James (Jim) M. Knoll, Certified Public Accountant, Personal Financial Specialist (PFS), has several years of experience providing tax, accounting, and financial planning services to small business owners and individuals. He works extensively in the areas of high tech, professional services and real estate. Jim graduated from the University of Saint Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota, earning a Bachelor of Arts with emphasis in accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Minnesota Society of CPAs (MNCPA), and North Dakota Society of CPAs (NDSCPA). He also belongs to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). Jim is licensed in Minnesota, North Dakota, Florida and California. Jim enjoys running and yoga and has completed several marathons.
Bethany Paradee, Certified Public Accountant, has worked in public accounting for more than 8 years, providing tax and accounting services to small business owners. Her major industry of focus is construction/real estate. She has served on the board of directors for a not-for-profit. And has been an adjunct professor teaching property law at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, for a number of years. Bethany graduated magna cum laude from Minnesota State University - Moorhead with Bachelor of Science degrees in accounting and paralegal. She later went on to obtain her JD from William Mitchell School of Law. She is licensed as a CPA and an attorney within the State of Minnesota. She is a member of the Minnesota Society of CPAs, Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA), and the tax law section of the MSBA. In her spare time, Bethany enjoys reading non-fiction, cooking, and spending time with her family.
Jeff Stolp, Certified Public Accountant, MBA has over 20 years of experience in corporate finance and has served on the board of directors for various non-profit organizations and industry groups. Most recently, he was the Chief Financial Officer of a marketing company. Jeff graduated with honors from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, earning his Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in accounting. He also holds a MBA with a concentration in Finance from Augsburg University. Jeff is also a member of the Minnesota Society of CPAs (MNCPA) and is licensed in Minnesota. He is an avid reader with a preference for classic literature, as well as, history and enjoys traveling, cooking and spending his free time with family and friends.
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