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Jolenne (Joy) Pangerl, CPA, EA

Partner

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Joy earned her Associates Degree at Cambridge Community College and transferred to St. Cloud State to obtain her Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. Joy started her career in Minneapolis at Larson Allen Weshair & Co, LLP in 1991. After three seasons of commuting to Minneapolis, Joy chose to start her own firm in her home town of Pine City in 1993. Continual firm growth spurred Joy to aquire a larger facility at 1015 Hillside Ave. in 2003. Joy works in a wide variety of areas including small business taxation and accounting, individual taxation, estates and trusts, as well as technical review of audits.

Krista Currie, CPA, EA

Partner

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Krista graduated from St. Cloud State University in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. She then worked at Larson Allen Weshair & Co, LLP, a public accounting firm in Minneapolis, for four years before joining the firm in June 2003 and becoming partner in January 2005. Krista oversees the audit engagements within our firm as well as being heavily involved with non-profit organizations, general business accounting services, and business & individual taxes.

Krista Myers, CPA, EA

Partner

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Krista graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and Finance. She started her career with Arthur Andersen, went on to work for Deloitte & Touche, and then joined our firm in July of 2005. She became a partner of the firm in 2017. Krista has worked in public accounting since 2001, preparing tax returns for individuals, businesses, estates and trusts as well as consulting with clients.

Peggy Jensen, CPA

Associate

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Peggy is a graduate of Carthage College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting. In 1996 Peggy began her career with our firm and earned her CPA designation in 1997. Peggy is a Senior Accountant available to provide you with everything from general business and nonprofit accounting services to audits to business and personal income tax preparation and consulting.

Kimberlee Bever, EA, RAP

Associate

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Kim graduated from Minnesota School of Business with an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Accounting in 1997 and has since completed her Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting at Minnesota School of Business. She began her career in private accounting and joined our firm in June of 2005. Her main focus is lawful gambling taxes and churches. She also works with general business accounting services, business and personal income tax preparation and computer/accounting software consulting and training.

Terry James

Associate

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Terry graduated from Pine Technical College with an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Accounting in 2005; he holds an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Management and Marketing as well. Bringing 9 years of individual and small business tax experience with him, Terry joined the firm in November of 2015. In addition to individual and small business tax preparation, he will work with lawful gambling tax preparation and general business accounting services.

Emily Pinkston

Associate

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Emily graduated from the University of Phoenix with a Master’s Degree in Accounting. Emily’s 15 years of bookkeeping experience and her familiarity with various software programs will be a great bonus as we utilize her skills in providing audit support, a variety of payroll and general business accounting services. She will also be assisting with business & individual income tax preparation.

Rose Frye

Administrative Assistant

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Rose graduated from Pine Technical and Community College with an Associate of Applied Science in Accounting in May 2016; in addition, she holds an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Technology and an Office Specialist Certificate. After preparing individual taxes for a year, she joined the firm as an administrative assistant in July 2016. Rose answers the phone, greets you at the door and manages schedules and appointments; she also prepares payrolls, and electronically files tax returns (and so much more…)