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Corey Butler
Communications Manager
952-885-5530
cbutler@mncpa.org  

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Julia Shiota

Julia Shiota
Communications Coordinator
952-885-5533
jshiota@mncpa.org

 

Broadening pathways to CPA licensure

The profession is at a critical point. There are not enough CPAs to do the important work for communities, businesses and individuals. Read about the member-driven initiative to address the talent pipeline and broaden the pathways to CPA licensure.

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News releases

Why should a school district care about CPA licensure?
MINNEAPOLIS (Aug. 31, 2023) — Demand for CPAs remains high and their expertise significantly impacts organizations, including government entities, like public school districts, cities and counties. 

The MNCPA attends AICPA Spring Meeting of Council and Annual Members Meeting in Washington D.C.
MINNEAPOLIS (June 19, 2023) — Seven members of the MNCPA attended the AICPA Spring Meeting of Council and Annual Members Meeting in Washington D.C from May 23-25.

MNCPA hosts hybrid Management & Business Advisers Conference June 13-15
MINNEAPOLIS (June 7, 2023) — The MNCPA presents the Management & Business Advisers Conference (MBAC), a three-day hybrid event held June 13–15.

Minnesota Society of CPAs celebrates Elijah Watt Sells Award winners
MINNEAPOLIS (June 2, 2023) — The MNCPA celebrates two winners of the Elijah Watt Sells Award from Minnesota.

CPA pathways discussion: Addressing the objections
MINNEAPOLIS (May 17, 2023) — The MNCPA addresses objections to legislation introduced to broaden the pathway to CPA licensure.

Minnesota Society of CPAs announces 2023–24 board officers
MINNEAPOLIS (April 22, 2023) — Bob Cedergren, CPA, partner at Wipfli LLC, was named the new board chair.

Trevor Long joins Minnesota Society of CPAs board of directors
MINNEAPOLIS (April 21, 2023) — The Lakeville CPA is a senior manager at RSM US LLP and will serve a three-year term on the board.


Craig Chilcote joins Minnesota Society of CPAs board of directors
MINNEAPOLIS (April 21, 2023) — The Duluth CPA is a managing partner of Anderson, Kuiti & Asuma, PLLC and will serve a three-year term on the board.

Anne Brader joins Minnesota Society of CPAs board of directors
MINNEAPOLIS (April 21, 2023) — The Maple Plain CPA is the CFO of Thrifty White Pharmacy and will serve a three-year term on the board.

Recent MNCPA member applicants
MNCPA (updated monthly) — The MNCPA approves applicants at each board meeting. Join us in welcoming our most recent members.

Broadening the pathways to CPA licensure
MINNEAPOLIS (Jan. 27, 2023) — The MNCPA is introducing legislation to broaden the pathways to CPA licensure Minnesota.

Jerry Lee joins Minnesota Society of CPAs board of directors
MINNEAPOLIS (May 3, 2022) — The Wayzata CPA is the principal of Lee Financial Group and will serve a three-year term on the board.

Sara DeRoo joins Minnesota Society of CPAs board of directors
MINNEAPOLIS (May 3, 2022) — The Belgrade CPA is a partner at Christianson PLLP in Willmar and will serve a three-year term on the board.

Minnesota Society of CPAs announces 2022–23 board officers
MINNEAPOLIS (April 22, 2022) — Charles Esler, CPA, the controller for Hennepin Healthcare System Inc. was named the new board chair.