northern Lights Regional Council

Do not list 2103 Randy Ave
White Bear Lake, MN 55110

The IMA is the worldwide association of accountants and financial professionals working in business. IMA can help you expand your career potential and is your one stop source for tools, information, and peer networks you need to drive your professional growth.
IMA's Certified Management Accountant certification can help set you apart from your peers. Students can take the exam while still in school. For more information on student resources go to http://www.imanet.org/resources-publications/student-educators/home.

John A. Knutson & Co., PLLP

1781 Prior Avenue N
FAlcon Heithgs, MN 55113

John A. Knutson & Co., PLLP (JAK) is a local firm who has been delivering personalized service to clients throughout Minnesota and beyond for over 90 years. We are conveniently located in the Roseville area with easy access to both Minneapolis and St. Paul. Our professionals provide many services including audits, reviews, compilations, tax preparation and planning along with many other management advisory services. You will have the opportunity to experience both the attestation and tax areas. As a mid-sized firm, JAK is large enough to provide the necessary resources to our employees, yet small enough to maintain an open door policy with the partners.

We offer excellent opportunity for advancement in a casual environment with competitive salary and benefits. We have many company sponsored events throughout the year such as an employee golf outing, firm-wide retreat and family picnic. Our mentoring program and flexible schedule help to ensure a successful transition from student to professional.

Lethert, Skwira, Schultz & Co.

170 Seventh Place East
St. Paul, MN 55101

Lethert, Skwira, Schultz & Co. LLP, is comprised of an experienced, integrated team of Certified Public Accountants and advisors. We are forward thinking, future-ready accounting, tax and financial advisors with industry expertise and insights to assist our clients navigate today's complex and ever-changing world. From simple, individual tax filings to sophisticated advisory programs of substantial proportions -- we have decades of experience to meet our clients' ever-changing needs, and exceed their expectations.

Lurie, LLP

2501 S. Wayzata Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55405

Lurie, LLP is a different kind of accounting and consulting firm, made great by exceptional talent. We are fueled by the entrepreneurial spirit and driven to serve our community, and our industry, with conviction and vision. For over 80 years we've been built on strong values and outstanding individuals, ranking us consistently as one of the top accounting and consulting firms in the Twin Cities.

Lurie's greatest strength is our people, and we are always seeking to add talented, insightful and driven talent to our family. We are individuals, we have independent strengths, but we are great because we aspire to a common goal: be unique, and be the best version of yourself possible.

We offer purposeful services in breadth and depth. These include:
• Assurance & Advisory
• Business Valuation & Litigation Support
• Entrepreneurial Services
• Wealth Management
• Retirement Plan Consulting
• Tax Planning & Preparation
• Technology Consulting
• YourBooks -- Accounting Outsourcing

Mahoney, Ulbrich, Christiansen, Russ P.A.

10 River Park Plaza, Suite 800
Saint Paul, MN 55107

St. Paul based Mahoney, Ulbrich, Christiansen & Russ (MUCR) brought together a talented team of community minded individuals who knew that together they could make a firm that is innovative, unique and embodies the spirit of a progressive firm.
With 70 employees and growing, MUCR provides a full range of CPA firm services in a variety of industries. Our emphasis is in real estate development, housing tax credits and nonprofit organizations.
MUCR has been recognized as one of the top accounting firms in the Twin Cities, and has a strong reputation and award-winning history of work/life flexibility.
MUCR invests in state-of-the-art technologies to provide fast and efficient solutions while equally promoting the personal and professional development of our employees. More than a job, our employees are personally invested in achieving a positive impact on our clients, community and each other.

Mattson Gleason CPAs Ltd

10627 West 165th St West
Lakeville, MN 55044

We describe our accounting practice as "small business with a tax emphasis.
Our tax planning services help small business owners keep more of their earnings.
We work hard at maintaining mastery of the complex and ever-changing tax laws affecting our clients.
Our professional staff includes six CPAs, four having over 25 years professional tax/accounting experience.
We prepare tax returns for corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, individuals, estates, and trusts for clients in a broad variety of industries.
We also provide tax resolution services, QuickBooks training and set-up, and forensic accounting and litigation services.

Minnesota Association of Public Accountants (MAPA)

PO Box 301
Big Lake, MN 55309

The Minnesota Association of Public Accountants is a non-profit professional organization. Our members represent small- to medium-size accounting practices that service businesses and individuals throughout Minnesota.

MAPA's purpose is to help accounting professionals attain the highest level of proficiency and integrity. We promote a spirit of professional cooperation, and provide a medium for the interchange of progressive ideas and techniques. We strive to insure that the state's citizens have the benefit of accurate, impartial and professional services.

For more information, visit the MAPA website at mapa-mn.com.

Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA)

1650 W 82nd St Ste 600
Bloomington, MN 55431

The Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA) is a not-for-profit professional organization for CPAs and accounting professionals.

Our purpose is to help our members CONNECT in strategic ways, PROTECT their professional interests and ACHIEVE success in their careers.

How do we do this?

We protect the public and business community by helping CPAs uphold their commitment to ethical and professional standards.

Our members work in public accounting, industry, government and education, ranging from college students to retired CPAs. We invite you to become a free MNCPA student member by applying at www.mncpa.org/students.

As you prepare for your career in accounting, make sure to check out our resources for students, information about becoming a CPA, CPA exam discounts and our Student Mentor Directory at www.mncpa.org/becoming-a-cpa.


7071 University Ave NE
Fridley, MN 55432

We will provide three backpacks filled with various goodies.
Since 1964, the Minnesota Government Finance Officers Association, or MnGFOA, has served as the premier professional organization representing governmental finance and accounting professionals at cities, counties, school districts, and state agencies.
Our members include: Finance Officers, Accountants, Auditors, Financial Analysts, and other professionals dedicated to managing governmental financial activities. The MnGFOA includes over 500 members representing 200 different government entities and consulting partners.

Peterson Whitaker & Bjork

3140 Harbor Lane #100
Plymouth, MN 55447

Peterson Whitaker & Bjork (PWB) CPAs & Advisors is a Twin Cities based accounting firm delivering exceptional service for their clients in the Midwest and beyond. We currently have approximately 50 employees that work between our two offices, one in Plymouth and the other in Bloomington. The talented professionals at PWB offer an array of consulting services including audit and accounting, outsourced bookkeeping, and tax services. PWB is more than an accounting firm to their clients – they are a respected business partner and trusted advisor. PWB’s firm encompasses capable resources that are agile and accessible to support their client’s needs.

Robert Half

277 W Nationwide Blvd Ste 200
Columbus, OH 43215

Whether you need remote or on-site staff, we understand the unique challenges presented by the Twin Cities job market and hiring environment and can help you find the right fit. Our staffing experts provide personalized service and utilize matching technology that incorporates decades of placement data to connect you with the right temporary or full-time professionals. Companies of all sizes look to Robert Half staffing agencies in Minneapolis, St. Paul, St. Cloud, Minnetonka, Burnsville and Bloomington to provide them with skilled job candidates who fit their professional needs and culture.

Ryan, Hodgins & Associates CPAs

7480 Market Place Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Ryan, Hodgins & Associates CPAs is a Twin Cities based Tax Consulting firm whose primary focus is on financial tax and personal planning for businesses and families.

Ryan, Hodgins & Associates CPAs is headquartered in the Eden Prairie area. We serve individuals, corporations, small businesses, and partnerships and provide them with the opportunity to excel at managing their financial and tax responsibilities.

Industry Areas: Individual Tax/Financial Planning, Manufacturing, Retail, Self-Employed, Service, Advertising, Arts/Entertainment, Construction, Healthcare and Franchisors

Specialty Areas: Business Valuations, Estate/Trust, Tax -- Individual Multi-State, Personal Financial Planning, Reviews/Compilations, Small Business and Corporate Tax

Size of Firm: 10

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

2500 Park Avenue
Minneapolis, MI 55404

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota awakens, nurtures and empowers learners to ethical lives of service and leadership. A private Lasallian Catholic institution, Saint Mary's offers comprehensive graduate and undergraduate programs. Approximately 4,000 students are enrolled in graduate and professional programs, including masters, doctoral, bachelors degree completion, certificate and specialist programs. About 1,200 students are enrolled in the residential undergraduate college in Winona, established in 1912. The university delivers education to adults online and through campuses in Winona, Minneapolis, and Nairobi, Kenya, and in Rochester and at numerous other locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Jamaica. Saint Marys is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association.


100 S. Washington Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55401

We are a mid-sized firm located in downtown Minneapolis. We take the time to know our clients personally. We're able to offer unique solutions tailored to each client. We offer services in Audit, Tax, Accounting Services, Forensic Accounting and Employee Benefits.

Your Path, Your Career, Your Success
You don't need to know today what you want to do in ten years -- that is the neat thing about SDK. Your career path at SDK is determined by your experiences, interests, and the level at which you join the firm. We'll give you the opportunity to explore different options. We have openings for full time positions and busy season internships.
If this sounds like the type of firm for you, please visit with us. . Our focus on professional development can be seen at all levels -- from the mentor program to career counseling, from the firm-wide book reads to the annual goal setting, we encourage and provide support to all employees.

Smith Schafer & Associates, CPA Firm

7500 Highway 55
golden valley, MN 55427

Smith Schafer is an award-winning accounting and consulting firm with offices in Rochester, Minneapolis and Red Wing, Minnesota. We have been named: Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota
Featured on Forbes Top Tax Firm List Best in Accounting Service
From our Principals to our young professionals, our culture encourages staff to be active in the community. We all try to give back to our local Minnesota communities through nonprofit board involvement, events, fundraising campaigns and much more!
Whether you have an interest in tax, small business consulting or audit, Smith Schafer is always looking for talented, proactive and dedicated professionals to join our team!

University of MN - Master of Accountancy

321 19th Ave S, Suite 3-110
Minneapolis, MN 55455
carlsonschool.umn.edu/degrees/master-accountancy; carlsonschool.umn.edu/degrees/master-business-taxation

By earning your Master of Accountancy degree from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, you'll transform the trajectory of your career. In the MAcc program, you'll hone your accounting skills while broadening your business knowledge -- allowing you to see the bigger picture and giving you a competitive edge on the job. You'll study at the region's top business school, one that's embedded in the Twin Cities' thriving business ecosystem. You'll learn from both accomplished scholars and industry-seasoned professionals, instilling a combination of theoretical and practical knowledge. You'll dive deep into accounting and explore other parts of business through a wide array of electives. You'll leverage the Carlson School's deep connections with top companies to land internships and expand your network. In the MAcc program, we'll help you build a career for the long term.

WI Department of Revenue

2135 Rimrock Road MS 6-261
Madison, WI 53713

Our agency administers Wisconsin's tax system to provide revenue to fund state and local
government services. We strive to provide taxpayers with clear information about our tax laws,
promote voluntary compliance, and ensure tax collection fairness.
The Wisconsin Department of Revenue has a diverse and talented workforce; taking pride in
creating a professional work environment, offering work/life balance and promoting and
rewarding employees who help us achieve and exceed our goals.
Our auditor positions are challenging, professional positions with a competitive salary, paid
training, advancement opportunities, and an outstanding fringe benefit plan that provides:
 paid vacation;
 paid sick leave;
 paid holidays;
 health, dental, life, and income continuation insurance;
 a deferred compensation program; and
 an attractive retirement plan
Offices locations: Appleton, Eau Claire, Edina MN, Glen Ellyn IL, Green Bay, Madison,
Milwaukee, Onalaska and Wausau. Locations with vacancies will be listed in the job

Winona State University Master of Professional Accounting

P.O Box 5838
Winona, MN 55987

The Winona State University Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) is an online graduate program designed to prepares students to succeed in the field of accounting. The program is housed in the WSU College of Business, which is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The rigorous MPA program is one of the most affordable accredited programs in the region.
The program consists of 30 credits and can be completed in one year as a full-time student, or over several years as a part-time student. The program is structured to allow students to sit for the CPA exam while simultaneously completing the program. Students may start the program during the fall, spring, or summer session.

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